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INTRODUCTION TO CIVIL AVIATION PROGRAMME COURSE DESCRIPTION

Code Name of the Course Unit Semester In-Class Hours (T+P) Credit ECTS Credit
AVM101 INTRODUCTION TO CIVIL AVIATION 1 3 3 7

GENERAL INFORMATION

Language of Instruction : English
Level of the Course Unit : BACHELOR'S DEGREE, TYY: + 6.Level, EQF-LLL: 6.Level, QF-EHEA: First Cycle
Type of the Course : Compulsory
Mode of Delivery of the Course Unit Face to face
Coordinator of the Course Unit Prof.Dr. SELMA KARATEPE
Instructor(s) of the Course Unit Assist.Prof.Dr. TÜZÜN TOLGA İNAN

OBJECTIVES AND CONTENTS

Objectives of the Course Unit: This course aims to increase the knowledge level on Turkish and world aviation history, recent overall status of aviation in the world and Turkey, and to introduce the aircrafts and airports in general.
Contents of the Course Unit: Contents of the course include the works, inventions and achievements of aviators in Turkish and world aviation history. Areas of activity of the aviation sector (businesses, services, maintenance and manufacturing). Aircraft functions, classes and types. National and international aviation institutions. The capacities and categories of national and international airports.

KEY LEARNING OUTCOMES OF THE COURSE UNIT (On successful completion of this course unit, students/learners will or will be able to)

Define aircrafts.
Explain national and international aviation institutions and their functions.
Explain relations between the elements of aviation system.
Describe aviation activities.

WEEKLY COURSE CONTENTS AND STUDY MATERIALS FOR PRELIMINARY & FURTHER STUDY

Week Preparatory Topics(Subjects) Method
1 Internet Search Regarding The Subject Aviation system and personnel Visual Aided Lecture
2 Internet Search Regarding The Subject Air Platforms and Classification of Them Visual Aided Lecture
3 Internet Search Regarding The Subject Aviation Alphabet, ICAO and IATA codes. Visual Aided Lecture
4 Internet Search Regarding The Subject Airports and Introducing Divisions in Airports Visual Aided Lecture
5 Internet Search Regarding The Subject General Characteristics of Airway Enterprises Visual Aided Lecture
6 Internet Search Regarding The Subject General Aviation Activities Visual Aided Lecture
7 Internet Search Regarding The Subject Air Navigation Services Visual Aided Lecture
8 - MID-TERM EXAM -
9 Internet Search Regarding The Subject MID TERM EXAM Visual Aided Lecture
10 Internet Search Regarding The Subject Ground Services Visual Aided Lecture
11 Internet Search Regarding The Subject International Civil Aviation Agreement and ICAO. Visual Aided Lecture
12 Internet Search Regarding The Subject Other International Civil Aviation Organizations: Euro-control, JAA, EASA. Visual Aided Lecture
13 Internet Search Regarding The Subject Other International Civil Aviation Organizations: Euro-control, JAA, EASA. Visual Aided Lecture
14 Internet Search Regarding The Subject Turkish Civil Aviation: General Directorate of Civil Aviation and Rules Visual Aided Lecture
15 Internet Search Regarding The Subject Turkish Civil Aviation: General Directorate of Civil Aviation and Rules Visual Aided Lecture
16 - FINAL EXAM -
17 - FINAL EXAM -

SOURCE MATERIALS & RECOMMENDED READING

Introduction to Aviation Management - Andreas Wald, Christoph Fay, Ronald Gleich
Introduction to Civil Aviation. Journal of Aviation/Aerospace Education & Research, 1(1). Retrieved from
ICAO, IATA and SHGM web pages

ASSESSMENT

Assessment & Grading of In-Term Activities Number of Activities Degree of Contribution (%) Description
Mid-Term Exam 1 50
Final Exam 1 50
TOTAL 2 100
Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5

CONTRIBUTION OF THE COURSE UNIT TO THE PROGRAMME LEARNING OUTCOMES

KNOWLEDGE

Theoretical

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Explain the historical development process of Aviation Management.
4
2
Use computer programs related to Aviation Transportation.
1
3
Define basic concepts related with aviation management.
5

KNOWLEDGE

Factual

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Relate the information and facts in the field with other social sciences such as law, sociology, philosophy and history.
2
2
Classify the relationship between the basic functions of the business and the interactions between these functions.
2
3
Apply knowledge and skills related to his / her field by considering the legal aspect of occupational health and safety.
1
4
Explain the concepts of entrepreneurship and innovation with the field.
1

SKILLS

Cognitive

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Manage operational activities related to the airline.
0
2
Gain lifelong learning skills and use knowledge of the field in the business life with the awareness of social responsibility.
2

SKILLS

Practical

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Prepare written agreements with relevant institutions in accordance with the legislation.
0
2
Perform the theoretical and practical knowledge related to the field with appropriate analytical methods and modeling techniques in business life.
1
3
Manage all phases from planning to implementation of aviation operations as a member of a team.
1
4
Cooperate with stakeholders related to air transport.
0
5
Develop the modern techniques and tools necessary for applications related to the field.
0

OCCUPATIONAL

Autonomy & Responsibility

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Execute a study in his/her field independently.
2
2
Decide as an individual or a team member to solve the problems encountered in applications related to the field.
0

OCCUPATIONAL

Learning to Learn

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Evaluate advanced knowledge and skills in his/her field with a critical approach.
0
2
Apply activities to improve his/her performance and his / her responsibility in line with the learning objectives by determining the learning needs.
0

OCCUPATIONAL

Communication & Social

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Communicate with people and institutions related to the field in writing and verbally.
1
2
Explain his/her thoughts on the issues related to the field and suggestions for solutions to the problems by the related departments by using supporting quantitative and qualitative data.
1
3
Organize projects and activities for the social environment with social responsibility consciousness and to be able to apply those.
1

OCCUPATIONAL

Occupational and/or Vocational

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Manage airports and terminal operations efficiently using aviation and business information.
1

WORKLOAD & ECTS CREDITS OF THE COURSE UNIT

Workload for Learning & Teaching Activities

Type of the Learning Activites Learning Activities (# of week) Duration (hours, h) Workload (h)
Lecture & In-Class Activities 14 3 42
Preliminary & Further Study 13 4 52
Land Surveying 0 0 0
Group Work 0 0 0
Laboratory 0 0 0
Reading 0 0 0
Assignment (Homework) 0 0 0
Project Work 0 0 0
Seminar 0 0 0
Internship 0 0 0
Technical Visit 0 0 0
Web Based Learning 0 0 0
Implementation/Application/Practice 0 0 0
Practice at a workplace 0 0 0
Occupational Activity 0 0 0
Social Activity 0 0 0
Thesis Work 0 0 0
Field Study 0 0 0
Report Writing 0 0 0
Final Exam 1 1 1
Preparation for the Final Exam 3 18 54
Mid-Term Exam 1 1 1
Preparation for the Mid-Term Exam 2 13 26
Short Exam 0 0 0
Preparation for the Short Exam 0 0 0
TOTAL 34 0 176
Total Workload of the Course Unit 176
Workload (h) / 25.5 6,9
ECTS Credits allocated for the Course Unit 7,0