Nouveau Tourism/Resources/Course Guide

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Course Guide

This course will provide students with the opportunity to understand the evolving and dynamic nature of the tourism industry


Nouveau Tourism is a level 4 paper and forms part of the Diploma in Applied Travel and Tourism.

Learning outcomes

1. Identify and understand the evolving nature of tourism.

2. Analysing the latest market trends.

3. Evaluate industry response to visitor needs.

Course staff

Lecturer: Hillary Jenkins

Office: D104A



Appointment times must be made either by email (directly) or through SAB administration staff.

Delivery Details

  • blended delivery
  • distance

Course Participation

To ensure your success in this course, participation in all class sessions is highly recommended. All activities must be completed before assessments are handed in.

As a matter of courtesy please inform administrative staff and/or your lecturer prior to class if you are unable to attend. Some studentseg. international students, may have contractural obligations regarding their attendance which we are required to provide to the relevant government agencies.

You must advise in writing by letter, or by using the form available from the SAB reception, if you intend to withdraw from the course.

Supporting Resources

  • Wikieducator - course wiki
  • Nouveau Tourism - web log
  • Library
  • Internet


The paper will be assessed through the completion of a projectand by the completion of each individual activity outlined in the wiki (Nouveau Tourism).

Postings to the attached weblog must also be made (at least three per student). Attached is the Assessment/Marking Guide - use this as a resource when completing your assessment.

Note: Whenever you use ideas written by someone else in your assessments, you must acknowledge the source of this material. Is is crucial that you understand the importance of respecting the intellectual property of other writers and researchers. All sources must be referenced using Ameriacan Psychological Association (APA) format. If you do not acknowledge the material correctly, where interntional or otherwise, you are guilty of plagiarism which is considered a dishonest practice with disciplinary outcomes which range from losing part of your marks (or a resit) to failure of the paper. Tutorials to help with referencing and integrating academic literature into your work will be held near the beginning of the semester. You are expected to attend both training sessions. We encourage you to go tho the Learning Centre should you require assistance with any aspect of referencing and/or academic writing.

  • Assessment and moderation policy AP900 and Plagiarism Policy AP607.00. (Insite)

Assessment Integrity

Deadlines for assessment will be enforced and any late submissions will be penalised. If an assessment is not handed in or completed by the set date it is deemed to be a resit.

Extensions will be granted in only two circumstances:

  • medical grounds (a medical certificate is required)
  • compassionate grounds

You must apply for an extension before the due date by filling in an Extension form available from administration staff and then negotiating a date for submitting your assessment with the lecturer(s) concerned.

Course Award

The overall top student in this course will be recognised at an awards ceremony held prior to graduation in December. In some cases there are sponsored prizes for top students.