Subject Details - Stage 1 Tourism

SACE Stage
SACE Stage 1
SACE Credits
10 credits
Learning Area
Global Learnings
Subject Length
1 semester
Subject Overview
This course suits students interested in the Tourism and Hospitality fields as a potential career pathway. It is a language rich course and explores Tourism through investigative, practical and creative tasks. Topics covered may include: The History of Tourism, Local and Global Tourism, Dynamic Tourism, Ecotourism, Tourism Industry Skills and Tourism and Marketing.
Focus Of Learning
Throughout this course students will:
     Develop and understand tourism knowledge, including the nature of tourists, tourism, and the tourism industry
     Apply an understanding of tourism concepts, including sustainable tourism and cultural sustainability in different contexts — local, national, and global
     Investigate and analyse tourism trends, developments, or contemporary issues
     Apply practical tourism skills in different contexts
     Interpret and analyse information about tourism to recognise different perspectives and clarify their own perspectives
     Communicate information about tourism for particular audiences and purposes, using appropriate terminology, forms, and acknowledgment of sources.
Evidence Of Learning
A variety of tasks allow students to develop knowledge, skills and understanding through…..
     Practical investigation
     Innovation and creativity
     Critical thinking and problem solving
     Effective oral and written communication
     Knowledge and understanding
     Source analysis


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