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On-line delivery of marine engineering courses during COVID-19 pandemic

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Lokuketagoda, G and Miwa, T, On-line delivery of marine engineering courses during COVID-19 pandemic, Journal of Advanced Marine Engineering and Technology, 46, (1) pp. 40-46. ISSN 2234-7925 (2022) [Refereed Article]


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DOI: doi:10.5916/jamet.2022.46.1.40

Abstract

Among the myriad of calamities and changes brought about by Covid-19 in recent times, the push toward online education in all disciplines throughout the spectrum of teaching and learning is quite significant. Online education was thrust upon all levels of educational organizations as the primary solution to complete educational courses that were started before the pandemic. Due to the magnitude of the issue that necessitated unprecedented solutions, educational institutes adopted various contingency measures, which can now be investigated and evaluated 18 months after the pandemic broke out to ascertain their relative success. This paper explores the differences that students and lecturers in two renowned maritime educational institutes in Asia-Pacific experi-enced between online and on-campus education/training. The study centered around cohorts of Bachelor of Marine Engineering stu-dents across all years and their lecturers at both maritime educational institutes. The study utilizes a descriptive normative approach, with data collected using online survey questionnaires.

The study further investigates the methods of assessments employed in online education and how they affect the quality of the end product, i.e., the marine engineer. As future solutions, several improvements to mitigate the problems associated with such assessment regimes are discussed.

Item Details

Item Type:Refereed Article
Keywords:online, on-line delivery, on-line assessment, learning and teaching during COVID-19
Research Division:Education
Research Group:Education systems
Research Field:Professional education and training
Objective Division:Education and Training
Objective Group:Learner and learning
Objective Field:Learner and learning not elsewhere classified
UTAS Author:Lokuketagoda, G (Mr Gamini Lokuketagoda)
ID Code:149058
Year Published:2022
Deposited By:Seafaring and Maritime Operations
Deposited On:2022-03-03
Last Modified:2022-04-22
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