Computer aided learning in surveying

M.J. Smith, G. Roberts

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The latest developments in computer hardware and software have provided a powerful interactive multimedia learning environment. Computer Aided Learning (CAL) is part of the integral learning process which includes the involvement of teachers and books.

Before the merits of CAL are discussed some of its features and capabilities will be identified. Some of the characteristics of CAL will be illustrated with extracts from courseware written to investigate its potential for teaching surveying (SurCAL) at The University of Nottingham.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)546-552
Number of pages7
JournalSurvey Review
Issue number262
Publication statusPublished - 1996


  • Computer Aided Learning
  • Engineering Surveying
  • Theodolite
  • Teaching


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