Computer Gaming & Maritime Training

By Maritime Reporter & Engineering News
Tuesday, December 24, 2013

Videotel is incorporating a new form of training delivery, designed to respond to the demands of the post internet age. It is moving to the ultimate in interactivity, by using gaming technology for serious purposes.

 

Using serious games technology, Videotel is putting the learner into a real life scenario, enabling them to apply their knowledge to specific situations under realistic time pressures. The new Enclosed Spaces training course is designed to build on existing Videotel/Mines Rescue material. However it moves a step further by putting the learner into a realistic scenario which enables them to apply their knowledge to specific situations, for both training and assessment.
www.videotel.com

 

(As published in the November 2013 edition of Maritime Reporter & Engineering News - www.marinelink.com)

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