ECTS - Recreation and Leisure Management

Recreation and Leisure Management (TOUR209) Course Detail

Course Name Course Code Season Lecture Hours Application Hours Lab Hours Credit ECTS
Recreation and Leisure Management TOUR209 3 0 0 3 5
Pre-requisite Course(s)
Course Language English
Course Type N/A
Course Level Bachelor’s Degree (First Cycle)
Mode of Delivery Face To Face
Learning and Teaching Strategies Lecture, Demonstration, Discussion, Question and Answer, Drill and Practice.
Course Coordinator
Course Lecturer(s)
  • Assoc. Prof. Dr. Gonca Güzel ŞAHİN
Course Assistants
Course Objectives This course is intended to provide information for planning the leisure and tourism business together.
Course Learning Outcomes The students who succeeded in this course;
  • Identify the key concepts related to the leisure and recreation
  • Provide information about planning the leisure and recreation
  • Provide insight related with the importance of leisure and recreation management as a new trend in tourism industry.
Course Content Leisure in historical perspective, cultural heritage and leisure, leisure and recreation, people?s needs and leisure, government, public sector and leisure, trends in the leisure industry, planning for leisure and recreation, principles of leisure and recreation management, time management, event management, leisure management in the commercial

Weekly Subjects and Releated Preparation Studies

Week Subjects Preparation
1 Introduction Chapter 1
2 Leisure in Historical Perspective Chapter 2
3 Cultural Heritage and leisure Chapter 3
4 Leisure and recreation Chapter 4
5 People’s needs and Leisure Chapter 5
6 Government, public sector and leisure Chapter 6
7 Mid-Term Exam Mid-Term Exam
8 Trends in the leisure industry Chapter 7
9 Principles of Leisure and Recreation Management Chapter 8
10 Time Management Chapter 9
11 Event Management Chapter 10
12 Event Management Chapter 11
13 Event Planning Chapter 12
14 Leisure management in the voluntary sector Chapter 13
15 Review Review
16 Final Exam Final Exam


Course Book 1. Torkildsen,G.2005. Leisure and Recreation Management

Evaluation System

Requirements Number Percentage of Grade
Attendance/Participation 15 15
Laboratory - -
Application - -
Field Work - -
Special Course Internship - -
Quizzes/Studio Critics 1 5
Homework Assignments 1 15
Presentation - -
Project - -
Report - -
Seminar - -
Midterms Exams/Midterms Jury 1 25
Final Exam/Final Jury 1 40
Toplam 19 100
Percentage of Semester Work 55
Percentage of Final Work 45
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 Have a basic knowledge of theories, facts and principles related to tourism and tourism management. X
2 To have information about the economic, cultural, social and environmental dimensions of tourism. X
3 Have knowledge of general business and economics and understand the strategies of human resources management, food and beverage applications, accounting and finance, management and marketing and service marketing in tourism enterprises. X
4 Knows the national and international legal regulations, social, environmental and professional ethical values related to the field of tourism and develops appropriate behaviors to ethics. X
5 Demonstrates reading, comprehension, speaking and writing skills in English at least at the B2 level of European Language Portfolio X
6 Demonstrates reading, comprehension, speaking and writing skills at a general level of European Language Portfolio A2 in Russian, French, German or Spanish. X
7 Uses the information about Tourism and Hotel Management in the business settings and profession; use information and communication technologies and software related to the field. X
8 Carries out the service processes related to Tourism and Hotel Management in line with the needs and demands of the consumers and proposes solutions to the problems that will affect the service processes. X
9 Generates professional knowledge from the data and synthesizes, analyzes, interprets and evaluates the produced knowledge; gain the ability of doing research project preparation and using the information in solving the problems; makes personal and professional development permanent X
10 He / she takes care of personal care, hygiene, clothing and appearance as required by the tourism sector. X
11 Communicates effectively with written, oral, non-verbal and visual ways and demonstrates presentation skills, works effectively as a team and independently. X
12 Recognize and understand different cultures and interact with guests from different cultures. X

ECTS/Workload Table

Activities Number Duration (Hours) Total Workload
Course Hours (Including Exam Week: 16 x Total Hours) 16 3 48
Special Course Internship
Field Work
Study Hours Out of Class 14 2 28
Presentation/Seminar Prepration
Homework Assignments 1 5 5
Quizzes/Studio Critics 1 5 5
Prepration of Midterm Exams/Midterm Jury 1 20 20
Prepration of Final Exams/Final Jury 1 20 20
Total Workload 126