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Area/Catalogue
TOUR 2007

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Course Level
Undergraduate

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Offered Externally
Yes

Note: This offering may or may not be scheduled in every study period. Please refer to the timetable for further details.

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Course ID
100573

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Unit Value
4.5

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University-wide elective course
Yes

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Timetable/s

Second Semester
(Study Period 4)
Course owner

Course owner
School of Management

Course aim

This course provides the opportunity for students to explore the impacts of tourism on indigenous peoples and the economic, social, cultural, environmental and political motivations that encourage Indigenous peoples to engage in tourism.

Course content

Context of Indigenous involvement in tourism; types of Indigenous involvement in tourism; demand for Indigenous tourism product; what Indigenous product is offered internationally, nationally, state-wide and locally; motivations for Indigenous involvement including economic, cultural, social, political; motivations for tourists’ demand; demands for social justice through tourism and indigenous rights in tourism; policy and planning contexts such as set by the National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Tourism Industry Strategy and the Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples; management issues pertaining to Indigenous Tourism including the debate concerning community-based tourism versus individual entrepreneurship; Indigenous Tourism operations in the practical context of the tourism industry; potential of Reconciliation Tourism; the ecological contexts of Indigenous Tourism and particularly relations with National Parks; comparative analysis of Indigenous Tourism experiences from around the world; future scenarios.

Textbook(s)

Nil

Prerequisite(s)

Nil

Corequisite(s)

Nil

Teaching method

Component Duration
INTERNAL, CITY WEST
Preparatory 1 x 1 week
Lecture 2 hours x 10 weeks
Tutorial 1 hour x 10 weeks
INTERNAL, CITY WEST (INTENSIVE)
Lecture 4 hours x 6 sessions
Seminar 1 hour x 6 sessions
EXTERNAL, CITY WEST, DISTANCE EDUCATION
External 30 hours x N/A

Note: These components may or may not be scheduled in every study period. Please refer to the timetable for further details.


Assessment

Task Length Weighting Duration
INTERNAL, CITY WEST
Case study 2250 words 50% N/A
Project 2250 words 50% N/A
INTERNAL, CITY WEST (INTENSIVE)
Case study 2250 words 50% N/A
Project 2250 words 50% N/A
EXTERNAL, CITY WEST, DISTANCE EDUCATION
Case study 2250 words 50% N/A
Project 2250 words 50% N/A

Fees

EFTSL*: 0.125
Commonwealth Supported program (Band 3)
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Fee-paying program for domestic and international students
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* Equivalent Full Time Study Load. Please note all EFTSL values are published and calculated at ten decimal places. Values are displayed to three decimal places for ease of interpretation

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