Publications

Peer reviewed papers and published abstracts

  1. Vaugeois, N., Schroeder & Harnett, M. (2017). The role of leisure in integrated community sustainability plans within Canada. Leisure/Loisir, 41:3, 343-364.
  2. Vaugeois, N., Parker, P. & Yang, Y. (2017). Is leisure research contributing to sustainability? A systematic review of the literature. Leisure/Loisir, 41:3, 297-322.
  3. Vaugeois, N., Williams, A., Karsten, S. & Shaw, P. (2017). Connecting leisure and small city downtown areas through cultural mapping. Abstract in the Canadian Congress on Leisure Research Conference Proceedings.
  4. Yang, Y, Vaugeois, N & Predyk, J. (2017). Social entrepreneurship, reporting performance and organizational ambidexterity in the case of parent charities in BC. Abstract in the Canadian Congress on Leisure Research Conference Proceedings.
  5. Vaugeois, N., Williams, A., Karsten, S., and Shaw, P. (2016). Uncovering and mapping place attachment in small cities. Abstract in the Travel and Tourism Research Conference, Canadian Chapter Conference Proceedings, Paper 20 http://scholarworks.umass.edu/ttracanada_2016_conference/20
  6. Vaugeois, N; Parker, P; Evernden, L; Sliskovic, L. (2015). Designing systems for community based visitor data: A collaborative case study on Vancouver Island. Abstract in the International Travel and Tourism Research Association Conference Proceedings in Portland, Oregon, June 15-18, 2015.
  7. Vaugeois, N. (2014). Rethinking innovation and sustainability. Abstract in the Proceedings of the World Leisure Congress held in Mobile, Alabama. September 6-9, 2014.
  8. Vaugeois, N.; N. Evernden and L. Sliskovic (2014). Modernizing systems to provide enhanced market intelligence to communities for tourism development decisions. Abstract in the Proceedings of the World Leisure Congress held in Mobile, Alabama. September 6-9, 2014.
  9. Vaugeois, N; M. Shore, P. Knoglinger, N. Evernden and J. Horn) 2014). Labour of Love: Insights on the Traditional Craft Trades Sector in Canada. Abstract in the Proceedings of the World Leisure Congress held in Mobile, Alabama. September 6-9, 2014.
  10. Vaugeois, N. (2014). Equestrian Tourism in BC: Evolution, Current Status and Way Forward. Research synopsis in Scientific Volume of Research Presentations Horses, Tourism and Leisure: Continuities, Transformations and Change. May 9-11, 2012 in Saumur, France.
  11. Vaugeois, N. and Maher P.T. (2013). Using experiential education to expose graduate students to the relevance of case studies in sustainability and innovation. Journal of Sustainability Education. Spring 2013 special issue on experiential education.
  12. Vaugeois, N. and J. Schroeder (2012). Embedding leisure in sustainability efforts: The integrated community sustainability planning process in Canada. Abstract in the Proceedings of the World Leisure Association Congress, Rimini, Italy
  13. Vaugeois, N. (2012). Accessibility to trails: Equestrian use, satisfaction and needs. Abstract in the Proceedings of the World Leisure Association Congress, Rimini, Italy October 2012.
  14. Maher, P; Vaugeois, N.; McDonald, D. (2010). Building capacity, broadening awareness, and engaging tomorrow’s leaders: Examination of the use of student extension tourism to expose the costs and benefits of tourism to rural communities. Journal of Rural and Community Development, special issue on Rural Tourism and Recreation in Canada, 5(1/2), 113-127
  15. Thuot, L; Vaugeois, N.; Maher, P. and Hood, R. (2010). Understanding adoption of sustainable tourism practices by rural operators in BC. Journal of Rural and Community Development. Journal of Rural and Community Development, special issue on Rural Tourism and Recreation in Canada, 5(1/2), 76-89.
  16. Vaugeois, N. (2010). Realigning tourism development research to support communities in transition: the potential role of rural participatory appraisal methods. Abstract in the Proceedings of the Travel and Tourism Research Association Conference, Quebec.
  17. Donahoe, H.; Pickard, T; Smale, B; Vaugeois, N; and Hunter, D. (2008). Facilitating Leisure Practitioner Research Partnerships: Evolution of the Canadian Research Agenda. Proceedings of the Canadian Congress on Leisure Research, Quebec, May 2008.
  18. Vaugeois, N; Rollins, R. (2007). Tourism Employment: Refuge employer? Annals of Tourism Research. 34 (3) p. 630-648.
  19. Vaugeois, N. (2005). Segmenting labour supply in tourism. Proceedings of the Travel and Tourism Research Association Canadian Conference held in Kelowna, BC, November 3-5th 2005.
  20. Vaugeois, N; R. Rollins, K. Hammer, C. Randall, K. Balmer and B. Clarke (2005). Improving Knowledge Transfer in Leisure: A leisure research agenda and strategies to link research and practice. Proceedings of the Travel and Tourism Research Association Canadian Conference held in Kelowna, BC, November 3-5th 2005.
  21. Vaugeois, N. (2005). Drawn or Drifting: Segmenting Labour Supply in Tourism. Proceedings of the 11th Congress on Canadian Leisure Research held at Malaspina University-College in Nanaimo, B.C. May 17-20th.
  22. Hudson, R., Curtis, R., Vaugeois, N., Hammer, K. and Morrow, D. (2005). Education Planning with Insight: Alberta’s preparation for the labour market of tomorrow. Proceedings of the 11th Congress on Canadian Leisure Research held at Malaspina University-College in Nanaimo, B.C. May 17-20th.
  23. Vaugeois. N. and Laureen Garteig (2002). Exploring the experience of women recreational running partners”. Proceedings of the 10th   Canadian Congress on Leisure Research, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta – May 22-25, 2002.
  24. Vaugeois, N. (2000) “Sustainable marketing communications in nature based tourism: an analysis of whale watching on Vancouver Island, Canada”. Proceedings from the 6th World Leisure Congress in Bilbao, Spain, July 2000.
  25. Vaugeois, N. (2000). “Tourism in developing countries: refining a useful tool for economic development”. Proceedings from 6th World Leisure Congress, Bilbao, Spain.
  26. Vaugeois, N. (1999). “Heritage tourism: the Canadian experience.” International Travel, Tourism and Culture Congress, Varansi, India.
  27. Vaugeois, N; Rollins, R. & Dearden, P (2000). “Rural development by tourism: A case study in northern Thailand”. Proceedings of the World Leisure Recreation Association 5th World Congress in Sao Paulo, Brazil, October 26 – 30th, 1998
  28. Vaugeois, N. (1993). Towards sustainable tourism development: a review of the environmental impacts of tourism and new tourism policy solutions. Volume 1: Collected Papers by World International Center of Excellence (WICE) 1992-1994.

Books, book chapters and thesis

  1. Halpenny, E., and Vaugeois, N. (in press). Edmonton’s WinterCity Strategy – Enhancing winter living through innovative leisure practice in a northern Canadian city. Innovative Leisure Practice: Cases as Conduits between Theory and Practice. World Leisure Centre of Excellence in Sustainability and Innovation, Vancouver Island University. 3:?
  2. Sharpley, R.; J. Saarinen; and Vaugeois, N. (in press). Rural Tourism: From Concept to Practice. Book in development for ORIC Publications.
  3. Vaugeois, N. (in press). Embedding tourism into broader rural development initiatives. In Rural Tourism: From Concepts to Practice: ORIC Publications.
  4. Vaugeois, N; (2016). Innovative Leisure Practice: Cases as Conduits between Theory and Practice, vol. 2. World Leisure Centre of Excellence in Sustainability and Innovation, Vancouver Island University.
  5. Vaugeois, N., Rosser, S., Karsten, S., Williams, A., Shaw. P. (2016). Place-making through deep cultural mapping: The Where is Here? Project. Innovative Leisure Practice: Cases as Conduits between Theory and Practice. World Leisure Centre of Excellence in Sustainability and Innovation, Vancouver Island University. 2:47-61.
  6. Vaugeois, N. (2015). Innovation Theory in Tourism. In Donohue, H. and Kelly (eds). Demystifying Theories in Tourism.
  7. Vaugeois, N; Parker, P; and Weighill, A. (2015). Innovative Leisure Practice: Cases as Conduits between Theory and Practice, vol. 1. World Leisure Centre of Excellence in Sustainability and Innovation, Vancouver Island University.
  8. Parker, P; Vaugeois, N; Evernden, N; and Sliskovic, L. (2015). Expanding marketing intelligence through innovative community based visitor research. Innovative Leisure Practice: Cases as Conduits between Theory and Practice. World Leisure Centre of Excellence in Sustainability and Innovation, Vancouver Island University. 1:72-82.
  9. Vaugeois, N. (2015). Advancing understanding of equestrian tourism: a typology and evidence from British Columbia, Canada. In Horse, Tourism and Societies. Monde du Tourism, p. 102-110.Vaugeois, N.
  10. Vaugeois, N (2013). Developing Cultural Tourism in the Rural Context. In Culture and Heritage Tourism Handbook: Tourism Business Essentials Series. Tourism BC: 48-53.
  11. Bennet A. and Bennet D. (2008). Knowledge Mobilization in the Social Sciences and Humanities: Moving From Research to Action. Contributor to Chapter eight: Knowledge in Society.
  12. Vaugeois, N. (Ed) (2006) Informed Leisure Practice: Cases as conduits between theory and practice. Recreation and Tourism Research Institute, Malaspina University-College.  Volume 1
  13. Giele, R and N. Vaugeois (2006).  Gem of the Gulf: Community based tourism development on Hornby Island, BC. In Vaugeois, N. (ed) Informed Leisure Practice: Cases as Conduits between Theory and Practice.  Recreation and Tourism Research Institute, Malaspina University College, Nanaimo. p.78-96
  14. Stone, C., Giele, R. and N. Vaugeois (2006). A Rapid Rural Appraisal of Taylor, B.C.: Where Peace and Prosperity Meet. In Vaugeois, N. (ed) Informed Leisure Practice: Cases as Conduits between Theory and Practice.  Recreation and Tourism Research Institute, Malaspina University College, Nanaimo. p. 64-77.
  15. Rauschenberger, C. and N. Vaugeois (2006).  Blazing New Trails: Mountain Biking in Williams Lake, BC.  In Vaugeois, N. (ed) Informed Leisure Practice: Cases as Conduits between Theory and Practice.  Recreation and Tourism Research Institute, Malaspina University College, Nanaimo. p. 31-36
  16. Moores, C and N. Vaugeois (2006). Incorporating Tourism without Sacrificing the Character of the Community. In Vaugeois, N. (ed) Informed Leisure Practice: Cases as Conduits between Theory and Practice. Recreation and Tourism Research Institute, Malaspina University College, Nanaimo. p. 37-45
  17. Vaugeois, N. (Ed.) (2005). Informed leisure practice: Cases as conduits between theory and practice. Inaugural volume developed for the 11th Canadian Congress on Leisure Research. Recreation and Tourism Research Institute, Nanaimo, B,C. Volume 1
  18. Vaugeois, N. (2004) Tourism employment in a region experiencing economic transition. PhD. dissertation for Michigan State University, Department of Park, Recreation and Tourism Resources, Lansing, MI.
  19. Vaugeois, N. (Ed) (2003). Making memories: Best practices in resort management: Workshop proceedings. A compilation of articles presented at the November 25, 2003 Workshop held at Malaspina University-College, Nanaimo, B.C. by the Department of Recreation and Tourism Management.
  20. Vaugeois, N. (Ed) (2001). Best practices in resort management: Workshop proceedings. A compilation of articles presented at the November 23, 2001 Workshop held at Malaspina University-College, Nanaimo, B.C. by the Department of Recreation and Tourism Management.
  21. Vaugeois, N. (1994) “Economic impact of municipal recreation in Sylvan Lake, AB; A three year comparison 1992 – 1994.” Unpublished thesis for the World Leisure Recreation Association, International Center of Excellence.

Research reports

  1. Vaugeois, N., Bence, S., Romanova, A. (2015). Farm Diversification through Agritourism. BC Ministry of Agriculture, Victoria, BC.
  2. Vaugeois, N; Shore, M; Knoglinger, P; Evernden, N; and Horn, J. (2013). Traditional Trades as Training Mechanisms and Employers for Canada’s Youth. Report submitted to the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada as part of the Knowledge Synthesis Grant program.
  3. Vaugeois, N.; Pat Maher, Erin Heeney, Blake Rowsell, Shannon Bence and Micki McCartney (2013). BC Resort Communities Strategic Labour Market Analysis. Submitted to go2, BC’s tourism labour market agency.
  4. Vaugeois, N. (2013). BC Equestrian Trail User Study – Research Report. Joint Trails and Access Committee, Horse Council, BC. Vancouver.
  5. Vaugeois, N. (Ed.) (2013). Case studies in sustainability in the Sunshine Coast, BC. World Leisure Centre of Excellence at Vancouver Island University.
  6. Vaugeois, N., Whitney-Squire, K., and Goodwin, B. (2013). Preparing for amenities-based rural development in Canada: A literature review. Unpublished literature review, Vancouver Island University.
  7. Vaugeois, N.; Luis Alves, Nichola Evernden and Marie-Pierre Courdon (2012). An evaluation of the Introduction of the ÉCONOMUSÉE Model to British Columbia. La Société de Développement Economique de la Colombie-Britannique
  8. Vaugeois, N. ed. (2012). Pacific Marine Circle Route: Gap Analysis. Report submitted to stakeholders along the Pacific Marine Circle Route based on research by Graduate students of the World Leisure Center of Excellence, Nanaimo, BC.
  9. Vaugeois, N. and Kelly Whitney-Squire (2012). Amenities-based rural development: A Canadian typology, promising practices and research questions to guide to advance the use of amenities to drive rural prosperity. Unpublished report, Vancouver Island University.
  10. Vaugeois, N.; Goodwin, B; Knoglinger, P; Whitney-Squire, K; and McDonald, D. (2011). Amenity Based Rural Development in Canada. Project Report submitted to the Canadian Rural and Cooperatives Secretariat, April 2011.
  11. Vaugeois, N. and Kelly Whitney-Squire (2010). Amenity-based rural development: A Canadian typology of rural amenities and a review of public supports for amenity-based rural development. Report prepared for the Government of Canada, Rural and Cooperatives Secretariat, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada. May 2010.
  12. Thuot, L. and Vaugeois, N. (2009). Adoption of sustainable tourism practices: A study of rural tourism operators in BC. Report from the Fostering Innovation in Sustainable Tourism Project.
  13. Vaugeois, N.; Thuot, L.; Goodwin, B. (2009). Made in BC – Innovation in Sustainable Tourism. Report from the Fostering Innovation in Tourism Project.
  14. Vaugeois. N. & Mead, C. (2008). Understanding your visitors: A Manual to Collect and Use Research for Tourism Development Decisions. Manual created in the Tourism Research Innovation project.
  15. Vaugeois, N. (2008). Northeast BC Regional Roundtable: Collaborative Evaluation. Report submitted to the Canadian Rural Secretariat.
  16. Vaugeois, N.; Goodwin, B. (2008). Alberni Valley People’s Choice: Local Government Satisfaction Survey. Recreation and Tourism Research Institute, Malaspina University-College, Nanaimo, BC.
  17. Vaugeois, N. (2007). Tourism development in Mackenzie: Rapid Rural Appraisal. Report for the District of Mackenzie.
  18. Vaugeois, N. (2007). Observations of rural tourism in Central BC. Knowledge Mobilization Report for the Tourism Research Innovation Project.
  19. Vaugeois, N.; Stone, C. (2007). Welcome: Enhancing visitor experience through community signage. How to Manual developed for the Tourism Research Innovation Project.
  20. Vaugeois, N. (2007). Motivational Forces Underlying the Adoption of Agri-environmental Practices. Report for Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada.
  21. Vaugeois, N; Rick Rollins, Carleigh Randall, Ashley Rowe and Amber Crofts (2005). Commercial Marine Based Tourism Report prepared for the Cowichan/ Ladysmith Marine Tourism Authority. Recreation and Tourism Research Institute, Nanaimo, B.C.
  22. Vaugeois, N; Rick Rollins, Carleigh Randall, Brenda Clarke and Ken Balmer (2005). Bridging the gap between leisure research and practice: Delphi study summary. Paper presented and shared at the 11th Congress on Canadian Leisure Research held at Malaspina University-College May 17-20th, 2005.
  23. Hudson, Richard; Nicole Vaugeois, Ken Hammer, and Darrel Morrow (2005). Recreation Industry Labour Market Analysis. Study Report prepared for the Alberta Recreation and Parks Association.
  24. Vaugeois, N; Dan McDonald, Raun Rainbow, Jeff Vos, Ashley Rowe, Amber Crofts and Lara Prince (2005). Supporting rural tourism development through research and collaboration. Paper presented at the Pre Conference on Rural Tourism held May 17, 2005 at Malaspina University-College. Recreation and Tourism Research Institute, Nanaimo, B.C.
  25. Hudson, Richard; Nicole Vaugeois, Ken Hammer, and Darrel Morrow (2005). Provincial Recreation Education and Training Plan. Study Report prepared for the Alberta Recreation and Parks Association.
  26. Vaugeois, N and Jenner, M. (2003). Vancouver Island Region Conversion Study. Report prepared for the Tourism Association of Vancouver Island. Recreation and Tourism Research Institute, Malaspina University-College, Nanaimo, B.C.
  27. Vaugeois, N. (2003). Making the transition to tourism employment: the experience of former resource based workers on Vancouver Island, British Columbia. Report prepared for Human Resources Development Canada, Nanaimo office. Recreation and Tourism Research Institute, Malaspina University-College, Nanaimo.
  28. Vaugeois, N. and Rollins, R. (2003). Tourism employment in the Vancouver Island region. Report prepared for Human Resources Development Canada, Nanaimo office. Recreation and Tourism Research Institute, Malaspina University-College, Nanaimo, B.C.
  29. Vaugeois, N., Wohlleben, S. and Rollins, R. (2003) Winter, Fall, Summer season market research for visitors to the Vancouver Island region. Report prepared for Human Resources Development Canada, Nanaimo office. Recreation and Tourism Research Institute, Malaspina University-College, Nanaimo. B.C.
  30. Vaugeois, N. (2002). Report on Phase I of Tourism Labour Market Research for Vancouver Island. Project report submitted to Human Resources Development Canada, Nanaimo Office, B.C.
  31. Vaugeois, N; Duttagupta, S; Talwar, D. (2002) Conversion Study 2002. Project completed for Tourism Vancouver Island by the Recreation and Tourism Research Institute at Malaspina University-College, Nanaimo, B.C.
  32. Vaugeois, N.; Brister, S. (2002) Cultural Tourism Inventory. Project completed for Tourism Vancouver Island by the Recreation and Tourism Research Institute at Malaspina University-College, Nanaimo. B.C.
  33. Travel, Tourism and Recreation Resource Center (2000) Inventory of Tourism, Agriculture and Human Resources in Lapeer, Sanilac and Tuscola Counties, Michigan.