AVIA6130

Advanced Human Factors in Aviation

10 Units

This course Introduces students to aspects of methodology and statistics in human factors in research. Students are expected to design a research project on an aviation human factors topic.

Faculty Faculty of Science and Information Technology
School School of Psychology
Availability Trimester 1 - 2014 (WebLearn GradSchool)
Trimester 3 - 2015 (WebLearn GradSchool)

Previously offered in 2015

Objectives

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

  1. Demonstrate an understanding of research methodology in aviation human factors.
  2. Critically research papers in the field.
  3. Develop an appropriate research design for a human factors project in the aviation domain.
  4. Demonstrate an understanding of appropriate statistical analysis.
  5. Identify and locate information relevant to 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 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.

Replacing Course(s) NA
Transition NA
Industrial Experience 1
Assumed Knowledge 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
External Mode
Flexible Delivery / Student Centred Learning
Teaching Methods Email Discussion Group
Forums
Self Directed Learning
Assessment Items
  • Essays / Written Assignments - Introduction and methodology for a research project.
  • Group/tutorial participation and contribution - Brief written responses to specified questions and discussion of others' responses via BlackBoard.
  • Journal - Reflective journal integrating course material with workplace experience.
Contact Hours
  • Forums: for 2 hour(s) per Week for Full Term
  • Self Directed Learning: for 2 hour(s) per Week for Full Term
Compulsory Components None listed
Course Materials None listed
Timetable 2015 Course Timetables for AVIA6130

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