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Tourism Geography

Module name (EN):
Name of module in study programme. It should be precise and clear.
Tourism Geography
Degree programme:
Study Programme with validity of corresponding study regulations containing this module.
International Tourism Management, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2020
Module code: DFITM-508
SAP-Submodule-No.:
The exam administration creates a SAP-Submodule-No for every exam type in every module. The SAP-Submodule-No is equal for the same module in different study programs.
P620-0603
Hours per semester week / Teaching method:
The count of hours per week is a combination of lecture (V for German Vorlesung), exercise (U for Übung), practice (P) oder project (PA). For example a course of the form 2V+2U has 2 hours of lecture and 2 hours of exercise per week.
4SU (4 hours per week)
ECTS credits:
European Credit Transfer System. Points for successful completion of a course. Each ECTS point represents a workload of 30 hours.
5
Semester: unspecified
Mandatory course: yes
Language of instruction:
English
Assessment:
Project work (Can be repeated annually)

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Applicability / Curricular relevance:
All study programs (with year of the version of study regulations) containing the course.

DFITM-508 (P620-0603) International Tourism Management, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2020 , mandatory course
BITM-581 (P440-0092) International Tourism-Management, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2020 , semester 5, mandatory course

Suitable for exchange students (learning agreement)
Workload:
Workload of student for successfully completing the course. Each ECTS credit represents 30 working hours. These are the combined effort of face-to-face time, post-processing the subject of the lecture, exercises and preparation for the exam.

The total workload is distributed on the semester (01.04.-30.09. during the summer term, 01.10.-31.03. during the winter term).
60 class hours (= 45 clock hours) over a 15-week period.
The total student study time is 150 hours (equivalent to 5 ECTS credits).
There are therefore 105 hours available for class preparation and follow-up work and exam preparation.
Recommended prerequisites (modules):
None.
Recommended as prerequisite for:
Module coordinator:
Prof. Dr. Achim Schröder
Lecturer: Prof. Dr. Achim Schröder

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Learning outcomes:
After successfully completing this module, students will be able to:
- demonstrate the importance of spatial differences as a driving force of tourism and consider them in the context of management and marketing strategies
- identify spatial amenities and location factors and derive their potential for tourism valorization
- demonstrate basic connections between tourism geography and physical geography and/or human geography
- classify the earth´s ecozones and put their special features to practical use in their own projects
- document the key project results and present them to the group (as well as to external parties, if applicable)

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Module content:
- Geographical issues
- Space and tourism
- Principles of physical geography: Processes and structures of the Earth´s crust, atmospheric events, vegetation and climate zones, landscape forms
- Basics of human geography: Urban geography, cultural geography
- Ecozones of the Earth
- Tourism in the ecozones of the Earth


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Teaching methods/Media:
Seminaristic instruction Case studies

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Recommended or required reading:
- Becker, Chr.; Hopfinger, H.; Steinecke, A. (Hrsg.): Geographie der Freizeit und des Tourismus. Bilanz und Ausblick, 3. Auflage, Oldenbourg, München, Wien, 2007.
- Benckendorff, P. Lund-Durlacher, D. (Eds.) International Cases In Sustainable Travel & Tourism. Goodfellow Publishers: Oxford. aktuelle Auflage
- Boniface; Cooper: Worldwide Destinations: The Geography of Travel and Tourism, aktuelle Auflage
- Boniface; Cooper: Worldwide Destinations Casebook: The Geography of Travel and Tourism, aktuelle Auflage
- Hall, C. M.; Page, S.: The Geography of Tourism and Recreation. Environment, Place and Space, Routledge, London, aktuelle Auflage
- Gebhardt, H. et al.: Geographie. Physische Geographie und Humangeographie, Springer Spektrum, aktuellste Auflage
- Kagermeier, A.: Tourismusgeographie. UVK Lucius, Konstanz, aktuellste Auflage
- Page, Connell: Tourism. A modern Synthesis, aktuelle Auflage.
- Schmude, J.: Tourismusgeographie, WBG, Darmstadt, aktuelle Auflage
- Schultz, J.: Die Ökozonen der Erde. Verlag Eugen Ulmer: Stuttgart, aktuellste Auflage
- Steinecke, A.: Tourismus. (Das Geographische Seminar) Braunschweig, aktuelle Auflage
- Strahler A. H.; Strahler, A. N.: Physical Geography: Science and Systems of the Human Environment. John Wiley & Sons, aktuellste Auflage
- Strahler A. H.; Strahler, A. N.: Physische Geographie, Verlag Eugen Ulmer, UTB, aktuelle Auflage

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