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Assignment: Individual – Industry Trend article

14 Mar

 

  Turned in- beginning of class

Assignment Description

 

The purpose of this assignment is to locate a credible article regarding current trends or changes in your industry of study. Articles can be found in newspapers, journals, industry magazines, etc.

For this assignment:

  1. Create an article summary that summarizes the entire piece.
  2. Consider all information when writing the summary
  3. Overall sense
  4. Who, What, Where, Why, How?
  5. Main points
  6. Supporting points
  7. Overall summary

 

Trend articles will also be discussed orally in class.

 

Grading Rubric

 

 Professionalism

The summary appears to be neat and professional.

 

Writing Proficiency

Writing is easy to understand and gets to the point quickly. Word choice is professional and explains the section.

 

Content

The article that was chosen is credible and in the chosen industry of study. Summary is clear and concise and covers all main points of the article. Summary is easy to follow and clearly summarizes the article. Actual article is attached to the summary

 

 

 

Guidelines & Specification

Writing will be clear and professional. The summary should be double spaced (2), in 12-point Times New Roman font, and have 1 inch margins. The actual article should be stapled to the summary.

 

 

Assignment:  Individual – Trend persuasive Presentation

  Turned in- beginning of class

 

The purpose of this assignment is to identify an up-and coming trend in the hospitality industry. Students will collect credible sources regarding the trend and be able to find facts/evidence in support or in disagreement with the industry trend. Students will then present orally regarding their research and recommendations. Oral presentations will be given in 5 minutes via Power Point. The power point presentation will include facts and data from credible sources. Students will also turn in a brief proposal summarizing their findings including proper APA citation.

 

For this assignment:

  1. Select a trend in the hospitality industry based on an academic journal article.
  2. Identify specific companies who are implementing this trend.
  3. Why was this trend developed?
  4. What other articles or literature mention the trend?
    1. Need at least 3 articles.
  5. What are the pros of this trend?
  6. What are the cons of this trend?
  7. Who benefits from this trend?
  8. Who could be harmed by this trend?
  9. Would you recommend implementing this trend in San Francisco? Why or Why not? Where?

Oral Presentation should have

  1. A clear and concise introduction
  2. A clear and concise conclusion.
  3. A reference slide including citations in APA

Grading Rubric

Oral Presentation

Used proper presentations skills as learned in class (voice annunciation, eye contact, visuals, graphics, and engaging presentation techniques).

Compliance

Presentation was 5-7 minutes in length. Answering all questions. Includes the components of an oral presentation

Summary

Writing will be clear and professional. The summary should be double spaced (2), in 12-point Times New Roman font, and have 1 inch margins. The summary should include all information required in presentation. Summary should be no more than 2 pages long.

 

 

Trend Topic: _______________________________________________________________________

 

 

 

Article 1:

 

Title: ______________________________________________________________________________

 

Author: ____________________________________________________________________________

 

Source: ____________________________________________________________________________

 

Support of Trend #1 _________________________________________________________________

 

Implication of Trend #1 ________________________________________________________________

 

Support/Implication #2 ________________________________________________________________

 

APA Citation:

 

 

 

Article 2:

 

Title: ______________________________________________________________________________

 

Author: ____________________________________________________________________________

 

Source: ____________________________________________________________________________

 

Support of Trend #1 _________________________________________________________________

 

Implication of Trend #1 ________________________________________________________________

 

Support/Implication #2 ________________________________________________________________

 

APA Citation:

 

 

Article 3:

 

Title: ______________________________________________________________________________

 

Author: ____________________________________________________________________________

 

Source: ____________________________________________________________________________

 

Support of Trend #1 _________________________________________________________________

 

Implication of Trend #1 ________________________________________________________________

 

Support/Implication #2 ________________________________________________________________

 

APA Citation:

 

 

Recommendations in support of the trend or against:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
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