2020 unit offering information will be available in September 2019
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 2020 Commonwealth Supported only. Student contribution band: 2
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