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Roberts, Dayton Y. – Junior College Journal, 1968
As the highly trained ex-military pilots of World War II began to retire from commercial flying, there was concern over the pilot shortage, especially among the airlines with their growing needs. Miami-Dade Junior College, in January 1965, was the first to respond to this need. Although initial enrollment was expected to be small, 150 applications…
Descriptors: Aircraft Pilots, Aviation Mechanics, Aviation Technology, Flight Training
National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Hampton, VA. Langley Research Center. – 2001
NASA CONNECT is an annual series of free integrated mathematics, science, and technology instructional distance learning programs for students in grades 5-8. Each program has three components: (1) a 30-minute television broadcast which can be viewed live or taped for later use; (2) an interactive Web activity that allows teachers to integrate…
Descriptors: Aerospace Education, Educational Television, Intermediate Grades, Junior High Schools
Deckers, Cathleen – ProQuest LLC, 2011
The current healthcare environment is a complex system of patients, procedures, and equipment that strives to deliver safe and effective medical care. High fidelity simulation provides healthcare educators with a tool to create safety conscious practitioners utilizing an environment that replicates practice without risk to patients. Using HFS…
Descriptors: Fidelity, Simulation, Instructional Design, Nursing Students
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Quilty, Stephen M. – Journal of Air Transportation, 2003
The International Civil Aviation Organization has standards for airport certification that require education and training of personnel. The American Association of Airport Executives offers accreditation and certification in airport operations and safety that can meet the needs of world-class airports. (Contains 18 references.) (SK)
Descriptors: Airports, Aviation Education, Certification, Safety
Cushing, Steven – 1988
A study of the problems posed by the use of natural language in various aspects of aviation is presented. The study, part of a larger investigation of the feasibility of voice input/output interfaces for communication in aviation, looks at representative real examples of accidents and near misses resulting from language confusions and omissions.…
Descriptors: Accidents, Aerospace Industry, Air Traffic Control, Aircraft Pilots
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Stewart, Mark G.; Mueller, John – Journal of Policy Analysis and Management, 2013
This paper estimates risk reductions for each layer of security designed to prevent commercial passenger airliners from being commandeered by terrorists, kept under control for some time, and then crashed into specific targets. Probabilistic methods are used to characterize the uncertainty of rates of deterrence, detection, and disruption, as well…
Descriptors: Risk Assessment, Aviation Education, Policy Analysis, Decision Making
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Koskela, Inka; Palukka, Hannele – Journal of Workplace Learning, 2011
Purpose: This paper aims to identify methods of guidance and supervision used in air traffic control training. It also aims to show how these methods facilitate trainee participation in core work activities. Design/methodology/approach: The paper applies the tools of conversation analysis and ethnomethodology to explore the ways in which trainers…
Descriptors: Workplace Learning, Video Technology, Educational Strategies, Simulation
Federal Aviation Administration (DOT), Washington, DC. Flight Standards Service. – 1972
The intent of this guide is to define the scope and narrow the field of study as far as possible to the aeronautical knowledge required for qualifying for the private or commercial pilot (glider) certificate. Briefly summarized are type of test items used, hints for taking the test, and certificate requirements. The study outline is the basic…
Descriptors: Aircraft Pilots, Aviation Technology, Flight Training, Objective Tests
Lawson, V. Lonnie; Nicoll, Ted – 1994
This description of an integrated library instruction for technology course at Ward Edwards Library, Central Missouri State University (CMSU), begins with an overview of traditional library instruction practices. Problems with the traditional approaches are discussed, and it is suggested that one solution would be to create library instruction…
Descriptors: College Libraries, Course Integrated Library Instruction, Higher Education, Librarian Teacher Cooperation
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Kim, Hyejeong; Elder, Catherine – Language Testing, 2015
This paper explores the underlying construct of both the English proficiency test for pilot and air traffic controller radiotelephony communication developed and administered in Korea and the ICAO language proficiency testing policy on which the test in Korea is based. It does so by canvassing the opinions of Korean airline pilots and air traffic…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Vocational English (Second Language), Air Transportation, Traffic Safety
Rosenthal, Marilyn, Ed. – ESL Magazine, 2000
Issues in this volume include the following feature articles: "Grammar: Rules and Reasons Working Together" (Diane Larsen-Freeman); "TESOL Sets Sail for Vancouver" (Nancy Storer); "The Reading Lab: An Invitation to Read" (Jean Zukowski/Faust); "Quebec: A Unique North American ESL Teaching Experience"…
Descriptors: Class Activities, Classroom Techniques, English Only Movement, English (Second Language)
Knapp, Stanley C. – 1970
The real mission of a flight surgeon is often misunderstood by military aviation students and their families. Because of his prominent position in student aviator selection and retention, a flight surgeon may represent a threat to an aviator's career. While the Army aviation training program is rapidly expanding, formal contacts between students…
Descriptors: Aircraft Pilots, Bibliographies, Family Life Education, Flight Training
Federal Communications Commission, Washington, DC. – 1976
Numerous radio stations across the nation perform nonbroadcast services in areas ranging from aviation, forestry protection, and telephone maintenance to amateur and citizen radio. These services can be grouped in four general categories: (1) safety, (2) industry, (3) land transportation, and (4) miscellaneous purposes. This bulletin briefly…
Descriptors: Aviation Technology, Emergency Programs, Forestry, Industry
Sorensen, Peter – Technology Illustrated, 1983
Discusses flight simulator use in pilot training. With computer graphics, sound effects, and hydraulic thrust, pilots can learn to fly without leaving the ground. Indicates that air safety has significantly improved since the Federal Aviation Administration approved using simulators, replacing a large portion of training received in actual…
Descriptors: Aerospace Education, Computer Graphics, Computer Oriented Programs, Flight Training
Hartzell, Karin M. – 1994
The Hypermedia Information System (HIS) is being developed under the auspices of the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Office of Aviation Medicine's (AAM) Human Factors in Aviation Maintenance (HFAM) research program. The goal of the hypermedia project is to create new tools and methods for aviation-related information storage and retrieval.…
Descriptors: Aviation Technology, Computer Assisted Instruction, Hypermedia, Information Retrieval
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