Description of Individual Course Units
Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of Course UnitYear of StudySemesterNumber of ECTS Credits
2103002052005ALTERNATIVE TOURISM MOVEMENTSCompulsory233
Level of Course Unit
First Cycle
Objectives of the Course
Tourist guide 2nd year students will be informed about differences between mass tourism and special interest tourism and alternative touristic products.
Name of Lecturer(s)
Assist. Prof. Dr. Esin ÖZKAN
Learning Outcomes
1To have knowledge about mass tourism, special interest tourism and alternative touristic products
2To know alternative tourism concepts
3To be able comprehend the varieties of tourism products and know their characteristics and importance
4To be able to understand the progress of tourism sector in Turkey and to be aware of its problems
5To be able to put forward some suggestions to the problems of tourism products
Mode of Delivery
Face to Face
Prerequisites and co-requisities
None
Recommended Optional Programme Components
None
Course Contents
Special interest tourism will be reviwed by paying attention to types of touristic products, properties and supply, demand conditions. Theorical datas that told in the lessons will be reinforced by investigations students do and expression of teaching staff.
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
WeekTheoreticalPracticeLaboratory
1Lesson description: Content, importance, rules of Lesson
2Touristic product and special interest tourism concept
3Differences between mass tourism and special interest tourism
4Rural tourism, National parks and tourism
5Echo tourism
6Culture and religious tourism
7Congress tourism
8Midterms
9Health tourism, wellness
10Mountain and winter tourism
11Hunting tourism
12Yacht tourism
13Golf tourism
14Case Study
15Case Study
16Final Exam
Recommended or Required Reading
Turizm Bakanlığı yayınları ve web sitesi www.turizm.gov.tr TÜRSAB yayınları ve web sitesi www.tursab.org.tr Necdet Hacıoğlu, Cevdet Avcıkurt (Ed), Turistik Ürün Çeşitleri Analizi, Nobel Yayın Dağıtım, Ankara, 2008. Meryem Akoğlan Kozak, Sadık Bahçe, Özel İlgi Turizmi, Detay Yayıncılık, Ankara 2009.
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 Examination11010
Final Examination11010
Project Preparation11010
Individual Study for Mid term Examination3824
Individual Study for Final Examination3824
Reading4312
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)90
Contribution of Learning Outcomes to Programme Outcomes
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LO1      35      
LO2      15      
LO3      24      
LO4      15      
LO5      35      
* Contribution Level : 1 Very low 2 Low 3 Medium 4 High 5 Very High
 
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