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AIRCRAFT ACCIDENTS AND CASE INVESTIGATIONS PROGRAMME COURSE DESCRIPTION

Code Name of the Course Unit Semester In-Class Hours (T+P) Credit ECTS Credit
AVM416 AIRCRAFT ACCIDENTS AND CASE INVESTIGATIONS 5 3 3 5

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 : Elective
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

OBJECTIVES AND CONTENTS

Objectives of the Course Unit: This course aims develop solutions about techniques of past cases based on theoretical and practical solutions for airplane crashes.
Contents of the Course Unit: Contents of the course include subjects such as airplane crashes in the national and international aviation industry, case studies, solution techniques, the theoretical issues leading to airplane crashes, professional crisis management and application techniques that should be applied to prevent airplane crashes.

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

List the types of airplane in the aviation industry.
Classify the cases of national and international airplane crashes in the past according to their causes.
List the relevant articles of airplane crashes in aviation legislation.
Analyze crisis factors related to major airplane crashes.
Organize the necessary activities to raise awareness about airplane crashes.

WEEKLY COURSE CONTENTS AND STUDY MATERIALS FOR PRELIMINARY & FURTHER STUDY

Week Preparatory Topics(Subjects) Method
1 Thesis analysis, reading, presentation Introducing airplane types with photos in aviation Presentation and introducing airplane types with photos
2 Thesis analysis, reading, presentation Introducing main airports Presentation and applied team work, film screening, photography analysis
3 Thesis analysis, reading, presentation Responsibilities of first pilot and technical maintenance authorities Presentation
4 Thesis analysis, reading, presentation Case studies about national airplane crashes in the past Presentation, photography analysis and case study
5 Thesis analysis, reading, presentation Case studies about international airplane crashes in the past Presentation, photography analysis and case study
6 Thesis analysis, reading, presentation Relevant articles of airplane crashes in the aviation regulations Presentation
7 Thesis analysis, reading, presentation Preventive actions for airplane crashes Presentation and applied team work
8 - MID-TERM EXAM -
9 Thesis analysis, reading, presentation Preventive actions for airplane crashes Presentation and applied team work
10 Thesis analysis, reading, presentation Risk and crisis management activities in preventing airplane crashes Presentation and applied team work
11 Thesis analysis, reading, presentation Analysis on crisis factors about major Presentation and applied team work
12 Thesis analysis, reading, presentation Analysis on risk analysis methods preventing airplane crashes Presentation
13 Thesis analysis, reading, presentation Safety management methods for preventing airplane crashes Presentation
14 Thesis analysis, reading, presentation Importance of operation methods integrated for preventing airplane crashes Presentation and applied team work
15 Thesis analysis, reading, presentation Flight, ground and safety trainings for preventing airplane crashes Presentation and applied team work, film screening
16 - FINAL EXAM -
17 - FINAL EXAM -

SOURCE MATERIALS & RECOMMENDED READING

https://www.sgs.com/en/transportation/aerospace-and-aviation/aviation-management-and-flight-operations-services, Eylul 2018
https://flightsafety.org/, Eylul 2018

ASSESSMENT

Assessment & Grading of In-Term Activities Number of Activities Degree of Contribution (%) Description
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.
5
2
Use computer programs related to Aviation Transportation.
5
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.
5
2
Classify the relationship between the basic functions of the business and the interactions between these functions.
5
3
Apply knowledge and skills related to his / her field by considering the legal aspect of occupational health and safety.
4
4
Explain the concepts of entrepreneurship and innovation with the field.
5

SKILLS

Cognitive

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

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.
5
2
Perform the theoretical and practical knowledge related to the field with appropriate analytical methods and modeling techniques in business life.
4
3
Manage all phases from planning to implementation of aviation operations as a member of a team.
5
4
Cooperate with stakeholders related to air transport.
5
5
Develop the modern techniques and tools necessary for applications related to the field.
3

OCCUPATIONAL

Autonomy & Responsibility

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

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.
4
2
Apply activities to improve his/her performance and his / her responsibility in line with the learning objectives by determining the learning needs.
3

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.
5
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.
5
3
Organize projects and activities for the social environment with social responsibility consciousness and to be able to apply those.
5

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.
5

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 2 26
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 2 15 30
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 33 0 126
Total Workload of the Course Unit 126
Workload (h) / 25.5 4,9
ECTS Credits allocated for the Course Unit 5,0