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Paper title Special Topic
Paper code TOUR350
Subject Tourism
EFTS 0.1500
Points 18 points
Teaching period Not offered in 2022 (Distance learning)
Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD) $887.55
International Tuition Fees Tuition Fees for international students are elsewhere on this website.

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Schedule C
Commerce
Contact
To be advised when next offered
Teaching staff
To be advised when next offered
Textbooks

Textbooks are not required for this paper.

Graduate Attributes Emphasised
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Learning Outcomes
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Timetable

Not offered in 2022

Location
Dunedin
Teaching method
This paper is taught through Distance Learning
Learning management system
Blackboard

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
Paper code TOUR350
Subject Tourism
EFTS 0.1500
Points 18 points
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.

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Prerequisite
54 points at 200-level
Schedule C
Commerce
Contact

anna.carr@otago.ac.nz

Teaching staff

Professor David Brown, Brock University

Textbooks

Textbooks are not required for this paper.

Graduate Attributes Emphasised

Information literacy, Critical thinking, Communication, Teamwork, Environmental literacy, Cultural understanding, Global perspective.
View more information about Otago's graduate attributes.

Learning Outcomes

Students who successfully complete the paper will:

  1. Identify, describe and evaluate a cogent thematic framework for a digital interpretive guide or tour on a tourism or heritage theme.
  2. Relate theoretical principles of heritage interpretation (traditional and digital) to a real-world tourism / heritage destination.
  3. Master tourism-relevant digital skills and technologies.
  4. Critically evaluate interpretive assets and tools.
  5. Develop an engaging and effective digital interpretive tour or guide experience with a cogent theme.

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Timetable

Summer School

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

Lecture

Stream Days Times Weeks
Attend
A1 Tuesday 09:00-11:50 2-7
Friday 09:00-11:50 2-7