The University of Newcastle, Australia
Not currently offered
Course code

AVIA6160

Units

10 units

Level

6000 level

Course handbook

Description

This course provides students with a solid grounding in the principles and methods of instruction, assessment and course development and evaluation as specifically applied in aviation environments. It provides a forum for discussion of relevant issues in aviation training applications.


Availability

Not currently offered.

This Course was last offered in Trimester 3 - 2018.


Learning outcomes

On successful completion of the course students will be able to:

1. Demonstrate sound knowledge of theories and principles of training and instruction in applied aviation settings

2. Demonstrate sound instructional technique

3. Demonstrate a sound knowledge of course development and evaluation for the aviation industry.

4. Demonstrate the ability to collect and collate information and prepare an appropriate discussion paper

5. Identify and locate information relevant to the topic areas

6. Participate in electronic communication

7. Demonstrate ability to communicate ideas in written form

8. Demonstrate ability to manage time effectively to complete tasks


Content

This course develops an understanding of the underpinning theoretical knowledge required for effective aviation training and instruction in a contemporary context. This includes development of communication skills, guided discussion, questioning techniques and exploration of the instructors various roles, as one-on-one tutor, model for skill development, session facilitator, assessor and mentor within the aviation environment. Students will be able to synthesise knowledge gained and apply it in the aviation ground and flight training workplace. Students will also learn about the development and evaluation of aviation related training courses.


Assumed knowledge

AVIA6160Aviation Training and InstructionThis course provides students with a solid grounding in the principles and methods of instruction, assessment and course development and evaluation as specifically applied in aviation environments. It provides a forum for discussion of relevant issues in aviation training applications.FSCITFaculty of Science722School of Psychology106000This Course was last offered in Trimester 3 - 2018.It is expected that most students will have an ATPL, LAME or ATS licence, and/or aviation related experience.This course develops an understanding of the underpinning theoretical knowledge required for effective aviation training and instruction in a contemporary context. This includes development of communication skills, guided discussion, questioning techniques and exploration of the instructors various roles, as one-on-one tutor, model for skill development, session facilitator, assessor and mentor within the aviation environment. Students will be able to synthesise knowledge gained and apply it in the aviation ground and flight training workplace. Students will also learn about the development and evaluation of aviation related training courses. YOn successful completion of this course, students will be able to:1Demonstrate sound knowledge of theories and principles of training and instruction in applied aviation settings2Demonstrate sound instructional technique3Demonstrate a sound knowledge of course development and evaluation for the aviation industry.4Demonstrate the ability to collect and collate information and prepare an appropriate discussion paper5Identify and locate information relevant to the topic areas6Participate in electronic communication7Demonstrate ability to communicate ideas in written form8Demonstrate ability to manage time effectively to complete tasks Journal: JournalParticipation: Group/tutorial participation and contributionWritten Assignment: Essays / Written Assignments


Assessment items

Journal: Journal

Participation: Group/tutorial participation and contribution

Written Assignment: Essays / Written Assignments