Contact lessons (evening time)
Independent information search
Written and verbal learning assignments individually and in a study group
Practical exercises (guiding by walking)
Visits to local attractions
Written and verbal test (student's own guided walking tour in Jyväskylä area)
Self and peer feedback
A lot of learning material requires student's own independent information search.
Some centric learning material provided at the start of the implementation and updated during course implementation.
Practical exercises (guiding by walking) in cooperation with The Jyväskylä Tourist Guide Association. Visiting lecturers when applicable. Verbal test can be done in student's own work environment for a case company if located within close access from Jyväskylä centre.
It's recommended that enrolled students have a strong interest to work in Jyväskylä area and offer guiding services locally after the end of course by becoming an independent service provider/ entrepreneur (eg. freelancer or Doer).
Overall course content and learning assignments focus on Jyväskylä area. It's recommended that enrolled students have a strong interest to work in Jyväskylä area and offer guiding services locally to international tourists after the end of course. Some gained technical guiding competence can be utilized also in other destinations internationally after the course.
13.02.2023 - 19.05.2023
Total 135 hours of work
Contact lessons 25 h
Student's own independent work 50 h
Practical exercises and visits to local attractions, common 25 h
Practical exercises and visits to local attractions, in a study group 35 h
Contact lessons evening time. Practical exercises and visits to local attractions can be agreed as a group to be done also on Saturdays. Each learning assignment, practical exercise and test has a specific deadline during the course.
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Bachelor's Degree Programme in Tourism Management
School of Business