|TYPE OF COURSE UNIT||Elective Course
|LEVEL OF COURSE UNIT||Bachelor's Degree
|YEAR OF STUDY||-
|NUMBER OF ECTS CREDITS ALLOCATED||4
|NAME OF LECTURER(S)||Instructor Leman Korkmaz Karaoğlu
|LEARNING OUTCOMES OF THE COURSE UNIT
||At the end of this course, the students;
1) Will learn about the different theories and concepts used in traffic psychology.
2) Will learn about the different assessment methods used in the field.
3) Will learn how the changes in the brain over time lead to differences in driver behavior.
4) Will learn about how different "normal" and "abnormal" cognitive processes effect driver behavior.
5) Will learn about the different methods used to reduce risks in traffic.
|MODE OF DELIVERY||Face to face
|PRE-REQUISITES OF THE COURSE||No
|RECOMMENDED OPTIONAL PROGRAMME COMPONENT||None
|1st Week ||Theories and Concepts|
|2nd Week ||Research Methods in Traffic Psychology|
|3rd Week ||Assessment Methods in Traffic Psychology|
|4th Week ||Assessment Methods in Traffic Psychology (continued)|
|5th Week ||Neuroscience of Young Drivers|
|6th Week ||Neuroscience of Old Drivers|
|7th Week ||Visual Attention|
|8th Week ||Mid-term and Social, Personality and Affective Constraints|
|9th Week ||Mental Health and Driving|
|10th Week ||Key Problem Behaviors|
|11th Week ||Key Problem Behaviors (continued)|
|12th Week ||Vulnerable and Problem Road Users|
|13th Week ||Major Counter Measures to Reduce Risk|
|14th Week ||Interdisciplinary Issues|
|RECOMENDED OR REQUIRED READING||Porter, B. E. (2011). Handbook of traffic psychology. San Diego: Elsevier.
|PLANNED LEARNING ACTIVITIES AND TEACHING METHODS||Lecture,Discussion,Questions/Answers,Project
|ASSESSMENT METHODS AND CRITERIA||
|Contribution of In-term Studies to Overall Grade(%)||75|
|Contribution of Final Examination to Overall Grade(%)||25|
|LANGUAGE OF INSTRUCTION||Turkish