|Teaching method||Contact hours|
|Course coordinator(s)||EA Adu-Ampong|
|Lecturer(s)||dr. SP Koot|
|dr. A Pellis|
|prof. dr. VR van der Duim|
|dr. MAJ Lamers|
|Examiner(s)||dr. A Pellis|
|dr. MAJ Lamers|
|dr. SP Koot|
Language of instruction:
Dutch or English
Assumed knowledge on:
GEO-10806 Introduction Leisure, Tourism and Environment.
GEO-31806 Leisure, Tourism and Environment: Sustainable Development.
This course aims at extending and integrating students knowledge of tourism conservation and development. Students are guided on a journey to analyse tourism development in the Netherlands, Europe, Africa, Asia and Latin America to provide an internationally comparative perspective. Students will analyse a selected number of case studies, participate in a serious game and are invited to critically reflect on these case studies making use of a number of theoretical perspectives.
After successful completion of this course students are expected to be able to:
- summarize and explain the interdisciplinary character of tourism as a field of study;
- analyse, describe and evaluate how governance and policy processes influence the arrangement of actors, interests and ideas on tourism, conservation and development;
- critically reflect on a number of sustainable tourism projects and analyse how to enhance conservation and development outputs of these projects.
The course consists of:
- discussion sessions:
- group work (students prepare, present and defend their analysis of a selected number of case studies).
- group report and presentation (50%);
- written exam (50%).
Reader with selected case studies.
|Compulsory for:||WUCST||BSc Minor Conservation Tourism: Policies and Practices||6AF|