sun icon Class - Spring 2020 sun icon

January 13th to March 6th

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The course is divided into thirteen modules. Please complete the assigned modules (those highlighted and hyperlinked) in the order presented. If you have any questions or need any assistance, please do not hesitate to contact me. You may track your assignments and  grades in:

 calendar icon  Student's Progress and Grade Report

 calendar icon Course Schedule


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Part 1 The Essence of Ecotourism

Chaper 1 - The Nature of Ecotourism

Chapter 2 - The Ecotourist

Part 2 Core Criteria Used to Define Ecotourism

Chapter 3 - Nature-based

Chapter 4 - Sustainability 1: local participation and benefits

Chapter 5 - Sustainability 2: conservation

Chapter 6 - Learning

Chapter 7 - The Moral Imperative

Part 3 Topics and Issues Important to Ecotourism

Chapter 8 - Socio-cultural and Ecological Impacts of Ecotourism

Chapter 9 - Economic Impacts and Marketing of Ecotoruism

Chapter 10 - Development, Governance and Policy

Chapter 11 - Programme Planning

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Class Assignments


Assignment - Ecotourism Trend or Issue Review - Deadline - Monday, February 10 by midnight


Assignment - Ecotourism Project - Deadline - Monday, March 2 by midnight


Extra Credit : Tourism Case Study - Deadline - Wednesday, March 4 by midnight

 Web Assignments

bullet Ecotourism Web Search - Deadline - Friday, January 17 by midnight
bullet Market Segmentation - Deadline - Friday, January 24 by midnight
bullet Planning for Protected Areas - Deadline - Friday, January 31 by midnight
bullet Ecotourism Development - Deadline - Friday, February 14 by midnight
bullet Non-Government Organizations (NGO) Search - Deadline - Friday, February 21 by midnight

Important Note: Assignments & tests may be turned in early, but no assignments or tests will be accepted after their deadline.
Please contact me if you have any problems or questions with the course materials or assignments.

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Test 1 - Chapters 1 - 5 . Deadline - Friday, February 7 by midnight

Test 2 - Chapters 6 - 11 . Deadline - Friday, March 6 by midnight

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