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A Comparative Study on Curriculum Contents and Teaching Methods Based on the Syllabi of Library and Information Science in Korea and Foreign Universities

Choi Sang Ki 1 Inja Ahn 2 Younghee Noh 3 김주섭 1

1전북대학교
2동원대학교
3건국대학교

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ABSTRACT

The purpose of this study is to analyze curriculum contents, teaching methods and evaluation methods for the core courses in Library & Information Science. It focuses on syllabi both of Korean and foreign universities, and compares them to figure out their own characteristics and differences. The study aims to contribute to the advancements of domestic Library & Information Science in regards to their curriculum contents and methods. To this end, we collected and analyzed the syllabi of Information Organization, Information & Reference Services, Information Retrieval and Management of Libraries, which are used in the foreign LIS departments. As results, we found some differences between curriculum contents, teaching methods and evaluation methods used by Korean and foreign universities. In teaching methods, especially, the classes in Korean universities used the forms of lecture, presents, examination, while classes in foreign universities used more various methods, such as workshop, project, developing system, simulation, case study, interviews with expert.

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