Module Identifier RS12110  
Academic Year 2001/2002  
Co-ordinator Dr Alister Scott  
Semester Semester 2  
Assessment Assignment     50%  
  Exam   1.5 Hours   50%  

Aims of the module

To identify the key players who impact upon rural communities and recreation.
To identify the needs, impacts and interactions of the visitor and rural resident on the countryside.
To understand the dynamic nature of the relationship operating between the visitor and the rural resident.

Learning outcomes

On completion of this module students will be able to:

Syllabus / Curriculum design

Visitor, resident, place, making things happen;
The rural community: identity, issues, players/organisations, change and response, analysis, initiatives
The visitor: motivations, attitudes, behaviour, the visit, impacts, management techniques.

Reading Lists

Derounian J. (1993) Another Country: Real life Beyond Rose Cottage.
Glyptis S. (1991) Countryside Recreation.
Newby H. (1985) Green and Pleasant Land.
Blunden J & Curry N. (1991) A Future for our Countryside.