Information Package / Course Catalogue
Recreational Tourism
Course Code: ZPM520
Course Type: Area Elective
Couse Group: Second Cycle (Master's Degree)
Education Language: Turkish
Work Placement: N/A
Theory: 3
Prt.: 0
Credit: 3
Lab: 0
ECTS: 8
Objectives of the Course

One of the most important industries in the state of today's leading tourism is carried out largely for recreational purposes, so it is given in the name of tourism, recreational travel. The objective of this course is to explain planning, design and management criteria’s of recreational areas and evaluating with the point of view landscape architects, the students to be dealt with in the context of physical planning methods to provide recreational tourism phenomenon.

Course Content

Content of this course is to explain concept of tourism, to disclosure certain types of tourism, alternative tourism and ecotourism concepts, to define the principles of ecotourism, ecotourism varieties, to evaluate examples of ecotourism philosophy of the world and Turkey, comparison of mass tourism and ecotourism, to define the concept of recreation and to present the relationship between tourism and recreational tourism, the evaluation of recreational tourism and national and international research on this topic, to present examples of world and in Turkey, to present new approaches on recreational tourism planning, and to present a case study about planning scenarios.

Name of Lecturer(s)
Learning Outcomes
1.To be able to understand the importance of the recreational tourism and its relationship with landscape architecture
2.To be able to examine recreational tourism resources with the aspects of physical planning
3.To be able to develop recreational tourism opportunities
4.To be able to examine recreational tourism activities in various countries,
5.To be able to criticize recreational tourism activities in Turkey and related applications
6.To be able to follow new developments for recreational tourism resources planning and management
7.To be able to understand recreational tourism problems and to offer solutions.
Recommended or Required Reading
1.Özkan, B., 1992. Rekreasyonel Turizm Alan Planlaması. Ders Notu, İzmir.
2.Bakır, M., 1990. Rekreasyon ve Turizm İlişkisinin Turizm Politikalarının Oluşturulmasındaki Önemi. Doktora Tezi, İstanbul Üniversitesi Sosyal Bilimler Enstitüsü, İstanbul.
3.Z., Bulut, 2006. Kemaliye (Erzincan) İlçesi ve Yakın Çevresinin Alternatif Turizm Kapsamında Rekreasyonel Turizm Potansiyelinin Belirlenmesi. Atatürk Üniversitesi, Fen Bilimleri Enstitüsü, Peyzaj Mimarlığı Anabilim Dalı, Erzurum.
4.Altan, T., 1984. Kırsal Rekreasyon Alan Planlaması. Çukurova Üniversitesi, Ziraat Fakültesi Ders Kitabı No: 12, 184s, Adana.
5.Bayer, M. Z., 1992. Turizme Giriş. İşletme Fakültesi Yayın No: 253, İşletme İktisadı Enstitüsü Yayın No: 146, 230s, İstanbul.
6.Erdoğan, N., 2003. Çevre ve (Eko) Turizm. Erk Yayını, 317s, Ankara.
7.Kolcu, H., 1993. Doğal, Tarihi, Kültürel Açıdan Turizm Potansiyelinin Değerlendirme Modeli: Ayvalık Örneği. Yüksek Lisans Tezi, İstanbul Teknik Üniversitesi Fen Bilimleri Enstitüsü, İstanbul.
8.Sağcan, M. , 1986. Rekreasyon ve Turizm. İzmir.
9.Sertkaya, Ş., 2001. Bartın İli Kıyı Bölgesi’nin Turizm ve Rekreasyon Potansiyelinin Saptanması ve Değerlendirilmesi Üzerine Bir Araştırma. Doktora Tezi, Ankara Üniversitesi Fen Bilimleri Enstitüsü, 371, Ankara
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
Week 1 - Theoretical
Introduction to course: content, reason, importance, process method and needs.
Week 2 - Theoretical
Importance and necessity of recreational tourism
Week 3 - Theoretical
Relationship between recreational tourism and landscape architecture.
Week 4 - Theoretical
History and development of recreational tourism.
Week 5 - Theoretical
Positive and negative factors affecting the recreational tourism.
Week 6 - Theoretical
Recreational tourism resources (natural resources).
Week 7 - Intermediate Exam
Mid-term exam
Week 8 - Theoretical
Recreational tourism resources (cultural resources).
Week 9 - Theoretical
The purpose and reasons for the recreational tourist areas planning.
Week 10 - Theoretical
Recreational tourism activities in various countries.
Week 11 - Theoretical
Recreational tourism activities in Turkey
Week 12 - Theoretical
Elimination of problems in the fields of tourism and recreational facilities.
Week 13 - Theoretical
Elimination of problems in the fields of tourism and recreational facilities.
Week 14 - Theoretical
Opportunities to develop recreational tourism alternatives.
Week 15 - Theoretical
Research topics that can be made for recreational tourism areas.
Week 16 - Final Exam
Final exam
Assessment Methods and Criteria
Type of AssessmentCountPercent
Midterm Examination1%40
Final Examination1%60
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesCountPreparationTimeTotal Work Load (hours)
Lecture - Theory1483154
Midterm Examination120121
Final Examination124125
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)200
Contribution of Learning Outcomes to Programme Outcomes
PÇ-1
PÇ-2
PÇ-3
PÇ-4
PÇ-5
OÇ-1
5
5
5
5
5
OÇ-2
5
5
5
5
5
OÇ-3
5
5
5
5
5
OÇ-4
5
5
5
5
5
OÇ-5
5
5
5
5
5
OÇ-6
5
5
5
5
5
OÇ-7
5
5
5
5
5
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