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Design de Jogos

Code 16062
Year 1
Semester L0
ECTS Credits 6
Workload OT(15H)/TP(45H)
Scientific area Design
Entry requirements None
Learning outcomes The objective of this course is to provide students with knowledge in two complementary areas: tourism communication and mobile application development. Upon completion of this course, students are expected to be able to create specific communication strategies for different tourist attractions, critically evaluate essential information for tourists, and effectively communicate them using different formats and communication techniques, including maps, tourist guides, and interactive tools. Additionally, students will be able to create mobile applications that utilize geolocation and gamification techniques to offer tourist information and interactive resources to users.
Syllabus Introduction to tourism communication;
Tourism communication strategies;
Evaluation of essential information for tourists;
Formats and techniques of tourism communication;
Creation of mobile applications for tourism;
Use of geolocation in mobile applications for tourism;
Gamification techniques in mobile applications for tourism.
Main Bibliography Buhalis, D. (2003). eTourism: Information technology for strategic tourism management.

Gretzel, U., Sigala, M., Xiang, Z., & Koo, C. (2015). eTourism: The role of ICT in tourism industry innovation.

Han, J. H., & Hyun, S. S. (2015). The effects of gamification on community participation and personal happiness in a mobile travel application context.

Neuhofer, B., Buhalis, D., & Ladkin, A. (2015). Technology as a catalyst of change: Enablers and barriers of the tourist experience and their consequences.
Language Portuguese. Tutorial support is available in English.
Last updated on: 2023-03-05

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