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Learning Outcomes to be Assessed:
1. Challenge and critically evaluate theories as well as emerging themes in tourism
2. Critically appraise and discuss the multidisciplinary relationships between identified contemporary issues in tourism
3. Demonstrate a critical understanding of the social, economic and environmental impacts of contemporary issues on tourism destinations and organizations and debate solutions for identified impacts

Assessment Brief: Individual debate paper
The changing nature of tourism means that developing an understanding of leading and emerging issues in tourism management research is imperative if the industry is to be managed successfully. Critical debate from a range of contemporary perspectives is a key skill and the consideration of new tourism concepts and contexts from a regional, national and international perspective is essential in informing management decisions.

Assessment Criteria
Please note that these are broad guidelines only and inevitably some individuals produce work exhibiting features from more than one category. The mark will assess the relative importance of the strengths and weaknesses of the work.

Challenge and critically evaluate theories as well as emerging themes in tourism. Ability to challenge and critically evaluate theories as well as emerging themes in tourism
i ? Excellent challenge and critical evaluation of theories and emerging themes in tourism.
i ? Good challenge and critical evaluation of theories and emerging themes in tourism.
i ? Acceptable challenge and critical evaluation of theories and emerging themes in tourism.
i ? Limited challenge and critical evaluation of theories and emerging themes in tourism.
Critically appraise and discuss the multidisciplinary relationships between identified contemporary issues in tourism.
Ability to critically appraise and discuss the multidisciplinary relationships between identified contemporary issues in tourism.

i ? Outstanding critical appraisal and discussion of the multidisciplinary relationships between identified contemporary issues in tourism.
i ? Sound critical appraisal and discussion of the multidisciplinary relationships between identified contemporary issues in tourism.
i ? Satisfactory critical appraisal and discussion of the multidisciplinary relationships between identified contemporary issues in tourism.
i ? Little critical appraisal and discussion of the multidisciplinary relationships between identified contemporary issues in tourism.
Demonstrate a critical understanding of the social, economic and environmental impacts of contemporary issues on tourism destinations and organizations and debate solutions for identified impacts
Ability to demonstrate a critical understanding of the social, economic and environmental impacts of contemporary issues on tourism destinations and organizations and debate solutions for identified impacts

i ? In-depth critical understanding of the social, economic and environmental impacts of contemporary issues on tourism destinations and organizations and debate of solutions for identified impacts
i ? Good critical understanding of the social, economic and environmental impacts of contemporary issues on tourism destinations and organizations and debate of solutions for identified impacts.
i ? Acceptable critical understanding of the social, economic and environmental impacts of contemporary issues on tourism destinations and organizations and debate of solutions for identified impacts
i ? Limited critical understanding of the social, economic and environmental impacts of contemporary issues on tourism destinations and organizations and debate of solutions for identified impacts