Dr Faye Taylor

Course leader
Faye Taylor

Faye is a Senior Lecturer within the Marketing division of Nottingham Business School and is the course leader for the Online MBA. She is a member of the School’s Personalisation team.

Faye’s academic career to date has spanned from UK Further and Higher Education Colleges (Loughborough College) to a hotel school in Phuket, Thailand (Prince of Songkla University). She has also worked extensively in an online learning environment; working for UDOL (University of Derby Online Learning) and Magna Carta College whereby she has authored modules for online learning and delivered online learning programmes in Hospitality, Business and Management and Education for a number of years.

In addition to acting as course leader for the Online MBA, Faye has a joint responsibility for promoting and progressing the Personalisation agenda within Nottingham Business School. This, along with a small team of Business School colleagues involves the implementation and successful running of level 1 and 2 Personal and Professional Development Modules, the Academic Mentoring programme, Alumni Fellowship programme, Language Mentoring and a wide variety of events, conferences, training opportunities and workshops designed to support our NBS students to achieve their full potential.

She also module-leads and teaches on the final year undergraduate module International Tourism: Development, Impact and Sustainability. Faye is academic mentor for several undergraduate seminar groups and supervises Postgraduate Applied Consultancy Projects. She also deliver the Sustainability and Ethics section of the MSC Developing the Effective and Responsible Practitioner module.

Faye is an active member of a number of TILT (Trent Institute for Learning and Teaching) groups (Personalised Learning, Sustainability and Internationalisation) and part of the DELITe (Delivering Engaging Lectures and Interactive Teaching) project.

Faye completed her PhD in 2012 which concerned the influence of political economy and interpretations of sustainability within the post-disaster tourism redevelopment of Koh Phi Phi Island., Thailand. Her historical research has focused upon the political economy of post disaster tourism re-development and interpretations of sustainability.

Currently however, she is pursuing research in the field of tourism and leisure behaviour; more specifically in respect of travel and nightlife consumption, neo-tribalism and the non-conformist behaviours of the cognitively young.

She maintains an interest in the ethics and sustainability of tourism development and is currently planning to pursue pedagogical research concerning personalised and experiential learning.

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