VII Technology

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

A. Computer application B. Design product

  • (6) The student uses technology to gather information.
    • (A) demonstrate and operate computer applications to perform workplace tasks
    • (B) examine types of computerized systems used to manage operations and guest services in the hospitality and tourism industry
    • (C) evaluate information sources for the hospitality and tourism industry
  • (10) The student demonstrates research skills applicable to the hospitality and tourism industry.
    • (B) use travel information to design a customized product for travelers
  • (11) The student understands the importance of customer service.
    • (C) plan a cost effective trip or itinerary to meet customer needs
  • (9) The student explores and explains the roles within each department of the hospitality and tourism industry.
    • (B) research the job qualifications for various positions to facilitate selection of career choices
  • (3) The student demonstrates an understanding that personal success depends on personal effort.
    • (D) develop strategies for achieving accuracy and organizational skills

Resources:

  • Hospitality Services, High School Curriculum Caddy, CEV Multimedia, Ltd., 2004
  • Hospitality Services Curriculum Guide, Student Activity, and Tests, Curriculum Center for FCS, 2003
  • Hospitality Services Reference Book, Student Activity, and Tests, Curriculum Center for FCS, 2003
  • Reynolds, J.S. (2010) Hospitality Services Food & Lodging. Tinley Park IL: The Goodheart-Willcox Company
  • Fisher, D., and Frey, N. (2004). Improving Adolescent Literacy: Strategies at Work. New Jersey: Pearson Prentice Hall.
  • National Restaurant Association
    America’s Restaurants — Industry of Opportunity
    From: restaurantdotorg | Sep 14, 2010 | 10,517 views
    As the second largest private-sector employer in the country, America’s restaurants are an economic force, but that statistic doesn’t fully tell the story of the millions of individuals who are living the American Dream by working in our industry. This video captures a few poignant stories that help tell the ‘Industry of Opportunity’ story.
    http://youtu.be/PF0gb3eny70

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