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TURKISH AND WORLD CUISINES PROGRAMME COURSE DESCRIPTION

Code Name of the Course Unit Semester In-Class Hours (T+P) Credit ECTS Credit
TUR423 TURKISH AND WORLD CUISINES 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 the course is to equip the tour guide candidates with the knowledge that they can interpret the Turkish and world food and beverage culture.
Contents of the Course Unit: This course includes : Basic Gastronomy Concepts, Relationship between Gastronomy and Tourism Relationship, Food and Beverage Production Techniques, Turkish Cuisine Local Dishes, French, Italian, Middle East and Far East Cuisine.

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

Define the concept of gastronomy.
Explain the relationship between tourism and gastronomy.
List the names of local dishes of Turkish and the world cuisine.
Distinguishe from each other the basic features of Turkish and World cuisine culture.

WEEKLY COURSE CONTENTS AND STUDY MATERIALS FOR PRELIMINARY & FURTHER STUDY

Week Preparatory Topics(Subjects) Method
1 Literature Search, Presentation Gastronomy and Related Concepts Expression , Question-Respond, Discussion
2 Literature Search, Presentation Artistic and Scientific Dimensions of Gastronomy Expression , Question-Respond, Discussion
3 Literature Search, Presentation Touristic Product and Gastronomy as of attraction Expression , Question-Respond, Discussion
4 Literature Search, Presentation Formation of Traditions and Eating Habits Expression , Question-Respond, Discussion
5 Literature Search, Presentation Principles of Basic Nutrition Expression , Question-Respond, Discussion
6 Literature Search, Presentation Food and Beverage Production Techniques Expression , Question-Respond, Discussion
7 Literature Search, Presentation Turkish Cuisine: Local Dishes Expression , Question-Respond, Discussion
8 - MID-TERM EXAM -
9 Literature Search, Presentation Turkish Cuisine: Local Dishes Expression , Question-Respond, Discussion
10 Literature Search, Presentation Turkish Cuisine: Local Dishes Expression , Question-Respond, Discussion
11 Literature Search, Presentation French Cuisine Expression , Question-Respond, Discussion
12 Literature Search, Presentation Italian cuisine Expression , Question-Respond, Discussion
13 Literature Search, Presentation Middle Eastern Cuisines Expression , Question-Respond, Discussion
14 Literature Search, Presentation Far East Cuisines Expression , Question-Respond, Discussion
15 Literature Search, Presentation Overview Expression , Question-Respond, Discussion
16 - FINAL EXAM -
17 - FINAL EXAM -

SOURCE MATERIALS & RECOMMENDED READING

Ilhan, I. (1998). Gastronomi: Beslenme Bilimi ve Sanati, Nevsehir Turizm Fakültesi, Course Notes, Nevsehir.
Harrison, A.F., (1982). Gastronomy, Sussex: New Horizan Books.

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