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CONSERVATION AND TOURISM PROGRAMME COURSE DESCRIPTION

Code Name of the Course Unit Semester In-Class Hours (T+P) Credit ECTS Credit
RKY434 CONSERVATION AND TOURISM 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 Assist.Prof.Dr. LOKMAN KANTAR
Instructor(s) of the Course Unit

OBJECTIVES AND CONTENTS

Objectives of the Course Unit: This course aims to learn the relation of tourism, environmental policies and cultural heritage in Turkey in the light of national-international standards.
Contents of the Course Unit: Contents of the course include the interaction of environment and cultural heritage in the development of tourism, the effects of tourism activities on natural environment and cultural heritage, environmental problems and tourism, sustainability in tourism, sustainable tourism, environmental and cultural heritage balance.

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

Explain the fact of tourism.
Summarize the historical development process of tourism.
Describe the modern developments of tourism in the World.
Summarize the development process of tourism in Turkey.
Interpret the relation of conservation and tourism.
Argue the influence of tourism on the environment and cultural heritage.
Interpret the sustainable approach in tourism.
List the solutions by interpreting the problems in tourism.

WEEKLY COURSE CONTENTS AND STUDY MATERIALS FOR PRELIMINARY & FURTHER STUDY

Week Preparatory Topics(Subjects) Method
1 Reading the relevant source on the subject Introduction to the course Lecture
2 Reading the relevant source on the subject What is tourism? Historical development Lecture
3 Reading the relevant source on the subject Institutions and legislation regarding tourism in the world Lecture
4 Reading the relevant source on the subject Contemporary developments regarding tourism in the world Lecture
5 Reading the relevant source on the subject Cultural tourism Lecture
6 Reading the relevant source on the subject Cultural routes Lecture
7 Reading the relevant source on the subject Conservation and sustainability in tourism Lecture
8 - MID-TERM EXAM -
9 Reading the relevant source on the subject Revision Lecture
10 Reading the relevant source on the subject Historical phase of tourism in Turkey Lecture
11 Reading the relevant source on the subject Legislation regarding tourism in Turkey Lecture
12 Reading the relevant source on the subject Cultural tourism and Cultural routes in Turkey Lecture
13 Reading the relevant source on the subject Economical aspects of tourism in Turkey Lecture
14 Reading the relevant source on the subject Tourism in Turkey and problems related with conservation Lecture
15 Reading the relevant source on the subject General Revision Lecture
16 - FINAL EXAM -
17 - FINAL EXAM -

SOURCE MATERIALS & RECOMMENDED READING

Eres, Z. (2016). Mimari ve Arkeolojik Koruma Kulturu Uzerine Yazilar. Istanbul: Arkeoloji ve Sanat Publications.
Doswell, R. (1997). Tourism: How Effective Management Makes The Difference. Oxford: Butterworth - Heinemann.
Kaya, H. (1998). Inanc Turizmi. Bursa: F. Ozsan Press.

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
Define basic concepts related with banking, insurance and finance.
0
2
Relates the theoretical and practical knowledge in the field to economics, business, law, statistics, accounting and marketing
0

KNOWLEDGE

Factual

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Relate banking and insurance applications to financial theories, mathematical and statistical methods.
0
2
Relate the information and facts in the field with other social sciences such as law, sociology, philosophy and history.
0

SKILLS

Cognitive

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Explain the planning and implementation process in banking and insurance transactions.
0
2
Provide solutions for the problems encountered in banking and insurance transactions.
0

SKILLS

Practical

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Use theoretical and practical knowledge in the field of banking and insurance transactions.
0
2
By analyzing economic data accurately, manage savings and portfolio investments to minimize financial risks.
0

OCCUPATIONAL

Autonomy & Responsibility

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
He/She works as a leader or a team member in a teamwork from the planning of the banking transactions to the implementation and performs the task assigned to them within the team.
0

OCCUPATIONAL

Learning to Learn

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Gain the basic knowledge necessary for the planning process of banking and insurance activities and human resources performance management.
0
2
Use the computer programs related with field in banking and insurance transactions.
0

OCCUPATIONAL

Communication & Social

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Cooperate to bring innovative ideas to the stakeholders in the sector using banking insurance-related databases, information and communication technologies.
0
2
Research on scientific, sectoral developments and innovations related to the field with lifelong learning as a principle.
2

OCCUPATIONAL

Occupational and/or Vocational

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Analyze financial data related to his / her field.
0
2
Apply knowledge and skills related to his / her field by taking into account his legal, social and ethical responsibilities.
2

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 14 2 28
Land Surveying 0 0 0
Group Work 0 0 0
Laboratory 0 0 0
Reading 14 1 14
Assignment (Homework) 14 2 28
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 1 1
Preparation for the Final Exam 1 8 8
Mid-Term Exam 1 1 1
Preparation for the Mid-Term Exam 1 8 8
Short Exam 0 0 0
Preparation for the Short Exam 0 0 0
TOTAL 60 0 130
Total Workload of the Course Unit 130
Workload (h) / 25.5 5,1
ECTS Credits allocated for the Course Unit 5,0