XVII Technology

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

A. Technology in the hospitality industry B. Internet research C. Website comparison D. Technology etiquette E. Technology trends

  • (1) The student gains additional academic knowledge and skills required to pursue the full range of career and postsecondary educational opportunities within the hospitality services industry.
    • (A) apply advanced reading, writing, and mathematical skills necessary to perform job tasks in the hospitality industry
    • (E) gather information from domestic and international sources using tools such as the Internet and maps to plan travel to other countries
  • (2) The student uses listening, oral, written, and media communication skills in creating, expressing, and interpreting information and ideas, including technical terminology and information.
    • (F) design and present a marketing tool to promote a hospitality product that may contribute to the local economy
  • (3) The student researches career opportunities and qualifications to broaden awareness of careers available in the hospitality industry.
    • (B) demonstrate flexibility to learn new knowledge and skills
  • (5) The student uses information technology tools specific to hospitality service careers to access, manage, integrate, and create information.
    • (A) examine types of technology used to manage hospitality service operations
    • (B) research website information on hospitality service operations
    • (C) evaluate current and emerging technologies provided by the hospitality industry to improve guest service
  • (10) The student uses technological knowledge and skills required to pursue careers in food service.
    • (A) use technology to develop a set of operating procedures to comply with company requirements

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 – Ch.4
  • Hospitality Services: Food and Lodging, Goodheart-Willcox Company, 2004 – Ch. 16
  • Hospitality Net http://www.hospitalitynet.org/index.html

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