Apr 14, 2021
GWT 454 - Wine Tourism Applications
Applying what they have learned in GWT/RTE 452, students conduct research on sectors of the wine tourism industry in Washington State such as wine trails, wine clubs, regional wine associations and wine festivals. The student conducts hands-on research that may be useful to these sectors. GWT 454 and RTE 454 are cross-listed courses, students may not receive credit for both. Formerly GWS 454; students may not receive credit for both. Course will be offered every year. Course will not have an established scheduling pattern.
Prerequisite: GWT 452 or RTE 452.
Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:
Learner Outcomes Approval Date:
- Participate in, and observe, wine tourism by volunteering in a tasting room, or at a wine festival or at a wine event.
- Generate a hypothesis or problem as to how wine tourism functions on that level.
- Test the hypothesis using a research strategy.
- Write a prospectus for research on a regional wine tourism problem that includes a review, of similar research a description of the methods that will be used for data collection.
- Demonstrate that they can conduct research as laid out in the prospectus, generate interpretations from the data and write up the study in an academically acceptable form.
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