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A Study on a Convergence Education System to Improve University Students' Life Competencies

대학생의 생애역량 강화를 위한 융복합형 교육시스템 모색

  • Kim, Bu-Ja (Dept. of Global Business & Information, Seoul Christian University) ;
  • Kim, Jun-Whai (Dept. of Global Business & Information, Seoul Christian University)
  • 김부자 (서울기독대학교 국제경영정보학과) ;
  • 김준회 (서울기독대학교 국제경영정보학과)
  • Received : 2014.10.15
  • Accepted : 2014.12.20
  • Published : 2014.12.28

Abstract

Life competencies most required for university students, who receive a higher education and prepare to go into society, are job competencies. People with a variety of competencies are needed in the job market in a globally-oriented 21st-Century knowledge-based society. Now that raising competent people who have a high level of job competency is regarded as one of university functions, a way to improve job competencies through university education needs to be investigated. This study proposes a convergence education system to improve job competencies. The convergence education system includes five type of convergence: convergence in major fields of study, convergence in education courses, convergence in education space, convergence in education methods, and convergence in education period. This education system is expected to improve a variety of job competencies including cognitive competencies, non-cognitive competencies, and global competencies.

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