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AVIA6160

Aviation Training and Instruction

10 Units

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.

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

At the end 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.

Replacing Course(s) NA
Transition NA
Industrial Experience 0
Assumed Knowledge It is expected that most students will have an ATPL, LAME or ATS licence, and/or aviation related experience.
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 - Essay submitted via Blackboard
  • Group/tutorial participation and contribution - Written response to specified questions and discussion of others responses via Blackboard
  • Journal - Reflective journal integrating course material with workplace experience.
Contact Hours
  • Self Directed Learning: for 2 hour(s) per Week for Full Term
  • Forums: for 2 hour(s) per Week for Full Term
Compulsory Components None listed
Course Materials None listed
Timetable 2014 Course Timetables for AVIA6160

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