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STUDENTS’ ACCEPTANCE OF MINE ENGINEERING JOB FOR THEIR PROFESSION

AUTHOR/S: M. GOKAY, M. K. GOKAY
Sunday 1 August 2010 by Libadmin2009

9th International Multidisciplinary Scientific GeoConference - SGEM2009, www.sgem.org, SGEM2009 Conference Proceedings/ ISBN 10: 954-91818-1-2, June 14-19, 2009, Vol. 2, 833-840 pp

ABSTRACT

Students approaches to “mine engineering job” in Selcuk University, Mining
Engineering Department is one of the study area to comprehend departmental
educational target. This study was taken place by surveying the mining engineering
students at Selcuk University. The survey covered first year (grade) students for their
ideas and expectations in future. Second and third year students were surveyed for their
lectures and difficulties they come across during their education. Fourth year students in
the department was tested if they feel ready to start mining engineering job in the
mining industry. In this survey study, it was aimed to observe if the students were ready
to start their professional life. The outcomes showed that the students had problems in
their mind about mining industry and their knowledge. In some limitations, students
were found in hesitation to start mining engineering job. They also feel confident about
their knowledge and mining engineering future.

Keywords: Education, mining engineering students, student concerns.