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    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.

    About this paper

    Paper title Special Topic: Heritage Interpretation in the Digital Age
    Subject Tourism
    EFTS 0.1500
    Points 18 points
    Teaching period Not offered in 2024 (On campus)
    Domestic Tuition Fees ( NZD ) $937.50
    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


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    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:

    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


    Not offered in 2024

    Teaching method
    This paper is taught On Campus
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