SAL-53806 Development of Sustainable Tourism

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Studiepunten 6.00

OnderwijstypeContacturen
Lectures24
Project learning25
Self-study
Course coordinator(s)prof. dr. VR van der Duim
Lecturer(s)prof. dr. VR van der Duim
dr. A Dewulf
dr. ir. GM Verschoor
Examiner(s)prof. dr. VR van der Duim

Language of instruction:

Dutch or English

Assumed knowledge on:

SAL-10806 Introduction Leisure, Tourism and Environment

Continuation courses:

SAL-31806 Leisure, Tourism and Environment: Sustainable Development

Contents:

This course aims at extending and integrating students knowledge of tourism conservation and development. Students are guided on a journey to analyze tourism development in the Netherlands, Europe and developing countries to provide an internationally comparative perspective and invites students to apply this knowledge. Students will analyze a selected number of case studies from around the world and are invited to design intervention strategies that enhance both conservation and development outputs of these cases.

Learning outcomes:

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;
- analyze, describe and evaluate how governance and policy processes influence the arrangement of actors, interests and ideas on conservation and development;
- design, present and defend intervention strategies for a sustainable tourism project in order to enhance conservation and development outputs of this project.

Activities:

The course consists of lectures, discussion sessions and group work (students design, present and defend an intervention strategy)

Examination:

Group report and presentation (50%); written exam (50%).

Literature:

Reader with selected case studies.

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Verplicht voor: WUTCDBSc Minor Tourism, Conservation and Development6AF