The unintended consequences of academic study in a resources boom

Simmons, Shane (2008) The unintended consequences of academic study in a resources boom. In: 2008 SSIQ Northern Group Regional Conference, Oct 2008, Townsville, Australia. (Unpublished)

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Abstract

The consequences of academic study in a resources boom has resulted in increased enrolments into spatial science programs. However there has also been a marked increase in certain failure rates for new students especially in the distance education mode, especially the not participated and not sat examination fails.


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Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Commonwealth Reporting Category E) (Speech)
Refereed: No
Item Status: Live Archive
Additional Information: Unrefereed presentation.
Depositing User: Mr Shane Simmons
Faculty / Department / School: Historic - Faculty of Engineering and Surveying - Department of Surveying and Land Information
Date Deposited: 04 Jan 2011 12:34
Last Modified: 02 Jul 2013 23:10
Uncontrolled Keywords: failure rates, academic study
URI: http://eprints.usq.edu.au/id/eprint/4717

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