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NRRT 270 Course Outline, SPRING 2016 Principles of Natural Resource Tourism Department of Human Dimensions of Natural Resources Colorado State University Dr. Joseph O’Leary Office Hours Instructor Monday 12:00-1:00 208 Forestry Building and by appointment 491-0136 email@example.com Todd Franks Office Hours Teaching Assistant MW—10:00-11:30 237B Forestry Building and by appointment Todd.Franks@colostate.edu *Syllabus subject to change at instructors’ discretion* Schedule: The class meets Monday, Wednesday, and Friday from 11:00- 11:50am in Clark A 203. Course ID#: 18193, Section 001, 3 credits. I. COURSE DESCRIPTION This course provides students with an informational foundation in tourism and commercial recreation and gives students a more extensive knowledge of the tourism industry. Historical perspectives, the organization of tourism, and supply and demand components of the tourism industry are examined. The dynamic and pluralistic nature of the tourism industry is discussed. NRRT 270 is a required course for all Natural Resource Recreation and Tourism and Hospitality Management majors. II. COURSE OBJECTIVES 1) To provide students with an informational foundation in tourism and commercial recreation and to help students develop a more extensive knowledge of the tourism industry. 2) To generate an awareness of the concerns of the travel and tourism industry and develop skills for identifying industry problems and proposing solutions. 3) To gain an understanding of the relationships between tourists, tourist developments and the agencies and institutions that provide opportunities and programs for tourists. 2 III. COURSE MATERIALS Required Text: Goeldner, C. R. & Ritchth, J. R. (2009). Tourism: Principles, practices, philosophies, 11 Edition. Hoboken, NJ: John Wiley & Sons, Inc. th The text can be purchased at the CSU bookstore. Editions from the 9 and on up are probably all usable. This text is also available as an e-book in the CSU library, although there is an upper limit on the number of times it can be accessed. Additionally, a copy of the text book is also on Library Reserve and is available for two hour checkouts. Additional readings may be required and announced in class for certain topics. These and other course materials will be made available to students through CSU CANVAS (www.canvas.colostate.edu) Library & Research Help The CSU Libraries Help Desk provides research and technical assistance either in person at Morgan Library or by phone at 970-491-1841. Jocelyn Boice is the librarian supporting this course. Contact her by email at firstname.lastname@example.org or by phone at 970-491-3882 to ask questions or to set up an appointment for in-depth research help. IV. COURSE POLICY AND PROCEDURE Academic Integrity All students are expected to familiarize themselves with the university academic integrity policy. An update about this policy and an amendment to the Faculty and Professional Manual, as passed by the Faculty Council, was forwarded to the Board of Governors. It was approved on June 20, 2011. The revised academic integrity section of the Manual, section I.5 can be seen in its entirety here. It is our intent to adhere to the Academic Integrity Policy of the General Catalog and the Student Conduct Code. HONOR PLEDGE: "I will not give, receive, or use any unauthorized assistance." COPYRIGHTED COURSE MATERIALS Please do not share material from this course in online, print, or other media. Course material is the property of the instructor who developed the course. Materials authored by third parties and used in the course are also subject to copyright protections. Posting course materials on external sites (commercial or not) violates both copyright law and the CSU Student Conduct Code. Students who share course content without the instructor’s express permission, including with online sites that post materials to sell to other students, could face appropriate disciplinary or legal action. Student Athletes / Special Needs 3 If you are a student with university-approved circumstances that require special accommodations, it is your responsibility to let us know your needs at the beginning of the semester. It is also important that you inform us about a need to miss class prior to any absence. We will then be able to make accommodations to assist you and help you succeed in this class. Attendance and Classroom Conduct Prompt attendance of all class sessions is a requirement for this course. Students are expected to come prepared by doing required readings ahead of time. Attendance will be monitored through in-class exercises that occur throughout the semester (see below for more information). It is the student’s responsibility to communicate with instructors regarding announcements and course content that were covered during a missed class. While in class, all students are expected to be attentive and polite. Disruptive classroom behavior such as private conversations, reading newspapers, and coming to class late or leaving early will not be tolerated. The instructors and teaching assistant reserve the right to ask you to leave the room if they feel you are disturbing the class. Electronic devices, including cell phones and pagers, must be turned off during class. Assignments, Makeup Work, and Extra Credit All assignments are due no later than the beginning of class on the designated date. No late assignments will be accepted. No makeup tests will be given unless we receive written notification (e.g., from a doctor) regarding an illness or emergency, or arrangements are made ahead of time on the basis of special needs, etc. If at any time you are concerned about your grade in this course, you are encouraged to communicate with the instructors as soon as possible. Do not wait until the end of the semester if you are having problems with the class or assignments. There will be no extra credit offered in this course. V. COURSE REQUIREMENTS 1) Exams: There will be 4 exams. Dates for these exams are specified in the course schedule provided below. Study guides to assist with preparation for the exams will be provided approximately one week prior to the exam date. 2) Exercises: Exercises will be administered in class throughout the semester and may require preparation time outside of class. They will be designed to encourage thinking about and application of concepts discussed in class and in the course textbook. A total of at least 12 exercises will be given at various times throughout the semester. Students are allowed to miss 2 of these exercises without penalty. Specific guidelines and expectations for each exercise will be discussed in class. VI. COURSE GRADING Grading Summary Percent of Grade Total Points 4 Exercises (10 @ 10 points each) 20% 100 Tests (4 @ 100 points each) 80% 400 100% Total 500 Grades will be based on the total points accumulated from requirements listed above. Instructors will use +/- Grading. Grades will be assigned as follows. Letter Grade Percentage % Points A+ 98+ 490+ A 94–97 470-489 A- 90–93 450-469 B+ 88–89 440-449 B 84–87 420-439 B- 80–83 400-419 C+ 78–79 390-399 C 70–77 350-389 D 60–69 300-349 F Less than 60 Less than 300 VII. COURSE CONTENT AND TENTATIVE SCHEDULE *Below is a tentative schedule for this course. The instructors reserve the right to change in class.dule at any time during the semester. Changes to the schedule will be announced SECTION I. TOURISM OVERVIEW & HISTORY MODULE 1 January 20 (W) Course Introduction January 22 (F) What is Tourism? Tourism in Perspective Readings: Goeldner & Ritchie, Ch. 1 January 25 (M) Overview of Tourism Components & Characteristics MODULE 2 5 January 27 (W) History & Growth of Tourism Readings: Goeldner & Ritchie, Ch. 2 CURRENT TRENDS & CAREERS IN TOURISM January 29 (F) Trends in Tourism February 1 (M) Trends in Tourism (Continued) MODULE 3 February 3 (W) Tourism in Colorado February 5 (F) Careers in Tourism---Mr. Todd Franks Readings: Goeldner & Ritchie, Ch. 3 TOURISM ORGANIZATIONS MODULE 4 February 8 (M) World, National, & Regional Tourism Organizations Readings: Goeldner & Ritchie, Ch. 4 February 10 (W) World, National, & Regional Organizations (Continued) February 12 (F) State & Local Tourism Organizations; Catch Up & Review THE TOURISM INDUSTRY MODULE 5 February 15 (M) EXAM 1 February 17 (W) Transportation & Tourism Distribution Systems Readings: Goeldner & Ritchie, Ch. 5 & 7 February 19 (F) Hospitality & Related Services Readings: Goeldner & Ritchie, Ch. 6 MODULE 6 February 22 (M) The Attractions Sector of the Tourism Industry Readings: Goeldner & Ritchie, Ch. 8 February 24 (W) Winter Sports/Mountain Resort Industry---Dr. Natalie Ooi February 26 (F) Safety & Security Issues in the Tourism Industry 6 TOURISM RESEARCH & MARKETING MODULE 7 February 29 (M) Tourism Research Readings: Goeldner & Ritchie, Ch. 18 March 2 (W) Tourism Marketing---Ms. Katy Schneider, VFC Marketing Dir. Readings: Goeldner & Ritchie, Ch. 19 March 4 (F) Tourism Marketing (Continued) MODULE 8 March 7 (M) Culinary Tourism—Dr. Christina Minihan March 9 (W) Catch Up & Review March 11 (F) EXAM 2 MARCH 14- MARCH 18----SPRING BREAK SECTION II. TOURIST MOTIVATIONS & BEHAVIORS MODULE 9 March 21 (M) Motivation Theory Readings: Goeldner & Ritchie, Ch. 9 March 23 (W) Motivation Theory (Continued) TOURISM SUPPLY/DEMAND & ECONOMIC IMPACTS March 25 (F) Tourism Supply & Demand Readings: Goeldner & Ritchie, Chs. 12 & 13 MODULE 10 March 28 (M) Tourism Supply & Demand (Continued) March 30 (W) Economic Impacts of Tourism Readings: Goeldner & Ritchie, Ch. 14 TOURISM IN A BROADER CONTEXT & INTERNATIONAL ISSUES April 1 (F) The Many Types of Tourism: An Overview 7 MODULE 11 Readings: Goeldner & Ritchie, Ch. 10 April 4 (M) Cultural Tourism (Continued) April 6 (W) Sociology of Tourism & Sociocultural Impacts Readings: Goeldner & Ritchie, Ch. 11 MODULE 12 April 8 (F) Poverty & Tourism in Developing Countries April 11 (M) Catch Up & Review April 13 (W) EXAM 3 TOURISM & THE ENVIRONMENT MODULE 13 April 15 (F) Tourism & the Natural Environment: An Overview Readings: Goeldner & Ritchie, Ch. 17 April 18 (M) Tourism & the Natural Environment (Continued) April 20 (W) Wildlife & Nature-Based Tourism---Mr. Todd Franks MODULE 14 April 22 (F) Ecotourism---Dr. Stu Cottrell April 25 (M) Marine Tourism April 27 (W) Sustainability & Tourism Planning Readings: Goeldner & Ritchie, Chs. 15 & 16 SPECIAL TOPICS & COURSE WRAP-UP MODULE 15 April 29 (F) Special Topic (To Be Announced) * May 2 (M) Special Topic (To Be Announced) * May 4 (W) Future of Tourism & Final Course Evaluation; May 6 (F) Catch Up & Review 8 Readings: Goeldner & Ritchie, Ch. 20 May 8-12 (M-F) Finals Week – EXAM 4 @ 7:30-9:30 (in Clark A 203) May. 12