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100 % en línea

100 % en línea

Comienza de inmediato y aprende a tu propio ritmo.
Fechas límite flexibles

Fechas límite flexibles

Restablece las fechas límite en función de tus horarios.
Nivel principiante

Nivel principiante

Horas para completar

Aprox. 9 horas para completar

Sugerido: 2-3 hours per week...
Idiomas disponibles

Inglés (English)

Subtítulos: Inglés (English)

Programa - Qué aprenderás en este curso

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Tourism and the global sustainability agenda

This module will present the global trends in tourism and its social and environmental impacts. Policies and strategies aimed at developing a more sustainable form of tourism in low-income countries will be discussed, including the role of sustainability certification systems for hotels and destinations. The importance of tourism to Zanzibar and the environmental health impacts associated with the tourist sector on Zanzibar will be highlighted. ...
Reading
5 videos (Total 60 min), 9 readings, 4 quizzes
Video5 videos
Global trends in tourism4m
Tourism and the global sustainability agenda12m
The impacts of tourism on local communities13m
International hotel certifications15m
Reading9 lecturas
Optional reading10m
Mandatory reading10m
Optional reading10m
Mandatory reading10m
Optional reading10m
Mandatory reading10m
Optional reading10m
Mandatory reading10m
Optional reading10m
Quiz4 ejercicios de práctica
Global trends in tourism10m
Tourism and the global sustainability agenda10m
The impacts of tourism on local communities10m
International hotel certifications10m
Semana
2
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3 horas para completar

tourism - a major consumer of freshwater and producer of waste water

This module will highlight the role of hotels, in low-income countries in tropical and sub-tropical regions of the world, as significant consumers of freshwater and producers of wastewater. The module will discuss the impacts this may have on the health of the marine ecosystem and the management of the freshwater resources, especially the problem of saltwater intrusion. Zanzibar will be used as a case. The potential of introducing new policies, technologies and management approaches in support of a more sustainable management of water resources will be discussed....
Reading
4 videos (Total 44 min), 8 readings, 4 quizzes
Video4 videos
Tourism development and the health of coral reefs6m
Tourism and freshwater demands12m
Saltwater intrusion and the impact upon freshwater supplies9m
Reading8 lecturas
Mandatory reading10m
Optional reading10m
Mandatory reading10m
Optional reading10m
Mandatory reading10m
Optional reading10m
Mandatory reading10m
Optional reading10m
Quiz4 ejercicios de práctica
Impacts of tourism and human activity on the marine environment10m
Tourism development and the health of coral reefs10m
Tourism and freshwater demands10m
Saltwater intrusion and the impact upon freshwater supplies10m
Semana
3
Horas para completar
3 horas para completar

PROMOTING THE ENVIRONMENT

The general challenges of managing solid waste generation by the tourist sector will be highlighted and examples provided to explain the scope of the problem. The extent and nature of the obstacles associated with poor solid waste management linked to the tourist sector on Zanzibar will be discussed focusing on the environmental health impacts of waste generation. Policies and private sector initiatives taken to improve waste management will be presented. In particular, environmental management interventions aimed at mosquito control at resorts will be highlighted as an example of how to develop a more sustainable tourist sector. ...
Reading
4 videos (Total 39 min), 8 readings, 4 quizzes
Video4 videos
Solid waste management on Zanzibar11m
Control of mosquitoes at tourist destinations11m
The way forward10m
Reading8 lecturas
Mandatory reading10m
Optional reading10m
Mandatory reading10m
Optional reading10m
Mandatory reading10m
Optional reading10m
Mandatory reading10m
Optional reading10m
Quiz4 ejercicios de práctica
Tourism - a major generator of solid waste10m
Solid waste management on Zanzibar10m
Control of mosquitoes at tourist destinations10m
The way forward10m
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Principales revisiones

por DSMay 20th 2018

Very good case-study (Zanzibar). Good examples, interviews and enjoyable readings. Definitely broadens perspective when learning about Tourism.

por KRJun 17th 2018

Concepts directly related to actual case study - made it very useful and easy to understand...

Instructor

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Flemming Konradsen

Professor, Director
Copenhagen School of Global Health

Acerca de University of Copenhagen

The University of Copenhagen is the oldest University in Denmark - founded in 1479, and with over 38,000 students and more than 9,000 employees. The purpose of the University is to conduct research and provide education to the highest academic level. Based in Denmark's capital city it is one of the top research institutions in Europe. ...

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