Year 10 Tourism

LENGTH OF COURSE: Semester Only

ASSUMED BACKGROUND: Nil

CURRICULUM CHARGES:  Nil (Possible excursion charge of aproximately $20)

CONTENT:
Course content will be a selection of the following:

Understanding Tourism:
Students will build and understanding of the Tourism industry, looking at employment opportunities and growth within. They will look at the role of Tourism and the economic, social, environmental and cultural impact that the industry has around the world.

Creating ethical tourism:
Students will examine the motivations and drivers towards creating ethical tourism ventures, and what does the tourist expect from the initial marketing through to the end product of this venture. Also examine what thoughtful planning and management looks like to make a venture reflect ethical standards.

ASSESSMENT TYPES

Folio of evidence:
A folio may include a group presentation or a comparison study of the nature of tourism at a local, state, national and global levels. There could also be a source analysis where the student learns to determine and identify a reliable, useful, nonbiased and valid source when trying to prove a point.

Issues Investigation:
Investigate a topic like international travel, tourism markets, sustainable tourism, dark tourism, working in the industry, the role of government, tourism and technological change or ecotourism and present findings.