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BX3094 - Tourism Policy and Planning

Credit points: 3
Year: 2012
Student Contribution Band: Band 3
Administered by: School of Business

This subject will explore the role of government in the development and control of tourism. It examines relationships within and between different levels of government and between government and private enterprise. In particular the subject will analyse the effects of government policy on regional tourism development and planning.

Learning Outcomes

  • develop and understanding of the role of government policy and regulation in tourism development;
  • learn the process involved in preparing regional development proposals;
  • analyse the effects of government policy on regional tourism development and planning.

Graduate Qualities

  • The ability to adapt knowledge to new situations;
  • The ability to think critically, to analyse and evaluate claims, evidence and arguments, and to reason and deploy evidence clearly and logically;
  • The ability to deploy critically evaluated information to practical ends;
  • An understanding of the economic, legal, ethical, social and cultural issues involved in the use of information;
  • The ability to select and organise information and to communicate it accurately, cogently, coherently, creatively and ethically;
  • The acquisition of coherent and disciplined sets of skills, knowledge, values and professional ethics from at least one discipline area;
  • The ability to read complex and demanding texts accurately, critically and insightfully;
  • The ability to speak and write clearly, coherently and creatively;
  • The ability to communicate effectively with a range of audiences;
  • The ability to work individually and independently.
Inadmissible
Subject
Combinations:
TO3037 TO5037

Availabilities

Cairns, Study Period 8, Block
Census Date 16-Aug-2012
Face to face teaching 02-Aug-2012 to 12-Aug-2012 (2 and 3 Aug 5pm-8pm, 4 and 5 Aug 9am-5pm; 9 and 10 Aug 5pm-8pm,11 and 12 August 9am-5pm)
Coordinator: Professor Gianna Moscardo
Workload expectations:
  • 26 hours lectures
  • 12 hours tutorials
  • 1 days fieldwork
Assessment: quizzes or tests (30%); assignments (30%); tourism planning project (40%).

JCU Singapore, Study Period 51, Internal
Census Date 22-Mar-2012
Coordinator: Dr Alf Kuilboer
Workload expectations:
  • 26 hours lectures
  • 12 hours tutorials
Assessment: test (30%); assignments (30%); tourism planning project (40%).

JCU Singapore, Study Period 53, Internal
Census Date 15-Nov-2012
Coordinator: Professor Gianna Moscardo
Workload expectations:
  • 26 hours lectures
  • 12 hours tutorials
Assessment: test (30%); assignments (30%); tourism planning project (40%).

Townsville, Study Period 8, Block
Census Date 16-Aug-2012
Face to face teaching 02-Aug-2012 to 12-Aug-2012 (2 and 3 Aug 5pm-8pm, 4 and 5 Aug 9am-5pm; 9 and 10 Aug 5pm-8pm, 11 and 12 August 9am - 5pm)
Coordinator: Professor Gianna Moscardo
Workload expectations:
  • 26 hours lectures
  • 12 hours tutorials
  • 1 days fieldwork
Assessment: test (30%); assignments (30%); tourism planning project (40%).

Note: Minor variations might occur due to the continuous Subject quality improvement process, and in case of minor variation(s) in assessment details, the Subject Outline represents the latest official information.