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2021 unit offering information will be available in November 2020

Unit description

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.

GA1: Intellectual rigour, GA2: Creativity, GA3: Ethical practice, GA4: Knowledge of a discipline, GA5: Lifelong learning, GA6: Communication and social skills, GA7: Cultural competence
On completion of this unit, students should be able to:GA1GA2GA3GA4GA5GA6GA7
1describe the principles, practices and protocols for tourist enterprise development with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communitiesEthical practiceKnowledge of a disciplineCultural competence
2present current examples as a basis for scoping the opportunities and potentials for Indigenous Experience enterprise development Ethical practiceKnowledge of a disciplineCultural competence
3analyse the values and experiences that attract, engage and reward visitors while also affirming personal values and maintaining good community relations. Ethical practiceCultural competence

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: Ethical practice
    • GA4: Knowledge of a discipline
    • GA7: Cultural competence
  2. present current examples as a basis for scoping the opportunities and potentials for Indigenous Experience enterprise development
    • GA3: Ethical practice
    • GA4: Knowledge of a discipline
    • GA7: Cultural competence
  3. analyse the values and experiences that attract, engage and reward visitors while also affirming personal values and maintaining good community relations.
    • GA3: Ethical practice
    • GA7: Cultural competence

Teaching and assessment

Notice

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Fee information

Domestic

Commonwealth Supported courses
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Commencing 2021 Commonwealth Supported only. Student contribution band: 3

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International

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