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GROUND HANDLING MANAGEMENT PROGRAMME COURSE DESCRIPTION

Code Name of the Course Unit Semester In-Class Hours (T+P) Credit ECTS Credit
HYM320 GROUND HANDLING MANAGEMENT 7 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. ŞENOL DURGUN
Instructor(s) of the Course Unit

OBJECTIVES AND CONTENTS

Objectives of the Course Unit: This course aims to introduce the ground services department, the practices, the equipment used and the issued to be considered. To explain the terms and concepts related to ground services. To introduce national and international civil aviation organizations and to explain the relationship between these organizations and ground services department. To explain the transportation and classification of hazardous substances by airline and the issues to be considered. To explain the importance of Ramp/Apron safety and security. To be informed about the national and international regulations about ground services.
Contents of the Course Unit: This course aims to introduce the ground services department, the practices, the equipment used and the issued to be considered. To explain the terms and concepts related to ground services. To introduce national and international civil aviation organizations and to explain the relationship between these organizations and ground services department. To explain the transportation and classification of hazardous substances by airline and the issues to be considered. To explain the importance of Ramp/Apron safety and security. To be informed about the national and international regulations about ground services.

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

Describe the ground services department and its practises.
Describe the tasks carried out by the passenger services, departure, cargo and ramp department and the equipment used by them.
Describe the national and international civil aviation institutions and legislation.
Describe national and international legislation.

WEEKLY COURSE CONTENTS AND STUDY MATERIALS FOR PRELIMINARY & FURTHER STUDY

Week Preparatory Topics(Subjects) Method
1 Literature review, Reading the relevant chapter in the coursebook Introducing ground services; passenger services, departure, cargo and ramp department Lecture, Question and Answer, Demonstration
2 Literature review, Reading the relevant chapter in the coursebook Defining passenger department and duties; Check-in and Boarding Lecture, Question and Answer, Demonstration
3 Literature review, Reading the relevant chapter in the coursebook Defining passenger department and duties; Arrival and Lost property Lecture, Question and Answer, Demonstration
4 Literature review, Reading the relevant chapter in the coursebook Departure department and defining duties Lecture, Question and Answer, Demonstration
5 Literature review, Reading the relevant chapter in the coursebook Cargo department and defining duties Lecture, Question and Answer, Demonstration
6 Literature review, Reading the relevant chapter in the coursebook Ramp department, defining duties and equipment used there Lecture, Question and Answer, Demonstration
7 Literature review, Reading the relevant chapter in the coursebook Introducing national and international civil aviation companies Lecture, Question and Answer, Demonstration
8 - MID-TERM EXAM -
9 Literature review, Reading the relevant chapter in the coursebook Introducing hazardous materials and classifications Lecture, Question and Answer, Demonstration
10 Literature review, Reading the relevant chapter in the coursebook Defining messages used in ground services Lecture, Question and Answer, Demonstration
11 Literature review, Reading the relevant chapter in the coursebook Defining the structure of airplane and main components; Body, wing, tail, Motor, undercarriages and APU Lecture, Question and Answer, Demonstration
12 Literature review, Reading the relevant chapter in the coursebook Defining weight and equilibrium terms Lecture, Question and Answer, Demonstration
13 Literature review, Reading the relevant chapter in the coursebook Defining loading types Lecture, Question and Answer, Demonstration
14 Literature review, Reading the relevant chapter in the coursebook Defining Air Traffic Rights Lecture, Question and Answer, Demonstration
15 Literature review, Reading the relevant chapter in the coursebook General Revision Lecture, Question and Answer, Demonstration
16 - FINAL EXAM -
17 - FINAL EXAM -

SOURCE MATERIALS & RECOMMENDED READING

Antonin Kazda and Robert E. Caves, “Airport Design and Operation”, 2015 Emerald Group Publishing Limited
Sivil Havacilik Genel Mudurlugu Yayinlari, “Yolcu Hizmetleri”, Pegem Akademi Publications, 2013
Sivil Havacilik Genel Mudurlugu Yayinlari, “Yuk Kontrolu ve Haberlesme”, Pegem Akademi Publications, 2015

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 theoretical, political, economic and administrative theories used in the field of Political Science and International Relations.
2
Explain the political history, political ideas, intellectual accumulation of understanding international relations and the way that the history of diplomacy has passed from past to present.
3
List the norms of universal law and human rights, the principles of the modern legal system, the names of modern bureaucratic and administrative structures.

KNOWLEDGE

Factual

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Explain the Turkish state tradition, the influence of Islam, the accumulation of political thought and its historical background, and compare this accumulation with the current approaches.
2
Evaluate the chronological development of relations between political and diplomatic developments and political / diplomatic facts / events / ideas / actors from past to present.
3
Analyze the structure and functioning of actors, organizations and organizations that determine international relations.

SKILLS

Cognitive

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
In the light of current theoretical debates, apply relevant concepts to current political and international developments.
2
Evaluate the Turkish political tradition, developments with the Turkic community.
3
Use information on the field when comparing the administrative structures of different countries and their diplomatic traditions.

SKILLS

Practical

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Formulate the current political developments, developments and arrangements in international relations in the historical and theoretical accumulation.
2
Analyze the functioning of modern political regimes in the light of political and public bureaucratic structures, regulations and developments.
3
Examine and analyze current political developments in the Balkans, the Middle East, Central Asia, North Africa and the Caucasus in terms of both Turkish political history and international relations discipline.

OCCUPATIONAL

Autonomy & Responsibility

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
To conduct a field-specific study individually and to complete it with discipline and responsibility.
2
To assume duties and responsibilities in a team work as leader or team member and to fulfil them flawlessly.

OCCUPATIONAL

Learning to Learn

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Follow the political and administrative developments in the international political system and the bureaucratic organizations operating in this system.
2
Examine the international problems and conflicts, and the problems in the field of administration and politics in detail.

OCCUPATIONAL

Communication & Social

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Follow the current developments in the field of Political Science and International Relations and collaborate with leading names in the field.
2
Examine and analyze academic resources and the written and oral studies on the political developments in the region and the world, especially in the Middle East.
3
Debate in the field of political science and public administration with different target groups in multicultural environments.

OCCUPATIONAL

Occupational and/or Vocational

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
With the current historical and theoretical knowledge of the field, suggest sustainable, organizational and administrative arrangements aimed at meeting specific goals and solving certain problems.
2
To follow latest developments in the field and direct personal studies accordingly within the framework of the lifelong learning principle.Using the theoretical, economic, political and managerial knowledge, and produce reports on current developments, conflicts and agreements in geography related to world politics and especially in the Middle East.
3
Construct arguments on the current developments in Turkish politics in the light of the laws, regulations, and the important changes in the constitution and administrative law that determine Turkish political life and foreign relations.

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