Video lectures and webinars, reading materials, information search, online discussions, independent assignments (eg. quiz). Project work incl. final report and video presentation.
Required tools: fast Internet connection, computer, MS Office, Zoom.
Dodgson, Mark; Gann, David; Gann, David M.; Salter, Ammon & Salter, Ammon J. 2008 The Management of Technological Innovation. New York: Oxford University Press. Chapter 3 Technological Innovation.
Hvid, A. & Pedersen, J. B. 2016. Face the Future: What disruption and exponential acceleration means for you? Bookboon.
Yeoman, I. 2012. 2050 - Tomorrow's Tourism. Bristol: Channel View Publications. Chapter 5 Edinburgh 2050: Technological revolution.
Other online materials provided during implementation.
Course includes visiting industry specialists (recorded video lectures) supporting student's knowhow about the technological development of tourism industry and future aspects.
Student can complete the course project work in his/her own work environment by creating an idea for a new technological application concept to a case company. This needs to be agreed with student's employer and course teacher at the beginning of the course.
International perspective in learning materials, eg. international expert videos (TED).
20.03.2023 - 19.05.2023
Virtual course 135h
Online videos/webinars 20h
Independent assignments 40h
Reading materials and information search 35h
Project work: Report and video presentation 40h
Enrolled students will receive a short, mandatory, pre-assignment approximately 2 weeks before course begins, sent by Peppi/email. Pre-assignment is mandatory to complete by course starting date 20.3.2023 to finish the course enrollment process.
Course learning platform in Moodle open from 20.03.2023 to 19.05.2023.
Course has no mandatory webinars.
1. voluntary webinar during the first week of course (time informed closer to implementation). Webinar is recorded.
2. voluntary webinar during the last week of course (time informed closer to implementation). Webinar is recorded.
Webinar links are available in course learning platform in Moodle.
Each assignment has a given deadline throughout the course.
Course is suitable to students who are working during studies because video lectures and learning tasks are saved to Moodle and can be done independently by given deadlines.
0 - 30
Open UAS: 5 (included in the total capacity)
Exchange: 5 (included in the total capacity)
CampusOnline: 20 (included in the total capacity)
Bachelor's Degree Programme in Tourism Management
School of Business