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Dr Aise Kim 

Position: Senior Lecturer Dr Aise Kim
Division/Portfolio: University of South Australia Business School
School/Unit: School of Management
Campus: City West Campus
Office: EM3-19
Telephone: +61 8 830 20444
Fax: +61 8 830 20512
Email: Aise_dot_Kim_at_unisa_dot_edu_dot_au
URL for Business Card: http://people.unisa.edu.au/Aise.Kim
(Aise Kim is currently on leave - last day on leave is Thursday, 15 January 2015)


I teach the following courses

TOUR 2004Tourism: Food, Wine and Festivals
TOUR 3005Management of Information for Tourism and Hospitality
TOUR 3006Policy, Planning and Development for Tourism
TOUR 3007Critical Issues in Tourism in the Asia Pacific Region
TOUR 5001The Principles and Practice of Tourism
TOUR 5003Tourism: Impacts and Sustainability
TOUR 5007Leisure and Tourism: Predicting Demand


Professional associations

Centre for Tourism & Leisure Management

Centre for Asian Business

Council for Australian University Tourism and Hospitality Education (CAUTHE) Chapter Director & Executive Committee

Ecotourism Australia

Wildlife Tourism Australia

National Association for Interpretation, USA


Editorial Board Member

Editorial Board Member - Tourism Recreation Research

Editorial Board Member - Anatolia: An International Journal of Tourism and Hospitality Research


Qualifications

MSc in Tourism (James Cook University)

PhD in Tourism Management (University of Surrey, UK)


Research interests

  • Sustainable Tourism & Tourism Impacts - economic, socio-cultural, & environmental impacts
  • Environmental sustainability - Geological Heritage Tourism (Geotourism); Ecotourism/Nature-based tourism; Green Accommodation; Climate change; Environmental attitudes and environmental behaviour
  • Sustainability & Ethics
  • Psychology of tourist experience & behaviour - understanding tourist experience, satisfaction and their travel behaviour
  • Destination Marketing & Market Segmentation - destination image, destination branding, & marketing strategies
  • Evaluation of service quality & experience quality in the tourism, restaurants, hotel and events industry
  • Evaluation of heritage interpretation & information sources - tour guides, wine visitor centres, wine/food interpretation, wildlife/marine tours, & tour websites.
  • Food and wine tourism development - food/wine events, ethnic restaurants, green restaurants (Green Table Program), sustainable restaurants, food/wine tourism destination development, local food/wine tourism development, food/wine tourism branding
  • Quantitative research methods; Mixed methods
  • Research Vacation Scholarships 2011

Research publications


REFEREED JOURNAL ARTICLES

Kim, A.K. and Davies, J. (2014, forthcoming) A teacher's perspective on student centred learning: Towards the development of best practice in an undergraduate tourism course. Journal of Hospitality, Leisure, Sport & Tourism Education

Kim, A.K. & Weiler, B. (2013) Visitors' attitudes towards responsible fossil collecting behaviour: An environmental attitude-based segmentation approach. Tourism Management , 36, 602-612.

Kim, A.K. (2012) Reflective journal assessment: the application of good feedback practice to facilitating self-directed learning, Journal of Hospitality, Leisure, Sport & Tourism Education , Vol. 12.

Kim, A.K and Brown, G. (2012) Understanding the relationships between perceived travel experiences, overall satisfaction and destination loyalty: A nature-based tourism perspective, ANATOLIA , 23(3), 328-347

Kim, A.K. and Brown, G. (2012) Understanding tourist perspectives on geotourism experience: implications for destination development, Tourism Review International , 16 (1), 45-57.

Coghlan, A. & Kim, A.K. (2012) Interpretive layering in nature-based tourism: a simple approach for complex attractions. Journal of Ecotourism , 11(3), 173-187.

Harris, H., Fein,E., Kim, A., & Hobson, L. (2012). Categorising person-based ethical constructs using a taxonomy of cognitive skills, moral volition, and personal values. Research in Ethical Issues in Organizations , 8(1),97-112.

Kim, A.K. (2012) Examining determinants of specific environmental behaviours: A case study of coastal environmental protection, Tourism Geographies , 14(1), 26-49.

Kim, A.K., Airey, D., & Szivas, E. (2011) The multiple assessment of interpretation effectiveness: Promoting visitors' environmental attitudes and behaviour, Journal of Travel Research , 50(3), pp. 321 - 334. DOI 10.1177/0047287510362786.

Weiler, B. & Kim, A.K. (2011) Tour Guides as Agents of Sustainability: Rhetoric, Reality and Implications for Research, Tourism Recreation Research, 36(2),113-125.

Kim, A.K., Keuning, J., Robertson,J. & Kleindorfer,S. (2010) The Market Segments of Birdwatching Tourists in Queensland, Australia, ANATOLIA: An International Journal of Tourism and Hospitality Research , 21(2), 227-247.

Kim, K.A. (2007) The Effects of Environmental Interpretation on Visitors' Knowledge, Attitudes and Behavioural Intentions at the Charmouth Coastal Area, in the U.K. Journal of Tourism and Development , Vol. 4, pp. 8-23.


BOOKS/REPORTS

Kim, A.K. (2011) Environmental Interpretation and Sustainable tourism, LAP publisher. ISBN-10: 384542995X.

Kim, A.K. (2008) Scoping Study: The analysis of the market for geological and fossil-based tourism in the Flinders Ranges region, A report to the South Australia Tourism Commission & Flinders Ranges Tourism Operators Association.


REFEREED CONFERENCE PAPERS

Kim, A.K. and Hughes, M. (2013) Environmental management practices in the green accommodation: A cross-cultural tourist perspective, In the proceedings of CAUTHE, Lincoln, 11-14 Feb, New Zealand: Lincoln University

Kim, A.K. (2013) The influence of food involvement on Australian consumers’ perceptions of Korean ethnic food attributes and food-related travel preferences, In the proceedings of CAUTHE, Lincoln, 11-14 Feb, New Zealand: Lincoln University

Kim, A., Howard, H., Hobson, L, and Fein, F. (2012). 'A preliminary study of the teaching and assessment of ethics components in undergraduate and postgraduate courses in Australian universities’, In the proceedings of 19th Annual Conference of the Australian Association for Professional and Applied Ethics, 28 June – 1 July, the University of Queensland, Brisbane.

Harris, H., Kim, A., Hobson, L., and Fein, E. (2012) Behaviour or concepts: What is being taught and assessed in Business Ethics classes? In the proceedings of 2012 Annual Meeting of the Society for Business Ethics, Boston, USA, 3-5 August.

Kim, A.K. (2012) Environmental conservation behaviour for sustainable nature-based tourism: The role of a sense of personal responsibility, In the proceedings of CAUTHE conference, Melbourne, Australia, 6 - 9 February. Melbourne: La Trobe University.

Kim, A.K. and Davies, J. (2011) Student centred learning: food and wine for thought! In the proceedings of CAUTHE conference, Adelaide, Australia, 8 - 11 February. Adelaide: University of South Australia.

Kim, A.K. and Weiler, B. (2011) Application of Sustainability Indicators to tour guiding practice: the need for a broader perspective, In the proceedings of CAUTHE conference, Adelaide, Australia, 8 - 11 February. Adelaide: University of South Australia.

Hobson, L., Fein, E., Kim A and Harris, H. (2011) Examining ethical constructs via a three factor model: a conceptual framework for further investigation Australian Association for Professional & Applied Ethics annual conference, Hobart, Australia, June.

Weiler, B. & Kim, A.K. (2010) Tour Guides as Agents of Sustainability: Rhetoric, Reality and Implications for Research. In the proceedings of Global Change and Economic Crisis in Tourism, Stellenbosch, South Africa, 5-8 September, South Africa: University of Stellenbosch.

Kim, A.K. (2010) Responsible fossil collecting behaviour. In the proceedings of International Conference on Sustainable Tourism: Issues, Debates & Challenges, Crete, Greece, 22 – 25 April.

Kim, A.K. & Brown, G. (2010) An examination of nature-based tourists’ travel experiences, satisfaction and return behaviour. In the proceedings of International Conference on Sustainable Tourism: Issues, Debates & Challenges, Crete, Greece, 22 – 25 April.

Kim, A.K. & Brown, G. (2010) Understanding the geotourism market, In the proceedings of Council for Australian University Tourism and Hospitality Education (CAUTHE) Conference, Hobart, Feb 8-11, Australia: University of Tasmania.

Kim, A.K. (2010) Promoting visitors environmental attitudes, In the proceedings of Council for Australian University Tourism and Hospitality Education (CAUTHE) Conference, Hobart, 8-11 Feb, Australia: University of Tasmania.

Kim, A.K. (2008) The management role of interpretation: Problems and Challenges, In the proceedings of Council for Australian University Tourism and Hospitality Education (CAUTHE) Conference, CD-ROM, Gold Coast, 11 -14 Feb, Australia: Griffith University.

Kim, A.K. & Brown, G. (2008) Geotourism in the Flinders Ranges of South Australia: an examination of the prospects for market development, In the proceedings of Inaugural Global Geotourism Conference, Perth, 17-20 Aug, Australia: Promaco Conventions Pty.

Kim, K. (2005) The Effects of Environmental Interpretation on Visitors' Knowledge, Attitudes and Behavioural Intentions. In the proceedings of Recent Developments in Tourism Research Conference, Faro, Portugal, 6-8 October, Portugal: University of Algarve.


CONFERENCE PRESENTATIONS

Kim, A.K. (2013) Geotourism development, Ecotourism conference (Geotourism forum), 18-21 November, Queensland: Ecotourism Australia

Ingerson, S. and Kim, A.K. (2013) Exploring ethnic food and dining attributes: A study of Korean restaurants in Australia, TOSOK International Tourism Conference, 3-5 July, 2013, Seoul, Korea: TOSOK

Kim, A.K. and Reynolds, P. (2013) Customer perceptions of authenticity in ethnic restaurants, LCB and UniSA Hospitality Research Workshop, September 11, 2013, UniSA.


Research Degree Supervisor

I am interested in supervising Honours, Masters and PhD research projects in the tourism, event and hospitality areas, especially, relating to interpretation & media, tourism impacts & sustainable tourism, tourist behaviour & visitor management strategies, destination marketing strategies & destination image, ecotourism/nature-based tourism, food/gastronomy/restaurants, and event/festival management.




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