12 Integrated Learning - Tourism

SACE Stage 2:  20 Credits / 2 Semesters / Global Learnings

SACE Website:  https://www.sace.sa.edu.au/web/integrated-learning

Pre-Requisite:  Nil

SUBJECT OVERVIEW

In this course the dynamic nature of the Tourism Industry is examined through focusing on contemporary issues overtime. Tourism is a language rich course and student knowledge is developed through practical, investigative, report and creative tasks.

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


Topics may include

  • operating structures
  • applications of technology
  • establishing a tourism venture
  • indigenous focus
  • sustainability management and impacts
  • marketing and economics
  • responsible travel
  • sustainability
  • government organisations
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ASSESSMENT

School assessment

  • asessment type 1: practical inquiry
  • assessment type 2: connections

External assessment

  • assessment type 3: personal endeavour

Students will be assessed against the SACE Stage 2 integrated learning performance standards:

  • application and understanding
  • inquiry, analysis and evaluation
  • collaboration and communication

Additional Information

Costs: $50 fee, subject to change in 2020 applies to cater for the compulsory excursions. Excursion locations may include but are not limited to:

  •  The Adelaide Show
  •  The Adelaide 500
  • Adelaide Central Market
  • Hilton Hotel
  • Adelaide Oval