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Analysis of Students' Job Basic Competencies and Career Reading Status of the College of Liberal Arts: Focused on "A University"

문과대학 학생들의 직업기초역량과 진로독서 실태 분석 -A 대학을 중심으로 -

  • 주용국 (경성대학교 교육학과) ;
  • 이종문 (경성대학교 문헌정보학과)
  • Received : 2018.08.20
  • Accepted : 2018.09.19
  • Published : 2018.09.30

Abstract

This study identified problems in reading for future careers and suggests approaches to solve the identified problems by analyzing the fundamental vocational competence and reading for a future career. The study included 457 students in the liberal arts college (humanities and education programs) at "A" university. In accordance with the analysis, communication ability (average 3.61), interpersonal relation ability (3.59), literacy (3.40) and problem solving ability (3.39) were relatively high in fundamental vocational competence, while numeracy (2.72) and entrepreneurship (2.89) were low. Next, 65.2% of those reported no reading for their future career. 46.3% answered 'no time to read books related to my future career.' 25.8% selected 'no books worth reading related to my future career.' 22.5% said 'no curiosity about my future career.' Considering that those who did not read any materials related to a future career reached 65.2% and a number of students had low fundamental vocational competence, this paper suggested the implementation of a systematic educational program for standardizing and strengthening fundamental vocational competence and enhancing understanding of future careers.

Keywords

Vocation;Fundamental Vocational Competence;Future Career;Reading for Future Career;Reading;Materials related to Future Career

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