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Description of Individual Course Units

Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of CourseYearSemesterECTS
BES708 Planning Recreation Activities And Fields 927001 1 2 6
Level of Course Unit
Third Cycle
Objectives of the Course
To introduce the general concepts in recreational planning To give descriptive information on the recreational planning process To introduce the overarching approaches to recreational planning
Name of Lecturer(s)
Learning Outcomes
  1. Gain ability to understand the general concepts in recreational planning
  2. Gain ability to know and evaluate the recreational planning process
  3. Gain ability to know different approaches toward recreational planning
  4. Gain ability to propose solutions towards problems occurred in recreational areas with different contexts
Mode of Delivery
Formal Education
Prerequisites and co-requisities
Recommended Optional Programme Components
Recommended or Required Reading
Karaküçük S. Rekreasyon. 6. Baskı, Gazi Kitapevi, Ankara, 2008.
Başaran Z. Rekreasyon Oyunları ve Alıştırmaları. Bağırgan Yayımevi, Ankara, 2005.
Tekin A. Rekreasyon. Ata Ofset Matbaacılık, 2009.
Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods
Language of Instruction
Work Placement(s)
Course Contents
Definition of general concepts in recreational planning 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 toward recreational planning. Definition of the concepts and planning criteria of primary natural forms as a source. Discussion of the contemporary approaches toward recreational planning.
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
Week Theoretical Practice Laboratory
1.General Concepts in Recreational Planning: Definition of recreation, outdoor recreation, classification of recreational activities, recreational space categories
2.Recreation Planning: Process in Recreation Planning
3.Recreation Plans: Recreation Planning Goals and Objectives, Types of Recreation Plans and Recreation Plans
4.Principles of Recreation Planning
5.Carrying Capacity: Physical capacity, ecological capacity, economic capacity, perceptional capacity
6.Definition of “natural” recreational resources and planning criteria: National Parks, Regional Parks, Protected Natural Areas
7.Midterm Exam
8.Rural Recreational Areas and Planning Principles / Picnic areas and Forest parks
9.Rural Recreational Areas and Planning Principles / Camping Areas, Beaches, Touristic Villages, Holiday resorts
10.Evaluation of Physical, Aesthetic and Functional values in Recreational Planning
11.Approaches in Recreational Planning: American and Europe experience
12.Globalism, Tourism and Recreational Areas
13.Contemporary Approaches in Recreational Planning: Environmental Sustainability
14.Final Exam
Assessment Methods and Criteria
Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight (%)
Midterm Examination1100
End Of Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight (%)
Final Examination1100
Term (or Year) Learning Activities40
End Of Term (or Year) Learning Activities60
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesQuantityTime(hours)Total Workload(hours)
Midterm Examination122
Final Examination122
Attending Lectures14228
Individual Study for Mid term Examination40140
Individual Study for Final Examination40280