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TOUR 3009: Destination Management

1. TOUR 3009: Destination Management

For your assignment questions and assessment information, please consult your course outline and learnonline site.

2. Plan your search

Before you begin your research you need to plan your search to get the best results. Watch the video below for help getting started: Watch the video 2 min 22 sec) below for help getting started:

3. Mindmap

A mindmap can aid your understanding and find important keywords for searching. Here is an example:

Sample mind map centring around the concept destination management.

Take a look at an example Mind Map that the Student Engagement Unit (SEU) have created:

4. Finding information

The Library Collection can be a useful starting point in locating information. It is like a search engine which searches across the Library’s collection of print and electronic books, DVDs, journals and theses, together with journal and newspaper articles from numerous databases.

To learn more about searching in the Library Collection, complete the tutorial below.

credible reference can also be known as a scholarly source or peer reviewed (refereed) article. Watch the video (2 min 22 sec) below to learn about scholarly sources.

5. Write your assignment

Study help

You also need to understand the requirements of your assignment. The Student Engagement Unit has created a suite of resources called Study Help that can help you understand different assignment types.

Have a look at:

6. Assignment 1: How to write an essay

Watch this video (2 min 53 sec) for an overview on essay writing.

7. Assignment 2: How to write a report

Watch this short video (2 min 54 sec) for tips on how to write a report.

8. Referencing Support

Managing your references

What do you do with all those references you have found? Use a bibliographic management software to store, organise and cite your references.

There are many free systems available. The Library supports the bibliographic management tool EndNote. For more information see the EndNote guide.