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AIR LOGISTICS AND TRANSPORTATION OF DANGEROUS GOODS PROGRAMME COURSE DESCRIPTION

Code Name of the Course Unit Semester In-Class Hours (T+P) Credit ECTS Credit
HYM415 AIR LOGISTICS AND TRANSPORTATION OF DANGEROUS GOODS 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 Prof.Dr. SACİDE VURAL
Instructor(s) of the Course Unit

OBJECTIVES AND CONTENTS

Objectives of the Course Unit: This course aims to have general information about the importance of air logistics and hazardous goods transportation.
Contents of the Course Unit: The contents of the course include the subjects such as Air transportation and basic concepts; activity process in airline companies; documents used in air transport, logistics management applications in airways, integration of supply chain activities in air transport, issues to be considered in air transport, types of cargo and specialised cargo products, definitions and basic concepts in hazardous material transportation, the safety obligations of the parties, classification of hazardous substances, transport, loading, unloading and handling conditions and mandatory rules, shipping procedures and marking rules, operational rules for handling equipment and personnel.

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

Identify the basic concepts of air logistics.
Summarize basic documents related to air logistics.
Explain the basic concepts of hazardous goods transportation.
Classify hazardous goods.

WEEKLY COURSE CONTENTS AND STUDY MATERIALS FOR PRELIMINARY & FURTHER STUDY

Week Preparatory Topics(Subjects) Method
1 The relevant chapters of the sources Air transportation and basic concepts Lecture
2 The relevant chapters of the sources Activity process in airline companies Lecture
3 The relevant chapters of the sources Documents used in air transport Lecture
4 The relevant chapters of the sources Logistics management applications in airways Lecture
5 The relevant chapters of the sources Integration of supply chain activities in air transport Lecture
6 The relevant chapters of the sources Issues to be considered in air transport Lecture
7 The relevant chapters of the sources Types of cargo and specialised cargo products Lecture
8 - MID-TERM EXAM -
9 The relevant chapters of the sources Types of cargo and specialised cargo products Lecture
10 The relevant chapters of the sources Definitions and basic concepts in hazardous material transportation Lecture
11 The relevant chapters of the sources The safety obligations of the parties Lecture
12 The relevant chapters of the sources Classification of hazardous substances Lecture
13 The relevant chapters of the sources Transport, loading, unloading and handling conditions and mandatory rules Lecture
14 The relevant chapters of the sources Shipping procedures and marking rules Lecture
15 The relevant chapters of the sources Operational rules for handling equipment and personnel Lecture
16 - FINAL EXAM -
17 - FINAL EXAM -

SOURCE MATERIALS & RECOMMENDED READING

Servet Basol, 2000, Havayolu Lojistik yonetimi, Ekin Publications, Istanbul
Omer Faruk Gorcun, Murat Erdal, 2010, Tehlikeli Madde Tasimaciligi, Beta Publications, Istanbul

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
Define the basic concepts of economics, administrative and human sciences.
2
Summarize the basic communication theories with information about the field of Radio Television and Cinema.
3
Communicate and explain the current information about communication with communication theories.

KNOWLEDGE

Factual

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Relate the knowledge and facts in the field of communication with other areas of social sciences such as law, philosophy, economics, politics, and sociology.
2
Explain the structure and operation of the radio, television and cinema industries and use this information in their professional life.

SKILLS

Cognitive

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Using the data sources published in his / her field effectively, he /she conduct research and use the results in his / her studies.
2
Analyze the international media structures and choose the media structure that is appropriate for his/her community.

SKILLS

Practical

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Analyze and evaluate social events at national and international level through media practices.

OCCUPATIONAL

Autonomy & Responsibility

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Apply his / her knowledge about media management and organization in his / her professional life.
2
Propose individual or team solutions for any problems in professional applications and production.

OCCUPATIONAL

Learning to Learn

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Follow the developments in the field of communication, the studies related to the field and the mass media tools, and critically discuss the acquired knowledge.
2
Critically interpret the economic, political and sociological dimensions of the media.
3
Recognize universal norms of law and evaluate existing structures in the field of communication in the context of communication law and communication ethics and apply these gains throughout life.

OCCUPATIONAL

Communication & Social

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Conduct literature research in a foreign language related to his/her field.
2
Prepare presentations for the film festival in Turkey and abroad, media organizations and communication symposia by using the communication skills.

OCCUPATIONAL

Occupational and/or Vocational

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Defend scientific, social and ethical values in his / her field studies.
2
Create film history, script, fiction, audio and video techniques knowledge and designs short or feature film stages.

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