Advanced Human Factors in Aviation
Available in 2012
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Previously offered in 2013, 2011, 2010, 2009, 2008, 2007, 2006, 2005, 2004
Introduce students to aspects of methodology in research and students are expected to complete a detailed study and critique of a number of recent, applied papers in the aviation human factors domain.
On successful completion of the course students will be able to:
1. Demonstrate a sound knowledge of advanced human factors concepts.
2. Develop an understanding of research methodology in aviation human factors.
3. Develop an ability to critically review an aviation industry position paper.
4. Develop an ability to critically review a theory paper in the aviation domain.
5. Develop an ability to critically review research papers in the field.
6. Research and develop a topic area in human factors in the aviation domain.
7. Identify and locate information relevant to topic areas.
8. Participate in electronic communication.
9. Demonstrate ability to communicate ideas in written form.
10. Demonstrate ability to manage time effectively to complete tasks.
This course allows for the further development of students' skills and knowledge in the area of advanced human factors. Specific content includes: critical review of human factors topics; understanding of methodological approaches in aviation human factors and the development of additional knowledge in a specific topic area of human factors in the aviation domain.
It is expected that most students will have a CPL, ATPL, LAME, or ATS licence, and/or experience in the aviation industry.
Modes of Delivery
Distance Learning : IT Based
Flexible Delivery / Student Centred Learning
Email Discussion Group
Self Directed Learning
Forums: for 2 hour(s) per Week for Full Term
Self Directed Learning: for 2 hour(s) per Week for Full Term