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Course description
  INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY IN THE TOURISM INDUSTRY

Competencies and objectives

 

Course context for academic year 2020-21

Computer Science Applied to Tourism presents the student new Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) technologies applied to the tourism sector. The course covers the principles and basic concepts, as well as the application, design, use, and development of these technologies. Computer Science Applied to Tourism has eminently a practical orientation, where classes are computer-based practical sessions. This subject is directly related with the optional subject in the fourth year, New Technologies for the Management of Enterprises and Touristic Destinations. Nevertheless, given its technological base, this subject can act as a support for all the other degree subjects.

 

 

Course content (verified by ANECA in official undergraduate and Master’s degrees)

General Competences acquired at University of Alicante (CGUA)

  • CGUA2 : Be able to use basic ICT tools at user level.

 

Specific Competences (CE)

  • CE24 : Analyse and use information and communication technologies (ICT) in the different fields of the tourist sector.

 

 

 

Learning outcomes (Training objectives)

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Specific objectives stated by the academic staff for academic year 2020-21

Be capable of using computer-based office tools

Be capable of using and querying databases for the management and planning of tourism

Be capable of using internet and related services

Be capable of evaluating the quality of touristic websites

 

 

General

Code: 23517
Lecturer responsible:
ROMERO JAEN, RAFAEL
Credits ECTS: 6,00
Theoretical credits: 0,00
Practical credits: 2,40
Distance-base hours: 3,60

Departments involved

  • Dept: LANGUAGES AND COMPUTING SYSTEMS
    Area: LANGUAGES AND COMPUTING SYSTEMS
    Theoretical credits: 0
    Practical credits: 2,4
    This Dept. is responsible for the course.
    This Dept. is responsible for the final mark record.

Study programmes where this course is taught