Human Factors and Advanced Technology

AVA80004 12.5 Credit Points Online

Duration

  • One Semester or equivalent

Contact hours

  • Nil Hours

On-campus unit delivery combines face-to-face and digital learning. For Online unit delivery, learning is conducted exclusively online.

Aims and objectives

At the conclusion of this unit students should be able to recognise and apply appropriately the principles of human factors to situations in which the relationship between the operator and the task are incompatible.
 
Unit Learning Outcomes
On successful completion of this unit students will be able to:
#Unit Learning Outcome Description
ULO1Describe the principles and evolution of the Human factors discipline, and how it is both distinct from and similar to aviation psychology
ULO2Describe and be able to differentiate between various Human Factors models and design principles
ULO3Describe the principles of effective Human Factors report writing and critically analyses Human Factors research
ULO4Identify the principle physiological and psychophysiological issues associated with flight and describe their impact on pilot performance
ULO5Interpret and explain the human information processing and decision making systems and their limitations with reference to the principle models
ULO6Describe the role of personality in the aviation environment
ULO7Demonstrate through creative and informed individual written communications the application of analysis and theory to current practices and developments in Human Factors