Submission Type

Presentation

Session Title

Session 1-3-E: Teaching and the Workplace

Presenters

Robert RippeeFollow

Location

Caesars Palace, Las Vegas, Nevada

Start Date

28-5-2019 1:45 PM

End Date

28-5-2019 3:10 PM

Disciplines

Hospitality Administration and Management

Abstract

A new pedagogy on the instruction of innovation in higher education was developed using a grounded-theory approach. Multi-disciplinary students were guided through a systematic process in interdisciplinary learning, problem-based learning and experiential learning along a journey to create innovative solutions to address friction points in the hospitality industry. The proposed pedagogy integrates the innovation process and the business model canvas methodology as the standard business model in today’s startups.

Keywords

Pedagogy, Innovation, Higher Education, Hospitality

Author Bio

Robert Rippee is the Director of the Hospitality Lab at the International Gaming Institute. As the gaming innovation class has brought innovation to the casino industry, the Hospitality Lab seeks to do the same with the global hospitality industry. The lab is a project-oriented innovation lab addressing the top needs and opportunities within an entire industry.

Funding Sources

None

Competing Interests

None

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May 28th, 1:45 PM May 28th, 3:10 PM

A New Pedagogy for Enhancing Innovation in the Hospitality Classroom

Caesars Palace, Las Vegas, Nevada

A new pedagogy on the instruction of innovation in higher education was developed using a grounded-theory approach. Multi-disciplinary students were guided through a systematic process in interdisciplinary learning, problem-based learning and experiential learning along a journey to create innovative solutions to address friction points in the hospitality industry. The proposed pedagogy integrates the innovation process and the business model canvas methodology as the standard business model in today’s startups.