007 - Sustainable Tourism

Debatable Question

Can tourism ever be sustainable?

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Key Terminology

  • Sustainable tourism


Activity One - Watch

  1. What is sustainable tourism?
  2. Who and what does sustainable tourism benefit?

Sustainable Tourism





Activity Two - Newspaper Article

You have been employed by the National Geographic to write an article about the impact sustainable tourism has had on a specific country. You will need to include the following things:

Content

      1. Map of the country - annotations where sustainable projects have been put in place.
      2. The negative impact that tourism was having on the country or region within a country.
      3. A description of sustainable projects.
      4. An analysis of the success of the sustainable projects - this will need to be looked at from different perspectives e.g. environmentalist, economist, local community.

Planning

You will need to plan your newspaper report using Mindmesiter. This will allow you to record your findings, link ideas together and record your bibliography more effectively.


Presentation

      • Headline
      • Columns
      • Images to illustrate your points - these need titles and figure numbers
      • Maximum of 1200 words
      • Can be typed or hand written but a hard copy must be handed in!
      • Bibliography
      • Remember to spell and grammar check your work

How will I be assessed?

Criterion C: Communicating

Achievement level

Level descriptor

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0

The student does not reach a standard described by any of the descriptors below.




1–2

i.   communicates information and ideas in a style that is not always clear

ii.  organizes information and ideas in a limited way

iii. lists sources of information inconsistently.




3–4

i.   communicates information and ideas in a style that is somewhat clear

ii.  somewhat organizes information and ideas

iii. creates an adequate reference list and sometimes cites sources.




5–6

i.   communicates information and ideas in a style that is mostly appropriate to the audience and purpose

ii.  mostly structures information and ideas according to the task instructions

iii. creates an adequate reference list and usually cites sources.




7–8

i.   communicates information and ideas in a style that is completely appropriate to the audience and purpose

ii.  structures information and ideas completely according to the task instructions

iii. creates a complete reference list and always cites sources.




Criterion D: Thinking Critically

Achievement level

Level descriptor

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0

The student does not reach a standard described by any of the descriptors below.





1–2

i.   begins to analyse concepts, issues, models, visual representation and/or theories in a limited way

ii.  begins to identify connections between information to make simple arguments

iv. identifies different perspectives.





3–4

i.   completes a simple analysis of concepts, issues, models, visual representation and/or theories

ii.  summarizes information to make some adequate arguments

iv. recognizes different perspectives and suggests some of their implications





5–6

i.   completes a substantial analysis of concepts, issues, models, visual representation and/or theories

ii.   summarizes information to make usually valid arguments

iv. clearly recognizes different perspectives and describes most of their implications





7–8

i.   completes a detailed analysis of concepts, issues, models, visual representation and/or theories

ii.   summarizes information to make consistent, well-supported arguments

iv. clearly recognizes different perspectives and consistently explains their

    implications




Resources

Here are a set of resources for the country Cambodia. You can of course choose which ever country you wish to investigate but they are here to point you in the right direction.

Articles


Sustainable Tourism - Cambodia