Description of Individual Course Units
Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of Course UnitYear of StudySemesterNumber of ECTS Credits
2103004152009TURKISH HUMAN AND PHYSICAL GEORAGHY IElective474
Level of Course Unit
First Cycle
Objectives of the Course
This course aims to get student to know geographical features, economic structure of Turkey. This course is designed to understand relationships between geographical environment and tourism. Role and effects of Physical and Human Geography Features on tourism, Tourism potentials in geographical regions, geographical distribution of tourism types, comparison of regions, tourism potential of all seven regions.
Name of Lecturer(s)
Arş. Gör. Dr. Sevgül Çilingir Cesur
Learning Outcomes
1Climate, Hydrographıc Features, Flora of Turkey
2Inter-regional differences relationship between geography and tourism
3Impacts of Physical and Human Geography on tourism
4Comparison of regions of Turkey as to tourism activities
Mode of Delivery
Face to Face
Prerequisites and co-requisities
None
Recommended Optional Programme Components
None
Course Contents
Geography, Physical and Human Geography of Turkey, relationships between Physical and Human Geography and tourism. How does Inter-regional differences affect tourism?
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
WeekTheoreticalPracticeLaboratory
1Description of Turkey and its boundaries, Verbal
2 Geomorphological features of Turkey Verbal
3 Geomorphological features of Turkey and tourism Verbal
4Climate of Turkey Verbal
5Climate of Turkey and tourism Verbal
6Soil properties in Turkey,Verbal
7Flora of Turkey Verbal
8 Mid-term exam
9Hydrographıc Features Of TurkeyVerbal
10Hydrographıc Features Of Turkey and tourismVerbal
11Explain rural-urban settlements in TurkeyVerbal
12Explain rural-urban settlements in Turkey and tourismVerbal
13Agriculture in Turkey Verbal
14industrialization in Turkey Verbal
15 transportation in Turkey and tourism Verbal
16Final Exam
Recommended or Required Reading
Atalay, İ. – Mortan, K. (2004) –Türkiye Bölgesel Coğrafyası. İnkilap Kitabevi. İstanbul. Yücel, T. (1987) –Türkiye Coğrafyası. Türk Kültürünü Araş. Ens. Yay. No.58. Ankara. ÖZGÜÇ, N., 1994. Turizm Coğrafyası. İst. Üniv. Yay. No:3821, Edeb. Fak. Yay. No:3203, İstanbul. TUNÇDİLEK, N., 1967. Türkiye İskan Coğrafyası, İ.Ü. yay. 1283, İstanbul. TÜMERTEKİN, E., 1994. Ekonomik Coğrafya. İst.Üniv. Ed. Fak. Yay. No:2926, İstanbul. GÜRDAL, M. 2001: Türkiye Turizm Coğrafyası. Detay yay. KÖKSAL, A., Türkiye turizm Coğrafyası, 1994, Ankara.
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
Discussion7214
Report Preparation11616
Individual Study for Mid term Examination11414
Individual Study for Final Examination11414
Reading16232
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)120
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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