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2016, Vol.12, No.2

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    Tasks for Effective Use of K-MOOC as a Higher Continuing Education

    Kyoung Ae Choi | 2016, 12(2) | pp.1~24 | number of Cited : 27
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    This study aims to review the trends of MOOC and explore the implications for K-MOOC and tasks for using it as an effective higher continuing education system. For this, researcher reviewed and analyzed the literature related to the policy change of lifelong education related higher education in Korea and global status and trends of MOOC, and then finally suggested the ways to activate K-MOOC as an alternative higher continuing education system. The results suggest like following 3 levels of tasks. First level is the tasks of government(establishment of the visions and goals, deciding main provider, revising institutions, etc.). Second, MOOC provider’s tasks(research issues, executive issues, facilitating participants issues). Third, tasks of members or participants’(course development and management, technology related platform or applications).
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    Counselor’s Roles and Tasks for Lifelong Learning Society

    Song, Chae-hong | 2016, 12(2) | pp.25~47 | number of Cited : 4
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    Two concepts of life-long learning and learning society are inseparable. Life-long learning society is the society in which the acts of learning are routinized, principles of learning is operated throughout life, and the overall infrastructure and support system of the society is set up to studying the problem as a priority. The purpose of this article is to explore the roles and tasks of the counselor as a professional helper for learning in order to meet the demands of the life-long learning society that is changing rapidly. First researcher have began to address some of the features related to the life-long learning society, and have clarified the nature of the counseling as a professional helping activities for learning by examining the shifts of the psychological concept of learning. Then researcher have explored the roles of the counselor as a professional helper for learning in the life-long learning society. Finally, It has been suggested that counselors should keep in mind the new perspective of learning and several attitudes to associated to it in order to perform their roles efficiently.
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    A Case Study on the Mechanism of Common Knowledge for Village Community Making

    Yi Byung Jun | 황규홍 | Han HyunWoo | 2016, 12(2) | pp.49~77 | number of Cited : 3
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    The purpose of village making is the restoration of the community. Participate in the formation of a community is a very important factor. In this case it is common knowledge that means the knowledge for other’s participation to determine the involvement as well as reason. Mechanisms of common knowledge is a social ritual and physical space that can be share along the line of sight. Daecheon village community through social practices such as and everyday rituals and struggles to share the emotional sympathy confirmed the participation of each other. And Daecheon Environment Culture Center was also found that acts as a very important mechanism for the generation of common knowledge. The generator of this common knowledge they had important implications for causing villagers to form an emotional bond. And through this study it confirmed the known fact that is a very important strategy. Publicity is important topics in creating common knowledge in the field of village community making. In addition, it was found the fact that nature of community through the village making to be community of sentiment.
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    Education Program Satisfaction of Participants in a Lifelong Learning Center of the Village Community

    장현영 | 2016, 12(2) | pp.79~111 | number of Cited : 3
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    In this study we have compared differences before and after involvement of the survey results for not only inhabitant’s satisfactory degree of happiness learning targeting 157 trainees who dwell in Kunsan city and Wanju county and took part in the lifelong education program of happiness learning center, but also it’s results, euphoria (a sense of well-being), and self esteem. In this study, the main results of the research are as follows: First, because there is no experience that trainees have ever participated in lifelong education program, or the participative chance was limited to only one time, lifelong learning participation experience was comparatively inactive. Second, the satisfactory degree for lifelong education program of happiness learning center showed up comparatively high, but results for assistance of the professional life was relatively low. Third, As a result that have compared differences of euphoria (the sense of well-being) before and after participation and differences of self-esteem, euphoria and self-esteem after participation was promoted beneficially. Therefore, in this study, we have derived the following 3 suggestive points from this study. First, the emergency measures for extension of the chance of participation should be taken, because the chance to participate is still unsatisfactory in spite of qualitative growth of lifelong education. Second, the overall extensional policy will be able to contribute affirmatively to not only the promoted satisfactory degree for lifelong education of the local inhabitants per a village unit, but also creation of the result of education. Third, continually a lifelong education program of happiness learning center is needed to develop a program that was focused on increasingly euphoria and self-esteem of trainees so as to be specialized in a different way from the other lifelong education program.
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    The Study on Developing a Measuring Instrument of Learning Orientation of Service Providers in Lifelong Education Institutions

    Kim Hee Dong | Jungwon Kim | 2016, 12(2) | pp.113~144 | number of Cited : 1
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    The aim of this study was to explore the concept and constructs of learner orientation of service providers in lifelong education institutions, and develop a measuring instrument of learner orientation. For achieving this goal, based on literature review, a few main constructs and pre-questionnaire items were drawn by Delphi survey technique, and examined by several statistical process to evaluate content validity, face validity, and construct validity for developing the tool with high validity and reliability. As a result, the measurement of learner orientation had two main constructs, which a psychological level and behavioral level, and a total of 17 questionnaire items. Considerably high value of Cronbach’s (>.80) showed internal consistency or reliability of this measurement instrument. Finally, this study would be meaningful in that this study suggested detailed process of developing this measuring instrument of Learner orientation. Moreover, this study will be helpful to promote the recognition of the importance of Learner orientation and to provide practical guides to service providers in lifelong education institutions.
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    A Meta-Analysis on the Learning Satisfaction for Cyber University Students in Korea

    JooYoungJu | 강아란 | Lim, Eugene | 2016, 12(2) | pp.145~170 | number of Cited : 16
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    The purpose of this research is to statistically integrate the studies on the learning satisfaction for cyber university students in Korea and to systematically analyze the relations between the learning satisfaction and internal and external factors and related variables. For the analysis, 44 Korean cyber university satisfaction related studies, which had been published in the world until the year 2014, were chosen, and 171 correlation effect sizes were drawn from the studies. The result of this study shows that the effect sizes of the internal factors are higher than the ones of the external factors; and that 22 variables out of 26 are correlated with study satisfaction. The variable which has the highest correlation is the system quality, and the teaching presence, the flow, the service quality, and the contents quality are the next. The result of comparing study satisfaction related factors and gender and age shows that the technical environment has the highest effect size among the female group and the age of 40s.
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    Blended Learning in Practice: An Overview on Recent Developments

    Hans-Joachim Mittag | 2016, 12(2) | pp.171~186 | number of Cited : 0
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    The digitalization of education is a challenge for institutions involved in teaching and professional training. This paper summarizes recent developments and trends in this field. It deals with the ongoing evolvement of massive online courses (MOOCs) and the employment of mobile devices for learning and teaching purposes (m-learning). Furthermore, it describes well-established and new components of blended learning models applied in education and further education.