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Using Adaptive Learning for Vessel-Specific Training

Using Adaptive Learning for Effective Vessel-Specific Training

Aug 31, 2017 Murray Goldberg 0 , , , Photo above taken by US Navy Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Anna Van Nuys / CC BY 2.0 Introduction It is difficult and expensive to do vessel-specific training well. This may explain why, unlike certification training, vessel-specific training is rarely standardized and in many cases poorly implemented - often via job shadowing. But [...] READ MORE
The Cost of Simulator Training - Is it Worth It

The Cost of Simulator Training: Is it Worth it?

Aug 16, 2017 Murray Goldberg 1 , Introduction For decades, simulation has been a part of maritime bridge and engine room training. But, as with many safety initiatives, its effect is somewhat difficult to quantify. We all know, intuitively and empirically, that simulator training has value. It extends a trainee’s experience in typical and atypical scenarios. And [...] READ MORE
Big Data and Maritime Training-01

“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 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
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