A Convergence Study on the Core Competencies of students: G university

G 대학 대학생 핵심역량 설정에 관한 융합연구

  • Kim, Chang-Gyu (Department of Radiological Science, Gimcheon University) ;
  • Jang, Kee-Duck (Department of Early Childhood Education, Gimcheon University) ;
  • Chun, Yeol-Eo (Department of Nursing, Gimcheon University)
  • Received : 2018.04.03
  • Accepted : 2018.07.20
  • Published : 2018.07.28


This research is based on core competency in order to provide diverse educational opportunities and to train compatible human resources according to industrial change. The research set up the core competency of university students according to document research and the importance of core competency of students, professors, faculty and parents. As a result, a total of 14 competencies were deducted by importance and validation from enrolled students, graduated students and professors. A total of 5 core competencies and 14 detailed competencies were deducted. Creativity, problem solving ability, self-directed overall problem solving abilities, expertise ability, data processing ability, technology application according to industry, consideration and serving character, community service, communicational ability, self-management, inter personal relationship, foreign language ability, global, leadership and competence were the 14 elements of this research. Based on the result of this study, it is necessary to improve the competence of university students by applying them to the curriculum development and operation and to find out the extent of the students competence enhancement through the development of future capacity measuring tools.


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