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The Study on The Life Patterns and Learning Patterns of An Middle and Old Age Korean

  • Global Creative Leader: Education & Learning
  • Abbr : GCL
  • 2019, 9(5), pp.223-244
  • DOI : 10.34226/gcl.2019.9.5.223
  • Publisher : Research Institute for Gifted & Talented Education, Soongsil University
  • Research Area : Social Science > Education
  • Received : November 14, 2019
  • Accepted : December 9, 2019
  • Published : December 30, 2019

Yang Heung Kweun 1 Nam, Mi Ran 2

1대구대학교
2대구사이버대학교

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ABSTRACT

This study aims to analysis of Korean middle and old age people's life patterns and learning patterns. This study consist of two year study. First year's study is to analysis of Korean middle and old age people's living patterns and learning patterns. Second year study is to develop lifelong learning support model of Korean middle and old age people to support their double cropping life. This article according to the first year study. So researcher aims to analysis of Korean middle and old age people's life and learning patterns. Researcher selected 27 middle and old aged Koreans considering on their sex, age, income and academic background. This study use qualitative methods especially semi-constructed depth interview methods to solve the research questions. The findings of data analysis of this research is as follows. Middle and old age Korean's living and learning patterns were different according to their social economy backgrounds. Female participants are more actively living their life and participate in nonformal and formal learning programs. High level academic background participants are more actively living a life and participate in nonformal and formal learning programs than low level academic background participants. And high level academic background participants are actively practice various areas and participate various kind of learning programs. High income participants are more actively living a life and participate in nonformal and formal learning programs than low income participants. Specially middle income participants are most actively living a life and actively participate in various learning programs. Researcher investigated participants request for supporting their usual living and learning. The findings of the request is as follower. Similar social economic groups have similar request on living and learning. Finally policy-making for supporting middle and old age Korean is a basis on the people's individual case and situations.

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This paper was written with support from the National Research Foundation of Korea.