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Unit of Study TOUR1001 - Tourism Theories and Practices (2022)

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  • Co-requisites

      MNG10225 Introduction to Convention and Event Tourism

Learning outcomes

Unit Learning Outcomes express learning achievement in terms of what a student should know, understand and be able to do on completion of a unit. These outcomes are aligned with the graduate attributes. The unit learning outcomes and graduate attributes are also the basis of evaluating prior learning.

On completion of this unit, students should be able to:

demonstrate the link between tourism theories and related industry practices

demonstrate an understanding of the elements of whole tourism systems and sustainable tourism

build an understanding of the stakeholder organisations involved in tourism across global, national, state, regional and local levels

demonstrate information literacy to plan, develop and write academic assessments.

Prescribed learning resources

Prescribed Texts
  • Current black & white print version - available at the Coop bookshop: Weaver, D & Lawton, L, 2014, Tourism Management, 5th edn (B&W print), John Wiley & Sons, Milton, Qld, Australia. ISBN: 9780730335580.
  • Original colour print version - possibly available secondhand: Weaver, D & Lawton, L, 2014, Tourism Management, 5th edn, John Wiley & Sons, Milton, QLD, Australia. ISBN: 9781118644812.
  • eBook version - available online at http://www.wileydirect.com.au/buy/tourism-management-5th-edition/: Weaver, D & Lawton, L, 2014, Tourism Management, 5th edn (eBook), John Wiley & Sons, Milton, QLD, Australia. ISBN: 9780730308898.

Prescribed Texts
  • Current black & white print version - available at the Coop bookshop: Weaver, D & Lawton, L, 2014, Tourism Management, 5th edn (B&W print), John Wiley & Sons, Milton, Qld, Australia. ISBN: 9780730335580.
  • Original colour print version - possibly available secondhand: Weaver, D & Lawton, L, 2014, Tourism Management, 5th edn, John Wiley & Sons, Milton, QLD, Australia. ISBN: 9781118644812.
  • eBook version - available online at http://www.wileydirect.com.au/buy/tourism-management-5th-edition/: Weaver, D & Lawton, L, 2014, Tourism Management, 5th edn (eBook), John Wiley & Sons, Milton, QLD, Australia. ISBN: 9780730308898.

Prescribed Learning Resources may change in future Teaching Periods.