Not currently available in 2020
Critically assesses the role of transportation in sustainable tourism development. This includes the environmental costs and potential mitigation measures associated with different forms of tourism transport modes. Possibilities and obstacles associated with transitions towards more sustainable transport futures are also examined.
Topic 1: Transport and the sustainability of tourism
Topic 2: Transport modes and sustainable tourism
Topic 3: Long-distance transport I: Air travel
Topic 4: Long-distance transport II: Cruiseships
Topic 5: Local transport
Topic 6: Transportation futures I: Possibilities for change
Topic 7:Transportation futures II: Policy and government
Topic 8: Political responses to transport sustainability in tourism
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||Explain the role of transportation in the development of sustainable tourism||Knowledge of a discipline|
|2||Demonstrate understanding of the environmental impacts of multiple tourist transport modes||Knowledge of a discipline|
|3||Critically assess possibilities towards carbon reduction for different transport modes||Ethical practice||Knowledge of a discipline|
|4||Demonstrate understanding of the possibilities and obstacles towards sustainable change in tourism transport||Creativity||Ethical practice|
Teaching and assessment
Commonwealth Supported courses
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Commencing 2020 Commonwealth Supported only. Student contribution band: 3
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