Tourism didactics

Johan R. Edelheim, Marion Joppe, Joan Flaherty, Abu Bakar Barkathunnisha, Elin Bommenel, Rickard Ek, Stuart Reid, Mette Simonsen Abildgaard, Karla A. Boluk, Joanne Paulette Gellatly, Jaume Guia, Emily Höckert, Tazim Jamal, Ece Kaya, Monika Lüthje, Miranda Peterson

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This chapter provides readers with insights and engagement activities to help students:
1. Distinguish four different meanings of “culture” and consider how cultural values are connected to these meanings
2. Explain how traditions and heritage have developed and why they are maintained in cultures
3. Illustrate how languages are a mirror of the cultures within which they are created
4. Compare art and festivals from different times and places to distinguish how they embody individual cultural values
5. Visualise how modernity is in flux, and never stable
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationTeaching Tourism
Subtitle of host publicationInnovative, Values-based Learning Experiences for Transformative Practices
EditorsJohan Edelheim, Marion Joppe, Joan Flaherty
Place of PublicationCheltenham
PublisherEdward Elgar
ISBN (Electronic)978-1-80037-456-0
ISBN (Print)978-1-80037-455-3
Publication statusPublished - 2022
MoEC publication typeA3 Part of a book or another research book

Field of science

  • Tourism research


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