VIII Technology

TEA Units of Study: TEKS "Knowledge and skills" subsections covered:

A. Application software B. Technological advances

  • (1) The student gains academic knowledge and skills required to pursue the full range of career and postsecondary education opportunities within the hotel industry.
    • (A) organize oral and written information
    • (B) compose a variety of written documents such as an agenda
  • (8) The student uses information technology tools specific to hotel management to access, manage, integrate, and create information.
    • (A) use information technology tools to manage and perform work responsibilities
    • (B) use technology tools to perform workplace tasks
    • (C) prepare complex multimedia publications
    • (D) demonstrate knowledge and use of point-of-sale systems
    • (E) evaluate Internet resources for industry information

C. Marketing strategies

  • (2) The student uses verbal and nonverbal communication skills to create, express, and interpret information for providing a positive experience for guests and employees.
    • (A) develop, deliver, and critique presentations
    • (B) analyze various marketing strategies for a hotel or an available service

D. Business and accounting applications

  • (3) The student solves problems using critical thinking, innovation, and creativity independently and in teams.
    • (C) use principles of budgeting and forecasting to maximize profit and growth
  • (1) The student gains academic knowledge and skills required to pursue the full range of career and postsecondary education opportunities within the hotel industry.
    • (C) calculate correctly using numerical concepts such as percentage and reasonable estimation in practical situations

Resources:

  • Hospitality Services, High School Curriculum Caddy, CEV Multimedia, Ltd., 2004
  • Hospitality Services Curriculum Guide, Reference Book, Student Activity, and Tests, Curriculum Center for FCS 2003
  • Hospitality Services: Food and Lodging, Goodheart-Willcox Company, 2004
  • Hospitality Net http://www.hospitalitynet.org/index.html
  • Reynolds, Johnny Sue. Hospitality Services Food & Lodging. Second. Tinley Park, Illinois: The Goodheart-Willcox Company, Inc., 2010. Print.
  • Free iPad Apps
    Expedia Hotels – Book Your Hotel Rooms
    Find a room anywhere in the world
    TEKS 7C, D, 8E, 12D

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