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Tourism and Events Project (TOU322)

Organisational Unit Global Studies
Credit Points 3
Availability MURDOCH: S2-internal, S2-external
KAPLAN-SGP: TJA-internal, TSA-internal
Teaching Timetables Murdoch S2
Description Tourism and events, combine to be one of the largest industries globally, and they have been used as development tools from the local community engagement to a focus for international aid. Tourism and events are dependent upon global policies and politics; and are highly responsive to natural, economic and political occurrences focussing on authentic, historical and cultural situations. Students undertake independent research on a Tourism or Events topic of their own, with the approval of the Unit Coordinator
Unit Learning Outcomes The unit is organized around five key components:
1) Pre Workshop Activities
2) Workshop Participation
3) Post Workshop Activities.
4) Field Work; and
5) Assignments.
Timetabled Learning Activities Murdoch
12 Sessions of 2 hour workshops
6 Session of 4 hour workshops
All offerings of this unit include the equivalent of 30 hours of structured learning.
Unit Learning Experiences The Unit is delivered through blended learning. Class seminar/workshops are a vital component of the learning experience. Peer review through evaluation and feedback is a key learning outcome.
Other Learning Experiences Field work as required to undertake research
Assessment 1. Contribution to Peer Learning Experience 20%
2. Proposal outline 0% Pass/fail
3. Literature review 1000 words 15%
4. Poster Presentation 20%
5. The Research Report 3000 words 45%
Prerequisites TOU101 Introduction to Tourism Systems; TOU102 Travel and Tourism in Society; TOU221 Sustainable Tourism.
Exclusions TOU302 Tourism Projects
Previously 2015: 'Tourism Project'
Appears in these Courses/Majors:
see individual structures for context
Tourism and Events (BA)
Tourism and Events (BA) [New in 2014]
Appears in these Co-Majors Tourism and Events
Appears in these Minors Tourism
Internet Access RequirementsMurdoch units normally include an online component comprising materials, discussions, lecture recordings and assessment activities. All students, regardless of their location or mode of study, need to have access to and be able to use computing devices with browsing capability and a connection to the Internet via Broadband (Cable, ADSL or Mobile) or Wireless. The Internet connection should be readily available and allow large amounts of data to be streamed or downloaded (approximately 100MB per lecture recording). Students also need to be able to enter into online discussions and submit assignments online.


Unit Coordinator
Dr Diane Lee
Senior Lecturer in Tourism

Murdoch Campus
t: 9360 2616
e: D.Lee@murdoch.edu.au
o: 450.4.036 - Building 450, Murdoch Campus
Unit Contacts

Dr Kim Hudson
P/T Teaching Casual

e: K.Hudson@murdoch.edu.au

MURDOCH: S2-External
MURDOCH: S2-Internal
Dr Diane Lee
Senior Lecturer in Tourism

Murdoch Campus
t: 9360 2616
e: D.Lee@murdoch.edu.au
o: 450.4.036 - Building 450, Murdoch Campus
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