HOS551 Hospitality Concepts and Context
Academic and industry publications, research and opinion pieces.
Socratic seminars – Based on the weekly reading and excerpts of other literature. Listening to others, thinking critically and articulating your own thoughts. Challenging opinions – of others, and your own.
Practical and small group exercises – putting into practice research skills to form new knowledge.
1.Critical Reading Worksheets - review a prescribed selection of key texts that discuss the topic of service and hospitality
2.Essay – Millennials do not know how to provide true hospitality!
3.Video Presentation – perspectives of hospitality (in pairs)
Reflection – document your own views on the range topics through the semester. Use this to inform your video and contrast these to the perspectives expressed by other by reviewing at least four peer video presentations.
She says hospitable motives include the following:
The desire to please others, stemming from general friendliness and benevolence or from affection for particular people; concern or compassion;
The desire to meet another’s need;
A desire to entertain one’s friends or to help those in trouble;
A desire to have company or to make friends, and the desire for the pleasures of entertaining – what we may call the wish to entertain as a pastime.