Course: Seminar in Geography of Tourism and Recreation

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Course title Seminar in Geography of Tourism and Recreation
Course code KGG/SESLU
Organizational form of instruction Seminar
Level of course Bachelor
Year of study not specified
Semester Summer
Number of ECTS credits 3
Language of instruction Czech
Status of course Compulsory-optional
Form of instruction unspecified
Work placements This is not an internship
Recommended optional programme components None
  • Szczyrba Zdeněk, doc. RNDr. Ph.D.
Course content
Seminar is conceived as a semestral project proceeding from working hypothesis through definition of objectives, research to interpretation of results. Project are concerned with a selected problem within a wider concept of leisure (for instance with analysis of prerequisites and potential of tourism, spatial organisation of tourism, leisure infrastructure, quality of life etc.). Students work in groups, project is aimed at particular area (city, region).

Learning activities and teaching methods
Dialogic Lecture (Discussion, Dialog, Brainstorming)
  • Homework for Teaching - 70 hours per semester
  • Attendace - 20 hours per semester
Learning outcomes
The purpose of the seminar is a practical project related to a selected problem within a wider concept of leisure.
Analyse proposed selected problem within a concept of leisure.
Knowledge within the scope of the course Geography of tourism and recreation.

Assessment methods and criteria
Seminar Work

Participation in theoretical preparation, strict presence at the test of theoretical knowledge, passing the level of points. Active participation in given tasks in given time intervals. Not fulfilling each of the demands means failing the course.
Recommended literature
  • Hall, M. C., Stephen, J. P. (2006). The Geography of Tourism and Recreation. London: Routledge.
  • Mariot, P. (1983). Geografia cestovného ruchu. Bratislava: SAV.
  • Pásková, M., Zelenka, J. (2002). Cestovní ruch - výkladový slovník. Praha: Ministerstvo pro místní rozvoj.
  • Pearce, D. (1987). Tourism today: a geographical analysis. Harlow : Longman.
  • Shaw, G., Williams, A. M. (2002). Critical Issues in Tourism: a geographical perspective. Oxford : Blackwell.
  • Toušek, V., Kunc, J., Vystoupil, J. (eds.). (2008). Ekonomická a sociální geografie. Plzeň: Aleš Čeněk.
  • Williams, S. (1998). Tourism geography. London : Routlege.
  • Wokoun, R., Vystoupil, J. (1987). Geografie cestovního ruchu a rekreace I. Praha : SPN.

Study plans that include the course
Faculty Study plan (Version) Branch of study Category Recommended year of study Recommended semester
Faculty of Science Regional Geography (2015) Geography courses 2 Summer