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AVİATİON INFORMATİON SYSTEMS PROGRAMME COURSE DESCRIPTION

Code Name of the Course Unit Semester In-Class Hours (T+P) Credit ECTS Credit
GMY328 AVİATİON INFORMATİON SYSTEMS 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. OSMAN ERGÜVEN VATANDAŞ
Instructor(s) of the Course Unit

OBJECTIVES AND CONTENTS

Objectives of the Course Unit: This course aims to teach the basic concepts and classification of computer aided information systems in order to make the operation and management in the aviation sector more efficient and effective, and to raise awareness about the establishment of the right information systems through the system development life cycle.
Contents of the Course Unit: Contents of the course include the basic concepts, types of information systems, information systems design by organizations and strategies, components of information technology, information systems for digital organizations, e-commerce and e-business, decision systems, system analysis and design, project management for information systems.

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

Define information systems.
Describe the purpose and benefits of information systems.
Interpret how information systems can be used in aviation processes, the effects on error-free, complete, correct, efficient and effective operation.
Determine the information systems applications suitable for work processes in Aviation sector.
Design the modifications existing for the work processes in aviation sector.

WEEKLY COURSE CONTENTS AND STUDY MATERIALS FOR PRELIMINARY & FURTHER STUDY

Week Preparatory Topics(Subjects) Method
1 Coursebook, Internet Research, Sample Information Systems Documents Digital organization, working processes, viewpoints for information systems, information systems dimensions; productivity, efficiency and change; complementary assets and approaches. Lecture & Case Study & Discussion
2 Coursebook, Internet Research, Sample Information Systems Documents Types of information systems with an operational point of view; Types of information systems according to service levels; Types of information systems working within the institution; aviation sector practices Lecture & Case Study & Discussion
3 Coursebook, Internet Research, Sample Information Systems Documents Types of organizations; selecting field that development will be placed on and theories. Lecture & Case Study & Discussion
4 Coursebook, Internet Research, Sample Information Systems Documents Main elements of information systems equipment and types of it and use of it in aviation Lecture & Case Study & Discussion
5 Coursebook, Internet Research, Sample Information Systems Documents Main elements of information systems software and types of it and use of it in aviation Lecture & Case Study & Discussion
6 Coursebook, Internet Research, Sample Information Systems Documents Main elements of information systems data bases and types of it and use of it in aviation Lecture & Case Study & Discussion
7 Coursebook, Internet Research, Sample Information Systems Documents Main elements of information systems telecommunications and types of it and use of it in aviation Lecture & Case Study & Discussion
8 - MID-TERM EXAM -
9 Coursebook, Internet Research, Sample Information Systems Documents Main elements of information systems internet usage Lecture & Case Study & Discussion
10 Coursebook, Internet Research, Sample Information Systems Documents Aviation Information Systems for efficiency in an operational level Lecture & Case Study & Discussion
11 Coursebook, Internet Research, Sample Information Systems Documents E-commerce and e-business in aviation Lecture & Case Study & Discussion
12 Coursebook, Internet Research, Sample Information Systems Documents Decision systems in aviation Lecture & Case Study & Discussion
13 Coursebook, Internet Research, Sample Information Systems Documents Introduction to system analysis and design as part of project management Lecture & Case Study & Discussion
14 Coursebook, Internet Research, Sample Information Systems Documents Analysis of sample aircraft maintenance management software Lecture & Case Study & Discussion
15 Coursebook, Internet Research, Sample Information Systems Documents Revision and preliminary study Lecture & Case Study & Discussion
16 - FINAL EXAM -
17 - FINAL EXAM -

SOURCE MATERIALS & RECOMMENDED READING

Kul R. H, (2013) Bilişim Sistemleri, Temelleri ve Uygulamaları, Dr. R. Haluk KUL, Papatya Publications.
Kinnison H. And Siddiqui T. (2013) Aviation Maintenance Management, McGraw Hill

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 aeronautical standards and rules. (Bloom 1)
3

KNOWLEDGE

Factual

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Organize teamwork during the collection, interpretation, announcement and application of data related to the field. (Bloom 6)
2

SKILLS

Cognitive

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Perform theoretical and practical knowledge related to his/her field in business life using analytical methods and modeling techniques. (Bloom 4)
1
2
Choose updated documents, modern techniques and tools required for maintenance applications. (Bloom 2)
4
3
Use maintenance manuals and other sources of information in business life to obtain information about the field
1
4
Determine the actualities of all technical and administrative documents related with the field. (Bloom 1)
3

SKILLS

Practical

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Use computer software, information and communication technologies at the level required by the field
2
2
Interpret the sketches, scheme, graphics that describe the subject. (Bloom 2)
3

OCCUPATIONAL

Autonomy & Responsibility

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Develop solutions for problems faced during application. (Bloom 6)
1

OCCUPATIONAL

Learning to Learn

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Determine the learning requirements related with his/her field. (Bloom 3)
3
2
Use the lifelong learning principles in occupational development. (Bloom 3)
3

OCCUPATIONAL

Communication & Social

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Apply the technical drawing knowledge effectively in business life. (Bloom 3)
1
2
By informing the relevant persons and institutions about the related field; state his / her thoughts and suggestions for solutions in the field.
3
3
Debate his/her ideas and solution suggestions with experts by supporting them with quantitative and qualitative data. (Bloom 2)
2
4
Participate in training related to the field at international level. (Bloom 3)
4
5
Organize activities for the professional development of employees under his/her responsibility. (Bloom 6).
2

OCCUPATIONAL

Occupational and/or Vocational

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Use the knowledge and skills obtained during undergraduate education in work life. (Bloom 3)
2
2
Solve the problems encountered in his/her field. (Bloom 3)
3
3
Apply the necessary culture of behavior in the areas of quality management and processes and environmental protection and occupational safety (Bloom 3)
2
4
Locate the awareness of safety factor to himself and to the team. (Bloom 1
3

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 3 39
Land Surveying 0 0 0
Group Work 0 0 0
Laboratory 0 0 0
Reading 0 0 0
Assignment (Homework) 5 10 50
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 5 10 50
Mid-Term Exam 1 1 1
Preparation for the Mid-Term Exam 6 8 48
Short Exam 0 0 0
Preparation for the Short Exam 0 0 0
TOTAL 45 0 231
Total Workload of the Course Unit 231
Workload (h) / 25.5 9,1
ECTS Credits allocated for the Course Unit 9,0