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TOURISM ECONOMICS PROGRAMME COURSE DESCRIPTION

Code Name of the Course Unit Semester In-Class Hours (T+P) Credit ECTS Credit
TUR319 TOURISM ECONOMICS 5 3 3 5

GENERAL INFORMATION

Language of Instruction : Turkish
Level of the Course Unit : BACHELOR'S DEGREE, TYY: + 6.Level, EQF-LLL: 6.Level, QF-EHEA: First Cycle
Type of the Course : Elective
Mode of Delivery of the Course Unit Face to face
Coordinator of the Course Unit Assoc.Prof.Dr. ŞÜKRAN GÜZİN ILICAK AYDINALP
Instructor(s) of the Course Unit

OBJECTIVES AND CONTENTS

Objectives of the Course Unit: The aim of this course is to introduce to the tourism economy and give an overview to students about tourism economics and concepts.
Contents of the Course Unit: This course includes the basic concepts of tourism economy, supply and demand in tourism, effects of tourism sector on economy, importance of tourism in national economy.

KEY LEARNING OUTCOMES OF THE COURSE UNIT (On successful completion of this course unit, students/learners will or will be able to)

Define basic tourism economy terms and principles.
Explain the effects of tourism sector on the national economy.
Evaluate the effects of economic factors on tourism industry.
Interpret the effects of tourism policy and tourism planning.
Analyze the relationship between income, employment, supply and demand, prices.

WEEKLY COURSE CONTENTS AND STUDY MATERIALS FOR PRELIMINARY & FURTHER STUDY

Week Preparatory Topics(Subjects) Method
1 Literature Search, Presentation Definition and Principles of Tourism Economics Expression , Question-Respond, Discussion
2 Literature Search, Presentation Tourism Supply Expression , Question-Respond, Discussion
3 Literature Search, Presentation Tourism Demand Expression , Question-Respond, Discussion
4 Literature Search, Presentation Estimation of Tourism Demand Expression , Question-Respond, Discussion
5 Literature Search, Presentation Supply and Demand Elasticity in Tourism Expression , Question-Respond, Discussion
6 Literature Search, Presentation Tourism Market Expression , Question-Respond, Discussion
7 Literature Search, Presentation Determination of the Price in the Tourism Market Expression , Question-Respond, Discussion
8 - MID-TERM EXAM -
9 Literature Search, Presentation Balance in Tourism Market Expression , Question-Respond, Discussion
10 Literature Search, Presentation Economic Effects of Tourism Expression , Question-Respond, Discussion
11 Literature Search, Presentation The Effect of Tourism on Employment Expression , Question-Respond, Discussion
12 Literature Search, Presentation Tourism Policies Expression , Question-Respond, Discussion
13 Literature Search, Presentation Tourism Planning Expression , Question-Respond, Discussion
14 Literature Search, Presentation Tourism in Turkey Economy Expression , Question-Respond, Discussion
15 Literature Search, Presentation Review Expression , Question-Respond, Discussion
16 - FINAL EXAM -
17 - FINAL EXAM -

SOURCE MATERIALS & RECOMMENDED READING

Yagci, O. (2007). Turizm Ekonomisi. Ankara: Detay Publications.
Unluonen, K., Tayfun A., Kiliclar A. (2014). Turizm Ekonomisi, Ankara: Detay Publications.

ASSESSMENT

Assessment & Grading of In-Term Activities Number of Activities Degree of Contribution (%) Description
Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5

CONTRIBUTION OF THE COURSE UNIT TO THE PROGRAMME LEARNING OUTCOMES

KNOWLEDGE

Theoretical

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Describe basic communication theories with the knowledge gained in public relations and publicity.
2
List the main features of communication in items.
3
Interpret the basic characteristics of communication and create a creative solution to ensure reconciliation in an existing communication problem.

KNOWLEDGE

Factual

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Use the basic information in the field of Public Relations and Publicity in interdisciplinary studies.
2
Evaluate the knowledge related to social and natural sciences and produce projects in professional life.
3
Tell the basic concepts of public relations and advertising in detail.

SKILLS

Cognitive

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Analyze and evaluate social events at national and international level in the light of current debates.
2
Use the leadership, communication and presentation skills in occupational events.

SKILLS

Practical

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Follow the innovations in the field of communication and important written and oral communication tools related to the field.
2
Write press releases for the purpose of introducing the institution he/she works at or owns.
3
Create communication programs within the public relations and advertising campaign.

OCCUPATIONAL

Autonomy & Responsibility

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Use published domestic and foreign data sources related to public relations and advertising in the field of communication and communication area in his / her own works such as articles and projects.

OCCUPATIONAL

Learning to Learn

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Evaluate the planning processes of past communication programs, public relations and advertising practices.

OCCUPATIONAL

Communication & Social

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Use communication techniques in the right place, environment and time.

OCCUPATIONAL

Occupational and/or Vocational

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Plan communication programs in the awareness of ethical values in the professional work.

WORKLOAD & ECTS CREDITS OF THE COURSE UNIT

Workload for Learning & Teaching Activities

Type of the Learning Activites Learning Activities (# of week) Duration (hours, h) Workload (h)
Lecture & In-Class Activities 14 3 42
Preliminary & Further Study 10 4 40
Land Surveying 0 0 0
Group Work 0 0 0
Laboratory 0 0 0
Reading 0 0 0
Assignment (Homework) 0 0 0
Project Work 0 0 0
Seminar 0 0 0
Internship 0 0 0
Technical Visit 0 0 0
Web Based Learning 0 0 0
Implementation/Application/Practice 0 0 0
Practice at a workplace 0 0 0
Occupational Activity 0 0 0
Social Activity 0 0 0
Thesis Work 0 0 0
Field Study 0 0 0
Report Writing 0 0 0
Final Exam 1 3 3
Preparation for the Final Exam 5 3 15
Mid-Term Exam 1 3 3
Preparation for the Mid-Term Exam 5 5 25
Short Exam 0 0 0
Preparation for the Short Exam 0 0 0
TOTAL 36 0 128
Total Workload of the Course Unit 128
Workload (h) / 25.5 5
ECTS Credits allocated for the Course Unit 5,0