Description of Individual Course Units
Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of Course UnitYear of StudySemesterNumber of ECTS Credits
703004172014LOCAL TOURISMElective474
Level of Course Unit
First Cycle
Objectives of the Course
The objective of this course is to make the students understand the cause and effect relations and make comparisons on tourism potential and current tourism features of Izmir province and some neighbouring districts.
Name of Lecturer(s)
Prof. Dr. Füsun Baykal
Learning Outcomes
1To understand the theoretical frame of local tourism
2To draw the borders of local tourism regions of Izmir province according to some criteria
3To understand the differences among the local tourism regions of Izmir province and the causes and results of these differences
4To analyze the problems related to local tourism regions of Izmir province
Mode of Delivery
Face to Face
Prerequisites and co-requisities
None
Recommended Optional Programme Components
None
Course Contents
Theoretical approach to “local tourism” Application of theoretical approaches to Izmir Exploring the local tourism characteristics of Izmir province: regions, statistics and geographical distribution Current utilization of local tourism m potential of Izmir province and criticism Problems related to the local tourism activities in Izmir and future perspectives Excursions-field trips in Izmir province
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
WeekTheoreticalPracticeLaboratory
1Introducing the theoretical frame of local tourismVerbal
2Introducing the tourism characteristics of the city of IzmirVerbal + Visual presentation
3Field trip to Izmir and its near environment to introduce the tourism characteristicsField trip
4Introducing cultural and natural tourism attraction of Northern IzmirVerbal + Visual presentation
5Introducing the tourism facilities, tourism potential, current tourism activities of the Northern Izmir and SWOT analysis of this region.Verbal + Visual presentation
6Introducing cultural and natural tourism attraction of Southern IzmirVerbal + Visual presentation
7Introducing the tourism facilities, tourism potential, current tourism activities of the Southern Izmir and SWOT analysis of this region.Verbal + Visual presentation
8Mid-term examination
9Introducing cultural and natural tourism attraction of Western IzmirVerbal + Visual presentation
10Introducing the tourism facilities, tourism potential, current tourism activities of the Western Izmir and SWOT analysis of this region.Verbal + Visual presentation
11Introducing cultural and natural tourism attraction of Eastern IzmirVerbal + Visual presentation
12Introducing the tourism facilities, tourism potential, current tourism activities of the Eastern Izmir and SWOT analysis of this regionVerbal + Visual presentation
13Comparison of the local tourism regions of IzmirVerbal
14A field trip to one of the local tourism regions of IzmirField trip
15A general assessment of local tourism of Izmir: Comparison of potential and current utilization, actual progresses, problems and solution offers.Verbal
16Final examination
Recommended or Required Reading
Özgüç, N. (2007). Turizm Coğrafyası. Çantay Kitabevi, İstanbul. Doğaner, S. (2001). Türkiye Turizm Coğrafyası. Çantay Kitabevi, İstanbul. Aktaş, G. (2008). Türkiye Turizm Coğrafyası. Detay Yayınları, Ankara. Kahraman, N., Türkay, O. (2006). Turizm ve Çevre. Detay Yayıncılık, Ankara. Ege Turizm Derneği (Ed. A. Timur, F. Baykal, G. Emekli) (2009). İzmir Ekoturizm Güzergahları. İzmir İl Kültür ve Turizm Md. (2006). İzmir Turizm Tanıtma Kitapları (5 adet).
Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods
Assessment Methods and Criteria
Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
SUM0
End Of Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
SUM0
SUM0
Language of Instruction
Turkish
Work Placement(s)
None
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesNumberTime (hours)Total Work Load (hours)
Midterm Examination111
Final Examination111
Attending Lectures14228
Field Trip2816
Report Preparation5210
Report Presentation5210
Self Study5210
Individual Study for Mid term Examination11414
Individual Study for Final Examination11414
Reading4416
Homework000
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)120
Contribution of Learning Outcomes to Programme Outcomes
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LO1  3  2 2431  
LO22233 2424413 
LO34344 2524423 
LO44 43 2 44552 
* Contribution Level : 1 Very low 2 Low 3 Medium 4 High 5 Very High
 
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