GEOGRAPHY OF CULTURAL HERITAGE AND TOURISM MOD.I

GEOGRAPHY OF CULTURAL HERITAGE AND TOURISM MOD.I

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Code
65691
ACADEMIC YEAR
2020/2021
CREDITS
6 credits during the 1st year of 9265 MODERN LANGUAGES AND LITERATURES FOR CULTURAL SERVICES (LM-37) GENOVA

6 credits during the 1st year of 9918 MODERN LITERATURES AND PERFORMING ART (LM-14) GENOVA

SCIENTIFIC DISCIPLINARY SECTOR
M-GGR/01
LANGUAGE
Italian
TEACHING LOCATION
GENOVA (MODERN LANGUAGES AND LITERATURES FOR CULTURAL SERVICES)
semester
1° Semester
modules
Teaching materials

AIMS AND CONTENT

AIMS AND LEARNING OUTCOMES

The teaching activity aims to provide the knowledge of all those elements that constitute the essential motivation of tourism activity, i.e. the territory and its resources. In particular, the course promotes to understand the results of the anthropic activity on the landscape and on the other material goods (built - manufactured and produced) and the immaterial ones.

Teaching methods

Lectures, seminars, case analysis and work groups.

SYLLABUS/CONTENT

The main topics are:

  • Tourism numbers: arrivals, presences, flows and welcoming areas;
  • Tourism and economic geography: supply and demand; circulation and transport; employment;
  • Tourism and political geography: geopolitical situations; tourist policies; systems and districts;
  • Types of tourism: motivations; naturalistic, ethnological, rural tourism, etc.
  • Tourism and the environment: visited space and consumed space; the measure of impacts;
  • Tourism and image: new place names, literature, mass media, cartography, etc.

RECOMMENDED READING/BIBLIOGRAPHY

BAGNOLI L., Manuale di geografia del turismo, Torino, UTET, 2018.

Any additional study materials will be published on AULAWEB.

 

 

TEACHERS AND EXAM BOARD

Ricevimento: Gian Marco Ugolini: Office hour for students’ reception takes place on TUESDAY from 3 to 5 pm c/o teacher's office at DISPO - Albergo dei Poveri, Piazzale Brignole, 2 canc., Torre centrale, IV Piano, room 4 / 39b. It is better to check in advance by e-mail the presence of the teacher.  

LESSONS

Teaching methods

Lectures, seminars, case analysis and work groups.

LESSONS START

The lectures will start according to the scheduled classes on September 2019.

EXAMS

Exam description

Oral exam.

Assessment methods

The learning outcomes acquired by the students are verified and ascertained by an oral exam. During the exam, it will be possible to verify the dialectical ability and the property to organize and structure the discourse. At the same time, students have to use in a clear way the concepts inherent tourism geography and the issues related to tourism and cultural heritage.