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This undergraduate course provides an in-depth understanding of responsible tourism in the local and in the international context. Special attention will be given to responsible management of hotels.
After completion of this course, students should be able to:
Understand the concept of responsible tourism;
Recognize the impact of sustainability on business performance as well as on stakeholders;
Identify factors promoting or hindering responsible management practices in the tourism industry;
Formulate strategies to effectively promote responsible tourism.
Students will also be able to develop the following intellectual, professional and practical:
The ability to think critically and creatively;
The ability to organize, analyze, synthesize and critically appraise relevant theories, models, and viewpoints;
The ability to effectively search for information and knowledge;
Analyze and synthesize data, and apply them to solve problems and make decisions;
Self-reflection and self-management.
Please note this is a "PI"(constant evaluation) -type course. Participants must be present during the first session and attend at least 80% of the remaining session hours to be able to complete this course.
When a session or part of it is held in the online format, just like in a physical classroom, participants must focus on the class and show attention to others, thus all participants will be visible to fellow students and to the lecturer during the whole session. Those who only log on, but do not show up on camera, will be counted as absent.
In addition to interactive lectures and guest speaker's presentation, teaching and learning will take place through a variety of media and tools, including: case studies, video clips, small group discussions, and self-reflection.
The final grade for this course will consist of the following 3 components:
1. Report paper: 20%
2. Active participation in class discussions: 20%
3. Group presentations: 60%
Please note! In addition to the above scores, achieving a minimum of 60% on each graded component is required for successful completion of the course. For example, a student who received scores of 90% on the first 2 components, but did not contribute significantly to group projects (so called "free riding"), will still fail this course.
Please also note the attendance requirements. Students who do not meet attendance requirement will fail the course.
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