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Teaching and Learning Methodologies in the Leisure, Sport and Tourism Sectors

Module name (EN): Teaching and Learning Methodologies in the Leisure, Sport and Tourism Sectors
Degree programme: Leisure, Sports, Tourism Management, Master, ASPO 01.04.2014
Module code: MFSTM-340
Hours per semester week / Teaching method: 4V (4 hours per week)
ECTS credits: 6
Semester: 3
Mandatory course: yes
Language of instruction:
Term paper with presentation (Can be repeated annually)

[updated 20.01.2020]
Applicability / Curricular relevance:
MFSTM-340 Leisure, Sports, Tourism Management, Master, ASPO 01.04.2014, semester 3, mandatory course
60 class hours (= 45 clock hours) over a 15-week period.
The total student study time is 180 hours (equivalent to 6 ECTS credits).
There are therefore 135 hours available for class preparation and follow-up work and exam preparation.
Recommended prerequisites (modules):
Recommended as prerequisite for:
Module coordinator:
Prof. Dr. Ralf Rockenbauch
Dozenten des Studiengangs

[updated 23.01.2014]
Learning outcomes:
After successfully completing this module, students will:
• be able to work independently or in groups on a complex topic from the field of leisure, sports, tourism and didactics using (economic) scientific methods,
• be able to independently gather, evaluate and use information in a targeted manner,
• be able to provide (economic) scientific evidence for their findings and formulate them in writing, as well as to document central results using modern presentation techniques and present them to the group (as well as to external parties, if necessary).
Students will be able to follow current discussions on leisure, sports and tourism education and be able to reflect critically on publications from relevant scientific sub-disciplines, as well as use them for their studies.
• They will be able to plan, conduct and implement sports and health-related programs (motor and methodological-didactic skills).
• Students will be able to assess performance and development, learning and training successes and changes in behavior using appropriate diagnostic procedures (diagnostic skills).
• They will be able to carry out pedagogical-economic analyses in the leisure, sports, tourism sector (economic-pedagogical competence).
• They will have mastered conversation and coaching techniques, as well as conflict and stress management techniques (communication skills).

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Module content:
Module content:
In terms of content, this course deals with a complex topics from the field of leisure, sports, tourism and didactics - in particular with the following areas of pedagogical-economic analysis:
• Adventure-oriented pedagogy in leisure, sports and tourism
- Participants will be familiar with basic terms, concepts and practical fields of classical leisure, sports, tourism, adventure and experiential education, including museum education and experience-oriented didactics.
- They will be able to apply and reflect on these experiential educational approaches in leisure, sports and tourism management.
• This module deals with theoretical concepts, mission statements and practical fields of experience-oriented pedagogy:
- Adventure and experiential pedagogy in leisure, sports and tourism: experiencing things and learning in nature, therapy and integration
- Cultural and museum pedagogy: learning about cultural and museum environments through aesthetically representational learning in organizations in the leisure, sports and tourism sector (science museums, sports museums, cultural museums, adventure education centers etc.)
- Experience-oriented didactics: developing the senses, self-directed and self-organized learning
• Processes and their management within the framework of adventure and experience-oriented offers: subjective experience, emotions, social dynamics, problem solving, reflection and transfer potential between work, leisure, sports and tourism.
• (Framework) conditions and forms of pedagogical practice (nature sports activities, play and adventure pedagogy in urban areas, pedagogical events in museums, designing fields of experience for the senses, adventure and adventure sports and tourism).
• Integration of experience-oriented pedagogical approaches in various areas in leisure, sports, tourism and cultural work in city districts and in trips for children, young people, families and senior citizens, as well as generationally appropriate offers.
• Creating spaces for making experiences
- Students will be familiar with the range of possibilities for creating experiential spaces in leisure, sports and tourism and will be able to develop didactic concepts for these stagings. Furthermore, students will be able to independently plan the processes required to stage such experiential spaces and work together with other disciplines (architecture, design, media design, engineering, medicine, sports science, geography, economics, etc.) in designing adventure worlds, museums, theme hotels, wellness facilities, tours and travel, meetings, conferences, incentives and events. They will be able to critically assess the quality of such stagings and be familiar with analysis instruments for evaluating these spaces.
- Methodology and didactics of guiding tours
• This module looks into the increasing importance of staged spaces in regional, national, international, local and mobile offers in leisure, sports and tourism with regard to experience, entertainment and education (edutainment) in particular:
- Staging knowledge in theme worlds, museums, meetings, conferences, incentives and events, exhibitions in private, public, real and virtual spaces
- Staging events in leisure, sports, tourism, transport, gastronomy and the hotel industry with regard to emotional and aesthetic experiential spaces
- Staging spaces for relaxation and recreation in the wellness and health field
- The use of staging techniques within the framework of cultural and theater work
- Cross-disciplinary staging techniques
- The creation of staging concepts in cooperation with other associated trades
- For the examination, students will develop their own concept for an experience-oriented pedagogy offer from the leisure, sports and tourism sector, including creating a space for their concept and presenting it using suitable media.
• Students will have in-depth knowledge about sports education and didactics, including anthropological and philosophical aspects of sports education decisions,
- Intra- and extrasportive perspectives of meaning, methodological decisions,
- Students will be able to differentiate and reflect on methodological models with regard to their applicability in teaching practice in general and for specific target groups

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Teaching methods/Media:
• Seminar
•  “SOL - Self-organized learning”
•   “SRL - Self-regulated learning”
• Case studies (where appropriate, study trips)
• Role playing
• Group work (concept development and presentation)
• Discussions with fellow students and third parties
• Presentations and preparation of documentation/papers
On the basis of selected data material and case studies, students will learn to develop concepts independently, analyze them and reflect on them.

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Recommended or required reading:
• Depends on the respective topic
• Information on introductory literature can be found in the respective module description under “Recommended prerequisites”
• Current literature lists will be made available to students at the beginning of the semester (exemplary references):
- H. Hahn, H. J. Kagelmann (Hrsg.): Tourismuspsychologie und Tourismussoziologie. Ein Handbuch zur Tourismuswissenschaft. 1993.
- Walter Hunziker: Gegenwartsaufgaben der modernen Fremdenverkehrswissenschaft. In: "Jahrbuch für Fremdenverkehr. 2 1954.
- Kramer, Lutz: Reisen und Alltag. Beiträge zur kulturwissenschaftlichen Tourismusforschung.
- Hansruedi Müller: Freizeit und Tourismus. Eine Einführung in Theorie und Politik. 9. erweiterte und aktualisierte Fassung. Forschungsinstitut für Freizeit und Tourismus der Universität Bern, Bern 2002.
- Hasso Spode: Prolegomena zu einer Historischen Anthropologie des Tourismus. In C. Cantauw: Arbeit, Freizeit, Reisen. Die feinen Unterschiede im Alltag.
- Hasso Spode: Tourismusgeschichte als Forschungsgegenstand . In: Tourismus und Entwicklung im Alpenraum, Innsbruck 2003.
- Voyage. Jahrbuch für Reise- und Tourismusforschung. 1997-2011.
- Bachleitner, Kagelmann, Keul (Hrsg.): Der durchschaute Tourist. Arbeiten zur Tourismusforschung.
- Müllermeister: Zivilisation und Mobilität. Der Beitrag der Kulturanthropologie zur Tourismuswissenschaft. In: Bensberger Protokolle. 1998.
- Freyer: Tourismus-Ökonomie oder Ökonomie des Tourismus. In: Fischer, Laesser: Theorie und Praxis der Tourismus und Verkehrwirtschaft im Wertewandel.
- Harald A. Friedl: Tourismusethik. Theorie und Praxis des umwelt- und sozialverträglichen Reisens. München, Wien, Profil Verlag, 2002.
- Harald A. Friedl: Kybernetische Tourismusethik: Zukunftsweisendes Instrument des nachhaltigen Tourismusmanagements? In: Egger, R.; Herdin, T. (Hg.) (2007). Tourismus. Herausforderung. Zukunft. Salzburg: Lit-Verlag, pp. 561-586, Salzburg.
- Kulinat: Tourismusnachfrage: Motive und Theorie. In: Becker, Hopfinger, Steinecke: Geographie der Freizeit und des Tourismus.
- K. H. Wöhler: Sozialwissenschaftliche Tourismusforschung im vorparadigmatischen Zustand. In: Bachleitner, Kagelmann, Keul: Der durchschaute Tourist. 1998.
- Reinhold Popp, Marianne Schwab, Pädagogik der Freizeit, Hohengehren, 2003
- Birgit Grauvogel, Tourismuspädagogik, Geograph. Ges. Trier in Zus.arbeit mit der Fachgruppe Geographie der Univ. Trier, 1994
- John Dattilo, Leisure education program planning: a systematic approach, Venture Publishing, 2008
- Claus Finger, Brigitte Gayler, Animation im Urlaub: Handbuch für Planer und Praktiker, Oldenbourg Verlag, 2003
- Csikszentmihalyi, M.: Das Flow-Erlebnis. Stuttgart 1993
- Csikszentmihalyi, M./Jackson, S.A.: Flow im Sport. München 2000
- FdSnow, Fachzeitschrift für den Skisport, Freunde des Skisports im Deutschen Skiverband
- Forsberg, K. et all, (2000), Visualizing Project Management, A model for business and technical success, Second Edition, John Wiley and Sons Inc.
- Freyer, W., Sport-Marketing: Modernes Marketing-Management für die Sportwirtschaft, Berlin, latest edition
- Freyer, W., Tourismus-Marketing, Oldenbourg, München, latest edition
- Green Champions in Sport and Environment, Guide to environmentally-sound large sporting events, German Federal Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation and Nuclear Safety, German Olympic Sports Confederation, Berlin, 2007
- Haedrich, G., Kaspar, C. u. a. (Hrsg.), Tourismus-Management, 3. Auflage, de Gruyter, Berlin u. a., 1998
- Hayes, N., Saving Sailing, Crickhollow, Milwaukee, 2009, How … and more importantly … why? A provocative argument and action plan – sure to appeal to sailors everywhere – for the revival of family sailing . . . and quality uses of free time for rewarding intergenerational pastimes, lifelong hobbies, and free-time pursuits.
- Hobel, B. and Schütte, S. (2006), Projektmanagement, Wiesbaden, Betriebswirtschaftlicher Verlag Gabler
- Hofstede, G.; Interkulturelle Zusammenarbeit. Kulturen - Organisationen - Management, Wiesbaden 1993
- Holloway, C., The business of tourism, 7. Auflage, Pearson Education, London, 2006
- Hoye, R., Sport management: principles and applications, 2. Auflage, Elsevier, Amsterdam u. a., 2009
- Hoyle, L., Event marketing how to successfully promote events, festivals, conventions and expositions, Wiley, New York, latest edition

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