Assessment : Annotated Bibliography

Length: 1800 words

Due: 2 Sep 20189


Complete an annotated bibliography of literature related to tourism impacts and your MKT01906 destination.


  1. Locate, summarise and evaluate      five (5) articles (three (3) academic journal articles      published between 2015 and 2019, and two (2) non-academic ones)      relating to tourism at your MKT01906 destination (i.e, JAPAN)  (see Question 5      instructions for Assessment 3).
  2. Use the Academic Skills Quick      Guide ‘Writing an Annotated Bibliography’ on MySCU site produced by SCU      Centre for Teaching and Learning.

Your annotated bibliography should be presented as follows:

  • Provide a heading for each      article with full bibliographic details arranged in alphabetical order,      following the Harvard format.
  • Describe the contents of each      article and analyse each in relation to Assessment 3 (tourism impacts,      destination development, tourism policy) (see Assessment 3 instructions).      What is the article about? What are key ideas in the article?
  • Provide a statement on the      relevance of each article to your selected MKT01906 destination. Do key      ideas relate to study destination? How?

Note: Readings or your text for MKT01906 cannot be used as academic sources for this assessment.


  1. Identify and critically analyse      the impacts from tourism activity on the host community at the destination      
  2. Identify and critically explain      two key destination development issues which are currently occuring at the      destination
  3. Identify and critically explain      one tourism policy issue for the destination 

 Marking criteria

  • Correct bibliographic details      for each academic source (5 marks)
  • Review and evaluation of five      sources (3 academic and 2 non-academic) relevant to Assignment 3 (20      marks)
  • Correct spelling, grammar and      logical argument (5 marks).