Description of Individual Course Units
Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of Course UnitYear of StudySemesterNumber of ECTS Credits
2103001052005INTRODUCTION TO TOURISM INDUSTRYCompulsory113
Level of Course Unit
First Cycle
Objectives of the Course
The aim of course get detailed knowledgement about tourism, sector, and economic development. National and international tourism movements is to be analyzed in the course.
Name of Lecturer(s)
Öğr. Gör.Dr. Nükhet Adalet Akpulat
Learning Outcomes
1To understand tourism terminology
2o learn the components that form the tourism industry and gain information about operation system
3To gain information about the sectors related with tourism industry
4To know the types and dynamics of tourism
5To gain the ability to commentate the changes in tourism behaviors
6To have an opinion about national and international tourism behaviors
Mode of Delivery
Face to Face
Prerequisites and co-requisities
None
Recommended Optional Programme Components
None
Course Contents
Tourism terminology, tourism industry, tourism types, evaulation of tourism movements, national and international tourism movements
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
WeekTheoreticalPracticeLaboratory
1Course description, Syllabus
2Tourism Terminology
3Tourist Terminology
4History of Tourism
5Classification of Tourism - I
6Classification of Tourism - II
7Alternative Tourism
8Midterm Exam
9Tourism Product
10Tourism Supply and Tourism Demand
11International Tourism - I
12International Tourism - II
13Turkish Tourism - I
14Turkish Tourism - II
15Turkish Tourism - III
16Final
Recommended or Required Reading
USTA Öcal, Genel Turizm, Detay Yayıncılık, Ankara,2008.
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
Midterm Examination1100
SUM100
End Of Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
Final Sınavı1100
SUM100
Term (or Year) Learning Activities40
End Of Term (or Year) Learning Activities60
SUM100
Language of Instruction
Turkish
Work Placement(s)
None
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesNumberTime (hours)Total Work Load (hours)
Midterm Examination111
Final Examination111
Attending Lectures14228
Self Study14228
Individual Study for Mid term Examination111
Individual Study for Final Examination14228
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)87
Contribution of Learning Outcomes to Programme Outcomes
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1
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2
PO
3
PO
4
PO
5
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6
PO
7
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8
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9
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10
PO
11
PO
12
PO
13
PO
14
LO1      5       
LO2      4       
LO3      4       
LO4      4       
LO5      5       
LO6              
* Contribution Level : 1 Very low 2 Low 3 Medium 4 High 5 Very High
 
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