Tourism Transportation (TUR517) Ders Detayları

Course Name Corse Code Dönemi Lecture Hours Uygulama Saati Lab Hours Credit ECTS
Tourism Transportation TUR517 Elective Courses 3 0 0 3 5
Pre-requisite Course(s)
N/A
Course Language Türkçe
Course Type Elective Courses
Course Level Sosyal Bilimler Yüksek Lisans
Mode of Delivery Face To Face
Learning and Teaching Strategies Lecture, Demonstration, Discussion, Question and Answer.
Course Coordinator
Course Lecturer(s)
  • Assoc. Prof. Dr. Gonca Güzel Şahin
Course Assistants
Course Objectives To teach transportation and transportation businesses and airway businesses that are used touristic transportation.
Course Learning Outcomes The students who succeeded in this course;
  • To have knowledge of historical development of travels, basic terms related tourism and transportation and able to use its knowledge
  • To teach the structure of travel industry and future of tourism transportation, functions of transportation in tourism and demand for types of transportation in tourism and able to use its knowledge
  • To learn marketing methods of transportation services and tour business and able to use its knowledge
  • To learn organizing package tours and selection of general transportation vehicle for package tours and able to use its knowledge
  • To examine coordination between transportation and travel businesses, confronted problems and solution proposals and able to use its knowledge
Course Content Basic notions, functions, description and processes of tour operators, preparing tours, marketing and ticketing.

Weekly Subjects and Releated Preparation Studies

Week Subjects Preparation
1 Historical development of travels and the affecting factors Chapter 1
2 Basic terms related tourism and transportation Chapter 2
3 Structure of travel industry and future of tourism transportation Chapter 3
4 Functions of transportation in tourism and demand for transportation in tourism Chapter 4
5 Marketing methods of transportation services and tour business Chapter 5
6 Package tours: historical development, definition, features and values Chapter 6
7 Organizing package tours and selection of general transportation vehicle for package tours Chapter 7
8 Mid-term Exam Mid-term Exam
9 Land route transportation and its importance for tourism Chapter 8
10 Railway transportation and its importance for tourism Chapter 9
11 Seaway transportation and its importance for tourism Chapter 10
12 Airway transportation and its importance for tourism Chapter 11
13 Ticketing for transportation vehicles Chapter 12
14 Coordination between transportation and travel businesses, confronted problems and solution proposals Chapter 13
15 Review Review
16 Fınal Exam Fınal Exam

Sources

Course Book 1. David Timothy Duval(2007);Tourism and Transport: Modes, Networks and Flows

Evaluation System

Requirements Number Percentage of Grade
Attendance/Participation 1 20
Laboratory - -
Application - -
Field Work - -
Special Course Internship - -
Quizzes/Studio Critics - -
Homework Assignments - -
Presentation 1 50
Project - -
Report - -
Seminar - -
Midterms Exams/Midterms Jury - -
Final Exam/Final Jury 1 30
Toplam 3 100
Percentage of Semester Work 50
Percentage of Final Work 50
Total 100

Course Category

Core Courses X
Major Area Courses
Supportive Courses
Media and Managment Skills Courses
Transferable Skill Courses

The Relation Between Course Learning Competencies and Program Qualifications

# Program Qualifications / Competencies Level of Contribution
1 2 3 4 5
1 The skills of understanding, explaining, and using the fundamental concepts of tourism management
2 Analyzing and designing management techniques and practices in tourism organizations
3 Understanding the planning, organizing, executing, coordinating and control functions of tourism management, along with explanation and implementation of them
4 Understanding the strategic, tactical and operational dimensions of the tourism management
5 Ability to use the modern techniques and technological devices of tourism industry
6 Improving the ability to effectively implement the knowledge and skills in alternative tourism areas
7 Concentrating practice along with theoretical frame of tourism management
8 Developing the skills of communication
9 Understanding the trends in the tourism industry
10 Having the quality consciousness in the tourism industry
11 Adopting work ethic and social responsibility in the tourism industry
12 Ability to effectively implement the business knowledge and skills in at least one of the following fields: service, marketing, finance, human resources and accounting in tourism management

ECTS/Workload Table

Activities Number Duration (Hours) Total Workload
Course Hours (Including Exam Week: 16 x Total Hours) 16 3 48
Laboratory
Application
Special Course Internship
Field Work
Study Hours Out of Class
Presentation/Seminar Prepration
Project 15 3 45
Report
Homework Assignments 9 3 27
Quizzes/Studio Critics
Prepration of Midterm Exams/Midterm Jury
Prepration of Final Exams/Final Jury
Total Workload 120