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Human Performance II & Communication II

Module name (EN):
Name of module in study programme. It should be precise and clear.
Human Performance II & Communication II
Degree programme:
Study Programme with validity of corresponding study regulations containing this module.
Aviation Business (Basic), Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2018
Module code: ABBG49
The exam administration creates a SAP-Submodule-No for every exam type in every module. The SAP-Submodule-No is equal for the same module in different study programs.
Hours per semester week / Teaching method:
The count of hours per week is a combination of lecture (V for German Vorlesung), exercise (U for Übung), practice (P) oder project (PA). For example a course of the form 2V+2U has 2 hours of lecture and 2 hours of exercise per week.
4V (4 hours per week)
ECTS credits:
European Credit Transfer System. Points for successful completion of a course. Each ECTS point represents a workload of 30 hours.
Semester: 4
Mandatory course: yes
Language of instruction:
Exam (minimum of 75% to pass) 30 minutes for Human Performance, 135 minutes for Communication

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Exam recurrence:
The information regarding exam recurrence is found within the exam policy of the study programme (ASPO).
Applicability / Curricular relevance:
All study programs (with year of the version of study regulations) containing the course.

ABBG49 (P410-0030) Aviation Business (Basic), Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2015 , semester 3, mandatory course
ABBG49 (P410-0030) Aviation Business (Basic), Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2018 , semester 4, mandatory course
Workload of student for successfully completing the course. Each ECTS credit represents 30 working hours. These are the combined effort of face-to-face time, post-processing the subject of the lecture, exercises and preparation for the exam.

The total workload is distributed on the semester (01.04.-30.09. during the summer term, 01.10.-31.03. during the winter term).
60 class hours (= 45 clock hours) over a 15-week period.
The total student study time is 150 hours (equivalent to 5 ECTS credits).
There are therefore 105 hours available for class preparation and follow-up work and exam preparation.
Recommended prerequisites (modules):
ABBG44 Human Performance I & Communication I
ABBG61 Visual Flight Training I

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Recommended as prerequisite for:
ABBG411 ATPL Test Preparation

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Module coordinator:
Lecturer: Studienleitung

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Learning outcomes:
Human Performance and Limitations II
After successfully completing this part of the course, students will understand the problem of human error and reliability. They will have applicable knowledge about the processes of information acquisition and processing, workload and resource management, risk evaluation and decision making.
Communication II
After successfully completing this course, students will know the meaning of clear and standardized radio communication procedures in aviation. They will be able to establish and maintain radio communication during IFR flights in English.

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Module content:
Human Performance and Limitations II
1.        Stress
2.        Human information processing
3.        Human error and reliability
4.        Behavior and motivation
5.        Interpersonal relationships
6.        Communication and cooperation
7.        Man and machine
8.        Risk evaluation _ risk mitigation _ decision making
9.        Resource management (crew, automation, time)
10.        Hazardous behaviors in aviation
Communication II
1.        Communication principles
2.        Standard RT phraseology
3.        Call signs
4.        Aerodrome phraseology for IFR flights
5.        En route phraseology for IFR flights
6.        Departure and approach phraseology
7.        Weather reports
8.        Communication failure procedures
9.        SELCAL and ACARS

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Teaching methods/Media:
Lectures, speech practices, ppt and keynote presentations, white board, flip chart, iTunes U, iPad or MacBook,

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Recommended or required reading:
-        ATPL learning objectives, EASA 2016
-        ATPL Human Performance, Slate Ltd. 2012
-        ATPL Communication, Slate Ltd. 2014
-        AIP Germany
-        NfL I 275/08

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