ESF:BPR_GECR Geography of Tourism - Course Information
BPR_GECR Geography of TourismFaculty of Economics and Administration
- Extent and Intensity
- 2/1. 5 credit(s). Type of Completion: zk (examination).
- Ing. Martin Šauer, Ph.D. (lecturer)
doc. RNDr. Jiří Vystoupil, CSc. (lecturer)
Ing. Markéta Novotná, Ph.D. (seminar tutor)
Ing. Martin Šauer, Ph.D. (seminar tutor)
- Guaranteed by
- doc. RNDr. Jiří Vystoupil, CSc.
Department of Regional Economics and Administration - Faculty of Economics and Administration
Contact Person: Ing. Iveta Suchomelová Vašíčková
Supplier department: Department of Regional Economics and Administration - Faculty of Economics and Administration
- Wed 12:00–13:50 P104
- Timetable of Seminar Groups:
BPR_GECR/02: each even Wednesday 14:00–15:50 S310, M. Šauer
BPR_GECR/03: each even Thursday 14:00–15:50 S305, M. Šauer
- Course Enrolment Limitations
- The course is also offered to the students of the fields other than those the course is directly associated with.
- fields of study / plans the course is directly associated with
- Course objectives
- The aim of the course is to provide students with the latest knowledge and appropriate skills in the field of Tourism Geography
- Learning outcomes
- At the end of this course, students should be able to:
explain the patterns of spatial distribution of tourism;
analyse importance of location, selective and realization conditions of tourism;
recognize demand factors of tourism;
appraise the causes and consequences of regional differences in spatial distribution of international tourism;
discuss impacts of tourism in different geographical milieux.
- Tourism as an object and a subject of geographic research;
- Localization conditions of tourism;
- Selective conditions of tourism;
- Tourist infrastructure;
- Spatial organization of tourism and recreation (regionalization, typology of tourism resorts, second homes);
- Cartographic approaches and methods in tourism;
- Recreation landscape and factors influencing its use;
- Impacts of tourism on geographic environment (social and physical environmental impacts);
- Geography of international tourism;
- Regional tourism geography in Europe;
- required literature
- ŠAUER, Martin, Jiří VYSTOUPIL, Andrea HOLEŠINSKÁ, Monika PALATKOVÁ, Martina PÁSKOVÁ, Josef ZELENKA, Dana FIALOVÁ, Jiří VÁGNER, Petr HALÁMEK, Ondřej REPÍK and Ondřej PETR. Cestovní ruch. Učební text (Tourism. Learning text.). 1. vyd. Brno: Masarykova univerzita, 2015. 477 pp. info
- VYSTOUPIL, Jiří, Martin ŠAUER, Andrea HOLEŠINSKÁ, Josef KUNC, Petr TONEV and Daniel SEIDENGLANZ. Geografie cestovního ruchu České republiky (Geography of tourism in the Czech Republic). první. Plzeň: Aleš Čeněk, 2011. 318 pp. ISBN 978-80-7380-340-7. URL info
- recommended literature
- VYSTOUPIL, Jiří, Andrea HOLEŠINSKÁ, Josef KUNC, Jaroslav MARYÁŠ, Daniel SEIDENGLANZ, Martin ŠAUER, Petr TONEV and Milan VITURKA. Atlas cestovního ruchu České republiky (Tourism Atlas of the Czech Republic). 1. vyd. Praha: Ministerstvo pro místní rozvoj ČR, 2006. 156 pp. ISBN 80-239-7256-1. info
- HALL, C. Michael and Stephen PAGE. The geography of tourism and recreation : environment, place and space. 3rd ed. London: Routledge, 2006. xxi, 427. ISBN 0415335612. info
- Teaching methods
- Lessons take form of lectures (every week) and seminars (2 periods once a fortnight). The output is a case study and subsequent group discussion. Seminar preparation consists in reading selected papers and studies.
- Assessment methods
- Evaluation consists of verifying the student's theoretical knowledge (written test, it is necessary to gain more than 60 % of overall number of points) and the ability to apply this knowledge to real practical example (presentations and discussion of presentation, the ability of the arguments presented problem, depending on the class size, this will be a group or individual assignment). Evaluation consists of verifying the student's theoretical knowledge (written test, it is necessary to gain more than 60 % of overall number of points) and the ability to apply this knowledge to real practical example (written seminar work - case study).Weight of written test is 75% and 25% of the case study.
- Language of instruction
- Further comments (probably available only in Czech)
- Study Materials
The course is taught annually.
General note: Nezapisují si studenti, kteří absolvovali předmět BPR_GCR.
- Enrolment Statistics (recent)
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