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ERIC Number: ED482522
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2003
Pages: 1045
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
Hospitality Services. Curriculum Guide [and] Student Activity Book [and] Reference Book.
Texas Tech Univ., Lubbock. Curriculum Center for Family and Consumer Sciences.
These three publications comprise a course that provides occupationally specific training designed to develop knowledge and skills for employment in the multifaceted hospitality services industry. The curriculum guide is the teacher component of the series. Contents include the Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills (TEKS); sample course outlines; instructional strategies organized topically by chapters, each containing a chapter focus, chapter vocabulary, suggested resources, instructional strategies, and suggested Family, Career, and Community Leaders of America activities; blended activities; creative ideas; lists of 30 resource organizations, 81 print resources, and 143 web sites; 138 teaching aids; and 8 program tools. Chapter topics include history and future of the hospitality services industry; careers; technology; sales and marketing; safety; sanitation; customer relations; quantity food production; human resources; accounting; security; and engineering. The reference book is a student text that provides information needed by employees in the hospitality profession. Each chapter contains a chapter focus, chapter vocabulary, "essential questions" boxes, chapter highlights. There are also 27 references and an index. The student activity book contains paper-and-pencil activities that reinforce essential information presented in each chapter of the reference book. (YLB)
Texas Tech University, The Curriculum Center for Family and Consumer Sciences, Box 41161 (15th and Akron, Human Sciences 02), Lubbock, Texas 79409-1161 (No. 1392 (Guide) $34; No. 1398 (Activity Book) $20; No. 1397 (Reference Book) $28). Tel: 806-742-3029; Fax: 806-742-3034; Web site:
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Learner; Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers; Students
Language: English
Sponsor: Texas Education Agency, Austin. Div. of Career and Technology Education.
Authoring Institution: Texas Tech Univ., Lubbock. Curriculum Center for Family and Consumer Sciences.
Identifiers - Assessments and Surveys: Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills