Topics: Critical thinking, Primary source, Historiography Pages: 5 (1003 words) Published: June 13, 2013
on tourism trends, developments, and contemporary issues. | |AE2 Evaluation of the validity, bias, and accuracy of sources of information. | |AE3 Analysis and evaluation of tourism concepts and models. | |AE4 Development of informed opinions, conclusions, and recommendations. | |Investigation and Application | |The specific features are as follows: | |IA1 Investigation and critical analysis of connections between primary and secondary sources of information. | |IA2 Application of practical tourism skills in different contexts. | |IA3 Approach to investigation of tourism trends, developments, or contemporary issues. | |IA4 Application of tourism knowledge, and tourism concepts and models in different contexts — local, national, and global. | |Communication | |The specific features are as follows: | |C1 Communication of informed ideas about tourism, using appropriate forms to suit the purpose and audience. | |C2 Appropriate use of tourism terminology. | |C3 Incorporation of a variety of visual and graphical evidence (e.g. maps, photographs, data tables, statistical data, charts,| |drawings, graphs). | |C4 Appropriate acknowledgment of sources of information. |

Performance Standards for Stage 2 Tourism

| |Knowledge and |Analysis and Evaluation |Investigation and Application |Communication | | |Understanding | | | | |A |In-depth understanding|Comprehensive interpretation and critical |Insightful investigation and critical analysis|Highly effective, coherent, and concise | | |of simple and complex |analysis of different perspectives on |of both obvious and subtle connections between|communication of well-informed and | | |tourism knowledge. |tourism trends, developments, and |primary and secondary sources of information. |well-supported ideas about tourism, | | |In-depth knowledge and|contemporary issues. |Comprehensive and diverse application of |using forms well-suited to the purpose | | |comprehensive |Insightful evaluation of the validity, |practical tourism skills in different |and audience. | | |understanding of |bias, and accuracy of sources of |contexts. |Insightful, clear, and appropriate use | | |tourism concepts and |information. |Comprehensive and systematic approach to |of a wide range of tourism terminology. | | |models in different |Perceptive analysis and evaluation of |investigation of tourism trends, developments,|Most effective incorporation of relevant| | |contexts. |tourism concepts and models. |or contemporary issues. |graphical and visual representations. | | | |Perceptive and...
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