Introduction to Travel Tourism Industry of Uzbekistan
Run by School of Human and Behavioural Sciences
20.000 Credits or 10.000 ECTS Credits
Semester 1 & 2
Organiser: Dr Jamie Macdonald
Overall aims and purpose
This module aims to provide an overview of the Travel and Tourism Industry within a domestic context of Uzbekistan.
Whilst initially identifying the key definitions and terms, the module will explain the historical development of the industry of the last 30 years. In addition, the roles and responsibilities of the private, public and voluntary sectors and the key components and their interrelationships to the travel and tourism industry will be explored.
Furthermore, the principal issues that they may affect the industry's current and furture development, for example environmental, legislation and political will also be investigated.
Within a global travel and tourism industry context, the module will endeavour to cover the following aims:
- Describe the historical development of travel and tourism within Uzbekistan
- Define the terminology and definitions of the travel and tourism industry, globally
- Recognise the economic significance of the tourism industry, specifically to Uzbekistan
- Discuss the roles and responsibilities of the private, public and voluntary sectors such as the product development, competition, infrastructure, policy, strategy, consumer law, conservation and sustainability
- Differentiate between the key components such as attractions, transportation, accommodation, catering/hospitality, tour operators and travel agents and their interrelationships
- State the principal issues that may affect its current and future development of the tourism industry within Uzbekistan
40-49% -D Understanding of the knowledge and skills base developed through this module is limited, evidence by the narrow application of theory linked to practice.
70%> -A Understanding of the knowledge and skills base developed through this module is credible and realistic, consistently evidenced by the rigorous application of theory lined to practice
50-69% -B Understanding of the knowledge and skills base developed through this module is sound and practical, evidence by the effective application of theory linked to practice.
- Identify key components and their interrelationships
- Explain its historical development, including key terms and definitions
- Identify and explain its economic significance
- Explain the roles and responsibilities of the private, public and voluntary sectors
- Identify principal issues that may affects its current and future developments
|Individual Written Assignment||50.00|
|Open Book Exam||50.00|
Teaching and Learning Strategy
|Practical classes and workshops||50|
- Literacy - Proficiency in reading and writing through a variety of media
- Self-Management - Able to work unsupervised in an efficient, punctual and structured manner. To examine the outcomes of tasks and events, and judge levels of quality and importance
- Exploring - Able to investigate, research and consider alternatives
- Information retrieval - Able to access different and multiple sources of information
- Inter-personal - Able to question, actively listen, examine given answers and interact sensitevely with others
- Critical analysis & Problem Solving - Able to deconstruct and analyse problems or complex situations. To find solutions to problems through analyses and exploration of all possibilities using appropriate methods, rescources and creativity.
- Presentation - Able to clearly present information and explanations to an audience. Through the written or oral mode of communication accurately and concisely.
- Self-awareness & Reflectivity - Having an awareness of your own strengths, weaknesses, aims and objectives. Able to regularly review, evaluate and reflect upon the performance of yourself and others
Subject specific skills
- research and assess paradigms, theories, principles, concepts and factual information, and apply such skills in explaining and solving problems
- critically assess and evaluate data and evidence in the context of research methodologies and data sources
- describe, synthesise, interpret, analyse and evaluate information and data relevant to a professional or vocational context
- plan, design, execute and communicate a sustained piece of independent intellectual work, which provides evidence of critical engagement with, and interpretation of, appropriate data
- apply knowledge to the solution of familiar and unfamiliar problems
- develop a sustained reasoned argument, perhaps challenging previously held assumptions
- demonstrate effective written and/or oral communication and presentation skills
- work effectively independently and with others
- take and demonstrate responsibility for their own learning and continuing personal and professional development
- self-appraise and reflect on practice
- plan and design practical activities using appropriate techniques and procedures whilst demonstrating high levels of relevant skills
- project manage and execute practical activities using appropriate techniques and procedures whilst demonstrating high levels of relevant skills
- recognise and respond to moral, ethical, sustainability and safety issues that directly pertain to the context of study including relevant legislation and professional codes of conduct
- undertake fieldwork with continuous regard for safety and risk assessment.
- demonstrate an understanding of the philosophical basis of scientific paradigms
- demonstrate evidence of competence in the scientific methods of enquiry, and interpretation and analysis of relevant data and statistical outputs.
- develop transferable skills of relevance to careers outside of sport, health and exercise sciences.
- communicate succinctly at a level appropriate to different audiences.
- develop knowledge of psychometric instruments
- accurately interpret case study data
- develop justifiable and/or evidence-based interventions
- develop effective learning aids
- demonstrate effective robust data collection methods
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