SOCIOLOGY OF THE TOURISM

SOCIOLOGY OF THE TOURISM

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Code
83695
ACADEMIC YEAR
2019/2020
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 social research necessary to build or to monitor and evaluate projects in touristic domain.

AIMS AND CONTENT

LEARNING OUTCOMES

The Teaching of Tourism Sociology aims to provide a basic knowledge of sociological knowledge concepts and methods, and in particular to develop two insights. The first concerns tourism sociology, with particular regard to the social aspects of supply and demand and the interactions that are generated in different territories. The second concerns the social research methodology, both necessary for proper use of existing research and databases and for setting up specific field research activities autonomously.

AIMS AND LEARNING OUTCOMES

The teaching of sociology of tourism aims to provide a basic knowledge on the concepts and methods founding the sociological knowledge (particularly in the touristic domain) and to develop in particular two insights. The first concerns the methodology of social research, necessary both for an adequate use of the research and the existing databases on the subject, and to set up autonomously specific field research activities, had particular regard to the use of the Web. The second concerns the ability to devise and develop a social research project, starting with a problem that you intend to solve or an opportunity that you intend to seize.

Teaching methods

Lessons, group activities

SYLLABUS/CONTENT

Introduction to Sociology

Main approaches and topics of sociology

The sociology of tourism

Turism and identity

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

M. Gilli, Turismo e identità, Liguori, 2016 or other Handbook that will be indicated at the beginnig of lessons

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

TEACHERS AND EXAM BOARD

Ricevimento: The student reception will take place, in the first semester, at DISFOR, Corso Andrea Podestà, 2, studio 3A9, on Tuesdays and Wednesdays, by appointment by e-mail (palumbo@unige.it). In the second semester on Monday or Tuesday morning, at DISFOR, Corso Andrea Podestà, 2, studio 3A9, by appointment by e-mail (palumbo@unige.it). ​

Exam Board

MAURO PALUMBO (President)

BEBA MOLINARI

SEBASTIANO BENASSO

LESSONS

Teaching methods

Lessons, group activities

LESSONS START

25th of february

ORARI

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SOCIOLOGY OF THE TOURISM

EXAMS

Exam description

Oral examination.

Students can participate to activities that colud give a supplementary score from a minimum of 0 to a maximum of 2  marks.

Students attending more than 75% of lessons will have the additional opportunity to have written exams on parts of the program, that will substitute completely or partly the oral examination

Assessment methods

Oral 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 attending students that will carry out the project work program reductions are forecast

Exam schedule

Date Time Location Type Notes
10/09/2020 15:00 IMPERIA Orale