IHMN690: Graduate Research Paper
Applies knowledge and skills gained in IHMN 550 (Research Methodology) to make the transition from a critical consumer to a producer of research. An applied tourism or hospitality research topic will be selected in consultation with the Instructor. A research design will be developed that applies an appropriate methodology to gather and analyze data. Key issues of validity, reliability and ethical practice will be addressed during the development of the research design. One-on-one mentoring between the student and faculty ensures support, guidance, and advice throughout the research process from topic selection, to writing research questions, developing the research design, conducting the research, and producing the final applied academic research paper. Pre-requisites: IHMN550.