# CTE Resource Center - Verso - Introduction to Hospitality, Tourism, and Recreation Task 1967221095

CTE Resource Center - Verso

Virginia’s CTE Resource Center

Research energy efficiency, conservation, sustainability, and green technologies issues.

Definition

Research should document the standard practices that the industry is using to conserve resources, focusing on
  • water and energy conservation
  • alternative fuel use
  • facility design
  • waste management.

Process/Skill Questions

Thinking
  • What is green technology and how does it affect the hospitality, tourism, and recreation industry?
  • How does energy consumption affect the company's budget and profits?
Communication
  • What resources provide information about green technology?
  • What are the ways to communicate to employees the importance of conservation practices and using green technologies?
Leadership
  • How can facilities improve their energy efficiency?
  • What ideas can the hospitality industry convey to others about the importance of energy conservation and green technology?
Management
  • How can managers develop a plan for energy conservation, and how would these plans be implemented?

Related Standards of Learning

English

9.8

The student will find, evaluate, and select credible resources to create a research product.
  1. Verify the validity and accuracy of all information.
  2. Analyze information gathered from diverse sources by identifying misconceptions, main and supporting ideas, conflicting information, point of view, or bias.
  3. Evaluate and select evidence from a variety of sources to support claims and introduce counterclaims.
  4. Cite sources for both quoted and paraphrased information using a standard method of documentation such as that of the Modern Language Association (MLA) or the American Psychological Association (APA).
  5. Avoid plagiarism by using own words and follow ethical and legal guidelines for gathering and using information.
  6. Demonstrate ethical use of the Internet.

10.8

The student will find, evaluate, and select credible resources to create a research product.
  1. Verify the accuracy, validity, and usefulness of information.
  2. Analyze information gathered from diverse sources by identifying misconceptions, main and supporting ideas, conflicting information, and point of view or bias.
  3. Evaluate and select evidence from a variety of sources to introduce counter claims and to support claims.
  4. Cite sources for both quoted and paraphrased ideas using a standard method of documentation, such as that of the Modern Language Association (MLA) or the American Psychological Association (APA).
  5. Define the meaning and consequences of plagiarism and follow ethical and legal guidelines for gathering and using information.
  6. Demonstrate ethical use of the Internet.

11.8

The student will analyze, evaluate, synthesize, and organize information from a variety of credible resources to produce a research product.
  1. Critically evaluate quality, accuracy, and validity of information.
  2. Make sense of information gathered from diverse sources by identifying misconceptions, main and supporting ideas, conflicting information, point of view or bias.
  3. Synthesize relevant information from primary and secondary sources and present it in a logical sequence.
  4. Cite sources for both quoted and paraphrased ideas using a standard method of documentation, such as that of the Modern Language Association (MLA) or the American Psychological Association (APA).
  5. Define the meaning and consequences of plagiarism and follow ethical and legal guidelines for gathering and using information.
  6. Demonstrate ethical use of the Internet.

12.8

The student will analyze, evaluate, synthesize, and organize information from a variety of credible resources to produce a research product.
  1. Frame, analyze, and synthesize information to solve problems, answer questions, and generate new knowledge.
  2. Analyze information gathered from diverse sources by identifying misconceptions, main and supporting ideas, conflicting information, point of view, or bias.
  3. Critically evaluate the accuracy, quality, and validity of the information.
  4. Cite sources for both quoted and paraphrased ideas using a standard method of documentation, such as that of the Modern Language Association (MLA) or the American Psychological Association (APA).
  5. Define the meaning and consequences of plagiarism and follow ethical and legal guidelines for gathering and using information.
  6. Demonstrate ethical use of the Internet.

History and Social Science

WG.17

The student will apply social science skills to analyze the impact of globalization by

  1. identifying factors, including comparative advantage, that influence the distribution of economic activities and trade;
  2. describing ways that economic and social interactions change over time; and
  3. mapping, describing, and evaluating economic unions.

WG.18

The student will apply social science skills to analyze how forces of conflict and cooperation affect the division and control of Earth’s surface by

  1. explaining and evaluating reasons for the creation of different political divisions; and
  2. describing ways cooperation among political jurisdictions is used to solve problems and settle disputes.

Science

ES.6

The student will investigate and understand the differences between renewable and nonrenewable resources. Key concepts include
  1. fossil fuels, minerals, rocks, water, and vegetation;
  2. advantages and disadvantages of various energy sources;
  3. resources found in Virginia; and
  4. environmental costs and benefits.

Other Related Standards

FCCLA Competitive Events

Career Investigation

 

Check the national website for Skill Events

 

Check the national website for online events

 

Entrepreneurship

 

Environmental Ambassador

 

Hospitality, Tourism, and Recreation

 

Illustrated Talk

 

Interpersonal Communications

 

Job Interview

 

Life Event Planning

 

National Programs in Action

 

FCCLA National Programs

A Better You

 

My Career

 

My Life

 

My Path

 

My Skills

 

Working on Working

 

National Standards for Family and Consumer Sciences Education

10.2.4

Demonstrate management and conservation of resources for energy efficiency and protection of the environment.

10.2.5

Design a system for documenting, investigating, and taking action on safety, security, and environmental issues.