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An Example of Blended Learning and Its ROI

May 4, 2017 Marine Learning Systems 0 Blog , , , 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

BC Ferries and their Move to Blended Learning

Mar 23, 2017 Marine Learning Systems 0 Blog , , , , In 2007, BC Ferries embarked on a major initiative called SailSafe to improve safety. A key program from this was the creation of an objective and standardized approach to familiarization training. Named SEA (Standardized Education and Assessment), the training program consists of an intensive blended learning approach. It replaces their [...] READ MORE

Maritime Safety Culture: An Interview with Captain John Wright

Mar 9, 2016 Murray Goldberg 8 Blog , , Introduction This is the second in a series of articles on Safety Culture in the maritime industry. As mentioned in the first article, "Safety Culture" is one of those terms that is used a lot in the maritime industry. But how many of us can define it, and how do we know if [...] READ MORE

Maritime Safety Culture: What is it and How to Improve It?

Feb 25, 2016 Murray Goldberg 0 Blog , , Introduction "Safety Culture" is a term that is often used in the maritime industry. Every operator wants a "good" safety culture, and everyone agrees that it's an important topic. But how do you define a "good" safety culture? How do you know if your organization has it? How do you [...] READ MORE

Maritime Mentorship Spotlight on Mentor Russ Garbutt

Jun 29, 2015 Murray Goldberg 0 Blog , Introduction In today’s article you are going to meet an amazing maritime mentor, Capt. Russ Garbutt. I use the word “amazing” for many reasons, not the least of which is his willingness to improve the maritime industry by volunteering to share his 48 years of maritime experience with young or [...] READ MORE

How Can We Encourage Female Participation in the Maritime Industry?

Jun 15, 2015 Murray Goldberg 3 Blog , Introduction As a Computer Scientist by training, I understand very well what it is like to work in an industry dominated by males. In fact, according to the Computing Research Association, in 2006/2007 only 12 percent of undergraduate computer science and engineering degrees from research universities went to females. But [...] READ MORE
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