Simon Cookson

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Name
Simon Cookson
E-mail
scooksonobirin.ac.jp
Affiliation
J. F. Oberlin University
Section
Aviation Management Department
Job title
Associate Professor

Research Areas

 
 

Education

 
Sep 2003
 - 
Jul 2008
M.Sc. in TESOL, Aston University, UK
 
Jul 1989
 - 
Jun 1990
M.Eng. in Aerospace Systems Engineering, University of Southampton, UK
 
Sep 1986
 - 
Jun 1989
B.Sc. in Aerospace Systems Engineering, University of Southampton, UK
 

Awards & Honors

 
2008
Collins Cobuild TESOL Prize for the Best MSc Dissertation, Aston University
 
1990
Annual Student Award, Royal Aeronautical Society
 

Published Papers

 
COOKSON Simon
Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing   964 702-714   Jan 2020
& #x00A9; 2020, Springer Nature Switzerland AG. In recent years there have been numerous accidents and incidents for which investigators were unable to retrieve pertinent cockpit voice recorder (CVR) data. As a result the International Civil Aviat...
Learning from the Past: Airline Accidents & the ICAO Language Proficiency Program
COOKSON Simon
Proceedings of the 20th International Symposium on Aviation Psychology   229-234   May 2019   [Refereed]
COOKSON Simon
Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing   786 78-90   Jan 2019
© Springer International Publishing AG, part of Springer Nature 2019. It has become evident in recent decades that many airline accidents have been at least partly caused by cultural factors. The first section of this paper reviews definitions of ...
COOKSON Simon
Advances in Cross-Cultural Decision Making   480 119-131   Jul 2016   [Refereed]
© Springer International Publishing Switzerland 2017.Crew resource management (CRM) is an important airline training tool that was developed in the United States and has been used to train flight crews worldwide since the 1990s. Modern CRM program...
COOKSON Simon
Advances in Human Aspects of Transportation   484 863-872   Jul 2016   [Refereed]
© Springer International Publishing Switzerland 2017.The aim of this paper is to reflect on the ancient myth of Daedalus and Icarus, which was probably the first record of a flying accident, in order to see what lessons it holds for modern aviatio...
Culture in the cockpit: The impact of cultural factors on CRM training for airline flight crews
COOKSON Simon
ICU Educational Studies   58 77-86   Mar 2016   [Refereed]
“We need priority please” - Mitigated speech in the crash of Avianca flight 052
COOKSON Simon
Proceedings of the 18th International Symposium on Aviation Psychology   578-583   May 2015   [Refereed]
COOKSON Simon
The Journal of J. F. Oberlin University. Studies in Language and Culture   6 17-30   Mar 2015
COOKSON Simon
Obirin Today : 教育の現場から   12 21-26   Mar 2012
TAJIMA Chihiro, COOKSON Simon
桜美林言語教育論叢   8 105-123   Mar 2012
Zagreb, Tenerife and Cove Neck: Revisiting the assumptions underlying ICAO’s language proficiency programme
COOKSON Simon
Proceedings of the 16th International Symposium on Aviation Psychology   26-31   May 2011   [Refereed]
COOKSON Simon
The Journal of J. F. Oberlin University. Business Management Review   2 31-45   Mar 2011
COOKSON Simon
The Journal of J. F. Oberlin University. Studies in Language and Culture   2 17-33   Mar 2011
On 25 January 1990, Avianca Flight 052 ran out of fuel and crashed after a missed approach to John F. Kennedy Airport in New York. A number of causal factors were involved in the crash, some of which were linguistic. The accident has accordingly b...
TAJIMA Chihiro, COOKSON Simon
桜美林言語教育論叢   7 79-97   Mar 2011
Second language (L2) learners try to make language gain through authentic interactions in study abroad (SA) contexts. However, entering into the home of strangers and building a relationship in L2 is a challenging task. As a consequence, there is ...
COOKSON Simon, MARCHAND Tim, ROWLETT Benedict
Obirin today : 教育の現場から   11 189-205   Mar 2011
The Flight Operations (FO) Programme at J. F. Oberlin University was launched in April2008, and one cohort of approximately 20 students enters the programme each year. FO students spend the first three semesters at Oberlin and then go abroad for t...
COOKSON Simon
Australian Review of Applied Linguistics   32    Dec 2009   [Refereed]
The International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) is currently implementing a program to improve the language proficiency of pilots and air traffic controllers worldwide. In justifying the program, ICAO has cited a number of airline accidents t...
COOKSON Simon
Obirin studies in English language and literature   49 103-116   Mar 2009
COOKSON Simon
Obirin Today : 教育の現場から   9 215-224   Mar 2009

Books etc

 
COOKSON Simon, TAJIMA Chihiro
Cengage Learning   Jan 2016   ISBN:4863122772
COOKSON Simon, KELLY Michael
Seizando Shoten Publishing   Sep 2013   ISBN:4425862317
COOKSON Simon, KELLY Michael
Seizando Shoten Publishing   May 2012   ISBN:4425862112

Conference Activities & Talks

 
Overwritten or unrecorded: A study of accidents & incidents in which CVR data were not available
COOKSON Simon
7th International Conference on Human Factors in Transportation   Jul 2019   
Learning from the past: Airline accidents & the ICAO language proficiency program
COOKSON Simon
20th International Symposium on Aviation Psychology   May 2019   
Intercultural communication on the flightdeck: A review of studies in aviation
COOKSON Simon
6th International Conference on Human Factors in Transportation   Jul 2018   
Communication at risk in the cockpit: Human factors and the ICAO language proficiency program
COOKSON Simon
5th International Conference on Human Factors in Transportation   Jul 2017   
The concept of communication breakdown: Useful fallacy or time for overhaul?
COOKSON Simon
19th International Symposium on Aviation Psychology   May 2017   
Ready for departure: Aviation English for Japanese students on an ab initio pilot training program
COOKSON Simon
8th International Conference on ESP in Asia   Aug 2016   
An important failure: What lessons does the ancient myth of Daedalus and Icarus have for modern aviation?
COOKSON Simon
4th International Conference on Human Factors in Transportation   Jul 2016   
Culture in the cockpit: The impact of cultural factors on CRM training for airline flight crews
COOKSON Simon
5th International Conference on Cross-Cultural Decision Making   Jul 2016   
"We need priority please" - Mitigated speech in the crash of Avianca flight 052
COOKSON Simon
18th International Symposium on Aviation Psychology   May 2015   
Power distance and language anxiety during ab Initio flight training of Japanese cadets in New Zealand
COOKSON Simon
Royal Aeronautical Society's Aircraft Commander in the 21st Century Conference   Mar 2012   
Factors affecting language gain during study abroad - A study on homesickness
COOKSON Simon
Obirin University Language Education Research Institute   Feb 2012   
Zagreb, Tenerife and Cove Neck: Revisiting the assumptions underlying ICAO's language proficiency programme
COOKSON Simon
16th International Symposium on Aviation Psychology   May 2011   
English language anxiety in learners during study abroad
COOKSON Simon
Obirin University Language Education Research Institute   Feb 2011   
Flight operations take off at Oberlin
COOKSON Simon
JALT 2008 Conference   Nov 2008