Description of Individual Course Units
Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of Course UnitYear of StudySemesterNumber of ECTS Credits
703003092014TOURISM GEOGRAPHY Compulsory353
Level of Course Unit
First Cycle
Objectives of the Course
To explain the concepts of tourism and tourists, To draw attention to tourism geography and the development of tourism in the world, To have knowledge about new tourism approaches and types
Name of Lecturer(s)
Prof. Dr. Gözde Emekli
Learning Outcomes
1Relationships between tourism and geography
2Development and distribution of tourism activities.
3Recent tourism types and approaches.
Mode of Delivery
Face to Face
Prerequisites and co-requisities
None
Recommended Optional Programme Components
None
Course Contents
Tourism, tourist concepts, Tourism-geography relationship, Development of tourism in the world, new tourism approaches and types, effects of tourism
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
WeekTheoreticalPracticeLaboratory
1Concepts of tourism and tourist, relationship between tourism and geographyLecturing
2Development of tourism in the world.Lecturing
3Factors affecting tourism activities.Lecturing
4Tourism attractions and geographyProject presentation
5Tourism attractions and types of tourismLecturing
6Tourism transportation, Lecturing
7Accommodation and services in tourism Project presentation
8Mid-term examWriting exam
9Determining tourism potential and tourism projectsLecturing
10Classification of tourism and traditional understanding of tourism Lecturing
11Recent tourism types and approaches.Lecturing
12Impacts of tourism: Economic, environmental, socialLecturing
13Impacts of tourism: Cases from different countriesLecturing
14Tourism, natural heritage and conservationLecturing
15Tourism, natural heritage and conservationLecturing
16Final examWriting exam
Recommended or Required Reading
AYDIN, İsmet. 1990: Açıklamalı Turizm Terimler Sözlüğü. Aydın ÖZGÜÇ, N. 1998: “Turizm Coğrafyası”. Çantay Kitabevi. İstanbul. BAHAR, O. VE KOZAK, M. 2005: Küreselleşme Sürecinde Uluslararası Turizm ve Rekabet Edebilirlik. Detay Yayıncılık, Ankara. BUTTLER, R, W. 1991: “Tourism Environment and Sustainable Development, Environmental Conversation. V:18, N3, P: 201-209 TİMOTHY D. J. VE BOYD S. W. 2003: Heritage Tourism. Harlow: Printice Hall. KOZAK N., KOZAK M. VE KOZAK M. 2000: Genel Turizm İlkeler ve Kavramlar. Ankara: Detay Yayıncılık OLALI, H., 1990. Turizm Politikası ve Planlaması. İşletme Fakültesi Yayın No: 228, İşletme İktisadi Enstitüsü Yayın No: 122, İstanbul. ÖZTÜRK, Y ve YAZICIOGLU, I. 2002: Gelismekte Olan Ülkeler için Alternatifurizm Faaliyetleri Üzerine Teorik Bir Çalısma, Gazi Üniversitesi Ticaret Ve Turizm Eğitim İktisadi Enstitüsü Yayın No: 122, İstanbul.
Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods
Assessment Methods and Criteria
Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
SUM0
End Of Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
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Language of Instruction
Turkish
Work Placement(s)
None
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesNumberTime (hours)Total Work Load (hours)
Midterm Examination111
Final Examination111
Attending Lectures14114
Project Preparation11616
Criticising Paper7214
Individual Study for Mid term Examination11414
Individual Study for Final Examination11414
Reading5315
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)89
Contribution of Learning Outcomes to Programme Outcomes
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* Contribution Level : 1 Very low 2 Low 3 Medium 4 High 5 Very High
 
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