2019 Introduction to Tourism Planning

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Academic unit or major
Graduate major in Urban Design and Built Environment
Instructor(s)
Soshiroda Akira 
Course component(s)
Lecture
Day/Period(Room No.)
Mon7-8(W831)  
Group
-
Course number
UDE.D501
Credits
1
Academic year
2019
Offered quarter
1Q
Syllabus updated
2019/4/8
Lecture notes updated
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Language used
Japanese
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Course description and aims

This course covers the fundamentals of the knowledge for tourism study. This course introduce the basic terms relating to tourism planning, the concept of tourism, and the brief history of tourism.
This course facilitstes students'understanding of the basic issues faced by contemporary tourism.

Student learning outcomes

By the end of this course, students will be able to:
1)understand basic terms relating to tourism planning;
2)understand the concept of tourism;
3)understand the brief history of tourism; and
4)understand the basic issues faced by contemporary tourism.

Keywords

tourism, travel, tour, resort, history

Competencies that will be developed

Intercultural skills Communication skills Specialist skills Critical thinking skills Practical and/or problem-solving skills
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Class flow

6 classes are a lecture format. However, in 2 classes, students read the two literatures and explain about their contents and their own opinions.

Course schedule/Required learning

  Course schedule Required learning
Class 1 Introduction
Class 2 Concept of tourism Understand the concept of tourism
Class 3 The history of tourism in the world Understand the history of tourism in the world
Class 4 Literature Subscribe and presentation on tourism and resorts worldwide Understand the literatures related to tourism worldwide
Class 5 Literature Subscribe and presentation on tourism and resorts worldwide Understand the literatures related to tourism worldwide
Class 6 The history of tourism in Japan(until Modern times) Understand the history of tourism in Japan(until Modern times)
Class 7 Literature Subscribe and presentation on tourism and resort of Japan Understand the literatures related to tourism of Japan
Class 8 Literature Subscribe and presentation on tourism and resort of Japan Understand the literatures related to tourism of Japan

Textbook(s)

None required.

Reference books, course materials, etc.

Harada Junko, Akira Soshiroda, New Trend of Tourism and Rerigion, (zaidanhoujin)Hosodaigaku Kyouiku Sinnkokai. ( ISBN978-4-595-31259-5 C1326)
Course materials are provided during class.

Assessment criteria and methods

Students’ course scores are based on 4 reports (50%) and 2 presentations (50%).
The instructor may fail a student if he/she repeatedly comes to class late or resubmits reports too often.

Related courses

  • ARC.P305 : National and City Planning
  • CVE.D310 : Theory of Landscape Architecture
  • ARC.P302 : Landscape Architecture
  • UDE.D406 : Topics of Structure and Dynamics of Viewing
  • UDE.D410 : The Principles of Community Design
  • UDE.D403 : Theories of Urban and Community Design

Prerequisites (i.e., required knowledge, skills, courses, etc.)

No prerequisites are necessary, but enrollment in the related courses is desirable.

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