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ORML7441Tourism Management in Protected Areas3+0+0ECTS:7.5
Year / SemesterSpring Semester
Level of CourseThird Cycle
Status Elective
DepartmentDEPARTMENT of FOREST ENGINEERING
Prerequisites and co-requisitesNone
Mode of DeliveryFace to face
Contact Hours14 weeks - 3 hours of lectures per week
LecturerDoç. Dr. Oğuz KURDOĞLU
Co-LecturerProf. Dr. Cantürk GÜMÜŞ
Language of instructionTurkish
Professional practise ( internship ) None
 
The aim of the course:
to manage tourism activities without harming to protected areas.
 
Programme OutcomesCTPOTOA
Upon successful completion of the course, the students will be able to :
PO - 1 : learn principles of ecotourism practices in protected areas1,8,111
PO - 2 : monitor and arrange the effects of tourism by learning principles of visitor management in protected areas1,8,111
CTPO : Contribution to programme outcomes, TOA :Type of assessment (1: written exam, 2: Oral exam, 3: Homework assignment, 4: Laboratory exercise/exam, 5: Seminar / presentation, 6: Term paper), PO : Learning Outcome

 
Contents of the Course
Main Concepts of Tourism and Protected Areas: Protected Area Tourism, National Park Tourism; Nature Base Tourism Types, Sustainable Tourism Policy; Tourism Opportunities of Protected Areas; Tourism Principles in Protected Areas; Tourism Planning in Protected Areas (Zonning, Visitor Management, Staff Management, Pricing, Implementing Standarts, Monitoring); Tourism Effects in Protected Areas; Sample Tourism Cases in Protected Areas.
 
Course Syllabus
 WeekSubjectRelated Notes / Files
 Week 1Main Concepts of Tourism and Protected Areas:
 Week 2Protected Area Tourism,
 Week 3National Park Tourism;
 Week 4Nature Base Tourism Types,
 Week 5Sustainable Tourism Policy;
 Week 6Tourism Opportunities of Protected Areas;
 Week 7Tourism Principles in Protected Areas;
 Week 8I. Midterm exam
 Week 9Tourism Planning in Protected Areas (Zonning, Visitor Management)
 Week 10Tourism Planning in Protected Areas (Staff Management, Pricing)
 Week 11Tourism Planning in Protected Areas (Implementing Standarts, Monitoring)
 Week 12Quizz
 Week 13Tourism Effects in Protected Areas;
 Week 14Sample Tourism Cases in Protected Areas.
 Week 15Sample Tourism Cases in Protected Areas.
 Week 16Final exam
 
Textbook / Material
1Chawla,R. 2005. Protected Areas Tourism, Sonali Publication, New Delhi
2Chawla,R. 2005. Protected Areas Tourism, Sonali Publication, New Delhi
3Eagles, P.F.J., Mc Cool, S.F., Haynes,C.D., 2002, Sustainable Tourism in Protected Areas: Guidelines for Planning and Management, IUCN Gland, Switzerland
4Eagles, P.F.J., Mc Cool, S.F., Haynes,C.D., 2002, Sustainable Tourism in Protected Areas: Guidelines for Planning and Management, IUCN Gland, Switzerland
 
Recommended Reading
1Ceballos- Lascurain, H.1996.Tourism, Ecotourism and Protected Areas, IUCN.
2Ceballos- Lascurain, H.1996.Tourism, Ecotourism and Protected Areas, IUCN.
3Stolton, S.,2010. Arguments for Protected Areas: Multiple Benefits for Conservation and Use, World Wide Fund for Nature, edited by Sue Stolton and Nigel Dudley.
4Stolton, S.,2010. Arguments for Protected Areas: Multiple Benefits for Conservation and Use, World Wide Fund for Nature, edited by Sue Stolton and Nigel Dudley.
 
Method of Assessment
Type of assessmentWeek NoDate

Duration (hours)Weight (%)
Mid-term exam 8 29/03/2011 1 30
In-term studies (second mid-term exam) 12 26/04/2011 1 20
End-of-term exam 16 24/05/2011 1 50
 
Student Work Load and its Distribution
Type of workDuration (hours pw)

No of weeks / Number of activity

Hours in total per term
Ödev 3 10 30
Proje 3 10 30
Total work load60