Use web-based and mobile digital interpretive platforms to identify and interpret natural and cultural heritage tourism attractions. Focus on knowledge mobilisation by the creation of digital heritage tour or guide.
|Paper title||Special Topic: Heritage Interpretation in the Digital Age|
|Teaching period||Summer School (On campus)|
|Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD)||$912.00|
|International Tuition Fees||Tuition Fees for international students are elsewhere on this website.|
- 54 points at 200-level
- Schedule C
- Teaching staff
Professor David Brown, Brock University
Textbooks are not required for this paper.
- Graduate Attributes Emphasised
Information literacy, Critical thinking, Communication, Teamwork, Environmental literacy, Cultural understanding, Global perspective.
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- Learning Outcomes
Students who successfully complete the paper will:
- Identify, describe and evaluate a cogent thematic framework for a digital interpretive guide or tour on a tourism or heritage theme.
- Relate theoretical principles of heritage interpretation (traditional and digital) to a real-world tourism / heritage destination.
- Master tourism-relevant digital skills and technologies.
- Critically evaluate interpretive assets and tools.
- Develop an engaging and effective digital interpretive tour or guide experience with a cogent theme.