Thursday, June 4, 2020

Online Learning News

MarTID '19 Survey: Deadline Extended

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As survey responses continue to role in, the deadline for the 2019 Maritime Insights Database (MarTID) annual survey of maritime training practices has been extended to February 28, 2019. Ship owners, Maritime Training institutions and mariners all have a stake in participation, as Murray Goldberg explains.Take…

Paradigm Shift in O&G Industry Emergency Response Training

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A transformational change in the way the global oil and gas workforce can undertake safety-critical emergency response training has been unveiled Wednesday, November 16th at a world-wide gathering of industry leaders. Recognizing the significant adjustments the sector has undergone in terms of size and structure as it seeks to remain efficient in the lower oil price era…

Engineers Seek Flexible Benefits from Virtual Classrom

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Looking at the global application of Online Distance Learning (ODL), according to a 2014 report from the International Council for Open and Distance Education, in 2007 there were 150 million students worldwide engaged in distance learning, with a predicted 400 million students by 2030. Truly highlighting the worth and potential of online learning.

New Online Learning Program for Subsea Engineers

Subsea UK has launched its new online learning program to support the development of new engineers and technicians entering the subsea sector and to develop graduates to become the next generation of engineers to help the UK’s $14 billion subsea sector achieve its global potential. The Introduction to Subsea Engineering course can be completed in around 60 hours, spread over eight weeks.