Rethinking Psychomotor Assessment in Hospitality and Tourism: Miller's Pyramid Perspective

  • Mohd Taufik Zamri Faculty of Hotel and Tourism Management, Universiti Teknologi MARA Cawangan Selangor, 42300 Puncak Alam, Selangor, Malaysia.
  • Syamsul Nor Azlan Mohamad Faculty of Education, Universiti Teknologi MARA Cawangan Selangor, 42300 Puncak Alam, Selangor, Malaysia.
Keywords: Psychomotor skills assessment, Hospitality and tourism education, Miller’s Pyramid, Competency-based assessment


This conceptual paper aims to explore the applicability of Miller's Pyramid as a framework for designing psychomotor assessments in the field of hospitality and tourism education. While Miller's Pyramid was originally developed for healthcare education, its structured approach to assessing psychomotor skills development has the potential to benefit other education fields, including hospitality and tourism. The paper begins by discussing the evolution and growth of hospitality and tourism programs, emphasizing the increasing demand for practical skills in these fields. It then delves into the psychomotor learning domain in hospitality and tourism education, drawing parallels to Simpson's Psychomotor Domain. The paper concludes by proposing how Miller's Pyramid can be adapted to design effective psychomotor assessments tailored to hospitality and tourism programs.


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How to Cite
Zamri, M. T. and Mohamad, S. N. A. (2023) “Rethinking Psychomotor Assessment in Hospitality and Tourism: Miller’s Pyramid Perspective”, Malaysian Journal of Social Sciences and Humanities (MJSSH), 8(10), p. e002546. doi: 10.47405/mjssh.v8i10.2546.