276BFall07 Final Study Guide

276BFall07 Final Study Guide - PHS 276B Fall 2007...

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PHS 276B Fall 2007 Materials/Topics and Study Guide for Final The focus of the final exam is on forms of leisure. In addition there is a cumulative essay question (2 sample questions are posted to BB under Course Documents) that will be randomly picked for you to answer at the final. Materials included on this exam are chapters 16 (Popular Culture), 17 (The Other Side of Leisure), 18 (Sport), and 22 (Travel & Tourism); the videos Winners All Our Lives and Tiger Town ; Article Summaries and PP presentations for Current Issues on Sport is Primarily Business, Tourism Benefits “Developing Countries” Economically and Socially, and Destructive Leisure Should Be Regulated; discussion questions on Sport (posted to BB under Assignment for 11/13); and lecture notes. Forms of Leisure: Sport (chapter 18; lecture notes; videos Winners All Our Lives and Tiger Town ; CI Article Summaries and presentation). You should be able to… 1) Answer the discussion questions on Sport posted to BB under Assignments. Think about examples of the discussion question information from the videos Winners All Our Lives and Tiger Town as well as your own life. 2) Discuss both sides of the Sport CI Topic ( Is sport now primarily about business? Why and why not? ) using information from the group’s PP Presentation and 2 research articles (1 for each side) and using examples to support each side (yes, it is and no, it isn’t) from the videos Winners All Our Lives and Tiger Town . (chapter 22; CI Article Summaries and presentation). You should be able to fully discuss/explain… 1) Does tourism benefit developing countries economically and socially? CI Article Summaries and presentation/chapter: (a) What is a developing country? A developing country is a country with a low standard of living, a low per capita income, widespread poverty, and an underdeveloped industrial base. ( b) Who are the tourists and why do they travel? Tourists are people who travel to and stay in places outside their usual environment for not more than one consecutive year for leisure, business and other purposes not related to the exercise of an activity remunerated from within the place visited. Tourists depend on income, age, family life cycle, education, and time. Tourists travel for satisfactions intrinsic to the experience (the freedom of the drive, spontaneity and a break from routines, and the different environments), satisfactions in the companionship (reestablishing family coherence, uninterrupted conversations, meeting old friends and making new ones), satisfactions in the destinations (the wonders of water or relaxing at the sand, sun, and surf, mountain vistas, and also the special destinations of the Disney World and great world cities), educational satisfactions (taking children to the nation’s capital or historic site, experiencing different cultures, and trips designed for learning), and because of obligations (family expectations of yearly visits, holiday gatherings, and special events). (c) In general, what are the benefits of tourism for “developing” countries?
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