New technology and maritime training in the 21st century: Implications and solutions for MET institutions

This paper examines the impact of new technology on maritime education and training (MET) institutions in the 21st century and discusses to what extent global MET institutions can enhance and enrich traditional practices through access to new technology and the use of innovative teaching and assessment methods within a sustainable and achievable framework. It notes the diverse standards and access to new technology by MET institutions across the globe and discusses the implications for them if they are to remain competitive and viable. The paper concludes that maritime institutions can benefit from the use of new technology, but only through rational planning and sustainable staged growth. A series of continua of technical development is provided to assist institutions, from the smallest to the largest, to plan for technical development and growth in a rational and feasible way.


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  • Accession Number: 01609231
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Jun 16 2016 9:16AM