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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
HYM416 AIRCRAFT ACCIDENTS AND CASE INVESTIGATIONS 5 3 3 5

GENERAL INFORMATION

Language of Instruction : Turkish
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 Assoc.Prof.Dr. ŞÜKRAN GÜZİN ILICAK AYDINALP
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, internet search, presentation Introducing airplane types with photos in aviation Presentation and introducing airplane types with photos
2 Thesis analysis, reading, internet search, presentation Introducing main airports Presentation and applied team work, film screening, photography analysis
3 Thesis analysis, reading, exchange of ideas with experienced experts, presentation Responsibilities of first pilot and technical maintenance authorities Presentation
4 Thesis analysis, reading, analysis of past data, providing relevant photographs, presentation Case studies about national airplane crashes in the past Presentation, photography analysis and case study
5 Thesis analysis, reading, analysis of past data, providing relevant photographs, 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
11 Thesis analysis, reading, presentation Analysis on crisis factors about major airplane crashes Presentation and applied team work
12 Thesis analysis, reading, presentation Analysis on crisis factors about major airplane crashes Presentation and applied team work, film screening
13 Thesis analysis, reading, presentation Safety management methods for preventing airplane crashes Presentation and applied team work, film screening
14 Thesis analysis, reading, presentation Importance of operation methods integrated for preventing airplane crashes Presentation and applied team work, film screening
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

DHMI : ‘Yonetim Sistemleri Egitim Kitabi’ (2018) : Havacilik Egitim Dairesi Baskanligi Isletme Egitim Planlama ve Uygulama Mudurlugu
https://flightsafety.org/, Eylul 2018
https://www.sgs.com/en/transportation/aerospace-and-aviation/aviation-management-and-flight-operations-services, 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
Describe basic communication theories with the knowledge gained in public relations and publicity.
2
List the main features of communication in items.
3
Interpret the basic characteristics of communication and create a creative solution to ensure reconciliation in an existing communication problem.

KNOWLEDGE

Factual

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Use the basic information in the field of Public Relations and Publicity in interdisciplinary studies.
2
Evaluate the knowledge related to social and natural sciences and produce projects in professional life.
3
Tell the basic concepts of public relations and advertising in detail.

SKILLS

Cognitive

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Analyze and evaluate social events at national and international level in the light of current debates.
2
Use the leadership, communication and presentation skills in occupational events.

SKILLS

Practical

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Follow the innovations in the field of communication and important written and oral communication tools related to the field.
2
Write press releases for the purpose of introducing the institution he/she works at or owns.
3
Create communication programs within the public relations and advertising campaign.

OCCUPATIONAL

Autonomy & Responsibility

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Use published domestic and foreign data sources related to public relations and advertising in the field of communication and communication area in his / her own works such as articles and projects.

OCCUPATIONAL

Learning to Learn

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Evaluate the planning processes of past communication programs, public relations and advertising practices.

OCCUPATIONAL

Communication & Social

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Use communication techniques in the right place, environment and time.

OCCUPATIONAL

Occupational and/or Vocational

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Plan communication programs in the awareness of ethical values in the professional work.

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