APPLICATIONS OF RELIGIOUS ENTERPRISING AND INNOVATION TO THE RELIGIOUS TOURISM

Course Information
TitleΕΦΑΡΜΟΓΕΣ ΘΡΗΣΚΕΥΤΙΚΗΣ ΕΠΙΧΕΙΡΗΜΑΤΙΚΟΤΗΤΑΣ ΚΑΙ ΚΑΙΝΟΤΟΜΙΑΣ ΜΕ ΕΜΦΑΣΗ ΣΤΟ ΘΡΗΣΚΕΥΤΙΚΟ ΤΟΥΡΙΣΜΟ / APPLICATIONS OF RELIGIOUS ENTERPRISING AND INNOVATION TO THE RELIGIOUS TOURISM
CodeΘ242
FacultyTheology
SchoolPastoral and Social Theology
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodSpring
CoordinatorGiolanta Siskou
CommonYes
StatusActive
Course ID60004614

Programme of Study: UPS of School of Pastoral and Social Theology (2013-today)

Registered students: 34
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
CoreElective CoursesSpring-4

Class Information
Academic Year2018 – 2019
Class PeriodSpring
Instructors from Other Categories
Weekly Hours3
Total Hours39
Class ID
600127266
Type of the Course
  • Background
  • General Knowledge
  • Scientific Area
  • Skills Development
Course Category
Specific Foundation / Core
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
Digital Course Content
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction)
Learning Outcomes
Familiarization of students with the phenomenon of religious (and pilgrimage) tourism; the usefulness of theological knowledge in professional involvement with the religious (and pilgrimage) tourism; introduction to the main religious monuments, both in Greece and abroad.
General Competences
  • Apply knowledge in practice
  • Retrieve, analyse and synthesise data and information, with the use of necessary technologies
  • Adapt to new situations
  • Make decisions
  • Work autonomously
  • Work in teams
  • Work in an international context
  • Work in an interdisciplinary team
  • Generate new research ideas
  • Design and manage projects
  • Appreciate diversity and multiculturality
  • Respect natural environment
  • Demonstrate social, professional and ethical commitment and sensitivity to gender issues
  • Be critical and self-critical
  • Advance free, creative and causative thinking
Course Content (Syllabus)
Specific theoretical knowledge, practical skills and information related to the phenomenon of religious (and pilgrimage) tourism and specifically: its distinguishing characteristics; its relationship with theology and other sciences; its contribution to the emergence of the greek tradition, religious orthodox monuments and shrines; also, its contribution to the local and national economic development and its perspective upgrade in Greece. During the course, also, main religious monuments both in Greece and abroad are presented by the Power Point application. 1. Introductory meanings, God, man, religion, philosophy, journey. The phenomenon and the meaning of Religious Tourism. Religious – Pilgrimage tours. 2. Religious tourism in Greece. Planning, implementation, data. 3. Orthodox Christian Monuments in Greece: Part 1. 4. Orthodox Christian Monuments in Greece: Part 2. 5. Orthodox Christian Monuments in Greece: Part 3. 6. Monasticism as a pole of religious pilgrimage and tourists. The case of Mount Athos. 7. Orthodox Christian Monuments abroad: Part 1. 8. Orthodox Christian Monuments abroad: Part 2. 9. The main religious monument of other religions. 10. Contemporary issues in religious tourism. 11. The professional prospect of religious tourism in Greece. The theologian’s role. 12. The contribution of the State and the Church in the development of religious tourism. 13. Educational tour. Presentation of the monuments from students working groups.
Keywords
Religious tourism, pilgrimage tourism, religious monuments, pilgrimage tour, religious enterprising
Educational Material Types
  • Notes
  • Video lectures
  • Multimedia
  • Book
Use of Information and Communication Technologies
Use of ICT
  • Use of ICT in Course Teaching
  • Use of ICT in Laboratory Teaching
  • Use of ICT in Communication with Students
Course Organization
ActivitiesWorkloadECTSIndividualTeamworkErasmus
Lectures
Seminars
Laboratory Work
Fieldwork
Reading Assigment
Tutorial
Internship
Interactive Teaching in Information Center
Project
Written assigments
Other / Others
Total
Student Assessment
Description
Written assignment; Class participation is counted positively.
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Exam with Multiple Choice Questions (Summative)
  • Written Exam with Extended Answer Questions (Summative)
  • Written Assignment (Formative, Summative)
  • Oral Exams (Formative)
  • Performance / Staging (Formative, Summative)
  • Written Exam with Problem Solving (Formative, Summative)
  • Report (Formative, Summative)
  • Labortatory Assignment (Formative, Summative)
Bibliography
Additional bibliography for study
Πανεπιστημιακές Σημειώσεις. 1. Γ. Ντρενογιάννης, (επιμ.) Μοναστήρια και Προσκυνήματα της Ελλάδος, εκδ. Έθνος, Αθήνα 2009 (υπό την αιγίδα της ΜΚΟ «Αλληλεγγύη» της Εκκλησίας της Ελλάδος) 2. J. Dubish, Το θρησκευτικό προσκύνημα στη σύγχρονη Ελλάδα, μια εθνογραφική προσέγγιση, εκδ. Αλεξάνδρεια, Αθήνα 2000 3. Β. Φειδάς, «Προσκυνηματικές Περιηγήσεις- Ιστορική εξέλιξη και σύγχρονες προοπτικές», Εισήγηση στο Α΄ Πανελλήνιο Συνέδριο για τις Προσκυνηματικές Περιηγήσεις, Ζάκυνθος 14 Νοεμβρίου 2009 http://www.ecclesia.gr/greek/holysynod/commitees/tourism/tourism.htm 4. Μ. Βαρβούνης, «Προσκυνηματικές εκδρομές και ιερές αποδημίες», Θεολογία 2009, τ.1, σελ. 191 επόμ. 5. J. Eade, «Pilgrimage and Tourism at Lourdes», France, Annals of Tourism Research 1992, 19: 18-32
Last Update
01-03-2019