Information Package / Course Catalogue
Planning For Rural Recreation in Protected Areas
Course Code: ZPM524
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

To introduce the general concepts in recreational planning, To give information on the recreational planning process in the protected areas, To introduce the overarching approaches to recreational planning

Course Content

Definition of general concepts in recreational planning in the protected areas and introducing types of outdoor recreation. Definition of the recreational planning process. Introducing methods to define cultural and natural resources. Introducing overarching approaches and methods for recreational planning. Definition of the concepts and planning criteria of primary natural forms as a source. Discussion of the contemporary approaches toward recreational planning.

Name of Lecturer(s)
Learning Outcomes
1.to be able to define the concepts related to recreation planning
2. To be able to know and evaluate the Recreation Planning process in protected areas
3.To be able to understand different approaches to Recreation Planning in Protected Areas
4.To be able to produce solutions to problems that may arise in different areas of recreation areas
5.To be able to prepare the field plan for protected areas
Recommended or Required Reading
1.Bell, S., Design for Outdoor Recreation, Taylor & Francis, 2008
2.Curry, N., Countryside Recreation, Access and Land Use Planning, London, Spon, 1994
3.Veal, Anthony James, Leisure and Tourism Policy and Planning, New York, NY : CABI Pub, 2002
4.Gartner, C.W., Lime, D.W., Trends in Outdoor Recreation Leisure and Tourism, Cabi, 2000
5.Seabrooke, W., Miles, C.,W.,N., Recreational Land Management, London : E. & FN Spon, 1993
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
Week 1 - Theoretical
General Concepts in Recreational Planning: Definition of recreation, outdoor recreation, classification of recreational activities, recreational space categories
Week 2 - Theoretical
Definition of “natural” recreational resources and planning criteria: National Parks and other Protected Natural, Areas Regional Parks
Week 3 - Theoretical
Principles of Recreation Planning
Week 4 - Theoretical
Rural Recreational Areas and Planning Principles / Picnic areas and Forest parks
Week 5 - Theoretical
Rural Recreational Areas and Planning Principles / Camping Areas, Beaches, Touristic Villages, Holiday resorts
Week 6 - Theoretical
Recreation Planning in protected areas: Process in Recreation Planning
Week 7 - Theoretical
Source Analyses
Week 8 - Intermediate Exam
Mid term
Week 9 - Theoretical
Affect Analyses
Week 10 - Theoretical
Benefit Analyses
Week 11 - Theoretical
Capacity Analyses
Week 12 - Theoretical
Rekreasyon Alan Planlamasında Fiziksel, Sosyal ve Ekolojik Değerlerin irdelenmesi
Week 13 - Theoretical
Evaluation of Aesthetic and Functional values in Recreational Planning
Week 14 - Theoretical
Examples of recreation area plans in protected areas in our country
Week 15 - Theoretical
Contemporary Approaches in Recreational Planning: Environmental Sustainability
Week 16 - Final Exam
Final Term
Assessment Methods and Criteria
Type of AssessmentCountPercent
Midterm Examination1%30
Final Examination1%40
Term Assignment1%30
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesCountPreparationTimeTotal Work Load (hours)
Lecture - Theory14102168
Term Project1617
Midterm Examination110111
Final Examination113114
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
3
3
3
3
3
OÇ-5
3
3
3
3
3
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