Provides students with a theoretical and practical overview of sport tourism with global and Australian examples. Adopts a teacher/student interaction during which students acquire an understanding of the theory and practice. Unit looks at the historical development of sport tourism, provides conceptual frameworks and sport tourism models and introduces business practices that outline the symbiotic relationship between sport and tourism, and finally introduces contemporary issues.
Understanding sport tourism
- Overview of sport tourism in practice
- Defining sport, tourism and the relationship between sport and tourism
- Historical development of sport tourism Theoretical perspectives
- Theories relating to sport and tourism
- Models and classifications relating to sport and tourism Contemporary issues in Sport tourism
- Contemporary issues in sport tourism at the local, national and international levels.
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||compare and contrast the definitions and concepts from the scholarly literature relating to the history and current practices of sport, tourism and the relationship between sport and tourism||Knowledge of a discipline||Communication and social skills|
|2||critically analyse theoretical frameworks, models and classification schemes relevant to the sport-tourism relationship||Knowledge of a discipline||Communication and social skills|
|3||discuss the symbiotic nature of the relationship between sport and tourism, and explain the impact of increased sport participation on tourism||Knowledge of a discipline||Communication and social skills|
|4||Critically discuss current issues in sport and tourism at local, national and international levels||Knowledge of a discipline||Communication and social skills||Cultural competence|
|5||identify and explain the fundamental management functions relevant to businesses operating in sport tourism at local, national and international levels||Knowledge of a discipline||Communication and social skills||Cultural competence|
|6||develop information literacy skills in the area of sport tourism||Knowledge of a discipline||Communication and social skills|
Teaching and assessment
Commonwealth Supported courses
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Commencing 2015 Commonwealth Supported only. Student contribution band: 3
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