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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
Explain the historical development process of Aviation Management.
3
2
Use computer programs related to Aviation Transportation.
2
3
Define basic concepts related with aviation management.
3

KNOWLEDGE

Factual

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Relate the information and facts in the field with other social sciences such as law, sociology, philosophy and history.
2
2
Classify the relationship between the basic functions of the business and the interactions between these functions.
3
3
Apply knowledge and skills related to his / her field by considering the legal aspect of occupational health and safety.
3
4
Explain the concepts of entrepreneurship and innovation with the field.
3

SKILLS

Cognitive

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Manage operational activities related to the airline.
2
2
Gain lifelong learning skills and use knowledge of the field in the business life with the awareness of social responsibility.
3

SKILLS

Practical

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Prepare written agreements with relevant institutions in accordance with the legislation.
2
2
Perform the theoretical and practical knowledge related to the field with appropriate analytical methods and modeling techniques in business life.
3
3
Manage all phases from planning to implementation of aviation operations as a member of a team.
2
4
Cooperate with stakeholders related to air transport.
2
5
Develop the modern techniques and tools necessary for applications related to the field.
2

OCCUPATIONAL

Autonomy & Responsibility

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Execute a study in his/her field independently.
3
2
Decide as an individual or a team member to solve the problems encountered in applications related to the field.
3

OCCUPATIONAL

Learning to Learn

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Evaluate advanced knowledge and skills in his/her field with a critical approach.
2
2
Apply activities to improve his/her performance and his / her responsibility in line with the learning objectives by determining the learning needs.
3

OCCUPATIONAL

Communication & Social

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Communicate with people and institutions related to the field in writing and verbally.
3
2
Explain his/her thoughts on the issues related to the field and suggestions for solutions to the problems by the related departments by using supporting quantitative and qualitative data.
2
3
Organize projects and activities for the social environment with social responsibility consciousness and to be able to apply those.
3

OCCUPATIONAL

Occupational and/or Vocational

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Manage airports and terminal operations efficiently using aviation and business information.
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