|SCIENTIFIC DISCIPLINARY SECTOR||SECS-P/12|
The main aim of the course is to outline the development of the tourism sector placed within the economic and social changes occurred in Europe since the Early Modern Age.
The course aims to provide the students with the methodological and cultural basis for understanding the evolution of the tourist phenomenon from the economic and social point of view, located in the wider dynamics of the European economic development from the seventeenth century to today.
Knowledge and understanding
Students must acquire adequate knowledge and effective understanding of the operation mechanisms of economic systems in a comparative and long-term perspective.
Ability to apply knowledge and understanding
Students must learn to apply acquired knowledge and understand problems related to the current economic context as a result of its historical evolution.
Students must be able to use both conceptual and operational skills acquired with autonomy of judgment and skills in different contexts of application.
Students must acquire the technical language of the discipline to communicate clearly and unambiguously to specialists and non-specialists.
Students must develop adequate learning skills so they will be able to elaborate autonomously the key issues of the discipline, especially in the working contexts where they will operate.
Frontal lectures, occasional seminars on specific cases studies.
The most relevant topics will be:
For textbooks and teaching material in English, Erasmus students are invited to contact the lecturer during office hours.
Office hours: Please contact the lecturer by e-mail.
ANDREA ZANINI (President)
See the teaching calendar of the Department.
Written examination, with multiple choice and open ended questions.
Please contact the Lecturer by e-mail.