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NRRT 667 - Applied Experiential Learning in Tourism

  • 2 credits
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Coalesce everything learned in the Master of Tourism Management program through an 8-week team project. Work with community partners to conduct an applied research or consultancy project, and then provide a final written and oral report to present to the stakeholders. Students are expected to conduct themselves professionally, develop their networking and leadership skills, and work cooperatively in teams.

Prerequisite

Admission to the Master of Tourism Management program; Must be enrolled in one of the following Levels: Graduate (GR) OR Professional (PR)

Instructors

Dr. Sarah Walker

sarah.elizabeth.walker@colostate.edu

Dr. Sarah Walker’s research uses an environmental justice lens to investigate the role well-being can play in helping us better understand people’s relationships with their environments. Specifically , she studies human well-being in the context of climate resilience and adaptation in vulnerable communities around the world. Her work also investigates the well-being benefits of spending time in nature. Sarah received her PhD from Colorado State University and is currently completing her post-doctoral training at University of Colorado Boulder. She’s an avid hiker and cyclist, and loves being in the classroom with students.