Tag: Mentorship

Tag: Mentorship

Mentoring in the Maritime Industry

Apr 20, 2016 Murray Goldberg 0 Blog The Value of Mentoring in the Maritime Industry You may recall the importance of “informal learning” - learning that takes place outside of curriculum-based courses. By many estimates, as much as 70% of professional knowledge comes from various forms of informal learning. There are very few forms of informal learning [...] READ MORE

The Profound Effects of a Great Maritime Trainer

Apr 6, 2016 Murray Goldberg 5 Blog , How we think about and how we conduct maritime training has the potential to change the course of the maritime industry. Do we give maritime trainers the respect they deserve? How SHOULD we think about maritime training? I want to briefly reflect on the profound importance of training and education, [...] READ MORE

What is Training: A look at different perspectives

Dec 2, 2015 Murray Goldberg 0 Blog , Photo above taken by Liz Novak / CC BY 2.0 Introduction I recently returned from the Western Region conference of the Passenger Vessel Association where I gave a presentation on the growth of eLearning in the maritime industry. It was a fantastic conference, and the PVA is an excellent association (which I recommend [...] 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

Onboard Internet and the Implications for Maritime Training

Jun 8, 2015 Murray Goldberg 3 Blog , The accelerating availability of onboard internet is heralding new opportunities for mariners in terms of anywhere/anytime learning, informal education, professional advancement, and the establishment and maintenance of virtual maritime learning communities. The Never-ending March of New Technologies There is not a day that goes by without me feeling a sense [...] READ MORE
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