Webinars, video lectures, independent reading materials and information search, online discussions, peer feedback. Project work including research, video presentation, development plan. Other independent assignments.
Benckendorff, P., Sheldon, P., Xiang, Z. 2019. Tourism Information Technology. 3rd Edition. CABI Publishing.
Smashing Magazine & Traynor, D. 2012. User experience design. Freiburg, Germany: Smashing Media GmbH.
The digital roadmap for tourism in Finland
Course includes various visiting industry specialists (video lectures) supporting student's knowhow about tourism industry development and future aspects.
Student attends a visit to Digi & Game Center, supporting the building of local networks and industry knowledge. Visit can be done indepently in person or by attending a pre-recorded virtual tour.
Student does a development plan for a tourism/hospitality company. Topic can be chosen from student's own work environment or from given development projects that are done in cooperation with tourism company partners.
Course content includes international case examples from tourism industry. Project work in course can be done for an international tourism company.
24.05.2021 - 06.08.2021
Distance learning (135h)
Webinars/video lectures 10h
Project work 40h
Independent study, assignments 25h
Independent study, reading material 60h
02.12.2020 - 30.04.2021
Online implementation summer 2021 starting on 24.05.2021 and ending on 06.08.2021. Moodle as learning environment. Course starts with a voluntary webinar on Tuesday 25.5. at 14:00-15:30. You will receive a link to join the webinar by email about one week prior to course starting. Second voluntary webinar on Tuesday 3.8. at 14:00-15:30. Webinars are recorded. Course implementation has no mandatory webinars.
Content divided into modules that include assignments. Each assignment has a specific deadline throughout the course. Final deadline at the end of 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.
Student can complete the course project work in his/her own work environment. This needs to be agreed with student's employer and course teacher in advance to the beginning of the course.
0 - 20
Project work in course can be done independently, with a pair or in a small group. Guidance is only provided through pre-recorded video instructions by teacher. No personal guidance available during summer months.
Bachelor's Degree Programme in Tourism Management