Description of Individual Course Units
Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of Course UnitYear of StudySemesterNumber of ECTS Credits
703003082014TOURISM GEOGRAPHY OF TURKEYCompulsory363
Level of Course Unit
First Cycle
Objectives of the Course
The aim of this course; According to the tourism potential of Turkey's geographical regions, the impacts of tourism in Turkey,
Name of Lecturer(s)
Prof. Dr. Füsun Baykal
Learning Outcomes
1To understand the chronological progress of tourism in Turkey considering the causes and effects
2To explain the geographical distribution of tourism activities in Turkey
3To have knowledge about the tourism potential of Turkey and its regions
4To explain the impacts and problems of tourism in Turkey and solution offers
Mode of Delivery
Face to Face
Prerequisites and co-requisities
None
Recommended Optional Programme Components
None
Course Contents
Analyzing the tourism in Turkey as to chronological progress Tourism potential of Turkey and theoretical bases of determination of tourism potential Impacts of tourism in Turkey in a cause and effect relation perspective Discussion of the problems of tourism and solution offers
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
WeekTheoreticalPracticeLaboratory
1Relations between tourism and geography, research issues in tourism geography, relations between natural and cultural attractions and tourism activities. Verbal
2Analyzing the tourism in Turkey as to chronological progress Verbal
3Tourism potential of Turkey and theoretical bases of determination of tourism potential Verbal
4Determination of the tourism potential of Marmara RegionVerbal + Group work
5Determination of the tourism potential of Aegean RegionVerbal + Group work
6Determination of the tourism potential of Mediterranean RegionVerbal + Group work
7Visual presentations on Marmara, Ege and Mediterranean regions (documentaries, tourism promotion CDs etc.)Visual presentation + Individual work
8Mid-term examination
9Determination of the tourism potential of Black Sea RegionVerbal + Group work
10Determination of the tourism potential of Central Anatolian RegionVerbal + Group work
11Determination of the tourism potential of Eastern and South Eastern Anatolian regionsVerbal + Group work
12Visual presentations on Black Sea, Central Anatolian, Eastern and South Eastern Anatolian regions (documentaries, tourism promotion CDs etc.)Visual presentation + Individual work
13SWOT analysis of tourism in Turkey: General and in the scale of regions of Turkey.Verbal
14Impacts of tourism in Turkey in a cause and effect relation perspective.Verbal
15Discussion of the problems of tourism and solution offers Verbal
16Final examination
Recommended or Required Reading
Özgüç, N. (1998). Turizm Coğrafyası. Çantay Kitabevi, İstanbul. Yardımcı Kaynaklar: Doğaner, S. (2001). Türkiye Turizm Coğrafyası. Çantay Kitabevi, İstanbul. Aktaş, G. (2008). Türkiye Turizm Coğrafyası. Detay Yayınları, Ankara.
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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SUM0
Language of Instruction
Turkish
Work Placement(s)
None
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesNumberTime (hours)Total Work Load (hours)
Midterm Examination111
Final Examination111
Attending Lectures14228
Team/Group Work616
Self Study616
Individual Study for Mid term Examination11414
Individual Study for Final Examination11414
Reading10220
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)90
Contribution of Learning Outcomes to Programme Outcomes
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LO24 54   3554  
LO34354  334543 
LO45353 3 44453 
* Contribution Level : 1 Very low 2 Low 3 Medium 4 High 5 Very High
 
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