@article{Stan_Buzbuchi_2009, author = {Stan, Liviu Constantin and Buzbuchi, Nicolae}, title = {The Importance of the Educational Factor to Assure the Safe and Security on the Sea}, journal = {TransNav, the International Journal on Marine Navigation and Safety of Sea Transportation}, volume = {3}, number = {3}, pages = {353-356}, year = {2009}, url = {./Article_The_Importance_of_the_Educational_Stan,11,178.html}, abstract = {Our paper deals with the methods and techniques used in the educational process in the Maritime University of Constanta to develop the practical abilities and principles in applying the operational procedures and the utilization of the specific safe and rescue equipments at sea, by the students and maritime officers. The educational process has an outstanding role in the career of a maritime officer and the problem of the safety and security is essential in order to avoid catastrophes and for saving human lives. The paper presents the implementation, the role and function of the new simulators as part of the teaching process. Quality cannot be obtained without new teaching methods and training procedures, where IT and simulators occupy an outstanding place. These new methods and techniques have been introduced in the Maritime University of Constanta (MUC) step by step, from the multimedia tools to computers with dedicated complex software.}, issn = {2083-6473}, publisher = {Gdynia Maritime University, Faculty of Navigation}, keywords = {Safety at Sea, Security at Sea, Educational Factor, MET System in Romania, Maritime Education and Training (MET), Ship Handling Simulator, Training and Evaluation Control (TEC), Training Process} }