Restricted Research - Award List, Note/Discussion Page

Fiscal Year: 2021

171  University of North Texas  (84467)

Principal Investigator: Wen,Han

Total Amount of Contract, Award, or Gift (Annual before 2011): $ 30,000

Exceeds $250,000 (Is it flagged?): No

Start and End Dates: - 9/14/22

Restricted Research: YES

Academic Discipline: Hospitality & Tourism

Department, Center, School, or Institute: Col of Merch, Hosp & Tour

Title of Contract, Award, or Gift: Redesigning and Customizing Food Safety Education for Hospitality Management Students in the U.S

Name of Granting or Contracting Agency/Entity: U.S. Department of Agriculture

Program Title: N/A
CFDA Linked: Higher Education Challenge Grants


This is Restricted Research. How to provide accessible and customized food safety training for students of different interests and specialties has become a significant challenge for higher education. Accordingly, this planneda ctivity grant is proposed to address this challenge by bringing in insights from students, faculty, and industry leaders. Guided by a design-thinking model, this Planning Activity Grant aims to improve food safety education in college-level hospitality management programs in the U.S. through hosting strategic planning sessions and focus group interviews among faculty, students, and industry leaders, this project plans to conduct gap analyses and identify the major areas that need improvement in current food safety education. The findings of this study will provide valuable insights into how to revise and re-construct food safety education in hospitality management programs. The output of this study will also lead to a submission to the collaborative HEC grant, with plans to develop and implement accessible food safety training modules for college students as well as other publics that are in need of such information. Additionally, through offering accessible and innovative food safety education modules and tools, this project also promotes innovative educational practices in food safety education, which will help meet current and future workforce needs in the FANH sciences.

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