TGPU STUDENTS PARTICIPATED IN GAIDPARK-TOMSK DISCUSSION SCHOOL
A new direction in modern education - a practice-oriented approach to solving problems through discussion is actively supported by students and teachers of the Economic Theory Department of TSPU (head of the department is V.V. Sizov). The students studying in the “Tourism” programm took part in the three-day discussion school GAIDPARK, dedicated to the interaction of historical memory and urban space, as well as their influence on the construction of citizens' identity on the example of Tomsk.
The GAIDPARK-Tomsk Discussion School included two aspects: theoretical, in which leading scientists from Tomsk universities delivered their lectures, and practical, where for three days the students had the opportunity to gather material for further research, get a general idea about the organizing of discussions in tourism sphere. The key module of the event is awareness of the identity of the Tomsk region for building tourist routes. Students and teachers demonstrated their ability to work in this technology in the field of tourism and economics.