A Study on Development of Convergence Design Education for an ability of Empathy Enhancement during the 4th Industrial Revolution era -Focusing on Domestic and Foreign University Cases-

4차 산업혁명 시대의 공감능력 배양을 위한 융합 디자인 교육 개발에 관한 연구 -국내·외 대학사례를 중심으로-

  • Kim, Ji-Young (Dept. of Design Management, HongIk University, International Design School for Advanced Studies) ;
  • Choi, Hee-Young (Dept. of Design Management, HongIk University, International Design School for Advanced Studies) ;
  • Kim, Seung-In (Digital Media Design, HongIk University, International Design School for Advanced Studies)
  • 김지영 (홍익대학교 국제디자인전문대학원 디자인경영 전공) ;
  • 최희영 (홍익대학교 국제디자인전문대학원 디자인경영 전공) ;
  • 김승인 (홍익대학교 국제디자인전문대학원 디지털미디어디자인 전공)
  • Received : 2017.12.12
  • Accepted : 2018.03.20
  • Published : 2018.03.28


The purpose of this study is to propose the direction of convergence design curriculum of domestic universities in order to cultivate ablility of empathy in the $4^{th}$ industrial revolution era. The research methodology was firstly reviewed through the literature review, and the theoretical background about the background and design reengineering which became important in the time of the superconducting connection was examined, and the case study of the present situation of the convergence design curriculum of the domestic and foreign universities. As a result, it suggests a curriculum for the integration of undergraduate and graduate curriculum, which is a curriculum in which the design based on empathy is the key to linking other academic fields. Based on this, I hope that it will be used as a reference material for the activation of convergence design education in Korea in the future.


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