TOUR 212 - Principles of Tourism
3 Semester Hour Credits
Course Description: Overview of tourism including historical issues and current trends, travel behavior, tourism planning and policy, tourism impacts and tourism promotion.
Schedule: Even fall semesters. This course follows the on-campus schedule for beginning and ending dates.
Delivery Method: Online. Students are not expected to come to the campus at any time.
Prerequisite Courses: None.
Instructor: Sherry Niesar; email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Textbook: Book Information through the DCB Bookstore.
Other Materials: None.
Course Objectives: It is expected that students will be able to:
- Outline the history of tourism
- Explain how tourism providers are organized
- Name what agencies and organizations provide tourism services
- Define travel behavior
- Describe tourism planning and marketing
- Regular participation in the class is expected.
- Graded assignments: Assignments are given to reinforce chapter content. They are practical in nature and require the student to apply new knowledge of chapters.
- Graded quizzes/tests: Fourteen quizzes and three one-hour exams of approximately 45 questions will be given.
- Grades: Grades are based on total points earned and include the points earned on exams and assignments.
Exams - Policies & Procedures:
- All quizzes and exams can be taken on any computer with Internet access.
- Quizzes and exams can be taken at home, in a library or other location that has a suitable testing environment.
- Exams may only be taken during the set dates and times. Times are clearly posted on course calendar.
- Each quiz/test will be available for a 36-hour period on a date set by the instructor. Students can take a quiz/test at any time during the 36-hour period.
- Each quiz/test will be available for a limited period of time (15-55 minutes) depending upon the number of questions.
- A comprehensive final project is given the last three weeks of class.
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