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This is a case study based on the Hospitality and Restaurant Management program at a comprehensive Midwest university in the United States of America ( = 164). The sample selection for this study was a convenience sample of the students enrolled in a meetings and events management course. The purpose of the study was to investigate how the incorporation of service learning/hands-on experience in a meetings and events management class influences student learning and interest in community service. The results indicated that participants’ involvement in service learning/hands-on experience in a meetings and events management class significantly influences student learning and interest in community service.

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Learning by Doing: A Case Study of Hospitality Students’ Learning Experience via Service Learning/Hands-on Experience

This is a case study based on the Hospitality and Restaurant Management program at a comprehensive Midwest university in the United States of America ( = 164). The sample selection for this study was a convenience sample of the students enrolled in a meetings and events management course. The purpose of the study was to investigate how the incorporation of service learning/hands-on experience in a meetings and events management class influences student learning and interest in community service. The results indicated that participants’ involvement in service learning/hands-on experience in a meetings and events management class significantly influences student learning and interest in community service.