ERIC Number: ED408488
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1992-Sep
Collegiate Aviation Review. September 1992.
McCoy, C. Elaine, Ed.
This document contains five papers on aviation education. "Training Considerations for Expert Pilot Decision Making" (Richard J. Adams, Ronald John Lofaro) is a report on research identifying the differences between expert and novice decision makers from a cognitive information processing perspective and correlating the development of expert pilot cognitive processes with training and experience. "Assessing Educational Outcomes: Another Hurdle in the Accreditation Process?" (Henry R. Lehrer) provides an overview of the institutional effectiveness movement and offers guidelines regarding preparing for an accreditation visit and helping faculty members prepare performance objectives and integrate academic programs. "Cockpit Crises and Decision Making: Implications for Pilot Training" (Maureen A. Pettit) discusses a study suggesting that a high-crisis perception/low-urgency/low-rigidity pattern may be an optimal approach to crisis decision making. "Problems and Prospects of Reliever Airports" (David A. Newmyer, Stephen A. Mitchell, Jeffrey P. Smith) examines the findings of research on the effectiveness of reliever airports. "Relationships between Technically Oriented Secondary School Courses and a College Private Pilot Ground School" (Hope Bouvette Thornberg, Robert W. Isaacson, Patrick Mattson) is the report of a study examining grades received in secondary- and college-level courses. (MN)
Publication Type: Collected Works - General; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Nebraska Univ., Omaha.; University Aviation Association, Auburn, AL.
Note: For related documents, see CE 074 305-308.