An interactive, computer-based training system designed
to train students and professionals who need to visually recognize ice types or interpret ice types from various satellite sensors.
Ice Tutor was developed by sea ice recognition and remote sensing interpretation experts. The system employs current, state-of-the-art design methodologies for adult computer-based training tools, and incorporates effective training techniques to maintain student interest and to reinforce what has been learned. Ice Tutor is designed in a modular format and is rich in media such as photographs, satellite imagery and graphics. It has the flexibility to be implemented as part of an organization's overall training program, and is well-suited for:
Training new personnel when required.
Training individuals at their own pace, without supervision.
Training personnel in remote locations.
Refresher training for more experienced personnel.
-Designed for beginner to intermediate level of study.
-Systematic and comprehensive coverage of subject matter.
-Individual student tracking and scoring.
-Interactive exercises and review tests containing feedback to reinforce subject matter.
-Easy to use navigation structure.
-Glossary of terms.
-Fully self-contained training system.
-Easy to use.
-Self paced learning.
-Complements lecture style and on-the-job training programs.
-Terminology conforms to the international WMO sea ice standards.
-Individual student scores and progress are logged and they can be reviewed by the training mentor to identify areas where further assistance is required.