Not currently available in 2020
Critically examines the notion of tourist experiences from psychological, social, and political perspectives. There is a particular focus on the impacts that tourist experiences can have on the cultures and natural environments of destinations. Students will understand how to design enjoyable, engaging and memorable visitor experiences within sustainable and responsible frameworks of practice.
Topic 1: Understanding tourist experience
Topic 2: The tourist experience contextualised in society and culture
Topic 3: Principles of design and application to tourism
Topic 4: Storytelling and visitor experience
Topic 5: Experiencing nature
Topic 6: Experiencing culture
Topic 7: Incorporating digital technologies
Topic 8: Theme parks and experience design
Topic 9: Methods to evaluate tourist experience
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||Demonstrate understanding of the tourist experience and its broader impacts||Ethical practice||Cultural competence|
|2||Apply principles of design to tourist experiences||Creativity|
|3||Create a tourist experience informed by principles of responsible and sustainable tourism||Creativity||Ethical practice|
|4||Design an evaluation approach for tourist experiences||Cultural competence|
Teaching and assessment
Commonwealth Supported courses
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Commencing 2020 Commonwealth Supported only. Student contribution band: 3
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