AVIA1401 Introduction to Human Factors- obtain detailed knowledge of a specific
There are two key objectives of this assessment. First, obtain detailed knowledge of a specific Human Factors topic. Second, develop critical thinking and writing skills. To achieve these objectives, several tools are provided, in addition to the usual course resources. These include: ‘Communication Coach’ and ‘Smarthinking’. Both tools should be used by students when completing this assessment
Critically discuss whether the actions of Captain Chesley Sullenberger would classify him as an expert pilot during the US Airways Flight 1549, on January 15th, 2009. Use the Recognition Primed Decision-Making Theory by Klein to explain your reasoning.
You need to approach this assessment by reviewing the weekly lectures, completing the prescribed readings from the text and the readings provided on Moodle. To complete this assignment, you will need to research the chosen topic. This will involve reading relevant texts and journal papers in the area. Remember, this is an academic assignment and information sources such as magazines and the internet are not appropriate. The internet can be used, however, as a tool to obtain industry reports (i.e., NTSB, ATSB, FAA etc), books and most importantly journal papers.
In brief, it is expected that you complete this assignment by following the ‘Marking Schedule’. This means that you should include: Title, Abstract, Introduction, Body, Conclusion, and References