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degree courses
Second cycle
degree courses
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degree courses
School of Human and Social Sciences and Cultural Heritage
SUSTAINABLE TERRITORIAL DEVELOPMENT
Course unit
TOURISM, GLOBALIZATION AND SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT
SUP4065407, A.A. 2017/18

Information concerning the students who enrolled in A.Y. 2017/18

Information on the course unit
Degree course Second cycle degree in
SUSTAINABLE TERRITORIAL DEVELOPMENT
IA2384, Degree course structure A.Y. 2017/18, A.Y. 2017/18
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Number of ECTS credits allocated 3.0
Type of assessment Mark
Course unit English denomination TOURISM, GLOBALIZATION AND SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT
Website of the academic structure http://www.dissgea.unipd.it/
Department of reference Department of Historical and Geographic Sciences and the Ancient World
Mandatory attendance No
Language of instruction English
Branch Univ. of Leuven
Single Course unit The Course unit CANNOT be attended under the option Single Course unit attendance
Optional Course unit The Course unit is available ONLY for students enrolled in SUSTAINABLE TERRITORIAL DEVELOPMENT

Lecturers
Teacher in charge DOMINIQUE ANDREE VANNESTE

ECTS: details
Type Scientific-Disciplinary Sector Credits allocated
Core courses SPS/04 Polticial Science 3.0

Mode of delivery (when and how)
Period Second semester
Year 1st Year
Teaching method frontal

Organisation of didactics
Type of hours Credits Hours of
teaching
Hours of
Individual study
Shifts
Lecture 3.0 24 51.0 No turn

Calendar
Start of activities 26/02/2018
End of activities 01/06/2018

Examination board
Examination board not defined

Syllabus
Course unit contents: The importance of tourism and tourism policy for a sustainable development of a destination.
• The fuzziness of the 'sustainability' concept.
• Criteria for sustainable tourism development.
• Ecotourism - 'community-based tourism', 'pro-poor' tourism.
• The global-local paradox.
• Strategies for the development of typical tourism destinations, using the specific resources and stakeholders of the region (rural tourism, cultural routes,
Textbooks (and optional supplementary readings)