Development of Emotional Intelligence through A Maker Education Program Based on Design Thinking Process for Undergraduate Students in an University

디자인씽킹 프로세스 기반의 메이커교육 프로그램을 통한 감성지능의 향상 연구: 대학교 사례를 중심으로

  • Ryu, Yeaeun (Department of Education, Kyung Hee University Graduate School) ;
  • Kang, Inae (Department of Education, Kyung Hee University Graduate School) ;
  • Jeon, Yongchan (Department of Education, Kyung Hee University Graduate School)
  • Received : 2018.05.14
  • Accepted : 2018.07.20
  • Published : 2018.07.28


The age of the $4^{th}$ Industrial revolution characterized with artificial intelligence leads to increased interest in emotional aspects representing humanity as counterpart competence to the digital literacy, As the educational model to foster emotional intelligence, noticed is 'maker education based on design thinking process,' since it cultivates the spirits of empathy, intuitive thinking, collaboration, communication, sharing, and openness. In this context, this study aimed to examine relationship between the educational model and emotional intelligence. For this purpose, a case study has been conducted with 37 undergraduate students in an University general education class, and the results of data collection and analysis confirmed positive influences of the program in enhancing most components of the emotional intelligence.


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