The Perception Of Synchronous Model Of Marlins For Maritime English In An Indonesian Maritime Higher Education

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Sunarlia Limbong ; Baso Jabu ; Muhammad Basri


The aim of study was to analyse the perceptions of cadets and lecturers in implementing marlins online for seafarers based on synchronous learning model. This study used qualitative research, with a case study design. Data collection used observation, questionnaire, in-depth interview and documentation to collect data on current teaching practices and approaches used in Maritime English. The research sample was 5 experienced lecturers and 24 cadets in Engine Department study program. 3 of 5 lecturers and 7 cadets was focused on interview. Analysis of interview data used Atlas.ti Software version 9 in 2021. Based on findings found that cadets and lecturers have the same high perception of thoughts, feelings, opinions and experiences in using Marlins. High perception is characterized by collaboration, direct instruction, interaction, clarification and autonomous learner. Marlins was an online learning platform for seafarers that is not only learning English but also maritime-related to resources as an E-learning solution for shipping, cruise ships and the maritime industry overseas. Including the exam used to assess the competence of seafarers who will work in the ship. This is in line with the program established by the International Maritime Organization (IMO).

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