Jul 27th, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM


Integrating Service-Learning and Classroom Instruction to Enhance Learning: An Innovative Hospitality Education


Denver, Colorado USA


The purpose of the study was to investigate how the integration of service-learning and classroom instruction in a meetings and events management class influences student learning and interest in community service. The sample selection for this study was a convenience sample of the students enrolled in a Meetings and Events management course at a comprehensive Midwest university in the United States of America. The result of this study indicated that students’ involvement in service-learning enhanced students’ learning perception of event planning competence and interest in community service.