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Demonstrate the knowledge and skills needed to apply research for real-life industry/business problems and solutions that support business decision making and outcomes. Students utilise knowledge gained from earlier units to prepare and present a research plan that investigates a hospitality-related problem. Students will present their proposals to academic and industry stakeholders.
Part A of the Applied Hotel Research unit enables students to identify and generate a proposal for a ‘real time’ industry problem. The research project will be completed in Applied Hotel Research Part B.
This unit contains 6 topics
- Introduction to applied research
- Determining research scope and focus
- Literature – what we know and need to know
- Research design
- Assessing data sources, quality and relevancy
- Presenting the research proposal
Unit Learning Outcomes express learning achievement in terms of what a student should know, understand and be able to do on completion of a unit. These outcomes are aligned with the graduate attributes. The unit learning outcomes and graduate attributes are also the basis of evaluating prior learning.
|On completion of this unit, students should be able to:|
|1||Identify, conceptualise, contextualise, and state a research-worthy hospitality-related problem|
|2||Critically review the literature relevant to the problem|
|3||Design a research project that addresses the problem and is feasible to undertake|
|4||Orally present a research proposal to both academics and industry stakeholders that addresses the research problem|
On completion of this unit, students should be able to:
- Identify, conceptualise, contextualise, and state a research-worthy hospitality-related problem
- Critically review the literature relevant to the problem
- Design a research project that addresses the problem and is feasible to undertake
- Orally present a research proposal to both academics and industry stakeholders that addresses the research problem
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