Educational model of the merchant marine Engineers’ continuous education with the use Of asynchronous distance education
PublisherUniversity of Cyprus
Place of publicationCY - Λευκωσία
SourceCBLIS Conference Proceedings 2007 Contemporary Perspective on new technologies in science and education
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The rapid development of science and technology has created a very high level of requirements pertaining to knowledge necessary for man’s professional career. On the other hand, in contemporary Information Society (InfS), distance learning offers a significant support to life-long educational process. This study involves the presentation of a suggested educational model of Merchant Marine Engineers’ distance asynchronous distance education. The aim of this model is the constant training of Merchant Marine Academy graduates on contemporary technology and science developments. The development of educational digital material is based on the constructivist theory of learning, while the architecture of system implementation follows the principle of partitioning by task layer.