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# Log into your [https://drive.google.com Google Drive] cloud computing space and open the '''[? Connections and Expectations]''' page. If you are using Microsoft Office 360, [https://onedrive.live.com Microsoft OneDrive] or another [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cloud_computing cloud computing service], please ask your teacher to send you a digital version of the Connections and Expectations page.
 
# Log into your [https://drive.google.com Google Drive] cloud computing space and open the '''[? Connections and Expectations]''' page. If you are using Microsoft Office 360, [https://onedrive.live.com Microsoft OneDrive] or another [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cloud_computing cloud computing service], please ask your teacher to send you a digital version of the Connections and Expectations page.
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Travel and Tourism:A Regional Geographic Perspective (CGG3O) with David
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Travel and Tourism: A Regional Geographic Perspective (CGG3O) with David

Course Name: Travel and Tourism: A Regional Geographic Perspective

Course Description: This course focuses on travel and tourism as the vehicle for studying selected world regions. Using a variety of geotechnologies and inquiry and communication methods, students will conduct and present case studies that develop their understanding of the unique characteristics of selected world regions; the environmental, cultural, economic, and political factors that influence travel and tourism; and the impact of the travel industry on communities and environments around the world.

Ontario Ministry of Education Curriculum Grades 11 and 12: Canadian and World Studies outline for Travel and Tourism: A Regional Geographic Perspective (CGG3O).

Course Code: CGG3O

Unit 1: Introduction to Travel and Tourism

  1. Welcome
  2. Introductions with your teacher and student peers.
  3. Log into your Google Drive cloud computing space and open the [? Connections and Expectations] page. If you are using Microsoft Office 360, Microsoft OneDrive or another cloud computing service, please ask your teacher to send you a digital version of the Connections and Expectations page.
  4. Student Survey for Geographic Knowledge
  5. Unit 1:Introduction to Travel and Tourism
  6. Maps of the World labelled.

Unit 2: The Significance of the Travel and Tourism Industry

  1. Watch the video and make jot notes about "Tourism Enriches: A Global Awareness Campaign for Tourism" Communication __/5 marks
  2. Watch the video and make jot notes about "The Power of Tourism in Florida" Communication __/10 marks
  3. In class discussion on Tourism in Ontario through Time
  4. Unit 2:The Significance of the Travel and Tourism Industry

Unit 3: Culminating Unit

  1. Evaluation: Map of the World Test
  2. Culminating Unit Select a topic relating to geography, travel and/or tourism.
  3. CU Topics Selected by Students
  • Alyssa - ?
  • Damion - ?
  • Keisha - ?
  • Matthew - Cruise Ship Accidents
  • Travis - ?

Unit 4: The Sinister Side of Tourism

  1. Watch the video and make jot notes "Child Trafficking and Women in Poverty" Communication = __/10 marks
  2. Watch the video and make jot notes "Stop Child Trafficking - Protect Vulnerable Children" Communication = __/10 marks
  3. Copy down the five (5) points about "Children are vulnerable and forced into slavery" from the WorldConcern.org web site Communication = __/5 marks
  4. Watch the video and make jot notes "The Negative Effects of Mass Tourism" Communication = __/10 marks
  5. Read and make jot notes about birth tourism and maternity hotels. See this Los Angeles Times article. Communication = __/5
  6. Unit 4:The Sinister Side of Tourism

Unit 5: Ecotourism

  1. Watch the video and make jot notes "Fair Trade Tourism-helping communities through travel" Communication = __/10 marks
  2. The Canadian Ecotourism Market from the World Tourism Organization
  3. Unit 5:Ecotourism , Sustainable Development,Code of Behaviour for Tourists,Ecological Footprint

Unit 6: Impact of Tourism on Culture in Urban and Rural Centres

  1. Watch the video "Gambit" about a couple who get caught smuggling drugs. Don't bow to the temptation to earn easy cash by smuggling drugs. Chances are you'll get caught. The drug carrier or "mule" is almost always the loser. Being Canadian won't get you any special treatment if you're caught using, buying, selling or smuggling drugs in a foreign country. (from Foreign Affairs and International Trade Canada)
  2. Watch the video and make jot notes "The Negative Effects of Mass Tourism" Communication = __/10 marks
  3. Unit 6: Impact of Tourism on Culture in Urban and Rural Centres

Unit 7: Careers in the Travel and Tourism Industry

  1. Unit 7:Careers in the Travel and Tourism Industry
  2. Unit 7:In class activity on careers search

Unit 8: Tourism Planning and Marketing

  1. Unit 8:Tourism Planning and Marketing
  2. Unit 8:In class activity demonstrating how to construct a survey for tourism planning and marketing

Unit 9: The Caribbean and Cruise Ships and GIS Mapping Skills

  1. The Caribbean and Cruise Ships


Unit 10:Travelling Using Geotechnologies

Find answers to the following questions online:

  1. What is a hostel?
  2. Make notes about hostelling. Hostelling International is the brand name of the non-profit International Youth Hostel Federation (IYHF) and its member Youth Hostel Associations around the world.
  3. What is GIS?
  4. What is ArcGIS Online? Describe four (4)examples.
  5. Free Maps and Tasks List three (3) types of maps you think would help a geography studying travel and tourism patterns in the world.
  6. In class og onto a computer with David's help and work through the ArcView GIS example. Print out your map and hand in.
  7. Demonstrate how to use GIS to plan and explore a region through hostelling. Select one of the following locations:
    1. Australia
    2. Canada's Maritimes
    3. Egypt
    4. Germany
    5. India.
  8. Hostels.com features the most comprehensive selection of hostels on the internet with almost 26,302 hostels listed.
  9. Out There Canada's Adventure Travel

Summative Assessment

  1. Review exercise for the summative assessment for Travel and Tourism:A Regional Geographic Perspective (CGG3O) with David