Abstract—This study mainly intends to investigate the current status that hospitality and tourism teachers’ instruction of inquiry-based teaching into the “project study” curriculum of senior high and vocational high schools, and analyzes the differences among hospitality and tourism teachers of high schools and vocational high schools with different background variables in terms of the project study instruction competence, inquiry-based teaching competence, and introduction of project study competence to inquiry-based teaching. By taking hospitality and tourism teachers of high schools and vocational high schools nationwide as the research object, this study is adopted the stratified cluster sampling to extract teachers from 38 schools, after summarized the collected data of current statuses, SPSS is applied to carry out the data analysis then.
Index Terms—Hospitality and tourism teachers, high schools and vocational high schools hospitality group, inquiry-based teaching, project study, teaching competence.
C.-L. Shih, C.-F. Lin, and T.-K. Liao are with the Department of Industrial Education, National Changhua University, Taiwan, R.O.C. (e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org, email@example.com, firstname.lastname@example.org).
C.-W. Liao is with the Department of Industrial Education and Technology, National Changhua University of Education (NCUE), Taiwan (e-mail: email@example.com).
Cite: Chia-Ling Shih, Chin-Wen Liao, Chang-Fu Lin, and Tsai-Ku Liao, "A Study on Hospitality and Tourism Teachers' Teaching Competence to Use Inquiry-Based Teaching into “Project Study” Curriculum of Senior High and Vocational Schools," International Journal of Information and Education Technology vol. 6, no. 11, pp. 904-908, 2016.