MWD-100: Shipboard Terminology

 

GENERAL INFORMATION:

Course title:  MWD 100 Shipboard Terminology

Campus:   FSM FMI

Initiator:   Matthias Ewarmai

Date:  May 2016

Course description:
This course is catered towards those who are already employed on board ships as members of the crew and those who intend to work on board ships. It is intended to provide the learner with the language and vocabulary skills required to work cohesively as a member of a ship’s crew and perform watch-keeping duties and operate deck machinery and equipment as directed.

SPC Module name & Code:  SPC 014 Enabling English       SPC Required Contact Hrs. – 7
STCW – 95 Reg. 11/4, Table A-11/4

COURSE HOURS/CREDITS:

 

 

Hours per Week

 

No. of Weeks

 

Total Hours

 

Semester Credits

Lecture

 

2

x

10

x

20

=

 

Practicum

 

 

x

 

x

 

=

 

Lecture/Prac

 

 

x

 

x

20

=

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Total  Semester

 

Credits

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

PURPOSE OF COURSE:
[   ] Degree requirement
[   ] Degree elective
[X] Certificate             Certificate of Completion in Watchkeeping
[X] Other                    A required course for the issuance of Certificate of Proficiency by the FSM Transportation, Communication and Infrastructure.

PREREQUISITES: All Basic Safety Courses (MBS 089, MBS 090, MBS 091, MBS 092, MBS 093).

PSLOS OF OTHER PROGRAMS THIS COURSE MEETS: None

 

1)  INSTITUTIONAL STUDENT LEARNING OUTCOMES(Check all that apply)

 

[X]

1. Effective oral communication: capacity to deliver prepared, purposeful presentations designed to increase knowledge, to foster understanding, or to promote change in the listeners’ attitudes, values, beliefs, or behaviors.

 

[    ]

2. Effective written communication: development and expression of ideas in writing through work in many genres andstyles, utilizing different writing technologies, and mixing texts, data, and images through iterative experiences across the curriculum.

[    ]

3. Critical thinking: a habit of mind characterized by the comprehensive exploration of issues, ideas, artifacts, and events before accepting or formulating an opinion or conclusion.

[    ]

4. Problem solving: capacity to design, evaluate, and implement a strategy to answer an open-ended question or achieve a desired goal.

 

[    ]

5. Intercultural knowledge and competence: a set of cognitive, affective, and behavioral skills and characteristics that support effective and appropriate interaction in a variety of cultural contexts.

 

[X]

6. Information literacy: the ability to know when there is a need for information, to be able to identify, locate, evaluate, and effectively and responsibly use and share that information for the problem at hand.

[X]

7. Foundations and skills for life-long learning: purposeful learning activity, undertaken on an ongoing basis with the aim of improving knowledge, skills, and competence.

 

[    ]

8. Quantitative Reasoning: ability to reason and solve quantitative problems from a wide array of authentic contexts and everyday life situations; comprehends and can create sophisticated arguments supported by quantitative evidence and can clearly communicate those arguments in a variety of formats.

 

2)  PROGRAM STUDENT LEARNING OUTCOMES (PSLOs): The student will be able
to:

  1. Demonstrate knowledge and skills in communicating effectively with other members of the crew using the language and terminology relating to shipboard operations.
  2. Demonstrate knowledge and skills in the performance of duties as a rating forming part of either navigational or engine room watch.

 

3)  COURSE STUDENT LEARNING OUTCOMES (CSLOs) (General): The student will be
able to:

      • Demonstrate the use of standard maritime terminology to describe a vessel and its bridge equipment
      • Demonstrate knowledge in providing position information using standard nautical terminology
      • Demonstrate knowledge in naming and describing the use of deck fittings and equipment
      • Demonstrate knowledge in naming and describing the use of specific engine room equipment

 

4)  COURSE STUDENT LEARNING OUTCOMES (CSLOs) (Specific): The student will be
able to:


CSLO (General) 1: Demonstrate the use of standard maritime terminology to describe a vessel and its bridge equipment.

Student Learning Outcome (specific)

ISLO

PSLO

Assessment Strategies

  • Name the major component parts of a vessel.

1,6,7

1,2

Written and oral assessments will  be used to assess student’s competence in :

  • Identifying and naming the major components of a vessel, hull areas and spaces and its bridge equipment.
  • Describing the function of the bridge equipment.

 

Checklist will be used on performance assessment

  • Identify and name the hull areas and spaces.

1.3 Name the bridge equipment and describe its function.

CSLO (General) 2:Demonstrate knowledge in providing position information using standard nautical terminology.

Student Learning Outcomes (specific)

ISLO

PSLO

Assessment Strategies

  • Assess relative bearings in degrees and points of the compass.

1,6,7

1, 2

Written and oral assessments will  be used to assess student’s competence in :

  • performing the specific seamanship tasks in taking bearings and degrees and to describe relative position within a vessel.

 

Checklist will be used on practical assessment

  • Use standard nautical terminology to describe relative positions within a vessel

CSLO (General) 3: Demonstrate knowledge in naming and describing the use of deck fittings and equipment.

Student Learning Outcomes (specific)

ISLO

PSLO

Assessment Strategies

3.1 Identify bollards, leads, cleats, mooring lines and winches.

1,6,7

2

Written and oral assessments will  be used to assess student’s competence in :

  • identifying lifesaving and firefighting, deck fittings and equipments.


Checklist will be used on practical assessment

3.2 Describe the component parts of a typical anchoring system.

3.3 Describe a towing rig and associated deck fittings.

3.4 Describe personnel access-ways.

3.5 Identify lifesaving and firefighting equipment.

3.6 Identify deck maintenance equipment.

CSLO (General) 4:  Demonstrate knowledge in naming and describing the use of specific engine room equipment.

Student Learning Outcomes (specific)

ISLO

PSLO

Assessment Strategies

4.1 Describe the main propulsion machinery including gearing and propeller shaft/s.

1,6,7

2

Written and oral assessments will  be used to assess student’s competence in :

  • identifying the main propulsion machinery and its associated equipment and describing their use.

 

Checklist will be used on practical assessment

4.2 Identify auxiliary power supply unit/s and associated switchgear.

4.3 Describe the main and auxiliary pumping systems and associated tankage.

4.4 Identify engine room maintenance equipment.

5)  COURSE CONTENT:

  1. Basic Shipboard Terminology
  2. Deck Equipment Terminology
  3. Engine Room Terminology

 

6)  METHOD(S) OF INSTRUCTION:
[X] Lecture        [X] Cooperative learning groups
[   ] Laboratory    [X] In-class exercises
[X] Audio visual [X] Demonstrations
[   ] Other

7)  REQUIRED TEXT(S) AND COURSE MATERIALS:

  • Secretariat of the Pacific Community (SPC). (1988). Enabling English Learner’s Guide. Suva, Fiji Islands. (or latest edition).
  • Bashkir, P., Lim, P., Walker B., and Miller, I. (1998). SPC 021Nautical Knowledge (Master/Engineer 6). Australian Maritime College. (or latest edition).

8)  REFERENCE MATERIALS:

  • U.S. Naval Oceanographic Office. (2003). Navigation Dictionary. University Press of the Pacific.
  • Meurn, R.J. (2014). Watchstanding Guide for Merchant Officer. Cornel Maritime Press, Centreville, Maryland/Schiffer Publishing, Ltd.
  • Brodie, Peter. (2013). Dictionary of Shipping Terms. Informa Law, Rutledge, Oxon, England. 6th or latest edition.
  • Cutler, W. D. & Cutler, T. J. (2005). Dictionary of Naval Terms. Naval Institute Press, Maryland, USA. 6th or latest edition.
  • Dictionary of Nautical Terms Words and Terms, 4th Ed. 2002. Layton, C.W.T, revised by Miller, A.G.W. Brown, Son and Ferguson, Glasgow, England
  • International Code of Signals, International Maritime Organization, London

9)  INSTRUCTIONAL COSTS:  None

 

10) EVALUATION: 

A grade of at least 70% or a ‘C’ must be achieved to progress to the next level. All demonstration should achieve at least a rate of 80%.

11) CREDIT BY EXAMINATION:  None

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