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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
HYM422 CURRENT ISSUES IN AVIATION 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. KAMİL KAYA
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
Students define the concepts they learned and match them with their corresponding phenomena in the social world.
2
Students interpret concepts and theories taking into account their historical-cultural contexts.
3
Students compare sociological theories with reference to social problems.
4
Students distinguish the significance of ecological, social and economical sustainability for world’s future.
5
Students develop their knowledge on sustainability by the use of information and communication technologies.

KNOWLEDGE

Factual

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Students evaluate qualitative and quantitative data of sociological research studies.
2
Students analyse the complicated interactions between the social, cultural, political, economical and demographical phenomena of the global world.

SKILLS

Cognitive

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Students design a research by their acquired knowledge and experience.

SKILLS

Practical

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Students research field study considering the principle of cultural relativity, scientific and ethical values.
2
Students efficiently apply the most suitable information and communication technologies in their studies.
3
Students use their knowledge on ecological, social and economical sustainability in all aspects of their lives.

OCCUPATIONAL

Autonomy & Responsibility

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Students research on problems which reflect on their fields in the global world undergoing rapid and profound change.

OCCUPATIONAL

Learning to Learn

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Students criticize their advanced knowledge and skills in an analytical manner.
2
Students develop their knowledge and skills within the frame of scientific, technological and current developments via adopting the principle of lifelong learning.
3
Students act ethically impartial in their research studies.

OCCUPATIONAL

Communication & Social

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Students criticize their advanced knowledge and skills in an analytical manner.

OCCUPATIONAL

Occupational and/or Vocational

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Students apply the principle of cultural relativity, scientific and ethical values with reference to sustainability throughout their studies in their careers.

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