BPR_GECR Geography of Tourism

Faculty of Economics and Administration
Spring 2020
Extent and Intensity
2/1. 5 credit(s). Type of Completion: zk (examination).
Teacher(s)
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
Timetable
Wed 12:00–13:50 P104
  • Timetable of Seminar Groups:
BPR_GECR/01: each odd Wednesday 14:00–15:50 S310, M. Šauer
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.
Syllabus
  • 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;
Literature
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
Czech
Further comments (probably available only in Czech)
Study Materials
The course is taught annually.
General note: Nezapisují si studenti, kteří absolvovali předmět BPR_GCR.
Information about innovation of course.
This course has been innovated under the project "Inovace studia ekonomických disciplín v souladu s požadavky znalostní ekonomiky (CZ.1.07/2.2.00/28.0227)" which is cofinanced by the European Social Fond and the national budget of the Czech Republic.

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The course is also listed under the following terms Spring 2010, Spring 2011, Spring 2012, Spring 2013, Spring 2014, Spring 2015, Spring 2016, Spring 2017, Spring 2018, Spring 2019.
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