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Improving maritime education and training for the sophisticated ships of today


Emad, GR, Improving maritime education and training for the sophisticated ships of today, Daily Cargo News, Paragon Media, Australia, 2017, 4 September 2017 (2017) [Newspaper Article]

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Apprenticeship training on board ships is a mandatory component of seafarers training scheme. Traditionally, seafarers develop best part of their disciplinary knowledge and competencies by means of apprenticeship and workplace learning through legitimate participation at work on board ships. A significant feature of the traditional apprenticeship is the availability of the process of performing a task for the apprentices to observe. There is a transparent relationship between a skill, its use, and the outcome of its application. In the work environment the apprenticship process makes it easy for seafaring trainees to learn the required skill by observation of application of skills by expert crewmemebrs. At the the same time the expert is able to monitor the trainee’s application of the skill and to observe and diagnose if there is any error in understanding of the task or the application of the skill by the future seafarer.

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Item Type:Newspaper Article
Keywords:maritime education and training, competency development, shipping
Research Division:Education
Research Group:Curriculum and pedagogy
Research Field:Vocational education and training curriculum and pedagogy
Objective Division:Education and Training
Objective Group:Schools and learning environments
Objective Field:Workforce transition and employment
UTAS Author:Emad, GR (Dr Reza Emad)
ID Code:122510
Year Published:2017
Deposited By:Seafaring and Maritime Operations
Deposited On:2017-11-16
Last Modified:2017-11-16
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