Course Description

Course Code Semester Teoric Credit ECTS
Prerequisite Courses
Recommended Elective Courses
Course Language Türkçe
Level of the Course Önlisans
Course Type SECMELI
Course Coordinator Öğr. Gör. ERKAN TÜRKSEVEN
Course Assistants
Course Category
Course Objective

It is aimed to inform students on the subjects of protection of environment, the importance of natural and cultural environment for tourism, analysis of components of environment in tourism product and practices of the protection of environment in tourism, and also aimed to realise the importance of awareness of environmental protection in terms of the continuity of tourism

Course Content

In this course, the relation between the environment and tourism will be evaluated. Types of tourisms, environmental values usage intensity of tourism, holding capasity organising the usage intensity, the aims and principles of sustainable tourism, environment planning, and evaluation techniques of environmental affect will be given.

Learning Outcomes of the Course Teaching Methods Measurement Methods
1 - Tourism, natural sources, and environment relations 3 - 1 - A -
2 - The positive and negative affects of tourism on environment 15 - 10 - 1 - C -
3 - The aims and principles of sustainable tourism 1 - B -
4 - Policies of environment of Turkey 1 - A -
5 - Practices on protection of natural and cultural environment values will be learned/gained by the students 8 - 16 - 12 - F - A -
Teaching Methods: 8:Group Study 16:Project Based Learning 12:Case Study 1:Lecture 15:Problem Solving 10:Brain Storming 3:Discussion
Measurement Methods: F:Performance Task A:Testing B:Oral Exam C:Homework

Course Flow

Week Topics Preliminary
2 Improvements trends in tourism industry resource book
3 Environmental management resource book
4 Environment policy resource book
5 Relation between tourism and environment resource book
6 Sustainability resource book
7 Sustainable developments resource book
8 Sustainable tourism resource book
9 Sustainable tourism policy and planning resource book
10 Interaction of tourism and environment resource book
11 Life cycle of touristic places resource book
12 Holding capasity and tourism relation resource book
13 Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) resource book
14 Environmental Impact Assessment in tourism resource book
1 Environment and Tourism concepts resource book


Lecture Notes

Resource book

Course Resources


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Contribution of the Course to Program Outcomes

No Program Learning Outcomes Contribution Level
1 2 3 4 5
1 Legal, accounting, basic business, management, and space required to have sufficient infrastructure issues; gain theoretical and practical knowledge in these areas. X
2 By using the basic knowledge and skills acquired in his/her field of study, to have the ability to evaluate and interpret the data, to define and analyze the problems, to make solution suggestions based on evidence and proofs
3 To choose and use efficiently contemporary techniques and means as well as information technologies required for the applications related to the field of study. X
4 To have the capability to design, plan and realize the projects by using the vocational settings and tools in the related field of study X
5 To gain the ability to produce solutions to unforeseen situations, take responsibility in teams and to have the skill to conduct individual works X
6 To have a command of communication skills and foreign language in order to communicate efficiently and follow the latest developments in his/her field of study X

Evaluation System

Contribution Level Order Percentage of Contribution
Odev 1 100
PerformansGoreviAraziCalismasi 1 0
PerformansGoreviSeminer 1 0
KisaSinav 1 0
Total 100
The Ratio of the Semester to Success 30
Final to Success Ratio 70
Total 100

ECTS Workload

Activity Sayısı Time (Hour) Total Workload (Hour)
Course Duration (Including the exam week: 16x Total course hours) 16 2 32
Hours for off-the-classroom study (Pre-study, practice) 16 2 32
Mid-terms 1 3 3
Quiz 1 1 1
Performance Task (Seminar) 1 4 4
Performance Task (Field Study) 1 6 6
Final examination 1 6 6
Total Workload 84
Total Workload / 25 (h)Toplam İş Yükü /25(s) 3.36
ECTS Credit of the Course 3.36
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