Applying Action-Oriented Learning Approach on Campus Practicum
- *Corresponding Author:
- Chin-Lung Hsieh
Graduate Institute of Tourism
National Kaohsiung University of Hospitality and Tourism
No.1 Songhe Rd., Xiaogang District
Kaohsiung City, Taiwan
Tel: 886-7-806-0505, extn. 5801
E-mail: [email protected]
Received Date: February 01, 2017; Accepted Date: February 08, 2017; Published Date: February 15, 2017
Citation: Yung CY, Chang TY, Hsieh CL (2017) Applying Action-Oriented Learning Approach on Campus Practicum. J Tourism Hospit 6: 271. doi: 10.4172/2167-0269.1000271
Copyright: © 2017 Yung CY, et al. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.
The purpose of this study is to discuss how Action-Oriented Learning (AOL) approach could be applied on campus practicum of Hotel Management Major in University. The practicum was designed to meet the needs of hotel industry by following the principles of AOL. This study helps the lecturers to understand the steps of helping students to polish their service skills and develop service abilities in groups. Firstly, through literature review to identify prompt indicators applied by AOL. Secondly, the indicators are summarized as “Lecturers’ Actions”, “Practicum and Members Arrangements” and “Expected Results of Students” after interviews with experts. Research results applied AOL on campus practicum of the hotel management major of NKUHT, which provides a reference of practical teaching for the hospitality education.