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TOUR427 Tourism and Development Ethnographic Field School

A residential ethnographic field school conducted abroad, providing students with critical understanding and guided practical experience in designing and conducting ethnographic research related to tourism and development.

This paper provides students with intensive, hands-on ethnographic fieldwork experience related to tourism and development. The paper is a residential, intensive (five-week long) 'field school' in a 'developing country' context. This paper provides students with guided practical experience in designing and conducting ethnographic research. In addition to undertaking ethnographic research exercises, students will attend classes on research ethics, design and methodology. By offering the opportunity to undertake small-scale research exercises under close faculty supervision, this paper will benefit students who might undertake ethnographic methods for their master's dissertation and beyond. The paper will also be of particular interest to students interested in working for non-governmental or governmental development organisations.

Paper title Tourism and Development Ethnographic Field School
Paper code TOUR427
Subject Tourism
EFTS 0.1667
Points 20 points
Teaching period Short Courses (inc. Field Trips) (1 June 2017 - 14 July 2017)
Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD) $1,037.87
International Tuition Fees Tuition Fees for international students are elsewhere on this website.

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Restriction
TOUR 424
Notes
Admission to this paper is subject to approval from the Head of Department.
Eligibility
Open to postgraduate students with an interest in ethnographic research

There are additional costs related to this paper in addition to your course fees (eg airfares).

Enrolments for this paper are limited, and it requires departmental permission. View more information about limitations of enrolment.
Contact
tourism@otago.ac.nz
Teaching staff
Co-ordinator: Associate Professor Hazel Tucker
Teaching Arrangements
This paper has one week based in Dunedin before travel to a 'developing country' for four weeks of intensive ethnographic research.
Textbooks
Textbooks are not required for this paper.
Graduate Attributes Emphasised
Global perspective, Interdisciplinary perspective, Lifelong learning, Scholarship, Communication, Critical thinking, Cultural understanding, Ethics, Research, Self-motivation.
View more information about Otago's graduate attributes.
Learning Outcomes
On successful completion of this paper, students will be able to engage in critical ethnographic thinking and be able to
  • Critically analyse their own positionality
  • Understand, design, perform and critically evaluate ethnographic research

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Timetable

Short Courses (inc. Field Trips) (1 June 2017 - 14 July 2017)

Location
Dunedin
Teaching method
This paper is taught On Campus
Learning management system
Blackboard

A residential ethnographic field school conducted abroad, providing students with critical understanding and guided practical experience in designing and conducting ethnographic research related to tourism and development.

This paper provides students with intensive, hands-on ethnographic fieldwork experience related to tourism and development. The paper is a residential, intensive 'field school' programme, which involves field-trips and fieldwork experiences in a 'developing country' context, usually in Thailand.
This paper provides students with guided practical experience in designing and conducting ethnographic research. In addition to undertaking ethnographic research exercises, students will attend classes on research ethics, design and methodology. By offering the opportunity to undertake small-scale research exercises under close faculty supervision, this paper will benefit students who might undertake ethnographic methods for their master's dissertation and beyond. The paper will also be of particular interest to students interested in working for non-governmental or governmental development

Paper title Tourism and Development Ethnographic Field School
Paper code TOUR427
Subject Tourism
EFTS 0.1667
Points 20 points
Teaching period Short Courses (inc. Field Trips) (5 June 2018 - 6 July 2018)
Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD) $1,058.71
International Tuition Fees Tuition Fees for international students are elsewhere on this website.

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Restriction
TOUR 424
Notes
Admission to this paper is subject to approval from the Head of Department.
Eligibility
Open to postgraduate students with an interest in ethnographic research

There are additional costs related to this paper in addition to your course fees (e.g. airfares).

Enrolments for this paper require departmental permission. View more information about departmental permission.
Contact
tourism@otago.ac.nz
Teaching staff
Co-ordinator: Associate Professor Hazel Tucker
Teaching Arrangements
This paper has one week based in Dunedin before travel to a 'developing country' for four weeks of intensive ethnographic research.
Textbooks
Textbooks are not required for this paper.
Graduate Attributes Emphasised
Global perspective, Interdisciplinary perspective, Lifelong learning, Scholarship, Communication, Critical thinking, Cultural understanding, Ethics, Research, Self-motivation.
View more information about Otago's graduate attributes.
Learning Outcomes
On successful completion of this paper, students will be able to engage in critical ethnographic thinking and be able to
  • Critically analyse their own positionality
  • Understand, design, perform and critically evaluate ethnographic research

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Timetable

Short Courses (inc. Field Trips) (5 June 2018 - 6 July 2018)

Location
Dunedin
Teaching method
This paper is taught On Campus
Learning management system
Blackboard