40% Face-to-face, 60% Distance learning
Literature is based on academic journals, such as Annals of Tourism Research, International Journal of Hospitality Management, Tourism Management, International Journal of Contemporary Hospitality Management and e.g. publications and research documents from Visit Finland. Suitable literature: Tourism : principles, practices, philosophies/ Robert W. McIntosh, Charles R. Goeldner, J.R. Brent Ritchie Tourism : Principles and Practice / Chris Cooper...[et al.] Databases for articles (available through Laurea Finna): - ebrary - ProQuest Central - ScienceDirect (Elsevier) - EBSCOhost - Emerald Journals (very good selection of journals)
Please note that the study unit has weekly meetings. Some of the meetings are on campus and some online.
Course consist of lectures and small group working. Course material is in Canvas.
In this study unit the assessing of the competences will be done by using the criteria set for requirement level II.
PROFESSIONAL KNOWLEDGE BASIS, INFORMATION SEARCHING AND REPORTING
To achieve grade 5 student must be able to
- analyse the acquired information, draw conclusions and combine theoretical knowledge with experiential knowledge
To achieve grade 3 student must be able to
- critically evaluate information and justify their actions with science-based knowledge
To achieve grade 1 (or pass) student must be able to
- use professional concepts in a consistent manner and demonstrate his/her familiarity with the knowledge basis
- report and communicate in a professional manner
“Students who have failed assignments or examinations required for passing a study unit must supplement or retake their study attainment in a manner and schedule defined by the teacher of the study unit. (Laurea degree regulations.)
All staff and students of Laurea are expected to adhere to good scientific practices, which includes appropriate referencing. Familiarise yourself with the practices and, if needed, ask for more information. [If Urkund is used when assignments are checked, the lecturer will inform the students of this.]
13.10.2022 - 15.12.2022
23.05.2022 - 29.05.2022
20 - 40
Laurea Leppävaara, service
Petri Miinalainen, Annukka Korvenranta
According to the degree regulations (section 18) “students must be present in the first contact session or notify their teacher in charge if they cannot attend. If they fail to notify the teacher of their absence in the first contact session, their enrollment will be rejected. Another student in the queue may be enrolled in the study unit in the place of the absent student.”
Complementary Competence, bachelor’s studies in English (CCM2), Services
Please note that course consists of weekly meetings. Some of the meetings are on campus and some online.
Students will be working in international groups.
The study unit is suitable for exchange students.
Suitable for blended learning programme students
One credit equals approximately 26.7 hours of work performed by the student.
Course consist of:
- weekly lectures (7x2,5hrs)
- Pre-assignment (individual)
- Course assignment (report incl. travel itinerary + presentation in small groups)
- Self and peer evaluation
The implementation schedule is visible to students in Pakki as implementation reservations.
There is a compulsory pre-assignment. Canvas course platform will be open two weeks before the first meeting. Course requires active attendance.