SOCIOLOGY OF THE TOURISM

SOCIOLOGY OF THE TOURISM

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Code
83695
ACADEMIC YEAR
2017/2018
CREDITS
9 credits during the 2nd year of 9912 TOURISM SCIENCES:TERRITORY, CULTURE AND BUSINESS (L-15) IMPERIA
SCIENTIFIC DISCIPLINARY SECTOR
SPS/07
LANGUAGE
Italian
TEACHING LOCATION
IMPERIA (TOURISM SCIENCES:TERRITORY, CULTURE AND BUSINESS)
semester
2° Semester
Teaching materials

OVERVIEW

The course will provide basic knowledge in sociology and social research methodology in order to enable students to analyze specific aspects of turism supply and demand and to develop projects in tourism, coordinating the sociological perspective with the economic, psychological and geographical one.

AIMS AND CONTENT

LEARNING OUTCOMES

Sociology of tourism aims to provide a basic understanding of the concepts and methods underlying sociological knowledge and develop in particular two insights. The first is the methodology of social research, necessary for proper use of research and existing databases, either to set themselves specific field research activities, especially using the web. The second concerns the ability to design and develop a project, starting with a problem that you want to solve or an opportunity that you would like to take. This second study will be conducted in connection with the teaching of economy and management of tourism enterprises (Prof.ssa Clara Benevolent) and the project work will be spent on both teachings

Teaching methods

Lessons, group activities

SYLLABUS/CONTENT

Introduction to Sociology

Main approaches and topics of sociology

The sociology of tourism

The methodology of social research

Design and conduction a social research

The main approaches and tools. Insights on questionnaire, interview, group techniques

Big data and tourism

How t Sociology. Introduction

Main approaches and topics of sociology

The sociology of tourism

The methodology of social research

How do I set a social research

The main approaches and tools. Insights on questionnaire, interview, group techniques,

How to design a project; problem’s tree and Objectives tree; output, outcome, outreach

RECOMMENDED READING/BIBLIOGRAPHY

A.     Cavalli, Incontro con la Sociologia, Il Mulino, Bologna, 2016

M. Palumbo, E. Garbarino, Ricerca sociale. Metodo e tecniche, FrancoAngeli, 2006

Slide Prof.ssa Anna Cossetta sulla ricerca sul web in campo turistico

J. Schunk, Il Ciclo del progetto, 2014; (avalilable on aulaweb)

il Project Cycle Management, Formez, 2004 (avalilable on aulaweb)

TEACHERS AND EXAM BOARD

Ricevimento: The Office hours will take place in at DISFOR, room 3A9, by appointment via e-mail During the course (I semester) after lessons. ​

Exam Board

MAURO PALUMBO (President)

ANNA COSSETTA

LESSONS

Teaching methods

Lessons, group activities

LESSONS START

27th of february

ORARI

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SOCIOLOGY OF THE TOURISM

EXAMS

Exam description

Oral examination.

Students can prepare a project work on a subject of their choice, with the agree of professors of Sociology of tourism and economy and management of tourism enterprises, which can lead to the a supplementary score for the to two examinations, from a minimum of 0 to a maximum of 3 marks.

Assessment methods

ral questions on the course syllabus. For those who will carry out the project work, it will be assessed on teamwork, followed by oral presentation by each group member and completed with some oral choice questions on topics covered by the texts. For those who will carry out the project work program reductions are forecast