Evaluation of the course of the flight simulators from the perspective of students and university teachers


13th International Conference on Cognition and Exploratory Learning in Digital Age 2016, CELDA 2016, Mannheim, Germany, 28 - 30 October 2016, pp.349-352 identifier

  • Publication Type: Conference Paper / Full Text
  • City: Mannheim
  • Country: Germany
  • Page Numbers: pp.349-352
  • Keywords: Flight Simulators Course, Program Evaluation, Sector


The study evaluates the flight simulators course which was opened to fulfill the intermediate staff need of the sector. To collect data, Qualitative techniques were applied. Within this scope, the case study method was employed in the study. The study group consisted of students and instructors. In-depth and focus group interviews were conducted with the participants by using semi-structured interview forms. To analyze data and obtain findings, content analysis technique was used. Findings explored that, participants were satisfied with the course, the staff need of the sector was fulfilled, the learners gained sector knowledge, and the aim of the teaching process included a practice opportunity in the sector. Additionally, participants expected to the significance of the cooperation between the sector and the university.