The course starts on 1st September with the pre-assingment sent by teacher.
11.9.2020 at 13.00-16.00 Kick-off webinar
16.9.2020 at 9.00-12.00 Demo in JAMK Campus: accessibility walk, demonstration of technical aids for disabled persons
(please come to the campus: Rajakatu 35 if you can. If not, the session will be also recorded)
18.9.2020 at 14.00-16.00 Webinar: Different customer groups and their needs in accessible tourism
22.9.2020 at 13.00-16.00 Webinar: Legistlation and accessiblity
30.9.2020 at 13.00-16.00 Webinar: Challenges faced by tourism entrepreneurs within accessibility.
Potential of society and tourism organizations to influence accessibility
11.10.2020 DL for the assignments. Course ends.
This course is implemented online. Methods of teaching and learning used in the implementation:
* online webinars
* learning assignments
* group discussions
Accessible tourism for all: an opportunity within our reach. 2016. World Tourism organisation.
Darcy, S., McKercher, B., Schweinsberg, S. 2020. From tourism and disability to accessible
tourism: a perspective article. TOURISM REVIEW. VOL. 75 NO. 1 2020, pp. 140-144, © Emerald Publishing Limited, ISSN 1660-5373 DOI 10.1108/TR-07-2019-0323
Luiza, S. M. 2010. Accessible tourism - The ignored opportunity. Annals of the University of Oradea : Economic Science. 1.
United Nations: Promoting accessible tourism for all. https://www.un.org/development/desa/disabilities/issues/promoting-accessible-tourism-for-all.html
Material provided by European Network of Accessible Tourism
Other material provided by the tutor
Petra Blinnikka, Kari Vehmaskoski
Visiting lecturers and cases from the industry sharing their experiences from the theme.
Internationalisation aspect is accommodated to this implementation using also international examples and material of accessible tourism.
01.09.2020 - 11.10.2020
One credit corresponds to an average of 27 hours of work, which means that the load of five credits is approximately 135 hours. The load is distributed as follows:
* online webinars and group discussions 20
* independent assignments and other independent work (studying of literature, preparing for lectures) 100
* demos 15
03.08.2020 - 30.08.2020
The course is implemented during September 2020.
You have the right to apply for recognition of your studies if you have prior learning (e.g. university studies completed elsewhere) that can be accredited towards the degree you are currently completing.
The recognition of prior learning is possible in three primary ways: accreditation (replacement or inclusion), recognition of informal learning and studification. More precise info: JAMK Degree Regulations, section 17.
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Bachelor's Degree Programme in Tourism Management