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ANTHONY G. SHEPPARD, PhD.

Courses | Publications and Presentations | Research Projects

Contact Information

Title: Professor
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M/W 1:15-2:45pm
E-mail: tony@csus.edu
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Department of RPTA
Sacramento State
6000 J Street
Sacramento, CA 95819-6110

Courses

  • RPTA 122 Winter 2017
  • RPTA 139 Last taught Fall 2015 (now taught by Dr. Hur)
  • RPTA 183 Spring 2017
  • RPTA 180 Last taught Fall 2015 (now taught by Dr. Hur)                          
  • RPTA 184 Last taught Spring 2016
  • RPTA 185 Last taught Spring 2016 (not online)

 


Publications and Presentations

  • Shaw, G.B.C. & Sheppard, A. G. (2008).  Employee Self Marketing.  Presented at the Resort & Commercial Recreation Association Conference, Mohonk Mountain House, NY, November 10, 2008.

  • Sheppard, A. G. & Shaw, G.B.C. (2005).  Personal Marketing for Career Success.  Presented at the student leadership day of the National Intramural Recreational Sports Association Region VI Conference, Seattle, WA, November 6, 2005.

  • Latkova, P. & Sheppard, A. G. (2005).  Higher Education Expenditures by International Students.  To be presented at the Leisure Research Symposium of the National Recreation and Parks Association Annual Congress, San Antonio, TX, October 18, 2005.
    [Also published in Conference Proceedings.]

  • Kivel, B., Sheppard, A. G., & Williams, J. (2004).  Creating Program Addiction.  Presented at the California and Pacific Southwest Recreation and Park Training Conference, Anaheim, CA, March 12, 2004.

  • Sheppard, A. G. (2004).  Perspectives on Commercial Recreation: The Business of leisure (2nd Ed.). In, Olson, E. G. (Ed.), Perspectives on leisure: Toward a quality lifestyle.  Kendall/Hunt: Dubuque, Iowa.

  • Rey, P., Sheppard, A. G., & Nozicka, C. (2003).  Monterey County Hospitality Study: Assessing Frontline Workers Destination Knowledge.  Presented at the Leisure Research Symposium, California and Pacific Southwest Recreation and Park Training Conference, San Jose, CA, March 21, 2002.

  • Sheppard, A. G. (2002). Satisfaction and intention to re-visit: A reexamination of the relationship and an analysis of the difference between satisfied returners and satisfied non-returners.  Doctoral Dissertation: Clemson University, Clemson, SC.

  • Martin, B. S., Bridges, W. C. Jr., & Sheppard, A. G. (2002).  Gender differences in perceptions of the impacts of tourism development in a resort community.  In, M. B. Swain & J. H. Momsen (Eds.), Gender/Tourism/Fun(?).  Cognizant Communications: New York, NY.

  • Sheppard, A. G., Batty, R., Rosegard, E., Shaw, G. C., & Tatsugawa, K. (2002).  Recreation Education Clearinghouse: An implementation model and demonstration.  Presented at the California Society of Park and Recreation Educators Annual Conference, Pacific Grove, CA, November, 2001.

  • Sheppard, A. G., Rosegard, E., Shaw, G. C., Foemmel, E., Hemberger, R., & Scott, C. (2002).  California Boating Needs Assessment.  Presented at the Leisure Research Symposium, California and Pacific Southwest Recreation and Park Training Conference, Los Angeles, CA, April 6, 2002.

  • Shaw, G. C., Sheppard, A. G., & Nozicka, C. (2002).  Resident and non-resident perceptions of Lake Tahoe recreation resources: Importance-performance analysis and management implications.  Presented at the Leisure Research Symposium, California and Pacific Southwest Recreation and Park Training Conference, Los Angeles, CA, April 6, 2002.

  • Blazey, M. & Sheppard, A. G. (2002).  Higher education resources: Recreation and eco-tourism post secondary programs.  Roundtable at the SMILE California Hospitality Educators and Industry Institute, Anaheim, CA, March 16, 2002.

  • Sheppard, A. G. (2001).  Perspectives on Commercial Recreation: The Business of leisure. In, Olson, E. G. (Ed.), Perspectives on leisure: Toward a quality lifestyle.  Kendall/Hunt: Dubuque, Iowa.

  • Sheppard, A. G., Batty, R., Rosegard, E., Shaw, G. C., & Tatsugawa, K. (2001).  Recreation Education Clearinghouse: An introduction and survey.  Presented at the California Society of Park and Recreation Educators Annual Conference, Pacific Grove, CA, November 2, 2001.

  • Jafari, J. (Ed.) (2000).  Encyclopedia of Tourism.  London; Routledge.  (Contributing Author)

  • Sheppard, A. G. (2000). The Goldilocks approach to classroom technology: Too much, too little, just right. Presentation given at California State University Regional Symposium on University Teaching, California State University, San Marcos, February 26, 2000.

  • Sheppard, A. G. (2000). A teacher and a computer -vs- a teacher or a computer: A simple two-page approach to distance education without being distant. Presentation given at Convention/Expo Summit VIII, Las Vegas, NV, February 28 - March 2, 2000. 

  • Sheppard, A. G., Norman, W. C., Grove, S. J., McLellan, R. W., & McGuire, F. A. (1999). Dissimilar intention to revisit: Pre-vacation differences among similarly satisfied vacationers. Travel and Tourism Research Association Annual Conference, Halifax, NS, Canada.
    [Also published in Conference Proceedings.]

  • Sheppard, A.G (1998).  Zone of tolerance: A proposed model incorporating subjective criticality.  Tourism Analysis, 3(2), 111-114.

  • Sheppard, A. G., Grove, S. J., Norman, W. C., McLellan, R. W. & McGuire, F. A. (1998).  Lasting service products and the nature of tourism.  Tourism Analysis, 2(3/4), 207-212.

  • Martin, B. S., Hammitt, W., & Sheppard, A. G. (1998).  Resident's attitudes toward natural resources: Implications for fisheries management in Charleston, South Carolina.  Presented at the Society and Natural Resources Conference, Columbia, MO.

  • Sirakaya, E., Sheppard, A. G., & McLellan, R.W. (1997).  Assessment of the relationship between perceived safety at a vacation site and destination choice: Extending the behavioral decision-making model.  Journal of Hospitality and Tourism Research, 21(2), 1-10.

  • Sheppard, A. G., Grove, S. J., Norman, W. C., McLellan, R. W., & McGuire, F. A. (1997). Tourism as a lasting service product.  Leisure Research Symposium, National Recreation and Parks Association Congress, Salt lake City, UT.
    [Also published in Conference Proceedings: p.60.]

  • Martin, B. S., Bridges, W., & Sheppard, A. G. (1997).  Gender differences in perceptions of the impacts of tourism development in a resort community.  Conference on Gender, Tourism and Fun, University of California, Davis.
    [Also published in Conference Proceedings: pp.131-148.]

  • Sheppard, A. G. & Van Blarcom, B. (1997).  Satisfaction or quality: Problems of measurement and distinction.  Travel and Tourism Research Association Annual Conference, Norfolk, VA.
    [Also published in Conference Proceedings.]

  • Sirakaya, E., Sheppard, A. G., & McLellan, R.W. (1997).  Sleeping with both eyes closed: Perceived safety and destination choice. Travel and Tourism Research Association Annual Conference, Norfolk, VA.
    [Also published in Conference Proceedings.]

  • Sheppard, A. G. (1997).  Been there, done that! When satisfaction does not lead to re-visitation.  Second Annual Clemson University Graduate Student Research Forum, Clemson University, Clemson, SC.
    [Also published in Forum Proceedings.]

  • Sheppard, A. G. (1996).  The sequence of factor analysis and cluster analysis: Differences in segmentation and dimensionality through the use of raw and factor scores.  Tourism Analysis, 1(Inaugural Volume), 49-57.

  • Sheppard, A. G. (1996).  Many happy returns?  Travel and Tourism Research Association Annual Conference, Las Vegas, NV.
    [Also published in Conference Proceedings.]

  • Sheppard, A. G. & Norman, W. C. (1996).  Time and time again?: An examination of vacation satisfaction and intention to re-visit. Leisure Research Symposium, National Recreation and Parks Association Congress, Kansas City, MO.
    [Also published in Conference Proceedings: p.51.]

  • Sheppard, A. G. (1995, October).  Speak no room number, hear no room number….  Lodging Hospitality, p. 20.

  • Sheppard, A. G. (1994).  Year-round schools and family vacations: School choice, children, and decision making.  Master’s Thesis: Pennsylvania State University, State College, PA.

  • Shields, J. & Sheppard, A. G. (1994).  Year-round schools and recreation.  General Educational Seminar at the National Recreation and Parks Association Annual Congress, Minneapolis, MN.

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Research Projects

  • Consultant/Research Design:  (2003/4).  Visitor/Provider Survey.  Truckee Chamber of Commerce, Truckee, CA.

  • Co-Founder:  (2002/3).  Recreation Education Clearinghouse.  California State University, Sacramento Pedagogical Enhancement Award.

  • Project Director:  (2000/2).  California Boating Needs Assessment.  California Department of Boating and Waterways, State of California.

    • Reports (2002):  California Boating Facility Needs Assessment

    • Executive Summary.

    • Volume 1: Statewide Boaters and Boating Facilities.

    • Volume 2: Regional Boaters and Boating Facilities.

    • Volume 3: Appendices to Statewide and Regional Boaters and Boating Facilities.

    • Volume 3 Addendum: Boating Facilities Database.

    • Volume 4: Law Enforcement Boating Facility Needs Assessment.

    • Volume 4a: Law Enforcement Boating Facility Needs Interviews.

    • Volume 5: Boating Economic Assessment and Demand Projections.

    • Statewide Boating Facilities GIS-based database.

  • Consultant/Research Design:  (2002).  Survey of tourism/hospitality employees' knowledge base.  Monterrey County Hospitality Association, Monterrey County Convention and Visitors Bureau.

  • Consultant/Research Design:  (2000/1).  Visitor Survey, Lake Tahoe.  Tahoe Area Regional Planning Agency.

  • Consultant/Research Design:  (2000/1).  Visitor Survey, Micke Grove Park, Lodi, CA. San Joaquin County Parks.

  • Martin, B. S., Hammitt, W., & Sheppard, A. G. (1997).  Charleston Harbor Project: Resident Attitude Study.  Ocean and Coastal Resource Management, Department of Health and Environmental Control, State of South Carolina.

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Last updated: 8/31/2011