Weekly Homework

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Answers to the questions below should be thorough and express what has been learned by reading the chapter’s material. Consider the text as well as your own academic and professional experiences.

Week 2:  Tuesday, September 5, Textbook Chapter Chapter 1, pgs 3-23

  • Chapter Review Question #1
  • What did you learn about the history of hospitality that was most significant to you?
  • Would you or would you not want to visit the place written about in the “36 Hours in…” article? Explain why you will or will not go.
  • Join the OpenLab and complete you eProfile
  • Join the First Year Learning Communities Site: FYLC¬†and then complete a reflection by following this link: Our Stories

Week 3: Tuesday, September 12, Textbook Chapter Chapter 1, pgs 23-46

  • Using examples from Disney’s Approach to Guest Service, describe a time when you experienced “Disney Like” service.
  • Think about the information presented in the chapter and then conduct a Self Assessment of yourself. What personal traits will you work on to meet the expectations of the hospitality industry?
  • Identify three organizations you would like to work for. Make a list of the companies. What are the attributes of the company that make you anticipate the company as an organizatio you would like to work for.
  • Would you or would you not want to visit the place written about in the “36 Hours in…” article? Explain why you will or will not go.

 Week 4: Tuesday, September 26, Textbook Chapter #2

  • Chapter review question #1
  • Chapter review question #2
  • List four terms from the chapter that were new to you and explain how they are used in the industry.
  • Would you or would you not want to visit the place written about in the “36 Hours in…” article? Explain why you will or will not go.

Week 5:  Tuesday, October 3, Textbook Chapter #3

  • Write two questions you wish to ask a member of the executive committee of a hotel during out site visit (Rooms Division, Food and Beverage, Engineering…)
  • Chapter review question #1
  • Chapter review question #2
  • List four terms from the chapter that were new to you and explain how they are used in the industry.
  • Would you or would you not want to visit the place written about in the “36 Hours in…” article? Explain why you will or will not go.

Week 6:  Tuesday, October 10, Textbook Chapter 9 

    • What is Tourism? Use terms from the text to explain all¬† your answers in detail.
    • List the common types/categories of tourism.
    • What economic impacts does tourism make?
    • List and explain the goal of three organizations in the tourism industry.

Week 7: Tuesday, October 17, Textbook 

Review chapter 9.

Prepare for visit to Brooklyn Bridge Park. Read in order to discuss the “36 Hours in…” article.

 

Week 8: Tuesday, October 24, Textbook Chapter Chapter 4 and 5

  • Chapter 4, Review questions #1
  • Chapter 4, Review questions #3
  • What inventory controls are important in a F&B operation? Why? Use terms from the text to explain all¬† your answers.
  • Is any particular beverage more important than another? Use terms from the text to explain all¬† your answers.

Week 9:  Tuesday, October 31, Chapter 6 and 7

In each chapter identify 12 words or terms that were new to you, define each word in detail.

Identify a job in the field of food service or restaurant management as it is explained in the textbook. Referencing the information in the chapter, in what way do you believe you would find success in this position?

Bring your Companion for the First-year at City Tech to class

Did you post your Brooklyn Bridge Park Reflection?

Did you select your NYC Tourist attraction yet?

 

Week 10: Tuesday, November 7, Textbook Chapter 10

  • Identify 12 words or terms that were new to you, define each word in detail.
  • You have been promoted to the Assistant Director of Adventure Tours. Identify two national parks with distinctly different characteristics. Write a memo to the Director explaining why these two parks should be added to your list of tour options.

Week 11, Tuesday, November 14, Textbook Chapter 12 and 13

In each chapter identify 12 words or terms that were new to you, define each word in detail.

Identify a job in the field of Meeting and Conventions Management as it is explained in the textbook. Referencing the information in the chapter, in what way do you believe you would find success in this position?

Week 12, Group Presentations

No chapter reading, continue to read the NY Times 36 Hours… column and prepare for a discussion.

 

Week 13, Tuesday, December 5

Prepare for Accounting Taboo by reviewing the definitions of the terms provided.

Week 14, Tuesday, December 12

  • First, think of a leader you admire and know personally, make a list of their qualities.
  • Next, read the article Seven Transformations of Leadership. What type of a leader is the person you admire?
  • What have you learned about your own leadership qualities based on those of the person you admire? Explain, your answer using terms you have learned this semester.
  • Visit Hcareers.com, bring in a job description for a job you would like to attain in the next six months. Also, bring in a job description for a job you would like to attain in the next 12 years. Identify the skills you will need to develop over time to secure this position.

Week 15, Tuesday, December 19

“We will meet in the library computer classroom, A540, on Tuesday, December 13 at 8:30. Have the following accounts available:

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bring your resume and a cover letter for review.

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