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Subject Title Introduction to Tourism, Hospitality and Events
Subject Code THE101A
Assessment Title Event Poster
Learning Outcome/s (found in the Subject Outline) b. Explain the key concepts of tourism, hospitality and event industries.
c. Discuss the impacts of tourism, hospitality and event industries.
d. Identify the emerging trends and issues affecting tourism, hospitality and event industries.
Assessment type Individual
Weighting % 35%
Word count 700 +/- 10% excluding references
Due day Sunday by 11.55pm Week 11
Submission type Paper copy ? Turnitin ?
Format / Layout of Assessment Event Poster
Using CANVA www.canva.com
Title
Rationale
Organisational structure and workforce
Activities and time schedule
Risk management
Sustainability
References
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Assessment instructions: Event Online Poster
WWF’s?Earth Hour?(https://www.earthhour.org.au) is the world’s biggest movement to protect our planet. It is an annual event usually held on the last Saturday evening in March, when millions of people and thousands of business worldwide turn off lights and shut down most electrical appliances to celebrate sustainability and show their support for strategies that will help solve the problem of global warming.
This assessment is designed to encourage your creativit y
rk
h
nt
in the design of a small, community event. You will wo
individually to produce an infographic poster for the Ea rt
a
Hour event using Canva at www.canva.com. You w ill
provide a rationale for your unique event, then devel op
ally,
plan to ensure the completion of the event. Ad dition
you will describe the major risks associated with the eve
and propose actions to mitigate the identified risks. Finall y,
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you describe the impacts of your event and the resources
concept
and
chart
logical
event
of
based on the and
acquisition based on the sustainable principles of reuse, reduce and recycle.
For some similar Earth Hour events that have been held in the past and to help with general ideas, click here https://events.earthhour.org.au/calendar
Your online poster should include (but not limited to):
1. Rationale of the proposed event
• Provide the rationale of event
• Describe event target audience, scope stakeholders involved.
2. Event organisational structure
• Visually describe event organisational
3. Event activity list and time schedule
• Devise a plan of the list of 10 activities with significant milestones
• Activities are linked to the organisational structure and time schedule.
4. Risk management
• Describe three risks associated with the and three actions that should be taken to mitigate the identified risks.
5. Sustainability statement
• Describe how event is in line with the goals Earth Hour with minimal impacts on sustainability
• Describe the resources acquisition sustainable principles of reuse, reduce recycle.
Readings and resources for the assessment • Class Content
• Useful links posted on Moodle
• Demonstration of independent research from reliable academic and industry sources.
• Ensure you have your library login details and use EBSCO.
• Canva Online Presentation Tool www.canva.com.
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Assessment 3 Event Poster Marking Rubric
Criteria HD
(85-100) D (75-84) CR
(65-74) PASS
(50-64) FAIL
(0-49)
Event concept and planning (50%) Demonstrates in-depth knowledge of event components through a concise description of event concept and planning. Provides a justification of target audience, scope and key stakeholders. Clear event organisational structure and logical activities with key milestones and time schedule with an attention to detail. Consistent and accurate use of terminology throughout. Demonstrates in-depth knowledge of event components through a logical description of event concept and planning. Provides a justification of target audience, scope and key stakeholders. Logical event organisational structure and activities with key milestones and time schedule with some attention to detail.
Terminology is used appropriately. Demonstrates good knowledge of event components through an informative description of event concept and planning. Attempts to provide relevant explanation and justification. Terminology is used but with some errors. . Demonstrates adequate knowledge of event components through some factual description but most is related to subject materials. Not all findings are logically justified. Some use of appropriate terminology. Unable to demonstrate
knowledge of event components There may be some basic description and an attempt at justification. Terminology may be underused or misused throughout.
Risk management (15%) Evidence of in-depth knowledge of risk management through a concise description of major risks associated with the event and a justification of actions to mitigate the identified risks with an attention to detail. Evidence of in-depth knowledge of risk management through a logical description of major risks associated with the event. Provides clear explanation and justification of actions to mitigate the identified risks with some attention to detail Evidence of good knowledge of risk management through informative description of major risks associated with the event. Attempts to provide relevant explanation and justification of actions to mitigate the identified risks. Evidence of adequate knowledge of risk management through some factual description of major risks associated with the event and actions to mitigate.
Not all findings are logically justified. Lacks evidence of knowledge with limited description of major risks and actions. Some risks and actions may be identified but not relevant to the event.
Sustainability statement
(15%) Demonstrates in-depth knowledge of the Earth Hour goal through a concise description of how event has minimal impacts on sustainability with an attention to detail. Resource acquisition is fully based on the principles of reuse, reduce and recycle Demonstrates in-depth knowledge of the Earth Hour goal through logical description of how event has minimal impacts on sustainability. Resource acquisition is mostly based on the principles of reuse, reduce and recycle. Demonstrates good knowledge of the Earth Hour goal through informative description of minimal impacts on sustainability. Attempts to provide relevant explanation and justification. Some resource acquisition are based on the principles of reuse, reduce and recycle Demonstrates adequate knowledge of the Earth Hour goal through some factual description of minimal impacts on sustainability. Resource acquisition is slightly based on the principles of reuse, reduce and recycle. Unable to demonstrate knowledge the Earth Hour goal. There may be some basic description and an attempt at justification. Resource acquisition is little based on the principles of reuse, reduce and recycle.
Research and
Referencing skills
(10%) Demonstrates a wide range of academic research beyond subject materials to appropriately validate all key findings. Referencing is consistently accurate and compliant with ICMS Style Guide. Demonstrates evidence of in-depth research including more than four appropriate academic articles used to validate key findings. Referencing is mainly accurate and compliant with ICMS Style Guide. Demonstrates evidence of research including four academic articles used to validate findings. Referencing is mainly accurate and compliant with ICMS Style Guide. Demonstrates some evidence of research but most is related to subject materials. Not all key findings are appropriately supported by academic articles. Some attempt at referencing and but not always compliant with ICMS Style Guide. Unable to demonstrate evidence of research. Some academic articles may be used but not relevant to findings. Referencing is unsystematic and not compliant with ICMS Style Guide.
Presentation and
Writing
(10%) Demonstrates a creative presentation and effective communication of ideas, fully supported with visuals, enhancing readability. Fluent academic writing style with concise word choice.
Grammar and spelling accurate. Demonstrates a well-structured presentation and communication of ideas, supported with visuals. Academic language fluent. Grammar and spelling accurate. Demonstrates an appropriate presentation of ideas, supported with some visuals that may not be completely accurate but does not detract from communication of ideas. Academic language mainly fluent. Grammar and spelling mainly accurate. Demonstrates evidence of structured presentation but most is not supported with visuals and detracts from readability. Expression not objective. Meaning apparent but academic language not always fluent. Grammar and spelling contain errors. Lacks evidence of structured presentation with limited visuals.
Some visuals may be used but do not correspond to the contents. Academic writing skills severely detracts from communication of ideas and readability. Grammar and spelling contain frequent errors.
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A creative presentation and effective communication of findings, fully supported with visuals that closely correspond to the written text, enhancing communication. Fluent academic writing style throughout. Grammar and spelling accurate throughout. A well-structured presentation and communication of findings, supported with visuals that closely correspond to the written text.
Grammar and spelling accurate. An appropriate presentation and communication of findings, supported with visuals that may not always correspond to the written text but do not detract from the communication of findings. Grammar and spelling mainly accurate. A presentation that shows evidence of report structure, but errors may detract from communication of findings. There are some visuals used but they may not correspond to the written text and sometime detract from readability. Meaning is apparent but academic language not always accurate. Grammar and spelling generally accurate but may contain errors. Lacks evidence of a structured presentation with limited visuals to support your description and explanation. The few visuals used do not correspond to the written text. Academic writing skills detract from communication of ideas and readability. Meaning may be unclear. Grammar and spelling contain frequent errors.
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