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GroupR801D13S/Degree Programme in Tourism (Rovaniemi)
Study unitR801D16A Multidimensional Changing Environments in Tourism, 5.00 ECTS credits, 133 h
Tourism as Global Phenomenon and Industry
PROFESSIONAL STUDIES
ImplementationPerustoteutus/13001
Unit
Time of implementationSpring1/2013-2014
Responsible teacherAngeria Mervi
Other teachersKähkönen Outi, Laitinen-Tolonen Aulikki, Lammi Kaisa
Status of implementationFinished

Description status Ready
  
Language of instruction English
Starting and ending dates07.01.2014 - 27.02.2014
Minimum number of participants  
Maximum number of participants  
Enrolment period14.04.2013 - 31.05.2013
Implementation method
Virtuality 0 ECTS credits
R&D integration 0 ECTS credits
Resit dates of the exam
Koulutuksen aikataulu (www-linkki)
Description language English 
Objectives  
Assessment criteria  
Pedagogical arrangements

Various pedagogical methods, such as tutorials, lectures, exercises, and learning assignments.  

Material

Will be announced in the beginning of the study unit.

Content

The student gets an overall picture how the global economy affects the tourism industry. The student also develops his/her ICT and mathematical skills to better meet the needs of analysing e.g. statistical information.

The student:

  • understands the basics of international economics and is able to  take into consideration changes in the operating environment
  • knows how world-scale events and changes may affect the local, national and global tourism industry and is able to take it into account in planning different operations
  • understands the significance of  clusters and networks on different levels
  • develops his/her ICT and mathematical skills for analysing and applying existing knowledge and statistic

Content:

  • the basics of international economics and national economies
  • significance and impacts of world-scale events and changes on local, national and global tourism industry
  • international trade alliances
  • ICT applications (Excel) and mathematical calculations for analysing and applying existing knowledge and statistics

 

Assessment

Assessed parts and their share of total assessment:

Participation and exercises in mathematics  (pass/failed)

Participation and exercises in ICT/excel (pass/failed)

Tutorial and information retrieval (pass/failed)

Learning assignment "Economic analsis" 70%

Group assignment "Tourism investments in Lapland" 30%

 

General assessment criteria:

Excellent skills

The student shows profound critical, analytical and reflective thinking and practical skills in his/her studies and work-related tasks. He/she has excellent knowledge of the basics of economics. He/she is able to find clear connection between the world-scale events and changes, and fully understands their effects on the local, national and global tourism industry. He/she has excellent ICT mathematical skills for analysing and applying existing knowledge and statistics. All the assignments are performed according to the instructions.

 

Good skills

The student shows critical, analytical and reflective thinking and practical skills in his/her studies and work-related tasks. He/she is able to understand the basics of economics. He/she is able to find connection between the world-scale events and changes, and their effects on the local, national and global tourism industry. He/she has good ICT and mathematical skills for analysing and applying existing knowledge and statistics. All the assignments are performed mostly according to the instructions.

 

Satisfactory skills

The student shows basic-level critical, analytical and reflective thinking and practical skills in his/her studies and work-related tasks. He/she is able to understand the basics of economics only partly. He/she is able to find some connection between the world-scale events and changes, and their effects on the local, national and global tourism industry. He/she has basic ICT and mathematical skills for analysing and applying existing knowledge and statistics. All the assignments are performed mostly according to the instructions.

Fail

The student does not complete the assignments according to instructions or does not attend the learning situations at all. He/she does not pass the assignments and/or the exam as required.