Seafarers now have educational opportunities through the Internet. Eligible members of the SIU may now take courses online by registering with the Paul Hall Center Admissions Department as they would for classes on the Paul Hall Center campus. Once Seafarers have been accepted by Admissions, they will be directed to Dale Rausch in the Academic Department. Dale is the Computer Assisted Learning (CAL) administrator, the distance learning component for the Paul Hall Center for Maritime Training and Education.
Online Courses Available
The following formal online courses are available:
- MSC Environmental Awareness
- Hazardous Material Control and Management
- Hearing Conservation
- Heat Stress Management
- Shipboard Pest Management
- Shipboard Water Sanitation
Students who are currently enrolled in resident classes at the Paul Hall Center are encouraged to enroll in CAL courses. Residential students should notify the Admissions Department of their interest in CAL and confirm their eligibility.
The Academic Department has a long history of providing support and services to students at the Paul Hall Center. Since the founding of the school in Piney Point, Md., there has been academic support for students taking vocational programs. There are a variety of opportunities offered to all students. Specific questions about the programs can be answered by contacting the Academic Department at (301) 994-0010, ext. 5411