Tourism Policy (8053.3)
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|School Of Management||Level 3 - Undergraduate Advanced Unit|| Band 4 2021 (Commenced After 1 Jan 2021)
Band 4 2021 (Commenced After 1 Jan Social Work_Exclude 0905)
Band 5 2021 (Commenced Before 1 Jan 2021)
Learning outcomesOn successful completion of this unit, students will be able to:
1. Discuss the theories, the purpose and scope of policy making and planning and how they are applicable to the discipline of tourism;
2. Comprehend the contemporary developments in tourism policy and planning both nationally and internationally including political philosophies and their implications; and
3. Apply and experiment with the use of a variety of policy analysis techniques and planning strategies to tourism development and tourism problems.
Graduate attributes1. UC graduates are professional - communicate effectively
1. UC graduates are professional - display initiative and drive, and use their organisation skills to plan and manage their workload
1. UC graduates are professional - employ up-to-date and relevant knowledge and skills
1. UC graduates are professional - take pride in their professional and personal integrity
1. UC graduates are professional - use creativity, critical thinking, analysis and research skills to solve theoretical and real-world problems
1. UC graduates are professional - work collaboratively as part of a team, negotiate, and resolve conflict
2. UC graduates are global citizens - adopt an informed and balanced approach across professional and international boundaries
2. UC graduates are global citizens - behave ethically and sustainably in their professional and personal lives
2. UC graduates are global citizens - communicate effectively in diverse cultural and social settings
2. UC graduates are global citizens - make creative use of technology in their learning and professional lives
2. UC graduates are global citizens - think globally about issues in their profession
3. UC graduates are lifelong learners - adapt to complexity, ambiguity and change by being flexible and keen to engage with new ideas
3. UC graduates are lifelong learners - evaluate and adopt new technology
3. UC graduates are lifelong learners - reflect on their own practice, updating and adapting their knowledge and skills for continual professional and academic development
PrerequisitesCompletion of 6588 Introduction to Tourism OR 9470 Introduction to Events and Tourism OR 8729 Global Tourism Issues.
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There is no textbook for this Unit. Instead, we will use a series of readings.
Airey, D., & Ruhanen, L. (2014). Tourism policy-making in Australia: A national and state perspective. Tourism Planning & Development 11(2), 149 - 62.
Bramwell, G. (2006) Actors, power and discourses of growth limits. Annals of Tourism Research 33(4), 957 - 78.
Bullent Ozturk, A. & van Niekirk, M. (2014) Volume or value: Policy decisions for Turkey's tourism industry. Journal of Destination Marketing and Management 3, 193 - 97
Dredge, D., & Jenkins, J. (2003). Destination place identity and regional tourism policy. Tourism Geographies 5(4), 383-407.
Dredge, D. (2006). Policy networks and the local organisation of tourism. Tourism Management 27(2), 269-280.
Dwyer, L. & Edwards, D. (2010) Sustainable tourism planning. In: J. J. Liburd & D. Edwards (Eds.) Understanding the Sustainable Development of Tourism. Goodfellow Publishers: Woodeaton: UK. pp 19 - 44.
Farsari, I., & Butler, R. W. (2011). Complexity in tourism policies: A cognitive mapping approach. Annals of Tourism Research 38(3), 1110-1134.
Getz, D. & Page, G. (2016) Progress and prospects for event tourism research. Tourism Management 52, 593 - 631.
Hall, C. M. (2011). A typology of governance and its implications for tourism policy. Journal of Sustainable Tourism 19(4-5), 437 - 57.
Hjalager, A.-M. (2012) A review of innovation research in torism. Tourism Management 31, 1 - 12.
Halkowicz, J., Cook, A. & Hall, M. (2013) The future of tourism in Queensland: Global megatrends creating opportunities and challenges over the coming twenty years. CSIRO: Canberra, Australia.
Krutwaysho, O., & Bramwell, B. (2010). Tourism policy implementation and society. Annals of Tourism Research 37(3), 670-691.
Mair, J. (2011) Events and climate change: An Australian perspective. International Journal of Events & Festival Management 2(3), 245 - 253.
Patterson, T., Bastianoni, S. & Simpson, M. (2006) Tourism & climate change: Two way street or vicious / virtuous cycle? Journal of Sustainable Tourism 14(4), 339 - 348.
Richardson, S., March, R., Lewis, J. & Radel, K. (2015) Analysing the impact of the 2011 natural disasters on the Central Queensland tourism industry. In: Tourism Crises and Disaster Management in the Asia-Pacific. B.W. Ritchie & K. Campiranon (Eds.). CABI: Wallingford, UK. pp 149 - 160.
Sans, A. A. & Dominquez, A. Q. (2016) Unravelling Airbnb: Urban perspectives from Barcelona. In: Reinventing the Local in Tourism: Producing, Consuming & Negotiating Place. A.P. Russon & G. Richards (Eds.). Channel View Publications: Bristol, UK. pp 209 - 208.
Scarpino, M.R. & Gretzel, U. (2015) Conceptualising organizational resilience in tourism crisis management. In: Tourism Crises and Disaster Management in the Asia-Pacific. B.W. Ritchie & K. Campiranon (Eds.). CABI: Wallingford, UK. pp 15 - 32.
Stevenson, N., Airey, D., & Miller, G. (2008). Tourism policy making: The policymakers' perspectives. Annals of Tourism Research 35(3), 732-750.
Stokes, B. (2008) Tourism strategy making: Insights to the events domain. Tourism Management 29, 252 - 262.
Tribe, J. (2016) Strategy for Tourism. Second Edition. Goodfellow Publishers: Woodeaton, UK. pp 2 - 22.
Wallace, S., & Reilly, E (2015) Tourism 2025: An industry perspective regarding the NZ 2025 Tourism Strategy. Journal of Tourism Futures 1(1) 53 - 57.
Wang, D., & Ap, J. (2013). Factors affecting tourism policy implementation: A conceptual framework and a case study in China. Tourism Management 36, 221-233.
Weaver, D. & Lawton, L. (2014) Tourism Management. Fifth Edition. Wiley: Milton, Queensland, Australia. pp 19 - 48.
Wei, W., Cole, S.T.. & Chen, J.S. (2017) Tourist innovation in air travel. Journal of Travel Research 16, 1 - 17.
Weir, B. (2017) Climate change and tourism - are we forgetting lessons from the past? Journal of Hospitality and Tourism Management 32, 108 - 114.
Weir B. & Dickson, T.J. (2012) Organisational sustainability and risk management. In: T.J. Dickson & T.L. Gray (Eds.) Risk Management in the Outdoors. Cambridge University Press: Cambridge, UK. pp 25 - 42.
Submission of assessment items
Special assessment requirements
To pass this unit, students must:
- Obtain an aggregate mark of 50% or more, AND
- Complete all items of assessment.
Students have a responsibility to uphold University standards on ethical scholarship. Good scholarship involves building on the work of others and use of others' work must be acknowledged with proper attribution made. Cheating, plagiarism, and falsification of data are dishonest practices that contravene academic values. Refer to the University's Student Charter for more information.
To enhance understanding of academic integrity, all students are expected to complete the Academic Integrity Module (AIM) at least once during their course of study. You can access this module within UCLearn (Canvas) through the 'Academic Integrity and Avoiding Plagiarism' link in the Study Help site.
Use of Text-Matching Software
The University of Canberra uses text-matching software to help students and staff reduce plagiarism and improve understanding of academic integrity. The software matches submitted text in student assignments against material from various sources: the internet, published books and journals, and previously submitted student texts.
See the requirements for Assessment Item 3.
Required IT skills
Work placement, internships or practicums
All written work in this Unit must be prepared and referenced in accordance with the Faculty 'Good Essay' Guide (copy available on the Unit Moodle site) and will be marked accordingly.
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