GAZI UNIVERSITY INFORMATION PACKAGE - 2017 ACADEMIC YEAR

COURSE DESCRIPTION
INTRODUCTION TO TOURISM/TUR 101
Course Title: INTRODUCTION TO TOURISM
Credits 3 ECTS 6
Semester 1 Compulsory/Elective Compulsory
COURSE INFO
 -- LANGUAGE OF INSTRUCTION
  Turkish
 -- NAME OF LECTURER(S)
  Associate Prof.Arzu KILIÇLAR
 -- WEB SITE(S) OF LECTURER(S)
  http://websitem.gazi.edu.tr/site/karzu
 -- EMAIL(S) OF LECTURER(S)
   karzu@gazi.edu.tr
 -- LEARNING OUTCOMES OF THE COURSE UNIT
To increase the student's professional knowledge
To give basic knowledge in the field of tourism
Phenomenon of tourism with various sizes to get hazel
Explain the relationship between various areas of tourism
To Perform analysis of Turkey's tourism industry




 -- MODE OF DELIVERY
  The mode of delivery of this course is Face to face
 -- PREREQUISITES AND CO-REQUISITES
  There is no prerequisite or co-requisite for this course
 -- RECOMMENDED OPTIONAL PROGRAMME COMPONENTS
  There is no recommended optional programme component for this course.
 --COURSE CONTENT
1. Week  The Historical Development of tourism and Basic Concepts of tourism
2. Week  Tourism Types
3. Week  Factors to affect the Development of Tourism
4. Week  Tourism Sector
5. Week  Tourist Product
6. Week  Tourism Management
7. Week  Tourism Demand
8. Week  Midterm Exam
9. Week  Economic Impacts of Tourism
10. Week  Social Impacts of Tourism
11. Week  Tourism and Environment
12. Week  Tourism and Recreation
13. Week  Tourism in Turkey
14. Week  Trends in Tourism
15. Week  Overall Evaluation and Closing
16. Week  FINAL
 -- RECOMMENDED OR REQUIRED READING
  1. N. KOZAK, M.KOZAK, M. KOZAK(2012); Genel Turizm, İlkeler ve Kavramlar 2. Öcal USTA (2000);Turizm, Genel Yapısı ve Yaklaşımları
 -- PLANNED LEARNING ACTIVITIES AND TEACHING METHODS
   Lecture, Question & Answer, Demonstration, Drill - Practise
 -- WORK PLACEMENT(S)
  none
 -- ASSESSMENT METHODS AND CRITERIA
 
Quantity
Percentage
 Mid-terms
1
40
 Assignment
0
0
 Exercises
0
0
 Projects
0
0
 Practice
0
0
 Quiz
0
0
 Contribution of In-term Studies to Overall Grade  
40
 Contribution of Final Examination to Overall Grade  
60
 -- WORKLOAD
 Efficiency  Total Week Count  Weekly Duration (in hour)  Total Workload in Semester
 Theoretical Study Hours of Course Per Week
14
3
42
 Practising Hours of Course Per Week
0
 Reading
0
 Searching in Internet and Library
14
4
56
 Designing and Applying Materials
0
 Preparing Reports
0
 Preparing Presentation
0
 Presentation
0
 Mid-Term and Studying for Mid-Term
1
40
40
 Final and Studying for Final
1
20
20
 Other
0
 TOTAL WORKLOAD: 
158
 TOTAL WORKLOAD / 25: 
6.32
 ECTS: 
6
 -- COURSE'S CONTRIBUTION TO PROGRAM
NO
PROGRAM LEARNING OUTCOMES
1
2
3
4
5
1Have an understanding of the structure of the tourism industry, how it functions, and its significance for the development of the country.X
2Demonstrate reading, listening, speaking and writing skills in one foreign language (English, German or French) at least at the level of B2 of European Language Portfolio.X
3Have an understanding of the basic concepts, theories, principles and facts within the context of management, economics, and social psychology.X
4Demonstrate effective use of both basic and professional information and communication technologies and software.X
5Understand, analyze and interpret the cultures, history, religions, and the art of the civilisations that have lived in Turkey.X
6Have detailed knowledge of the geography of both the World and the Turkey.X
7Plan, implement and control a tour.X
8Communicate verbally, non-verbally and in writing effectively and demonstrate effective presentation skills.X
9Recognize, understand, and communicate with different cultures.X
10Understand and apply national and international law, regulations and professional standards related to tourist guiding.X
11Describe, synthesize, analyze, interpret and evaluate data and information professionally.X
12Work effectively both independently and with others.X
13Have the qualifications to manage and organize the organizations in the travel businesses.X
14Have general business knowledge.X
15Understands strategies for management and marketing in the field of travel management.X
16Have knowledge of basic law related to tourism businesses.X
17Understands the relationship between tourism and environment, is aware of the necessary practices for a more livable environment and applies them when necessary.X
18Have the ability to think analytically in the field of tourism.X
19Have basic knowledge about home country cuisine and world cuisines.X
20Have a basic knowledge of the document and the accounting system in the travel agencies.X