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Seeking the Best Practices of Assessment in Maritime Simulator Training
1 University of South-Eastern Norway, Borre, Norway
2 Nord University, Nordland, Bodø, Norway
3 University of Tasmania, Launceston, Australia
4 Universiti Teknologi Petronas, , Seri Iskandar, Perak, Malaysia
ABSTRACT: Simulator-based training has become an integral part of Maritime education, and its effectiveness hinges on the use of appropriate assessment protocols. Despite the existence of several subjective and objective assessment techniques, instructors face difficulties in selecting and implementing the best practices that fit different learning contexts. The contextualized utility of the available assessment techniques further complicates the contexts. This study adopts a systematic literature review approach to comprehensively analyse available assessment techniques employed in maritime simulator training and to elicit their relationship with the desired learning outcomes. The study also presents a nuanced understanding of the advantages and limitations of the identified assessment techniques. Further, the state-of-the-art of assessment methods is discussed along with a few proposals for the future considering both research and practical implications. The findings of this study are expected to provide valuable guidance to maritime instructors in selecting and implementing appropriate assessment techniques that align with desired learning outcomes in simulator training.
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Tusher H.M., Nazir S., Ghosh S., Rusli R.: Seeking the Best Practices of Assessment in Maritime Simulator Training. TransNav, the International Journal on Marine Navigation and Safety of Sea Transportation, Vol. 17, No. 1, doi:10.12716/1001.17.01.10, pp. 105-114, 2023
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