Description of Individual Course Units
Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of Course UnitYear of StudySemesterNumber of ECTS Credits
2103004072009APPLIED TOUR GUIDING-I (ENGLISH)Compulsory476
Level of Course Unit
First Cycle
Objectives of the Course
To teach students how they can get professional experience and deal with the deficiencies.
Name of Lecturer(s)
Yrd. Doç. Dr. Elçin Doğan Gürbüzer
Learning Outcomes
1To gain the professional experiences
2To be able to improve your own personal skills firmly
3The opportunity of improving your presentation and body language
4To gain mastery about the subject of the presentation
5 To gain the ability of problem-solving
6To prepare the students to be Tourist Guide
Mode of Delivery
Face to Face
Prerequisites and co-requisities
None
Recommended Optional Programme Components
None
Course Contents
Visiting the ancient sites to practice the guiding profession, sharing the professional experiences and problems, preparing the presentations, controlling the psychological processes.
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
WeekTheoreticalPracticeLaboratory
1Introduction to the course and explanation of the methodInstructor’s presentation
2Problems of Tourist GuidanceInstructor’s presentation
3The legal position of the "Tourist Guidance"Instructor’s presentation
4The usage of English language in Tourist guidanceInstructor’s presentation
5Case study: EphesusInstructor’s presentation
6EphesusInstructor’s presentation
7EphesusInstructor’s presentation
8EphesusInstructor’s presentation
9EphesusInstructor’s presentation
10BergamaInstructor’s presentation
11BergamaInstructor’s presentation
12MiletusInstructor’s presentation
13MiletusInstructor’s presentation
14MiletusInstructor’s presentation
15Didyma Apollon TempleInstructor’s presentation
16Final Exam
Recommended or Required Reading
Ephesus, The new Guide Şerif Yenen Turkish Odyssey, Tureb Yayınları
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
English
Work Placement(s)
None
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesNumberTime (hours)Total Work Load (hours)
Midterm Examination122
Final Examination122
Practice428
Field Trip5840
Brain Storming16348
Project Preparation248
Project Presentation224
Self Study5210
Individual Study for Mid term Examination5525
Individual Study for Final Examination5525
Reading248
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)180
Contribution of Learning Outcomes to Programme Outcomes
PO
1
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PO
3
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4
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5
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6
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7
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10
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11
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PO
14
LO1   5          
LO2   5          
LO3   4          
LO4   4          
LO5   4          
LO6   5          
* Contribution Level : 1 Very low 2 Low 3 Medium 4 High 5 Very High
 
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