Tourism's Impact: Good or Bad?

Tourism's Impact: Good or Bad?
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TourismHigher Education (degree)

This lesson contains 14 slides, with interactive quizzes and text slides.

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Tourism's Impact: Good or Bad?

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Learning Objective
At the end of the lesson, you will be able to understand and discuss the positive and negative economic impacts of tourism.

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Introduce the learning objective to the students.
What do you already know about the positive and negative economic impacts of tourism?

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Slide 1: Introduction to Tourism
Tourism refers to the travel for recreational, leisure, or business purposes. It involves the movement of people from one place to another, often resulting in economic benefits for the destination.

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Provide a brief introduction to the concept of tourism.
Slide 2: Positive Economic Impacts
Tourism can have various positive economic impacts such as job creation, increased revenue, and business growth. It can stimulate the local economy by generating income through accommodation, transportation, food, and entertainment services.

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Explain the positive economic impacts of tourism.
Slide 3: Negative Economic Impacts
On the other hand, tourism can also have negative economic impacts. It can lead to over-reliance on tourism, seasonal employment, and increased cost of living for locals due to higher demand for goods and services.

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Discuss the negative economic impacts of tourism.
Slide 4: Case Study 1
Let's examine a case study of a small coastal town that heavily relies on tourism as its main source of income. Discuss the economic benefits and challenges faced by the local community.

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Present a case study for students to analyze and discuss.
Slide 5: Interactive Poll
Use an interactive polling tool to gather students' opinions on whether they believe the positive economic impacts of tourism outweigh the negative impacts, or vice versa.

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Engage students with an interactive poll to gauge their perspectives.
Slide 6: Factors Influencing Impact
Several factors influence the economic impact of tourism, including government policies, infrastructure development, and the level of community involvement. These factors can shape both positive and negative outcomes.

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Discuss the factors that influence the economic impact of tourism.
Slide 7: Sustainability and Balance
Achieving a balance between the positive and negative economic impacts of tourism is crucial for sustainable development. It requires careful planning, responsible tourism practices, and community engagement.

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Emphasize the importance of sustainability and balance in tourism.
Slide 8: Conclusion
In conclusion, tourism can bring significant economic benefits to a destination, but it also has its drawbacks. Understanding and managing the positive and negative economic impacts of tourism is essential for sustainable tourism development.

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Summarize the key points and conclude the lesson.
Write down 3 things you learned in this lesson.

Slide 12 - Open question

Have students enter three things they learned in this lesson. With this they can indicate their own learning efficiency of this lesson.
Write down 2 things you want to know more about.

Slide 13 - Open question

Here, students enter two things they would like to know more about. This not only increases involvement, but also gives them more ownership.
Ask 1 question about something you haven't quite understood yet.

Slide 14 - Open question

The students indicate here (in question form) with which part of the material they still have difficulty. For the teacher, this not only provides insight into the extent to which the students understand/master the material, but also a good starting point for the next lesson.