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2013

Apparel, Events and Hospitality Management Publications

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Academic Engagement Of Hospitality Students, Donald G. Schoffstall, Susan W. Arendt, Eric A. Brown Jul 2013

Academic Engagement Of Hospitality Students, Donald G. Schoffstall, Susan W. Arendt, Eric A. Brown

Apparel, Events and Hospitality Management Publications

Student academic engagement has been researched over the years, drawing limited conclusions and suggestions for improvement. In this study, researchers utilized National Survey for Student Engagement data from a large Midwestern university to examine the academic engagement of hospitality management students and compared their engagement to business students. It was found that 50% of the participating hospitality students spent 11 h or more each week preparing for classes. For both groups, finances were reported as the biggest obstacle to academic progress. The research study provides an examination of hospitality students’ academic engagement. Suggestions are presented for hospitality educators.


Effectiveness Of Food Safety Managerial Training: Face-To-Face Or Computer-Based Delivery, Catherine Strohbehn, Susan W. Arendt, Ungku Fatimah Ungku Zainal Abidin, Janell R. Meyer Jan 2013

Effectiveness Of Food Safety Managerial Training: Face-To-Face Or Computer-Based Delivery, Catherine Strohbehn, Susan W. Arendt, Ungku Fatimah Ungku Zainal Abidin, Janell R. Meyer

Apparel, Events and Hospitality Management Publications

Because cases of foodborne illnesses are es􀆟mated to exceed 40 million each year, current and future managers of retail foodservices must understand their role in training employees about food safety and influencing the work culture to ensure knowledge is practiced. Two educational modules to aid managers in motivating employees and establishing a positive food safety culture were tested among industry managers: recognition and discipline and communication. The effectiveness of two delivery methods, face‐to‐face and computer ‐based training, was also assessed with knowledge based questions and attitude statements. Mixed findings from participants (mostly over 30 years of age ...