Title: Character learning model in hotel practice learning based on Minahasa local wisdom for students of Tourism Department
Authors: Bernadain D. Polii; Diane Tangian; Agustinus Lumettu
Addresses: Tourism Department, Manado State Polytechnic, Manado, Indonesia ' Tourism Department, Manado State Polytechnic, Manado, Indonesia ' Tourism Department, Manado State Polytechnic, Manado, Indonesia
Abstract: Life values can be obtained from the local wisdom of Minahasaculture mapalus. The purpose of this study is to establish the institution hotel- based hospitality practice learning model. This must be practiced by all graduates. The design of this model must be more operationally developed to make its application easier. It must be able to set up steps of character education in the local wisdom-based learning for improving the quality of hospitality industry human resources. In this study, the combination of research & development method and action research method was applied. The results show that these criteria have not been fully applied by the students in food service, food processing, front office, house keeping and laundry practice. In order for this local wisdom-based character learning to be applied, the director has to make it one of the highest quality cultures of the institution as a part of curriculum.
Keywords: model; character; education; hospitality; learning; local wisdom; value; implementation; practice.
International Journal of Innovation and Learning, 2020 Vol.28 No.1, pp.25 - 39
Received: 11 Apr 2019
Accepted: 14 Jun 2019
Published online: 14 Jul 2020 *