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INTERCULTURAL EDUCATION FOR TOURISM

CODE 98201
ACADEMIC YEAR 2021/2022
CREDITS 6 credits during the 2nd year of 10715 DEVELOPMENT OF THE TERRITORIES AND SUSTAINABLE TOURISMS (LM-80) SAVONA
SCIENTIFIC DISCIPLINARY SECTOR M-PED/03
LANGUAGE Italian
TEACHING LOCATION SAVONA (DEVELOPMENT OF THE TERRITORIES AND SUSTAINABLE TOURISMS)
SEMESTER 1° Semester
TEACHING MATERIALS AULAWEB

OVERVIEW

The discipline represents a novelty in the pedagogical panorama of the national university educational offer. The originality consists in declining the intercultural didactic questions on the specific side of a sustainable tourist offer, able to enhance the places, and the cultural products both natural and artificial of human activity

AIMS AND CONTENT

LEARNING OUTCOMES

The course aims to illustrate the epistemological foundations of the discipline highlighting the links with the tourist practices and the reflections on the development of specific intercultural skills. The constructs of hospitality, receptivity and care are themed as founding nucleuses of the tourist experience as an educational-learning event, opening the way to original forms of design, communication and evaluation of the tourist offer able to achieve an effective welding between sustainability and differentiated needs of tourists.

AIMS AND LEARNING OUTCOMES

At the end of the course, students will have to demonstrate that they

  1. know and understand the pedagogical-didactic nuclei of the intercultural tourist experience
  2. design a tourist offer that is sustainable and intercultural at the same time, capable of being configured for the tourist as a transformative, reflective and self-directed learning experience, and for the territory as an experience of valorization of the places and local productions
  3. communicate the tourism offer to specialists and non-specialists within the pedagogical framework of lifelong and lifewide learning
  4. Critically evaluate the results achieved and redesign the tourist offer in the logic of continuous improvement. 

 

TEACHING METHODS

The teaching activity favors the active and participatory character, through teaching methods capable of involving, motivating and interest students in the topics covered. The teacher's lesson will be varied through different strategies, and frequent use will be made of group and plenary discussions capable of stimulating reflection. Other multimedia materials will also be used to socialize collaborative and self-directed learning.

If it is not possible, for health reasons, to carry out the lessons in presence, they will be delivered remotely using the University platforms TEAMS and/or AULAWEB

SYLLABUS/CONTENT

The program is divided into a general part and a specific part. The first one frames the discipline within the epistemological frameworks of pedagogy and didactics, while the second one declines pedagogical concepts and theories on the specific side of the planning of the tourist offer in an intercultural and sustainable perspective.

PART ONE

1) The intercultural theoretical perspective in pedagogical reflection and didactic planning

2) Cultural tourism as an educational experience

3) Self-directed Learning and tourism. Directing oneself in the processes of growth, decision and choice. 

 

SECOND PART

4) Tourism and learning, between reflexivity and transformativeness of the self, of communities and territories

5) The tourism experience as an empowerment-oriented learning process, with particular reference to food and wine tourism.

6) Designing, communicating and evaluating self-directed intercultural tourism experiences

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RECOMMENDED READING/BIBLIOGRAPHY

1) A. Bobbio, Pedagogia del viaggio e del turismo. Natura e cultura del ben-essere, Morcelliana, Brescia, 2021

2) Corvo, Fassino (a cura di), Viaggi enogastronomici e sostenibilità, Franco Angeli, 2018.

3) other didactic materials published on aulaweb by the teacher

 

 

TEACHERS AND EXAM BOARD

Exam Board

FRANCO BOCHICCHIO (President)

GUIDO FRANCO AMORETTI

MARINA MARENGO (President Substitute)

LESSONS

LESSONS START

24 september 2021

Class schedule

All class schedules are posted on the EasyAcademy portal.

EXAMS

EXAM DESCRIPTION

The exam consists in the design of an intercultural and sustainable tourist offer, coherent with what has been developed in the lessons, and with the contents of the exam texts, where the student translates concretely the knowledge learned in the framework of a working project where the territory and the tourist represent the focus of the valorization. The format of the project is provided by the teacher and published on aulaweb before the end of the lessons. The following criteria will be taken into consideration when evaluating the project: originality, coherence, clarity, feasibility, and sustainability

 

ASSESSMENT METHODS

The learning of the discipline is certified by the competence demonstrated by the student to have acquired a level of mastery over the topics consistent with the expected results and in accordance with the training objectives declined according to the Dublin descriptors.

Mastery - with reference to the project indicated in the exam methods - ranges between a sufficient and excellent level expressed in thirtieths, and is evaluated using the following criteria:
Knowledge and understanding: min 3 - max 5.
Ability to apply knowledge and understanding: min 4 - max 7
Autonomy of judgment: min 2 - max 5.
Communication skills: min 3 - max 7.
Ability to learn: min 3 - max 5.

Exam schedule

Date Time Location Type Notes
12/01/2022 16:00 SAVONA Scritto
25/01/2022 16:00 SAVONA Scritto
08/02/2022 16:00 SAVONA Scritto
17/05/2022 16:00 SAVONA Scritto
31/05/2022 16:00 SAVONA Scritto
14/06/2022 16:00 SAVONA Scritto
28/06/2022 16:00 SAVONA Scritto
12/09/2022 16:00 SAVONA Scritto