Mine surveying education - a model for the future

McDougall, Kevin and Storey, Bill (1999) Mine surveying education - a model for the future. In: 18th AIMS National Surveying Conference (Survey 1999): Surveying Together into the New Millennium, 6-9 Oct 1999, Sunshine Coast, Australia.

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Abstract

The surveying and mining industries have undergone significant changes over the past thirty years. This paper looks briefly at the history of mine surveying from a practicing perspective. The changes in technology and practice will be examined with respect to the new skills and educational requirements that are now demanded. The skills and educational requirements to take mine surveying education into the 2 1st century are examined. In particular, the current course offerings at the University of Southern Queensland are discussed and provided as an example of a suitable educational model for mine surveying education in the future.


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Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Commonwealth Reporting Category E) (Paper)
Refereed: Yes
Item Status: Live Archive
Additional Information: Held USQ Library 526.90994 Isa
Faculty / Department / School: Historic - Faculty of Engineering and Surveying - Department of Surveying and Land Information
Date Deposited: 30 Nov 2007 11:55
Last Modified: 17 Oct 2013 02:10
Fields of Research : 09 Engineering > 0909 Geomatic Engineering > 090906 Surveying (incl. Hydrographic Surveying)
13 Education > 1302 Curriculum and Pedagogy > 130212 Science, Technology and Engineering Curriculum and Pedagogy
09 Engineering > 0914 Resources Engineering and Extractive Metallurgy > 091405 Mining Engineering
Socio-Economic Objective: C Society > 93 Education and Training > 9303 Curriculum > 930302 Syllabus and Curriculum Development
URI: http://eprints.usq.edu.au/id/eprint/10551

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