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Analysis of Major Changes in Press Articles Related to ‘High School Credit System’

  • Journal of The Korea Society of Computer and Information
  • Abbr : JKSCI
  • 2020, 25(7), pp.183-191
  • DOI : 10.9708/jksci.2020.25.07.183
  • Publisher : The Korean Society Of Computer And Information
  • Research Area : Engineering > Computer Science
  • Received : June 16, 2020
  • Accepted : July 16, 2020
  • Published : July 31, 2020

Kwon Choong Hoon 1

1광주여자대학교

Accredited

ABSTRACT

The purpose of this study is to objectively analyze the trend of media articles related to the 'high school credit system' (2017~2019: 3 years), which has become the biggest concern among Korean education policies, through BIGKinds, a news data big data analysis service for media companies. The main research methodologies were BIGKinds system's specific search term news search, news trend analysis, keyword extraction and wordcloud implementation, network analysis and network picture presentation. The research results are as follows; First, the number of articles related to the high school credit system that appeared in major media outlets in Korea for 3 years from 2017 to 2019 was 3,649. The number of articles was sharply increased at a certain point about 4 times, based on the government's announcement of related policies. It showed an increasing news trend. Second, the top 20 keywords that emerged from the press articles related to the high school credit system for 3 years of analysis were presented, and it was confirmed that the keyword change by year appeared. Third, the network of media articles related to the high school credit system was visualized and presented in different ways by person, institution, and keyword. The results of this study confirmed that the high school credit system education policy was adopted as the representative education policy of the Moon Jae-in government, and is proceeding in the policy decision stage and policy implementation stage.

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