HomeInterdisciplinary Research Journalvol. 11 no. 1 (2019)

Student Learning Outcomes in Professional Courses in Hotel and Restaurant Management Program

Carmel N. Hemedez



The learning outcome assessment is a significant process in providing quality education to students. The study evaluated the course intended learning outcome of B.S. HRM in their professional courses. Utilizing correlational research design, the researcher used survey questionnaire for course evaluation, conducted key informant interview, and performed syllabi review. T-test and Wilcoxon determined the significant difference between the two assessments. Further, Pearson correlation ascertained the significant relationship between the learning outcomes and student’s grade. Syllabi review of Professional courses resulted in an excellent rating. The majority of the Course Intended Learning Outcomes have a higher order of skills. The grades of the BSHRM indicate that they are average learners in the knowledge-based professional course and encounter difficulty in their scientific–based professional courses. Course Evaluation revealed that the faculty members are very effective in the learning experience of the students. Faculty perceived that the students are proficient and have acquired the majority of the CILOs. Both assessments affirmed that there is a need to improve the leadership skills of the students. Results also indicate that the faculty assessment of the students’ competencies is significantly related to the students’ grade. As a recommendation, the Colegio should conduct a course evaluation every semester, and the syllabus should be revisited to ensure leadership skill is integrated as a component.