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Making Self Study an Explicit Part of all Maritime Training - Part II
This article is the second in a series that discusses the often-ignored value of self study in maritime training. Making self study an explicit part of maritime training can help to equalize trainee abilities, backgrounds and language proficiency. It creates time for reflection and deeper learning. And, most importantly it can improve the quality and depth of training outcomes. Best of all, it is easy to implement and makes learning much more engaging.



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Making Self Study an Explicit Part of All Maritime Training
In this article I hope to convince you that self study is a huge benefit to your trainees, that you will get better training outcomes across a broader range of trainees, that it is easy to implement, and that it can make the training a lot more interesting and engaging.



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Building a Maritime eLearning Platform - Where Does the Learning Content Come From?
This article helps answer the question "how do we create or procure the best lessons and assessments for our officers and crew". It does so by looking at the importance of getting content "right", and then moves on to concrete advice on the use of PowerPoint slide presentations (the good and the bad) as sources for eLearning content.



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Techniques for the Use of Maritime CBTs in a Learning Management System (LMS)
This article describes how to maximize learning outcomes, improve training oversight (and insight) and customize training to your own organizational needs by combining the use of CBTs and an LMS. This is an important topic as it leverages the value of maritime CBTs and represents how they will invariably be used (and are now starting to be used) as maritime eLearning matures.



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The Effective Use of Maritime CBTs in a Learning Management System (LMS) - Part 2
This is the second in a short series of articles regarding the use of Computer Based Training modules within a Learning Management System. This is important information for maritime organizations as the industry begins to mature in its use of learning technologies. This article discusses how to best use the tools that we have at hand, both to maximize efficiency and to optimize training outcomes.



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Using CBTs in an LMS: The Future of eLearning in the Maritime Industry
This short series of articles is about the use of CBTs and other eLearning content, and how that use is related to learning management systems. But the implications go beyond the use of technology and provide a glimpse into the future of the “eLearning business” in the maritime industry.



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Want to “Flip” Your Maritime Training? Here’s How!
“Flipped training" is particularly well suited to the maritime industry where guided hands-on skills and practice are a critical component of training. This second article in a short series on the flipped classroom gives practical advice on how you can flip your maritime training for improved training outcomes.



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The "Flipped Classroom" and its implications for Maritime Training
Every once in a while a new idea on how to improve learning makes the rounds in education circles. This article discusses a significant new training trend called the "Flipped Classroom" and its implications for the maritime industry.



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The Second Most Common Mistake (Arguably) in Maritime eLearning
As I wrote in the first article of this series, it is easy to make mistakes in the implementation of maritime eLearning. While it is true that making them can be very damaging to an eLearning program, they are all pretty easily avoided with just a bit of thought and knowledge. Thus, this short series of articles discusses some of the most damaging, yet some of the most easily avoided mistakes when implementing eLearning programs in the maritime industry.



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One of The Most Common Mistakes in Maritime eLearning
It is easy to make mistakes in the implementation of maritime eLearning. While it is true that making them can be very damaging to an eLearning program, they are all pretty easily avoided with just a bit of thought and knowledge. This is the first in a short series of articles that covers some of the most damaging, yet some of the most easily avoided mistakes when implementing eLearning programs in the maritime industry.



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