A Study on the Effects of Socioeconomic Traits on Local Resident Education in Slow City

슬로시티 지역주민의 인구사회학적 특성이 지역주민교육에 미치는 영향

  • Park, Hee-Jung (Division of International-Tourism, Silla University)
  • 박희정 (신라대학교 국제관광학부)
  • Received : 2016.03.10
  • Accepted : 2016.05.12
  • Published : 2016.05.31


The concept of the Slow City originates from the philosophy that seeks nature and a human-centric lifestyle. The objective of this study is to provide education for local residents in the socioeconomic traits of Slow City. For this study, 445 residents were surveyed about the concept of the Slow City. Using the survey results, t-test and regression analyses were conducted to find areas of improvement by considering the significance and effect level. The purpose of this study is to suggest a strategy of education for local residents based on the effect of socioeconomic traits on the residents' attitude and education satisfaction. The findings showed that local residence is more influential on the residents' attitude than age, income and education and that the number of participations in the education did not affect education satisfaction. This result suggests that more reinforced and improved local resident education should be offered for the Slow City education of residents. This study provides a convenient set of indicators for a strategic focus to develop education programming and policy for Slow City residents.


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