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Unit Summary

Unit type

UG Coursework Unit

Credit points

12

AQF level

7

Level of learning

Intermediate

Unit aim

Presents the Indigenous experience as a key driver of International tourism. Identify factors in profitable, successful and sustainable business development in Indigenous tourism. Students will explore the principles for ethical, culturally safe and exciting experiences for visitors.

Unit content

Topic 1: Introduction to Indigenous Experience Tourism (IET)
Topic 2: IET Principles and Practice
Topic 3: Co-cultural Principles in IET
Topic 4: Community Tourism Case Study

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.

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On completion of this unit, students should be able to: GA1 GA2 GA3 GA4 GA5 GA6 GA7
1 describe the principles, practices and protocols for tourist enterprise development with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities
2 present current examples as a basis for scoping the opportunities and potentials for Indigenous Experience enterprise development
3 analyse the values and experiences that attract, engage and reward visitors while also affirming personal values and maintaining good community relations.

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

  1. describe the principles, practices and protocols for tourist enterprise development with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities
    • GA3:
    • GA4:
    • GA7:
  2. present current examples as a basis for scoping the opportunities and potentials for Indigenous Experience enterprise development
    • GA3:
    • GA4:
    • GA7:
  3. analyse the values and experiences that attract, engage and reward visitors while also affirming personal values and maintaining good community relations.
    • GA3:
    • GA7: