TRT100 - Reality Tourism
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|Last revision date||Nov 18, 2013 12:35:17 AM|
|Last review date||Nov 18, 2013 12:35:17 AM|
Students entering the Tourism and Travel Program at Seneca College sometimes have difficulty in selecting a career path. This course, in conjunction with TIS152: Introduction to Tourism Industry and Careers will provide the background for students to make an informed choice. While TIS152 presents an overview of the eight sectors of the tourism industry, this course will expose students to the realities of these eight sectors through field trips, assignments and guest speakers.
One credit towards the Tourism and Travel Diploma Program and the Tourism and Travel Services Certificate.
Upon successful completion of this subject the student will be able to:
1. Identify and describe the eight sectors of the tourism industry.
2. Describe the knowledge, skills and attitudes required to be successful in various entry-level positions in the tourism industry.
3. Produce a report on a guest speaker that summarizes the main points presented.
4. Participate in industry events in a professional manner.
5. Identify and describe the major sites and attractions to include in a Toronto walking tour.
6. Choose a career path in tourism and provide reasons to support that choice.
7. Produce a variety of effective written and electronic documents consistent with the industry's needs.
8. Consistently meet industry standards for document format, accuracy, spelling and grammar.
9. Achieve generic skills learning outcomes, which are the same for each program at Seneca and other community colleges in Ontario. A list of these outcomes is provided at the end of the course outline.
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.
Execute mathematical operations accurately.
Apply a systematic approach to solve problems.
Use a variety of thinking skills to anticipate and solve problems.
Locate, select, organize, and document information using appropriate technology and information systems.
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
Each student should be aware of the College's policy regarding Cheating and Plagiarism. Seneca's Academic Policy will be strictly enforced.
To support academic honesty at Seneca College, all work submitted by students may be reviewed for authenticity and originality, utilizing software tools and third party services. Please visit the Academic Honesty site on http://library.senecacollege.ca for further information regarding cheating and plagiarism policies and procedures.
All students and employees have the right to study and work in an environment that is free from discrimination and/or harassment. Language or activities that defeat this objective violate the College Policy on Discrimination/Harassment and shall not be tolerated. Information and assistance are available from the Student Conduct Office at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Accommodation for Students with Disabilities
The College will provide reasonable accommodation to students with disabilities in order to promote academic success. If you require accommodation, contact the Counselling and Disabilities Services Office at ext. 22900 to initiate the process for documenting, assessing and implementing your individual accommodation needs.