Introduces students to information communication technology (ICT) systems used in tourism. Provides an understanding of the values and uses of computer-based information systems for business operations, management decision making and strategic success of the organisation. Emphasis is on workplace-based assessment. The unit allows and encourages students to enhance their computer literacy.
- Tourism ICT in the present context
- Understanding the search engines and the web, and the social effects of ICT
- Understanding the past and predicting the future
- Web design
- ICT, travel and e-Tourism
- Human resource implications in the service sector
- Hotel technology and ICT
- ICTs, e-Tourism and e-Commerce
- ICT strategic plans: The management perspective
- ICTs and (strategic) knowledge management
- Information technology + tourism/hospitality/events: Ethical issues
- Current issues in ICT
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.
Learning outcomes and graduate attributes
|On completion of this unit, students should be able to:||GA1||GA2||GA3||GA4||GA5||GA6||GA7|
|1||identify and design quality global web presence for tourism, hotel and events organisations||Creativity||Knowledge of a discipline||Communication and social skills|
|2||appraise the changing nature of technology within tourism, hotel and events through identifying emerging trends and analysing the research literature||Knowledge of a discipline||Communication and social skills|
|3||analyse the role of information and communications technology (ICT) in managing the information needs of the tourism, hotel and events sector||Knowledge of a discipline||Communication and social skills|
|4||critically appraise ICT strategic management plans for the tourism, hotel and events sector||Creativity||Knowledge of a discipline||Communication and social skills|
Teaching and assessment
Commonwealth Supported courses
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Commencing 2018 Commonwealth Supported only. Student contribution band: 2
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