Description of Individual Course Units
Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of Course UnitYear of StudySemesterNumber of ECTS Credits
11320103E11747TOURISM ECONOMICSElective355
Level of Course Unit
First Cycle
Language of Instruction
English
Objectives of the Course
The main objective of this course is to help students: • understand the tourism sector within economic sectors • understand economic effects of tourism sector, • analyse economics effects of tourism sector.
Name of Lecturer(s)
Prof. Dr. Neşe Kumral
Learning Outcomes
1To able to describe tourism as a economic activity
2To be able to teach effect of tourism on economy
3To be able to analyse and to keep up current economic topic related to tourism
Mode of Delivery
Face to Face
Prerequisites and co-requisities
None
Recommended Optional Programme Components
None
Course Contents
Description of tourism, its feature and classification, Tourism Demand, Tourism Supply, Determination of Price in Tourism Market, Consumer Behaviour in Tourism, Production and Firm Behaviour in Tourism, Markets and Tourism, World and Turkey Tourism and their progress, The effects of Tourism on monetary economy and Turkey, The effects of Tourism on real economy and Turkey, The Measurement economic effects of Tourism, Policy and Planning on Tourism.
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
WeekTheoreticalPracticeLaboratory
1Introduction Description of tourism, its feature and classification Reading
2Tourism DemandReading
3Tourism Supply Reading
4Determination of Price in Tourism Market
5Consumer Behaviour in Tourism Reading
6Production and Firm Behaviour in Tourism Reading
7Markets and Tourism Reading
8Midterm Exam
9World and Turkey Tourism and their progressReading
10The effects of Tourism on monetary economy and Turkey Reading
11The effects of Tourism on monetary economy and Turkey Reading
12The effects of Tourism on real economy and Turkey Reading
13The Measurement economic effects of Tourism
14Policy and Planning on Tourism Reading
15Policy and Planning on Tourism Reading
16Final Exam
Recommended or Required Reading
Özcan Yağcı (2007); Turizm Ekonomisi, Detay Yayıncılık Cem Kılıç (2000); Turizm Sektöründe İstihdamın Niteliğini Etkileyen Faktörler ve Türkiye’de Beş Yıldızlı Oteller, Gazi Yayınevi Ozan Bahar, Metin Kozak (2008); Turizm Ekonomisi, Detay Yayıncılık Ahmet Tayfun, Arzu Kılıçlar, Kurban Ünlüönen (2009); Turizm Ekonomisi, Nobel Yayın Dağıtım Nagihan Oktayer, Nazan Susam, Murat Çak (2007); Türkiye’de Turizm Ekonomisi, İstanbul Ticaret Odası Yayınları Hasan Olalı, Alp Timur (1988); Turizm Ekonomisi, Ofis Ticaret Matbaacılık, İzmir M.Zeki Dinçer (1993); Turizm Ekonomisi ve Türkiye Ekonomisinde Turizm, Filiz Kitabevi Ferah Güngör Özkök (2008); Azgelişmiş ve Gelişmekte Olan Ülkelerde Turizmin Ekonomik Etkileri, Ekin Basım Yayın Dağıtım, Bursa Yıldırım Beyazıt Önal, Erkut Düzakın,Hakkı Çiftçi (2006); Ekonomik Büyümenin Yükselen Değeri Turizm ve Türkiye Ekonomisine Etkisinin Analizi, Kare Yayınları, İstanbul
Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods
Activities are given in detail in the section of "Assessment Methods and Criteria" and "Workload Calculation"
Assessment Methods and Criteria
Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
SUM0
End Of Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
SUM0
SUM0
Work Placement(s)
None
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesNumberTime (hours)Total Work Load (hours)
Midterm Examination122
Final Examination122
Attending Lectures16348
Project Preparation8216
Self Study7214
Individual Study for Homework Problems818
Individual Study for Mid term Examination10220
Individual Study for Final Examination20240
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)150
Contribution of Learning Outcomes to Programme Outcomes
PO
1
PO
2
PO
3
PO
4
PO
5
PO
6
PO
7
PO
8
PO
9
PO
10
LO144  2     
LO2 444 5    
LO3      4444
* Contribution Level : 1 Very low 2 Low 3 Medium 4 High 5 Very High
 
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