TDC100 - Destinations for Canadian Travellers
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Destinations for Canadian Travellers
This course begins with a study of the basic concepts of physical geography, time zones, city and airport codes, and elapsed flying times. Students will develop skills in map work and will learn how to analyze a destination. This process will help them build a reference through completion of the study guide and other assignments. There follows a review of several of the most popular tourist destinations for Canadians. The particular areas covered are Canada, the United States, the Caribbean Mexico, the United Kingdom and Ireland, Western Europe and Mediterranean Europe.
One credit towards the Tourism and Travel Diploma Program and the Tourism-Travel Operations Certificate.
Upon successful completion of this subject the student will be able to:
1. Correctly use the vocabulary of tourism-related geography in written and verbal communication.
2. Define various geographic terms, identify time zones and interpret maps using map keys.
3. Calculate elapsed flying time between given destinations.
4. Locate and describe the earth's physical features, and climatic regions.
5. Encode and decode major city/airports worldwide.
6. Identify and describe the major destinations of interest to Canadians, their capitals, principle airports, cultures, attractions and tourist facilities.
7. Produce brief research papers which analyze major destination areas.
8. Use correct business etiquette and adhere to professional standards of dress, hygiene and grooming.
Essential Employability Skills
Communicate clearly, concisely and correctly in the written, spoken and visual form that fulfils the purpose and meets the needs of the audience.
Respond to written, spoken, or visual messages in a manner that ensures effective communication.
Apply a systematic approach to solve problems.
Analyze, evaluate, and apply relevant information from a variety of sources.
Show respect for diverse opinions, values, belief systems, and contributions of others.
Interact with others in groups or teams in ways that contribute to effective working relationships and the achievement of goals.
Manage the use of time and other resources to complete projects.
Take responsibility for one's own actions, decisions, and consequences.
Cheating and Plagiarism
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Accommodation for Students with Disabilities
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