Dr Crispin Dale

Principal Lecturer Learning and Teaching

Crispin Dale
Email address: C.Dale@wlv.ac.uk Phone number: 01902 323278 Location: WD213 Faculty: Faculty of Arts School/Institute: School of Humanties Areas of expertise: cultural heritage and promoting professional experience and employability in the arts.

About

Crispin is a Principal Lecturer in the Faculty of Arts. In addition to lecturing he has responsibility across the Faculty for learning and teaching. Crispin was also responsible for leading the institutions Learning Technology and Pedagogic Research Cluster from 2007-09. Crispin’s Master’s degree is in Tourism and Leisure, and he holds a PhD. His teaching focuses on cultural heritage and promoting professional experience and employability in the arts.

 

Research interests

Crispin’s research focuses on the development of cultural heritage enterprises and attractions through innovation. This has ranged from religious sites to historic attractions and music halls. He has also conducted extensive research on the pedagogic use of learning technologies.

Membership of professional bodies

SFHEA: Fellow of the Higher Education Academy

Qualifications

PhD, University of Wolverhampton (2010)

MA (Distinction) in Tourism and Leisure, Lancaster University (1998) 

Postgraduate Certificate in Education, Bolton Institute (1996)

BA (Hons) in Hospitality Management, University of Central Lancashire (1994)

Publications

Peer-refereed academic journals

Robinson, N. Dale, C. and Evans, M. (2014) Risk management and organised crime. Alternative methods for facilitating safe tourist environments in limiting child trafficking, a stakeholder perspective, International Journal of Business and Globalisation, 13 (3), 287-297

Soilemetzidis, I. and Dale, C. (2013) Student retention in UK higher education: Exploring the link between entry grades and attrition trends, European Academic Research Journal, 1 (8), 2326-2349

Hassanien, A. and Dale, C. (2012) Product innovation in Events Venues: Directions, Process and Evaluation, Journal of Facilities Management 10 (4), 266-286

Hassanien, A. and Dale, C. (2012) Drivers and Barriers of New Product Development and Innovation in Events Venues: A Multiple Case Study, Journal of Facilities Management, 10 (1), 75-92

Hassanien, A. and Dale, C. (2011) Toward a typology of event venues, International Journal of Event and Festival Management, 2 (2), 106-116

Dale, C. and Povey, G. (2009) Learner Generated Content and Podcasting, Journal of Hospitality, Leisure, Sport and Tourism Education, 8 (1), 117-123

Jackson, P. and Dale, C. (2009) An Analysis of Podcasting to Support Learning in Nursing Education, Journal of Health and Social Care Improvement, 1 (2) accessed at http://www.wlv.ac.uk/Default.aspx?page=17646

Wilson, D, Andrews, B. and Dale, C. (2009) ChoreoPod: Dance and the iPod – towards blended learning, International Journal of Mobile and Blended Learning, 1, (1), 49-60

Cooper, S. Dale, C. and Spencer, S. (2009) A Tutor in Your Back Pocket: Reflections on the use of iPods and Podcasting in an Undergraduate Popular Music Programme, British Journal of Music Education, 26 (1), 1-13

Dale, C. and Pymm, J. (2009) Podagogy: The iPod as a Learning Technology, Active Learning in Higher Education, 10 (1), 84-96

Dale, C. (2008) iPods and Creativity in Learning and Teaching: An Instructional Perspective, International Journal of Learning and Teaching in Higher Education, 20 (1), 1-9

Dale, C. and Hassanien, A. (2008) Podcasting in Tourism Education, Journal of Teaching in Travel and Tourism, 7 (3), 43 – 60

By, R. and Dale, C. (2008) Tourism SMEs and the Successful Management of Organisational Change, International Journal of Tourism Research, 10, (4), 305-313

Dale, C. and Lane, A.M. (2007) A Wolf in Sheep’s Clothing? An analysis of student engagement with virtual learning environments, Journal of Hospitality, Leisure, Sport and Tourism Education, 6 (2), 100-108

Dale, C. Robinson, N. and Rashid, T. (2007) Tourism and Terrorism in the EU: Strategies for Prevention, World Journal of Leisure, Tourism and Sports, 1 (1), 66-71

 Dale, C. (2007) Strategies for using Podcasting to Support the Learning of Tourism Students, Journal of Hospitality, Leisure, Sport and Tourism Education, 6 (1)

 Robinson, N. Dale, C. and Rashid, T. (2007) A conceptual review of information communication technology in facilitating competitive advantage in service related SMEs, International Journal of Management Cases, 9 (1)

 Watkins, S. Hassanien, A. and Dale, C. (2006) Exploring the image of the Black Country as a tourist destination, Journal of Place Branding, 4 (2)

 Dale, C. and McCarthy, P. (2006) I like your style: The learning approaches of leisure, tourism and hospitality students studying generic modules, Journal of Hospitality, Leisure, Sport and Tourism Education, 5 (2)

 Lane, A, Dale, C. and Horrell, A. (2006), Differentiating work for statistics modules in sports degrees, Journal of Further and Higher Education, 30 (3), pp295-302

 Dale , C. and Lane, A. (2004) Carry on Talking: Developing ways to enhance students' use of online discussion forums, Journal of Hospitality, Leisure, Sport and Tourism Education, LTSN, 3 (1),  pp53-59

 Robinson, N. and Dale, C. (2003) The Battle of the Two SARS:Hong Kong's Hospitality and Tourism Provision since 1997, Hospitality Review, 5 (3)

 Dale. C. (2003) The Competitive Networks of Tourism eMediaries, Journal of Vacation Marketing, 9 (2)

 Dale, C. and Robinson, R. (2001).  The Theming of Tourism Education: A Three Domain Approach, International Journal of Contemporary Hospitality Management, 16 (1), pp30-34

 Dale, C. (2000).  The UK Tour Operating Industry: A Competitive Analysis, Journal of Vacation Marketing, 6 (4), pp357-367

 Dale, C. (2000).  Contested Territories: An Exploration of the Notion of Quiet Enjoyment in National Park Policy and Practice, North West Geographer: Journal of the Manchester Geographical Society, 3 (2), pp21-31

 Dale, C. and Robinson, N. (1999), Bermuda, Tourism and the Visiting Cruise Market: Strategies for Sustained Growth, Journal of Vacation Marketing, 5 (4).

 Professional Publications and Book Reviews

 Dale, C. (2013) book review of Crouch, G. I. and Ritchie, B. J. R. (2012) Competitiveness and Tourism, Volumes I and II, Cheltenham: Edward Elgar, in Tourism Analysis

 Dale. C. (2010) Development Methods in the Global Brewing Industry, AngloHigher, October,  http://www.anglohigher.com/casestudies/casestudy_detail/37/19  

 Dale, C. and Pymm, J. (2009) Podagogy, Viewfinder 74, Journal of the British Universities Film and Video Council, February

 Dale, C. (2006) Using Technologies for Blended Learning, LINK 17, HEA Network (Hospitality, Leisure, Sport and Tourism)

 Dale, C. Livesey, R. and Barber, A. (2006) ePortfolio: a system for lifelong learning, LINK 15, HEA Network (Hospitality, Leisure, Sport and Tourism)

 Dale, C. and McCarthy, P. (2005) Students, Studies and Styles: An Analysis of the Learning Styles of Leisure, Tourism and Hospitality Students Studying Generic Modules, Learning and Teaching Projects, Centre for Learning and Teaching (CeLT), University of Wolverhampton

 Dale, C. (2004) Strategic Management for Tourism, Resource Guide, HEA for Hospitality, Leisure, Sport and Tourism, December

 Robinson, N. and Dale, C. (2004) Watching the Detectives: Using contextualisation methods to facilitate the teaching of research orientated subjects within HE, LINK 9, LTSN, http://www.hlst.ltsn.ac.uk/resources/link9/link9_5.html, pp12-14

 Dale, C. (2004) Using Online Discussion Forums as a Learning Tool, Online Case Study for the LTSN (Hospitality, Leisure, Sport and Tourism), http://www.hlst.ltsn.ac.uk/resources/Cases/case53.html

 Dale. C. (2003) Carry on Talking: Using Online Discussion Forums as a Learning Tool, LINK8, LTSN, http://www.hlst.ltsn.ac.uk/resources/link8/link8_5.html

 Lane, A, Dale, C. and Horrell, A. (2004), Differentiation via WOLF: Providing Steps to Achievement, Learning and Teaching Projects, Centre for Learning and Teaching (CeLT), University of Wolverhampton

 Biscomb, K. and Dale, C. (2003) Recent Tourism Developments Within Kyrgyzstan, LSA Newsletter, Leisure Studies Association, July

 Dale. C. (2003) Getting Over Technophobia: Developing a Culture of Technology Supported Learning in Leisure, Tourism, Hospitality and Sport, LINK7, LTSN, http://www.hlst.ltsn.ac.uk/resources/link7/link7_3.html

 Dale, C. and Greenbank, P. (2001).  Relationship Marketing in Small Businesses, Financial Accountant, January, p10-11

  External conferences

 Wale, D, Dale, C. Anson, D. Robinson, S. and Whitlock, S. (2014) Engaging the student voice: Processes and reflections on a longitudinal study, HEA Annual Conference, 3rd July, Aston University

 Gelder, S. Dale, C. and Robinson, N. (2013) Stand Up Comedy, Social Control and Political Agendas? From Foucault to Frank Boyle, just stand up, please sit down, Leisure Studies Association/University of Salford, 9th-10th July 

 Robinson, N. and Dale, C. (2013) Searching for Maddy: Tourism mobilities and the role of the tourist as agents for safety and security in preventing child trafficking. International Conference on Tourism: Trends, Impacts and Policies on Sustainable Tourism Development, Limassol, Cyprus on 5-8 June

 Robinson, N. Dale, C. and Gelder, S. (2012) Working class stereotypes and comedy and the consumption of humour as leisure, Recording Leisure Lives Conference, Leisure Studies Association/University of Bolton, 3rd April

 Dale, C. (2010) Podcasting and Learner Generated Content, Podcasting: Ask the Expert, Staffordshire University, 8th July

Dale, C. and Povey, G. (2010) Podcasting and Learner Generated Content, 14-19 Workforce Support, West Midlands Line of Learning Network, The Engine House Visitor & Education Centre, 30 June

 Dale, C. (2010) Podcasting and Work Based Assessment, Lifelong Learning Network, Innovative Models in Work-based Assessment Event, 29th April, Wolverhampton Science Park: Technology and Innovation Centre

 Robinson, P. and Dale. C. (2009) The Virtual Destination: Exploring the use of Google Earth as a pedagogical tool in tourism education, Association of Tourism Teachers in Higher Education Conference, Losehill Hall, 2nd-4th December

 Pymm, J. and Dale, C. (2009) Podcasts and the future, Practice Pod Conference, PALATINE HEA/University of Wolverhampton, 23rd October

 Robinson, N. and Dale, C. (2009) Wanted man: A Conceptual Review of the Role of Dark Tourism in facilitating the exploration of Unsolved Cold Case Murders. Tourist Experiences: Meanings, Motivations, Behaviours, April 1st - 4th 2009

 Dale, C. and Povey, G. (2008) Podding Through the Ages: Student Experiences of Developing Podcasts, Association of Tourism Teachers in Higher Education Conference, Canterbury Christ Church University, 3rd -  5th December 2008

 Dale, C. and Povey, G. (2008) Learner generated content for heritage attractions using iPods, mLearn 2008, 8-10th October

 Pymm, J. and Dale, C. (2008) Podagogy, Learning Lab, University of Wolverhampton, 17th September

 Dale, C. (2008) Learning Technology and Pedagogic Research, Learning Lab, University of Wolverhampton, 17th September

 Dale, C. (2008) Podagogy: Theoretical and Practical Issues, Learning Lab, University of Wolverhampton, 15th May

 Dale, C. (2008) The Socially Networked Learner: Choices, Challenges and Opportunities, The Changing Faces of Learning Conference, Learning Lab, University of Wolverhampton, 6th February

 Dale, C. and Heitmann, S. (2007) Using images to support the assessment of online discussion forums in tourism, Association of Tourism Teachers in Higher Education Conference, St Marys College, Oxford, 5-7 December 2007

 Dale, C. and Hassanien, A. (2007) Student Experiences of Using Enhanced Podcasts to Support Learning, SOLSTICE 2007, Edge Hill University, 11 May

 Dale, C. (2006) Podding around the World: Using Podcasting to Support the Learning of Tourism Students, Association of Tourism Teachers in Higher Education Conference, 6-8 December 2006

 Dale, C. (2006) Using VLEs for Blended Learning Approaches, British Association of Sport and Exercise Science Conference: From Education to Application, University of Wolverhampton, 11-13th September

 Dale, C. and Lane, A, (2006) A Wolf in Sheep’s Clothing? An analysis of student engagement with virtual learning environments, Paper submitted to the Critical Issues in Leisure & Tourism Education:Current Trends and Developments in Pedagogy and Research conference, Buckinghamshire Chilterns University College, May 10-12

 McCarthy, P. and Dale, C. (2006) I like your style: The learning approaches of leisure, tourism and hospitality students studying generic modules, 1st International Conference on the First Year Experience, University of Teeside, 26th to 28th April  

 Dale, C. Lane, A, and Horrell, A. (2005) To interact or not to interact, that is the question: an analysis of student engagement with online learning, Pedagogic Research and Development Day, Higher Education Academy (Hospitality, Leisure, Sport and Tourism Network), 4th March

 Robinson N. and Dale, C. (2004) Babylon’s Burning: A conceptual study of potential mechanisms to limit the impact of terrorism on tourism in the expanding European Union, Borderless Frontiers: The implications for tourism in the new and enlarged European Union Conference, Cyprus, 10&11th December 2004

 McCarthy, P. and Dale, C. (2004) Students, Studies and Styles, Social Sciences Residential Weekend, Open University/Warwickshire College, 8th May

 Lane, A, Dale, C. and Horrell, A. (2004), Differentiation via on-line learning: Providing Steps for Achievement, 6th Annual Learning and Teaching Conference, Nottingham Trent University, 22nd April

 Dale, C. (2002) Sources of Sustainable Competitive Advantage for Tourism eMediaries, Poster Presentation, IFITT/ENTER Conference 2002, Innsbruck, 22nd January

 Biscomb, K. and Dale, C. (2002) The Changing Tourism Curriculum, TempusTacis/ Bishkek Academy of Economy and Finance Conference, Kyrgyzstan, 16th April

 Dale, C. (2002) The Role of New Technologies in Delivering a Multi Channel Learning Strategy in Education, TempusTacis/Bishkek Academy of Economy and Finance Conference, Kyrgyzstan, 16th April

 Dale, C. (2000), Exploring Methodologies when Researching for a Masters Dissertation in Tourism, Presentation to the MA in Tourism and Leisure, Lancaster University, 19 May

 Dale, C. (1999), Contested Territories: An Exploration of the Notion of Quiet Enjoyment in National Park Policy and Practice, Leisure and Exclusion Conference, Staffordshire University, 2 September.

  Internal conference presentations

 Wale, D, Dale, C. Anson, D. Robinson, S. and Whitlock, S. (2014) Engaging the student voice: Processes and reflections on a longitudinal study, Rich Exchanges Conference, Centre for Academic Practice, University of Wolverhampton, 1st July

 Dale, C. Wale, D. Patel, K. and Stewart, S. (2013) Communicating the Student Voice using Social Media: A Partnership Approach, Rich Exchanges Conference, Institute for Learning Enhancement, University of Wolverhampton, 3rd July

 Biscomb, K. and Dale, C. (2012) Designing Work Experiences into Curricula: The SSPAL Model, Rich Exchanges Conference, Institute for Learning Enhancement, University of Wolverhampton, 27th June

 Wale, D, Dale C. Arnold, J. and Goldsmith, E. (2011) Student Voice: It’s all about the process, Rich Exchanges Conference, Institute for Learning Enhancement, University of Wolverhampton, 28th June

 Robinson, P. and Dale. C. (2011) The Virtual Destination: Exploring the use of Google Earth as a pedagogical tool in tourism education, Research Conference, School of Sport, Performing Arts and Leisure, University of Wolverhampton, 19th January

 Dale, C. and Povey, G. (2008) Podding Through the Ages: Student Experiences of Developing Podcasts, SSPAL Research Conference, 21st January 2009

 Dale, C. and Heitmann, S. (2008) Using images to support the assessment of online discussion forums in tourism, SSPAL Research Day, University of Wolverhampton, 13th February

 Dale, C. (2007) Synergies between Learning, Teaching and Research, L&T Staff Development Seminar, University of Wolverhampton, 14th November

 Dale, C. (2007) Using Podcasting to Support Student Learning, eLearning Celebration, Centre for Excellence in Learning and Teaching, University of Wolverhampton, 22nd June

 Dale, C. and Hassanien, A. (2007) Student Experiences of Using Enhanced Podcasts to Support Learning, Learning Technology and Pedagogic Research Seminar, University of Wolverhampton, 13 March

 Dale, C. (2007) Using Podcasting to Support the Learning of Tourism Students, Research Conference, School of Sport, Performing Arts and Leisure, University of Wolverhampton, 10th January

 Dale, C. Spencer, S. and Cooper, S. (2006) Podagogy, Learning and Teaching Seminar, CELT, 13th February

 Dale, C. (2006) Tourism, Terrorism and the New Europe: Strategies for minimising the impact of terrorism on tourism, Research Seminar, School of Sport, Performing Arts and Leisure, University of Wolverhampton, 12th January

 Dale, C. Lane, A, and Horrell, A. (2005) To interact or not to interact, that is the question: an analysis of student engagement with online learning, Learning and Teaching Conference, University of Wolverhampton, 28 June

 Dale, C. Lane, A, and Horrell, A. (2005) To interact or not to interact, that is the question: an analysis of student engagement with online learning, School of Education Conference, University of Wolverhampton, 27th April

 Dale, C. Lane, A, and Horrell, A. (2005) To interact or not to interact, that is the question: an analysis of student engagement with online learning, Staff Development Research Day, School of Sport, Performing Arts and Leisure, University of Wolverhampton, 1st February

 Dale, C. and McCarthy, P. (2004) Students, Studies and Styles: An Analysis of the Learning Styles of Leisure, Tourism and Hospitality Students Studying Generic Modules, Centre for Learning and Teaching (CeLT) Project Presentations, University of Wolverhampton, 1st July

 Lane, A, Horrell, A. and Dale, C. (2003) Differentiation via WOLF: Providing Steps to Achievement, Centre for Learning and Teaching (CeLT) Project Presentations, University of Wolverhampton, 1st July

 Dale, C. (2003) You're going to need someone by your side: The alliances and networks of tourism eMediaries, Research Seminar, School of Sport, Performing Arts and Leisure, University of Wolverhampton, 12th March

 Dale, C. (1998), Marketing the 3 S’s: The Innovative Transfer and Application of Marketing Concepts to Practice, Business Education Conference, Edge Hill University College, 4 July

 Books and Chapters

 Robinson, N. Dale. C. and Evans, M. (2014) Dark Tourism in Europe - Dark Conflict Sites: Visitor Motivations in Nicosia, Cyprus in Ineson, E. Smith, M. and Nita, V. International Case Studies for Hospitality, Tourism and Event Management Students and Trainees, Iasi: Tehnopress, pp27-29

 Robinson, N. Dale. C. and Evans, M. (2014) Dark Tourism in Europe - Dark Camps of Genocide: Visitor Motivations in Auschwitz, Poland in Ineson, E. Smith, M. and Nita, V. International Case Studies for Hospitality, Tourism and Event Management Students and Trainees, Iasi: Tehnopress, pp30-32

 Robinson, N. Dale. C. and Evans, M. (2014) Dark Tourism in Europe - Dark Resting Places: Visitor Motivations in at Dunkirk Cemetery, France in Ineson, E. Smith, M. and Nita, V. (eds) International Case Studies for Hospitality, Tourism and Event Management Students and Trainees, Iasi: Tehnopress, pp33-35

 Hassanien, A. and Dale, C. (2013) Facilities Management for Tourism, Hospitality and Events, CABI. This includes the following co-authored chapters:

-       Hassanien, A. and Dale, C. Introduction to Facilities Management in THE

-       Hassanien, A. and Dale, C. THE Facilities

-       Hassanien, A. Dale, C. and Hawela. M.F. Feasibility Studies for THE Facilities

-       Robinson, N. and Dale. C. Information Technologies and THE Facilities

-       Hassanien, A. and Dale, C. Outsourcing and THE Facilities 

-       Hassanien, A. Gordon, P. and Dale, C. Innovation

-       Hawela. M.F. Hassanien, A. and Dale, C. Knowledge Management

 Robinson, N. Dale, C. and Gelder, S. (2013) Working class stereotypes and comedy and the consumption of humour as leisure, in Snape, B. (ed) Recording Leisure Lives Conference Proceedings, Leisure Studies Association/University of Bolton

 Wilson, D, Andrews, B. and Dale, C. (2011) iPod Technologies: Advancing Dance and Digital Performance in Parsons’ D. Combining E-Learning and M-Learning: New Applications of Blended Educational Resources, Hershey: IGI Global.

 Dale, C. and Povey, G. (2011) Promoting learner generated content and podcasting in postgraduate hospitality education in Kitchenham. A. (Ed) Model for Interdisciplinary Mobile Learning: Delivering Information to Students, Hershey: IGI Global

 Robinson, N. and Dale, C. (2011) Dark Tourism, in Robinson, P. Heitmann, S. and Dieke, P. U. C. Research Themes for Tourism, Oxford: CABI

 Tassiopoulos, D. and Dale, C. (2010) Business Planning and Strategy in Robinson, P. Wale, D. and Dickson, G. (eds) Event Management, Oxford: CABI

 Hassanien, A. Dale, C. and Clark, A. (2010) Hospitality Business Development, Butterworth-Heinemann

 Pymm, J. and Dale, C. (2009) Podagogy, BUFVC Annual, Journal of the British Universities Film and Video Council

 Dale, C. (2009) Strategic Management in Bill, K. (ed) Sport Management, Exeter: Learning Matters

 Dale, C. (2009) Business Planning and Strategy in Robinson, P. (ed) (2009) Managing Operations in The Travel Industry, Oxford: CABI

 Robinson, P. Dale, C. and Wale, D. (2009) Using ePortfolios on two versions of an employability skill module, in Buswell, J. and Beckett, N. (eds) Enhancing student-centred learning in business and management, hospitality, leisure, sport and tourism, Newbury: Threshold Press Ltd, 87-95

 Lawton, M.  Dale, C. Robinson, P. and Fenton, R. (2008) PDP and ePortfolio systems: benefits, issues and challenges, in Strivens, J (ed) Personal Development Planning. Lichfield: FDF

 Dale. C. and Robinson, N. (2007) Strategic Imperatives of SMEs in Europe, in Thomas, R. and Augustyn, M. Tourism in the New Europe: Perspectives on SME Policies and Practices, Oxford: Elsevier, 47-62

 Dale. C. and Robinson, N. (2005) Tourism Attractions and Entertainment, in Ineson, L. Current Issues in International Tourism Development, Sunderland: Business Education Publishers, 102-115