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Original languageEnglish
Publication statusPublished - 2013
EventTeaching and Learning - Aberystwyth University, Aberystwyth , United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
Duration: 18 Sept 201320 Sept 2013


ConferenceTeaching and Learning
Country/TerritoryUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
Period18 Sept 201320 Sept 2013
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The year 2 international tourism development module addresses the conceptual and practical nature of tourism development and aims to enable students to evaluate tourism development strategies in a range of countries. The coursework task for the module requires students to work in groups to identify and evaluate a tourism development strategy for a given destination and present their findings to their classmates. The format aims for students to interact with each other’s work to maximise learning opportunities. In the past this had been done through student Power-point presentations however this approach did not maximise opportunities for student interaction