Critical Thinking is a Life Relevancy: A Hospitality Management Student Case Study

Berger, Monica Critical Thinking is a Life Relevancy: A Hospitality Management Student Case Study. College & Undergraduate Libraries, 2008, vol. 15, n. 1/2, pp. 127-140. [Journal article (Paginated)]


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This article describes a library workshop for freshman hospitality management students enrolled at New York City College of Technology, CUNY, which features a focus on critical thinking. An active learning experience uses an element of surprise. Students evaluate the website of a bankrupt company where information about the company’s situation is hidden or not present. When the instructor guides the class to find unbiased information from newspapers, many students begin to think critically about sources.

Item type: Journal article (Paginated)
Keywords: Critical thinking, information literacy, hospitality management, evaluating websites, library instruction
Subjects: C. Users, literacy and reading. > CA. Use studies.
C. Users, literacy and reading. > CB. User studies.
C. Users, literacy and reading. > CD. User training, promotion, activities, education.
Depositing user: Monica Beger
Date deposited: 21 Mar 2013 14:27
Last modified: 02 Oct 2014 12:25


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