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CURRENT ISSUES IN AVIATION PROGRAMME COURSE DESCRIPTION

Code Name of the Course Unit Semester In-Class Hours (T+P) Credit ECTS Credit
AVM422 CURRENT ISSUES IN AVIATION 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 Assist.Prof.Dr. TÜZÜN TOLGA İNAN
Instructor(s) of the Course Unit

OBJECTIVES AND CONTENTS

Objectives of the Course Unit: This course aims to train airline manager who is trained in the light of current issues and has a good command of innovation techniques applied in the globalizing airline and airport management industries.
Contents of the Course Unit: Contents of the course include subjects such as aviation sectoral developments, past and future simulations, health instruction, information management system, psychology, safety management system, education management and control, English, new airport, air transport policies, strategic airway management and master planning, navigation, organizational behavior, financial management and income management, logistics services.

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

Evaluate newly opened airports.
List the air transport policies.
Evaluate current issues in aviation.
Organize activities related to aviation.

WEEKLY COURSE CONTENTS AND STUDY MATERIALS FOR PRELIMINARY & FURTHER STUDY

Week Preparatory Topics(Subjects) Method
1 Thesis analysis, reading, presentation History and applications of aviation Presentation
2 Thesis analysis, reading, presentation Aviation cardiology and health instruction Presentation
3 Thesis analysis, reading, presentation Information management system in aviation Presentation
4 Thesis analysis, reading, presentation Air and space psychiatry, psychology and neurology Presentation
5 Thesis analysis, reading, presentation Aviation safety management system Presentation
6 Thesis analysis, reading, presentation Aviation education management and control Presentation
7 Thesis analysis, reading, presentation Aviation English Presentation
8 - MID-TERM EXAM -
9 Thesis analysis, reading, presentation Aviation English Presentation
10 Thesis analysis, reading, presentation New airport Presentation
11 Thesis analysis, reading, presentation Air transportation policies Presentation
12 Thesis analysis, reading, presentation Strategic airway management and master planning Presentation
13 Thesis analysis, reading, presentation Navigation in aviation Presentation
14 Thesis analysis, reading, presentation Organizational behavior in aviation Presentation
15 Thesis analysis, reading, presentation Financial management and income management in aviation Presentation
16 - FINAL EXAM -
17 - FINAL EXAM -

SOURCE MATERIALS & RECOMMENDED READING

http://web.shgm.gov.tr/tr/arama?searchkey=kariyer+planlama
http://www.sgairport.com/kurumsal/insan-kaynaklari/heasta-kariyer
http://mebk12.meb.gov.tr/meb_iys_dosyalar/66/07/963633/dosyalar/2015_09/15032036_rehberlikvekariyerplanlama.pdf
http://acikarsiv.ankara.edu.tr/browse/335/

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
Explain the historical development process of Aviation Management.
5
3
Use computer programs related to Aviation Transportation.
5
4
Use computer programs related to Aviation Transportation.
5
5
Define basic concepts related with aviation management.
5
6
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
Relate the information and facts in the field with other social sciences such as law, sociology, philosophy and history.
5
3
Classify the relationship between the basic functions of the business and the interactions between these functions.
5
4
Classify the relationship between the basic functions of the business and the interactions between these functions.
5
5
Apply knowledge and skills related to his / her field by considering the legal aspect of occupational health and safety.
4
6
Apply knowledge and skills related to his / her field by considering the legal aspect of occupational health and safety.
4
7
Explain the concepts of entrepreneurship and innovation with the field.
5
8
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
Manage operational activities related to the airline.
5
3
Gain lifelong learning skills and use knowledge of the field in the business life with the awareness of social responsibility.
5
4
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
Prepare written agreements with relevant institutions in accordance with the legislation.
5
3
Perform the theoretical and practical knowledge related to the field with appropriate analytical methods and modeling techniques in business life.
4
4
Perform the theoretical and practical knowledge related to the field with appropriate analytical methods and modeling techniques in business life.
4
5
Manage all phases from planning to implementation of aviation operations as a member of a team.
5
6
Manage all phases from planning to implementation of aviation operations as a member of a team.
5
7
Cooperate with stakeholders related to air transport.
5
8
Cooperate with stakeholders related to air transport.
5
9
Develop the modern techniques and tools necessary for applications related to the field.
3
10
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
Execute a study in his/her field independently.
4
3
Decide as an individual or a team member to solve the problems encountered in applications related to the field.
5
4
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
Evaluate advanced knowledge and skills in his/her field with a critical approach.
4
3
Apply activities to improve his/her performance and his / her responsibility in line with the learning objectives by determining the learning needs.
3
4
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
Communicate with people and institutions related to the field in writing and verbally.
5
3
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
4
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
5
Organize projects and activities for the social environment with social responsibility consciousness and to be able to apply those.
5
6
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
2
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 13 2 26
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 44 0 122
Total Workload of the Course Unit 122
Workload (h) / 25.5 4,8
ECTS Credits allocated for the Course Unit 5,0