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“Big Data” and What It Will Mean for Maritime Training

Aug 3, 2017 Murray Goldberg 0 , Introduction You've most likely heard of the term “Big Data” before. And if you haven't, you’ll likely be hearing more and more about it soon. Big data, although a relatively recent term, is already providing insights into all manner of human interaction. Insights which include how people learn and how [...] READ MORE
Support Training Excellence with Training Evaluations

Support Training Excellence with Teaching Evaluations

Jul 12, 2017 Murray Goldberg 0 , Introduction Teaching evaluations are a critical part of any training program. It benefits the trainer, the trainees and the organization as a whole. Yet surprisingly, although they are common, they are not universal! And even when they are done, they are often not used to their full advantage. The previous [...] READ MORE
Teaching Evaluation Tips

Tips for Delivering Effective Teaching Evaluations

Jun 28, 2017 Murray Goldberg 0 , Photo above taken by Mass Communications Specialist Seaman Charles Thomas Green Introduction Teaching evaluations are a highly important part of any training program: it benefits the trainer, the trainees and the organization. After all, if you don't measure it, you can't manage (or improve on) it. This is a continuation of [...] READ MORE
Teaching-Evaluations

Teaching Evaluations to Support Training Excellence

Jun 14, 2017 Murray Goldberg 0 Introduction Are you a trainer? Does your organization deliver training? Are you currently a trainee? If you have answered yes to any of the above, then you've probably either been evaluated (as a trainer) or given evaluation of a trainer (as a trainee). Teaching evaluations are a critical part of any [...] READ MORE
BC Ferries Blended Learning

An Example of Blended Learning and Its ROI

May 4, 2017 Marine Learning Systems 0 , , , In 2007, BC Ferries (a ferry operator on the coast of British Columbia) started a series of programs to improve safety. One of which was transitioning to a new approach to familiarization training: blended learning. The overall initiative was a tremendous success with accidents, injuries and days lost dropping by over [...] READ MORE
Serious Games for Maritime Training

Examples of Serious Games for Maritime Training

Apr 20, 2017 Murray Goldberg 3 , , Introduction We are all, by now, aware of the use of eLearning in maritime training. Far fewer of us are aware of the use of electronic games (called “serious games” or “gamification”) as a training tool. Even fewer believe them to be a valuable tool in the trainer’s arsenal. But [...] READ MORE
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