Description of Individual Course Units
Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of Course UnitYear of StudySemesterNumber of ECTS Credits
2103002032005TOURISM GEOGRAPHYCompulsory233
Level of Course Unit
First Cycle
Objectives of the Course
Explaining concepts of tourism and tourist, to attract attention to tourism geography and development of tourism in the world, to provide knowledge about recent tourism approaches and types.
Name of Lecturer(s)
Arş. Gör. Dr. Sevgül Çilingir Cesur
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
Concepts of tourism and tourist, relationship between tourism and geography, development of tourism in the world, recent tourism types and approaches, impacts of tourism.
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
WeekTheoreticalPracticeLaboratory
1Concepts of tourism and tourist, relationship between tourism and geographyVerbal
2Development of tourism in the world.Verbal
3Factors affecting tourism activities.Verbal
4Tourism attractions and geographyProject presentation
5Tourism attractions and types of tourismVerbal
6Tourism transportation, Verbal
7Accommodation and services in tourism Project presentation
8Mid-term examination-
9Determining tourism potential and tourism projectsVerbal
10Classification of tourism and traditional understanding of tourism Verbal
11Recent tourism types and approaches.Verbal
12Impacts of tourism: Economic, environmental, socialVerbal
13Impacts of tourism: Cases from different countriesVerbal
14Tourism,, natural heritage and conservationVerbal
15Tourism, natural heritage and conservationVerbal
16Final examination-
Recommended or Required Reading
AYDIN, İsmet. 1990: Açıklamalı Turizm Terimler Sözlüğü. Aydın GÜRDAL, M. 2001: Türkiye Turizm Coğrafyası. Detay yay. KÖKSAL, A., 1994, Türkiye turizm Coğrafyası, Ankara. ÖZGÜÇ, N. 1998: “Turizm Coğrafyası”. Çantay Kitabevi. İstanbul. GEZGİN, D. 2007. "Bitki Mitosları". Sel Yayıncılık. İstanbul. GEZGİN, D. 2009. "Su Mitosları". Sel Yayıncılık. İstanbul.
Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods
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
Discussion11222
Individual Study for Mid term Examination11414
Individual Study for Final Examination11414
Reading5210
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)90
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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