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Introduction to Leisure, Tourism and Sport


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Introduction to Leisure, Tourism and Sport


How many countries can you identify from the video?

 

You have to organise a class trip. You have two weeks and unlimited budget!

In small groups, make a short presentation to share with the class:

  • where you want to go

  • how you are going to travel

  • what recreational, sporting and tourist activities you are going to do when you are there

 

10 places I want to visit

Research 10 places in the world that you would like to visit. Add them to this map with an explanation of why you want to travel there.

Research 10 places in the world that you would like to visit. Add them to this map with an explanation of why you want to travel there.

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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

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

Leisure - any freely chosen activity or experience that takes place in non-work time.

Describe global patterns and trends in annual hours worked

 

Compare and contrast the amount of time taken for different activities between Mexico and Norway

Categorisation of Touristic and Sporting Activities


Describe tourist activities in terms of cost, duration and destination, and sporting activities in terms of cost, popularity and site.

Categorisation of Touristic and Sporting Activities


Describe tourist activities in terms of cost, duration and destination, and sporting activities in terms of cost, popularity and site.

Sport - a physical activity involving a set of rules or customs. The activity may be competitive. 

Tourism - travel away from home for at least one night for the purpose of leisure (IB definition). Some would argue that tourism does not have to involve a night away from home. Day trips could also be included in a definition of tourism.

 
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Development & Participation


Examine the link between economic development and participation in leisure activities

Development & Participation


Examine the link between economic development and participation in leisure activities

 

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)

 
 
 
 
 
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