Rural and nature-based Tourism

2022/2023

Content, progress and pedagogy of the module

The module comprises a course in rural and nature-based tourism.

Learning objectives

Knowledge

  • of theoretical perspectives and concepts relevant to rural and nature-based tourism
  • of key issues and current debates in rural and nature-based tourism
  • of sustainable development of rural and nature-based tourism
  • of stakeholders and communities involved in and affected by rural and nature-based tourism
  • of opportunities and challenges of digitalization in relation to rural and nature-based tourism.

 

Skills

  • in selecting, assessing and applying relevant theoretical approaches or frameworks to the study of rural and nature-based tourism
  • in identifying challenges related to rural and nature-based tourism and contextualizing them within a broader societal context
  • in defining, analyzing and critically reflecting on sustainable development of rural and nature-based tourism.

Competences

  • in designing comprehensive analyses of rural and nature-based tourism based on identified challenges within rural and nature-based tourism
  • in discussing and reflecting on key debates within rural and nature-based tourism, including sustainability issues
  • in critically applying knowledge and skills from the course to practical challenges related to rural and nature-based tourism in a variety of contexts
  • in evaluating alternative ways of organizing, developing and implementing sustainable rural and nature-based tourism.

 

 

Type of instruction

Type of instruction is described in § 17 in the curriculum.

Exam

Exams

Name of examRural and nature-based Tourism
Type of exam
Written exam
The examination is a 4-day take-home assignment given by the examiner on the basis of the curriculum of the module. The assignment paper must be prepared individually and must not exceed 8 pages.

The assignment paper will be evaluated by an internal examiner.
ECTS5
Permitted aids
All written and all electronic aids
Assessment7-point grading scale
Type of gradingInternal examination
Criteria of assessmentThe criteria of assessment are stated in the Examination Policies and Procedures

Facts about the module

Danish titleRural og naturbaseret turisme
Module codeKATOU2213
Module typeCourse
Duration1 semester
SemesterSpring
ECTS5
Language of instructionEnglish
Empty-place SchemeYes
Location of the lectureCampus Copenhagen, Campus Aalborg
Responsible for the module

Organisation

Study BoardStudy Board of Cross-Cultural Studies
DepartmentDepartment of Culture and Learning
FacultyFaculty of Social Sciences and Humanities