GAZI UNIVERSITY INFORMATION PACKAGE - 2017 ACADEMIC YEAR

COURSE DESCRIPTION
ECOTOURISM/BCK-408
Course Title: ECOTOURISM
Credits 2 ECTS 3
Semester 8 Compulsory/Elective Elective
COURSE INFO
 -- LANGUAGE OF INSTRUCTION
  Turkish
 -- NAME OF LECTURER(S)
  Prof. Dr. Hayri Duman, Prof. Dr. Zeki Aytaç, Prof. Dr. Murat Ekici, Yrd. Doç. Dr. M. Erkan Uzunhisarcıklı. Doç. Dr. Selma Seven Çalışkan.
 -- WEB SITE(S) OF LECTURER(S)
  http://websitem.gazi.edu.tr/site/hduman, http://websitem.gazi.edu.tr/site/zaytac, http://websitem.gazi.edu.tr/site/mekici, http://websitem.gazi.edu.tr/site/merkan, http://websitem.gazi.edu.tr/site/selma
 -- EMAIL(S) OF LECTURER(S)
  hduman@gazi.edu.tr, zaytac@gazi.edu.tr, mekici@gazi.edu.tr, merkan@gazi.edu.tr, selma@gazi.edu.tr
 -- LEARNING OUTCOMES OF THE COURSE UNIT
Comprehend the biodiversity-tourism-environment relationship.
Know the concept of ecotourism.
Get information about ecotourism policy and planning.
Comprehend the the place and importance of biologists in field of ecotourism.
Knows the sustainable tourism approach and functional importance of ecotourism in this context.
Learning the ecotourism approach and present potential in Turkey by examining the samples.
Learning the ecotourism approach and present potential in the world by examining the samples.


 -- 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  Overview of the course concepts related to ecotourism, the distribution of subject
2. Week  Ecotourism principles.
3. Week  Ecotourism structure and planning.
4. Week  Ecotourism compared with other types of tourism.
5. Week  Relationship between sustainable tourism and ecotourism.
6. Week  Ecotourism and environmental interaction.
7. Week  Positive and negative effects of ecotourism on the environment
8. Week  Mid-term exam
9. Week  Ecotourism industry.
10. Week  Ecotourism market
11. Week  Ecotourism in the world, presentations
12. Week  Ecotourism in Turkey, presentations
13. Week  Presentations
14. Week  Presentations. Testing the overall assessment and learning outcomes.
15. Week  
16. Week  
 -- RECOMMENDED OR REQUIRED READING
  Demir, C., Çevirgen, A., 2006. Turizm ve Çevre Yönetimi. Nobel yayınevi, Ankara.
 -- PLANNED LEARNING ACTIVITIES AND TEACHING METHODS
  Lecture, Question & Answer,
 -- WORK PLACEMENT(S)
  None
 -- ASSESSMENT METHODS AND CRITERIA
 
Quantity
Percentage
 Mid-terms
1
20
 Assignment
0
0
 Exercises
1
30
 Projects
0
0
 Practice
0
0
 Quiz
0
0
 Contribution of In-term Studies to Overall Grade  
50
 Contribution of Final Examination to Overall Grade  
50
 -- WORKLOAD
 Efficiency  Total Week Count  Weekly Duration (in hour)  Total Workload in Semester
 Theoretical Study Hours of Course Per Week
14
2
28
 Practising Hours of Course Per Week
0
 Reading
3
3
9
 Searching in Internet and Library
2
5
10
 Designing and Applying Materials
0
 Preparing Reports
0
 Preparing Presentation
0
 Presentation
0
 Mid-Term and Studying for Mid-Term
2
4
8
 Final and Studying for Final
2
4
8
 Other
0
 TOTAL WORKLOAD: 
63
 TOTAL WORKLOAD / 25: 
2.52
 ECTS: 
3
 -- COURSE'S CONTRIBUTION TO PROGRAM
NO
PROGRAM LEARNING OUTCOMES
1
2
3
4
5
1Understands the structure and function relationships of living things.X
2Transfer of genetic information between species and populations will understand.X
3The structure and function of ecosystems understands the relationship between matter and energy.X
4Live diversity, understand the origin and evolutionary development and comments.X
5Conservation and sustainable use of biodiversity executes the necessary work.X
6Understand the historical development of the science of biology synthesizes.X
7Acquired knowledge and skills in biology education, technology, industry, agriculture, forestry, health and environmental uses to solve problems.X
8Biological idea of ​​individual, social, economic, technological and environmental issues apply.X
9Universal values ​​of social justice and the environment will have.X
10Biological studies and other related sciences and foreign languages ​​are aware of the importance.X
11Inside and outside the field of multidisciplinary studies of duties and responsibilities.X
12Reveals problems related to biology, is unable to solve the hypothesis, results of analyzes, reviews and develops models.X
13Follows of the latest information on the biology and comments.X
14Biology related topics written, oral and presentation techniques can be transferred using.X
15Provide effective communication in biology.X
16Sensitive to global issues with the knowledge and achievements of the country that represents the interests, researching and be productive individuals.X
17Biology laboratory techniques and devices used in application areas such uses.
18Developing technologies based on biological data is transferred to a computer and analyzed using the appropriate program.X
19Work safety and health issues will have sufficient awareness.X
20Ethical values​​, which individuals would have a relationship of trust between stakeholdersX