The Secretariat is delighted to invite all member universities to the IAMU webinar on “VR training video database”.

The purpose of the webinar is to introduce the outcome of the FY2021 funded Organizational Development Project, Development of a VR Training Video Database led by Prof. Tamera Gilmartin from State University of New York, Maritime College. The project completed on the end of March 2021 and Prof. Gilmartin has a strong willingness to share the outcome of the project with member universities for their use and input. Click to download the summary of the projects.

Schedule of the webinar: Wednesday, 14 December 2022 at 11:00 – 12:00 GMT

Meeting ID: 863 2633 0411
Passcode: 031264


Tamera Gilmartin

Tamera Gilmartin

State University of New York Maritime College

Tamera is an Assistant Professor at the State University of New York Maritime College where she teaches a variety of navigation related courses and has been responsible for several experiential learning programs including Summer Sea Term as Senior Deck Training Officer onboard the school’s training vessel. She currently holds a Chief Mate Unlimited License and spent her sailing career on a variety of vessels including Research Vessels, Containerships, Tankers, and Military Supply Vessels. Her education includes a B.S. in Marine Operations and Technology, a M.A. in Learning and Emerging Technologies, and is pursuing a Ph.D. in Curriculum and Instruction. Tamera’s focus on experiential learning led her to explore the use of 360 Degree Videos with  Virtual Reality as a teaching platform and has been the Primary Investigator for several grant funded projects including the IAMU Development Grant, “Development of a VR Training Video Database”.

 Areas of Interest:

  • Maritime Education and Training
  • Experiential Learning
  • Educational Technology
  • Virtual Reality


Wednesday, 14 December  

11:00-11:05 Welcome remarks
Glenn Blackwood, Chair of IAMU
11:05-11:10 Introduction of the speaker
Yusuke Mori, Deputy Executive Director of IAMU Secretariat
11:15-11:30 Presentation:  VR training video database
Speaker: Tamera Gilmartin, State University of New York, Maritime College
11:30-12:00 Questions and Answers session