Courses & Units

International Indigenous Tourism HAB310

Hobart

Note:

May be taken as an elective in the BTourism degree course.

Introduction

This unit explores concepts and issues relevant to, and the realities of, Indigenous Tourism. It delves into tourism in Australia's and New Zealand's colonial pasts, and also engages with contemporary ventures such as Indigenous dance, eco-tourism, pilgrimage to sacred sites, and Indigenous sites in the metropolis. Attention is given to issues such as marketing and representation, the roles of Indigenous tour guides, interpreting contested sites, the quest for authenticity, and sustainability. Comparative case studies from other regions such as the South Pacific and Central America are also considered.

Summary

Unit name International Indigenous Tourism
Unit code HAB310
Credit points 12.5
Faculty/School College of Arts, Law and Education
School of Humanities
Discipline Global Cultures and Languages
Coordinator

Teaching staff

Dr Mitchell Rolls

Level Advanced
Available as student elective? Yes
Breadth Unit? No

Availability

Location Study period Attendance options Available to
Hobart Semester 2 On-Campus Off-Campus International International Domestic Domestic

Key

On-campus
Off-Campus
International students
Domestic students
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Key Dates

Study Period Start date Census date WW date End date
Semester 2 15/7/2019 9/8/2019 2/9/2019 20/10/2019

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Fees

Domestic

Band CSP Student Contribution Full Fee Paying (domestic) Field of Education
1 2018: $805.00 2018: $1,615.00 090311

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Requisites

Prerequisites

25 points at introductory level in any discipline in any faculty

Co-requisites

Mutual Exclusions

You cannot enrol in this unit as well as the following:

Teaching

Teaching Pattern

On Campus: 2.5 hour seminar (lecture/tutorial) weekly (13 wks)
Off-campus:
2 x 50 minute weekly lectures accessed via MyLo mymedia, plus online tutorial discussions.

Assessment

1 x 1,500-word essay (20%), 1 x 2,500-word essay (30%), tutorial presentation and information literary exercise (10%); (for distance students a video/youtube or written presentation); 2-hr exam (40%).

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Textbooks

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