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Kalafsky, Ronald V.; Sonnichsen, Tyler – Journal of Geography, 2015
The use of SWOT analysis is a means through which geography students can investigate key concepts in economic geography and essential topics in regional economic development. This article discusses the results of a course project where economic geography students employed SWOT analysis to explore medium-sized metropolitan areas across the southern…
Descriptors: Human Geography, Economic Development, Geography Instruction, Metropolitan Areas
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Siswanto, Adil; Moeljadi – International Journal of Evaluation and Research in Education, 2015
Baluran National Park in the regency of Situbondo, East Java-Indonesia, highly prospective for development of sustainable tourism that can improve the welfare of local people. The suitable tourism type is eco-tourism with local people involvement. The purposes of this study are: 1) To know the local people involvement in eco-tourism development;…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Parks, Tourism, Community Involvement
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Lai, Christine A.; Rivera, Julio C., Jr. – Journal of College Science Teaching, 2006
In this article, the authors describe how they use a strategic planning tool known as SWOT as a framework for case analysis, using it to analyze the strengths, weaknesses, opportunities, and threats of a public works project intended to enhance regional economic development in Tempe, Arizona. Students consider the project in light of a variety of…
Descriptors: Strategic Planning, Economic Development, Case Method (Teaching Technique), Training Methods