Impact of Tourism, Hospitality and Events

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STUDENT PRESENTATION & WRITTEN ASSESSMENT

Business Unit/Work Group Business and Arts/BTHEM
Qualification Code CRS1400588
Qualification Title Bachelor of Tourism, Hospitality and Events Management
Subject Code/s National Code: THESUS701
TAFE SA Code: SABRN
Subject Title/s Tourism, Hospitality and Events Sustainability
Assessment Title Assessment 2 – Impact of Tourism, Hospitality and Events – Group Presentation and
individual written reflection

 

Student guide for assessment
Overview of Assessment The objective of this assessment is for students to demonstrate their understanding
and knowledge on the influence that tourism, hospitality and events have on the
planet, people and the economy. Students will need to explore and reflect on how
current trends and contemporary attitudes are influencing the way these impacts are
managed.
This assessment will address the following subject learning outcomes (SLOs):
SLO2 Understand the impacts of tourism, hospitality and events related activities
on the three pillars of sustainability (social, environmental and economy).
SLO3 Discuss the demand for social responsibility, environmental ethics and
destination stewardship.
Group presentation time: 10 minutes
Individual reflection word count: 500 words
Assessment Weighting: 30%
Task/s to be assessed This assessment has a group presentation (2 students) and individual written
reflection component.
Group presentation (Verbal)
In pairs, present how tourism, hospitality and events influence the triple bottom line
(planet, people and economy) in positive and negative ways. Include how these can
be managed to reflect current trends and contemporary attitudes towards corporate
social responsibility (CSR), new generations’ attitudes towards sustainability and
ethics, destination stewardship and global policies on sustainability.
Students must present their content in a clear and logical manner as a group, using
Microsoft PowerPoint. Each member of the group is required to participate equally in
the development and presentation of the content.
Verbal questions may be asked by the assessor during and post presentation to
clarify understanding and participation from
all group members.
Written reflection
Individually and in your own words, reflect on your findings from the presentation and
how these will impact tourism, hospitality and events (THE) management in the field
of the THE industries you would like to pursue.
For both the PowerPoint presentation and the written reflection, students must
include in-text references as well as reference list using Harvard Author Date
System.

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Student guide for assessment
Due Date Refer to subject guide and assessment section of the TAFE SA Learn course for this
subject.
Time allowed Verbal component: 10 minutes presentation. Please note that the lecturer will not
allow longer than this allocated time and you will be stopped, so please ensure you
obey by the presentation time allocation.
Written reflection: own time.
Location Individual group appointments will be scheduled for the due date of the assessment
(refer to subject guide and assessment section of the Learn course for this subject).
Lecturer will advise of schedule a week prior to the presentation due date. Please
note that the entire class will be the audience of all presentations.
Presentations would traditionally take place in the classroom at the scheduled
appointment time, or via online Collaborate or Teams if required.
Assessment Submission Each group member must upload a copy of the PowerPoint presentation with notes
as well as their individual written reflection to the Learn course for the subject in the
appropriate section.
The first page of each assessment submission should include the following
information:
Student Name:
Student ID:
Subject Name
Assessment Name:
Word Count (if applicable)
Documents must be uploaded in PDF format (PDF unless otherwise advised) and
file name of the document must include the following:
Student name
Student ID
Subject abbreviation
Assessment name
All written assessment tasks, unless otherwise stated, will require students to follow
these guidelines:
Typewritten using size 11 or 12 business like font
Line spacing: 1 ½ line spacing
Footers with:
o Student name and student ID
o Page numbers expressed as page 1 of X
For assessment to be graded a final assessment must be submitted via Learn. Draft
submissions will not be graded.
Decision making rules Grade for this assessment will be determined according to the marking rubric located
at the end of this document.
Assessment conditions All work must be original.
Students must meet the following subject learning outcomes (SLOs), course learning
outcomes (CLOs) and graduate attributes (GAs):
Subject Learning Outcomes
SLO2 Understand the impacts of tourism, hospitality and events related activities on
the three pillars of sustainability (social, environmental and economy).
SLO3 Discuss the demand for social responsibility, environmental ethics and
destination stewardship.

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Student guide for assessment
Course Learning Outcomes
CLO1 Demonstrate in-depth knowledge of Management concepts, models and
theories.
CLO2 Demonstrate in-depth knowledge of Management functions as applied in the
Hospitality, Tourism and Events industries
CLO3 Demonstrate in-depth and cross-industry knowledge of the Hospitality,
Tourism and Events industries.
CLO4 Analyse and solve problems or issues, articulate appropriate solutions and
justify propositions and/or professional decisions.
Graduate Attributes
GA1 Knowledge & Application
GA1.1 engage critically with a broad and coherent body of knowledge
GA1.2 apply knowledge to a professional context
GA1.3 demonstrate an awareness of current research and emerging technologies
GA2 Communication
GA2.1 present a clear and logical explanation of knowledge and ideas to others
GA2.2 adapt and contextualise content to varying audiences to enable them to
communicate appropriately with professional colleagues and the public
GA2.3 proficiently use the oral, written, mathematical and visual skills appropriate to
the subject and audience
GA3 Teamwork
GA3.1 present a logical and rational case in negotiation with others
GA3.2 work collaboratively with different and diverse groups
GA3.3 show respect to others and to their ideas and point of view
GA4 Problem Solving/Initiative and Enterprise
GA4.1 critically analyse, evaluate and synthesise information to develop solutions
to problems and provide creative options to address challenges
GA4.2 identify areas of opportunity and formulate and communicate plans to
maximise these opportunities
GA4.3 generate and communicate solutions to unpredictable and sometimes
complex problems
GA5 Self-Management and Learning
GA5.2 maintain a contemporary and broad knowledge and skills base through
ongoing engagement with scholarship
GA5.3 work in a self-directed manner responding to change in a flexible and
adaptable way
GA6 Technology
GA6.1 use contemporary technologies to manage, analyse, consolidate, and
communicate information as appropriate
GA6.2 proficiently use professional technological tools
GA6.3 demonstrate an awareness of emerging technologies and applicability of
these to professional practice

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Student guide for assessment
GA7 Ethical, Cultural and Social Awareness
GA7.1 demonstrate an awareness of ethical, cultural, legal and social issues
GA7.2 engage positively with people and ideas outside of their own geographical,
social, and cultural boundaries
GA7.3 show a commitment to contemporary sustainable practices
This assessment is to be completed according to TAFE SA assessment policy and
procedures. Refer to the Higher Education Student Handbook
.
Resources required Students must access the following resources to complete this assessment:
Topics 2 and 3 content available within the Learn Course for this subject.
Recommended readings for this subject available within the Study Guide and
Learn Course for this subject (as well as within topics 2 and 3 introductions on
the Learn course for this subject).
Verbal presentations tool available from the Study Tools section of the BTHEM
Learn Home Page as well as
TAFE SA Library.
Writing reflection tool available within the Study Tools section of the BTHEM
Learn Home Page or
TAFE SA Library.
Harvard Author-Date System Referencing Tool available from the Study Tools
section of the BTHEM Learn Home Page or
TAFE SA Library.
For additional resources to assist in assessment development please refer to the
Higher Education Student Handbook or TAFE SA libraries.
Results/Assessment
policy
Students will be notified of assessment grades within 10 working days via the Learn
course page for the subject.
Feedback will be available on Learn and accessed by clicking on the original upload
link.
Please refer to the BTHEM Student Handbook located on the
BTHEM Learn page for
further detail on assessment policies including:
Due dates
Extension of assessment due dates
Deferral
Non-submissions or non-attendance at exams
Penalties for late submission
Re-submission of assessment
Supplementary assessment
Hurdle requirements
Borderline subject fail

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ASSESSMENT 2 – IMPACTS OF TOURISM, HOSPITALITY & EVENTS GROUP PRESENTATION AND REFLECTION MARKING
RUBRIC

Criteria Poor Adequate Good Very good Excellent Marks
Visual Presentation
and Structure (e.g.
PowerPoint)
(10% of overall
mark)
Includes:
Number of slides
Correct slide
structure
Use of notes
section
Use of images,
animation, videos
Creativity
No clear structure to
presentation, omitted
differentiation between
introduction, body and
conclusion.
Limited formatting or
professional appearance.
Number of slides too great
or little based on content
requirements.
Text too small and ratio of
text per slide
inappropriate.
<5
Clear structure to
presentation, has included
introduction, body and
conclusion.
Adequate level of formatting
and professional
appearance.
Has used appropriate
number of slides, ratio of
text per slide and font size.
(5-6)
Presentation is logically
structured and contextualised
to the audience.
Good level of formatting and
professional appearance.
Has used appropriate number
of slides, ratio of text per slide
and font size.
Incorporated use of visual
aids such as images,
animations, transitions and/or
design options.
(7-8)
The presentation has been
logically structured to engage
the audience.
Very good level of formatting
and professional appearance.
Has used appropriate number of
slides, ratio of text per slide and
font size.
Incorporated a range of visual
aids such as images,
animations, transitions and/or
design options.
(9)
High quality presentation that is
logically and succinctly structured
to engage the audience.
A coherent presentation that
seeks to lead audience through
flow of ideas, with clearly defined
introduction and well-rounded
conclusion.
Has professionally displayed
presentation with relevant
number of slides, ratio of text per
slide and font size.
Incorporated a range of visual
aids such as images, animations,
transitions and/or design options
to show proficient use of
emerging technological tools.
(10)
/10
Presentation
Content
(Introduction, Body,
Conclusion)
(50% of overall
mark)
Includes:
Comprises of slides,
focusing on each
discussion topic
required.
Key concepts.
Students
provided findings
on how THE
influence the
triple bottom line
(planet, people
and economy) in
positive &
negative ways.
Background information is
insufficient to adequately
establish the topic context
/ irrelevant / inaccurate /
unclear.
Does not demonstrate a
clear understanding of the
theories and/or concepts.
Unable to link relevant
theories and/or concepts
to appropriate issues in
the chosen topic.
Does not respond to all
points assessment criteria
and/or discussion topics.
Examples, reasons and
evidence are not relevant
or description of them is
unclear.
Unable to link theories
and/or concepts to
relevant industry
practices.
Adequate introduction
establishes the topic but
lacks detail and /or much
information is irrelevant.
Demonstrates a basic
understanding of the
theories and/or concepts.
Link relevant theories and/or
concepts to appropriate
issues in the chosen topic.
Responds to all discussion
topics, some aspects in
more detail than others.
Examples, reasons and
evidence are given however,
meaning in relation to the
argument may not have
been established.
Able to identify general links
to relevant industry
practices.
Adequate introduction
establishes the topic but
lacks detail and /or some
information is irrelevant.
Demonstrates a good
understanding of the theories
and/or concepts with sound
explanation.
Able to correctly identify and
link relevant theories and/or
concepts to appropriate
issues in the chosen topic
and consider some
implications.
Responds to all discussion
topics, attempts to give equal
weight.
Examples, reasons and
evidence are relevant, and
their meaning is related to the
argument.
Well-developed introduction.
Relevant background
information that clearly
establishes the topic context.
Demonstrates understanding of
multiple theories and/or
concepts. Able to clearly
articulate and identify key
aspects.
Able to correctly identify and link
multiple theories and/or
concepts to appropriate issues
in the chosen topic and consider
relevant implications.
Responds to all discussion
topics equally.
Examples, reasons and
evidence are relevant, and their
meaning is integrated within the
argument.
Able to identify links to
contemporary relevant industry
Well-developed and highly
engaging introduction. Highly
relevant background information
that clearly establishes the topic
context.
Excellent understanding of
multiple theories and/or
concepts. Able to clearly
articulate and identify key
aspects.
Well defined argument linking
multiple theories and/or concepts
to appropriate issues in the
chosen topic and thorough
consideration of relevant
implications.
Responds to all discussion topics
equally using precise and correct
discipline and professional
terminology.
Examples, reasons and evidence
are relevant, and their meaning is
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Criteria Poor Adequate Good Very good Excellent Marks
Included how
these can be
managed to
reflect current
trends &
contemporary
attitudes towards
CSR.
Explored new
generations’
attitudes towards
sustainability &
ethics.
Explored
destination
stewardship and
global policies
on sustainability.
No discernible summary
of the main discussion
topics presented, or it is
poorly-defined.
<25
Adequate summary of some
of the main discussion
topics presented.
(25-32)
Able to identify links to
contemporary relevant
industry practices.
Reasonably structured, clear
summary of most of the main
discussion topics presented.
(33-37)
practices, providing relevant
examples.
Well structured, clear summary
of most main discussion topics
presented and most of the main
connections between them.
(38-42)
succinctly and critically integrated
within the argument.
Able to identify links to
contemporary relevant industry
practices, providing excellent
examples throughout.
Succinct / well-structured
summary of all the main
discussion topics presented and
the connections between them.
>43
Student Verbal
Presentation and
Participation
(10% of overall
mark)
Does not meet time limit.
Did not greet audience or
introduce themselves
and/or team members.
Has no/poor eye contact
with audience.
Does not participate
actively in presentation
and/or discussion and/or
respect input of others.
Does not interact with the
group and/or audience
and does not initiate any
discussion points and/or
components of the
presentation.
Needs to be prompted for
input and/or participation.
Poor verbal
communication and/or
listening skills.
<5
Very close to meeting time
limit requirements.
Greeted audience and
introduced themselves
and/or team members. Has
limited eye contact with
audience.
Participates minimally in
discussion and/or
presentation. Interacts with
the group and/or audience
to a minimal level.
May provide basic
responses, allows others to
initiate discussion and/or
questions.
Requires little if any
prompting for input and/or
participation. May use note
cards to prompt
presentation.
Able to verbally
communicate with moderate
rate of speech.
Meets time limit
requirements.
Greeted audience and
introduced themselves and/or
team members. Has
consistent eye contact with
audience.
Contributes fairly to
discussion and/or
presentation, speaking in
turn.
Interacts well with the group,
responds to others points
and/or questions and/or
comments, initiates some
discussion points.
Requires no prompting for
input and/or participation.
Does not require prompt
cards.
Communicates effectively
and consistently explains
ideas clearly with appropriate
rate of speech.
Meets time limit requirements.
Greeted audience and
introduced themselves and/or
team members. Has consistent
eye contact to engage with
audience.
Actively participates in
discussion presentation and/or
contributing ideas. Respects
input of others.
Interacts positively within the
group and/or audience,
responds to others points,
initiates several discussion
points and/or questions and/or
comments.
Requires no prompting for input
and/or participation. Does not
require prompt cards.
Well- developed verbal skills in
expression of ideas and
viewpoints with suitable rate of
speech.
Meets time limit requirements.
Greeted audience and introduced
themselves and/or team
members.
Fully participates in discussion
and/or presentation, contributes
ideas and opinions, encourages
others and/or audience to
participate.
Manages the interaction within
the group and/or audience,
responds positively to others’
points and/or questions and/or
comments, initiates meaningful
discussion points.
Requires no prompting for input.
Does not require prompt cards.
Excellent verbal skills in
expression of ideas and
viewpoints with appropriate rate
of speech.
(10)
/10

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Criteria Poor Adequate Good Very good Excellent Marks
(5-6) (7-8) (9)
Student Written
Component
(20% of overall
mark)
This was
produced and
submitted
Provided a
reflection of 500
words on the
content
submitted within
the presentation
and how these
will impact
management in
the field of the
THE industry
they would like
to pursue.
Submitted as a
PDF document
Does not demonstrate a
clear understanding of the
theories and/or concepts
included within the
presentation.
Unable to link relevant
theories and/or concepts
to appropriate issues in
the chosen topic.
Does not respond to all
points assessment criteria
and/or discussion topics.
Examples, reasons and
evidence are not relevant
or description of them is
unclear. Their relationship
to the argument unclear.
Unable to link theories
and/or concepts to
relevant industry
practices.
<10
Demonstrates a basic
understanding of the
theories and/or concepts
included within the
presentation.
Link relevant theories and/or
concepts to appropriate
issues in the chosen topic.
Responds to all discussion
topics, some aspects in
more detail than others.
Examples, reasons and
evidence are given however,
meaning in relation to the
argument may not have
been established.
Able to identify general links
to relevant industry
practices.
(10-12)
Demonstrates a good
understanding of the theories
and/or concepts included
within the presentation with
sound explanation.
Able to correctly identify and
link relevant theories and/or
concepts to appropriate
issues in the chosen topic
and consider some
implications.
Responds to all discussion
topics, attempts to give equal
weight.
Examples, reasons and
evidence are relevant, and
their meaning is related to the
argument.
Able to identify links to
contemporary relevant
industry practices.
(13-14)
Demonstrates understanding of
multiple theories and/or
concepts included within the
presentation. Able to clearly
articulate and identify key
aspects included within the
presentation.
Able to correctly identify and link
multiple theories and/or
concepts to appropriate issues
in the chosen topic and consider
relevant implications.
Responds to all discussion
topics equally.
Examples, reasons and
evidence are relevant, and their
meaning is integrated within the
argument.
Able to identify links to
contemporary relevant industry
practices, providing relevant
examples.
(15-16)
Excellent understanding of
multiple theories and/or concepts
included within the presentation.
Able to clearly articulate and
identify key aspects included
within the presentation.
Well defined argument linking
multiple theories and/or concepts
to appropriate issues in the
chosen topic and thorough
consideration of relevant
implications.
Responds to all discussion topics
equally using precise and correct
discipline and professional
terminology.
Examples, reasons and evidence
are relevant, and their meaning is
succinctly and critically integrated
within the argument.
Able to identify links to
contemporary relevant industry
practices, providing excellent
examples throughout.
>17
/20
Research,
referencing,
grammar and
spelling
(10% of overall
mark)
References are
included and
correctly cited using
Harvard Referencing
Poorly written using
informal language or very
little formal language.
Constructed with minor to
significant errors in
grammar, spelling and
punctuation.
Referencing used does
not support content with
relevant academic
evidence related to the
topic.
Relies too heavily one or
two references in body of
work.
Literature from sources
that are not credible or
relevant and/or use of
Written using limited formal
language and professional
terminology.
Constructed with numerous
errors in spelling
punctuation and grammar
that inhibits readability.
Uses minimal number of
academic sources and/or
literature from a limited
range of sources used
throughout the presentation
and/or use of mostly internet
sources.
Conventions in both in- text
referencing and the
reference list has been
The writing is of good
standard with use of
academic language and
professional terminology.
Minor spelling, grammatical,
punctuation and typing errors.
Uses multiple number of
academic sources to support
analysis.
Literature from academic
sources has been
incorporated, supporting key
points.
Internet references are
supported by other reference
material.
The writing is of a very good
standard with use of consistent
academic language and
professional terminology.
Does not have any, or very few,
spelling and/or grammatical or
typing errors.
Uses multiple number of
academic sources to support
key points.
A variety of relevant literature
from academic sources has
been cited throughout the body
of work in supporting key points.
Conventions in both in-text
referencing and the reference
list has been used almost
Assigned format followed
explicitly with exceptional
professional appearance.
The writing is excellent standard
using formal academic language.
Precise and correct discipline
and professional terminology is
used to clearly communicate
meaning.
Does not have any spelling
and/or grammatical or typing
errors.
Uses multiple number of
academic sources including
journal articles or research
papers to support analysis.
An extensive range of relevant
literature from academic sources
/10

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Criteria Poor Adequate Good Very good Excellent Marks
internet referenced
material only.
Conventions in both in
text referencing and the
reference list is minimal or
non-existent.
<5
attempted but with errors or
inconsistencies.
(5 – 6)
Conventions in both in- text
referencing and the reference
list are in evidence but there
are inconsistencies.
(7)
always accurately and
consistently.
(8 –9)
has been evaluated and cited
throughout body or work in
supporting key points.
Conventions in both in-text
referencing and reference list has
been used accurately and
consistently.
>10
Total /100
Late penalty (if applicable) %
Revised grade /100
Comments

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ASSESSMENT OUTCOME
Penalties for late submission (as per BTHEM student handbook)
Example A
Original
Grade 70/100
Example B
Original
Grade 62/100
Example C
Original
Grade 56/100
1 5% 65% 57% 51%
2 10% 60% 52% 46%
3 15% 55% 47% 41%
4 20% 50% 42% 36%
5 25% 45% 37% 31%
6+
Assessment will
not be marked
0% 0% 0%
Days
Late
Late Submission
Penalty
Mark Awarded
Late penalty applied (if applicable)
Final Assessment grade:

High Distinction (85-100%)
Distinction (75-84%)
Credit (65-74%)
Pass (50-64%)
Fail (0-49%)

 

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