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Growth and changing purpose of leisure


Describe and explain the growth and changing purpose of leisure time for societies in different geographic and developmental contexts

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Growth and changing purpose of leisure


Describe and explain the growth and changing purpose of leisure time for societies in different geographic and developmental contexts

 

Measuring Leisure

Touristic and Sporting Activities


Touristic and Sporting Activities


 

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Development & Participation


Examine the factors affecting personal participation in sports and tourism, including: affluence, gender, stage in lifecycle, personality, place of residence

Development & Participation


Examine the factors affecting personal participation in sports and tourism, including: affluence, gender, stage in lifecycle, personality, place of residence

 

exam question

Analyse three geographic factors, other than accessibility and affluence, that determine levels of participation in one named sport you have studied. [2 + 2 + 2]

 

MARKSCHEME

Participation may be on a local, national or international scale.

Candidates are expected to consider three distinct factors. 2 marks are available for each developed factor up to a maximum of 6 marks.

The range of answers is wide, but could include socio-economic factors, education levels, funding, investment in infrastructure, marketing, role of governing body, media exposure, or facility requirements.

The answer may focus on the numbers of nations participating in international sports or individuals participating in sports.

There may be other valid approaches, such as levels of spectator participation.

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Influence of technology, accessibility and affluence


Discuss the influence of accessibilitychanges in technology and affluence upon the growth of these activities

Influence of technology, accessibility and affluence


Discuss the influence of accessibilitychanges in technology and affluence upon the growth of these activities

1. Annotate a world map explaining the growth in global tourism

 

(Discuss – offer a considered and balanced review that includes a range of arguments, factors or hypotheses. Opinions or conclusions should be presented clearly and supported by appropriate evidence.)

  1. Using the information above, illustrate 5 important facts about the tourism industry.
 

2. Describe the changing trends of tourism from 1950 - 2010.

Include:

  • Overall change
  • Supporting data
  • Different rates of change (1950-1980, 1980-2010)
  • Anomalies (2008 dip)
 
 
 

TASK

  1. Read pp 231-232 Core Book
  2. Make notes under the following titles:
    • accessibility
    • changes in technology
    • affluence
  3. Define the terms and explain what they means in relation to the different activities.
  4. Research factors affecting growth of tourism using the link below.
  5. Add to your notes.
 
 

further reading

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