Exploration on Secondary Education Undergraduates' SNS Communication Patterns and Perception : Focused on KAKAOTALK

사범계 대학생의 SNS 소통 행태 및 인식 탐색 : 카카오톡을 중심으로

  • Park, Sun-Hee (Department of Teacher Training Course, Hannam University) ;
  • Kim, Sung-Mi (Center for Digital Education Research, Korean Educational Development Institute)
  • 박선희 (한남대학교 교직부) ;
  • 김성미 (한국교육개발원 디지털교육연구센터)
  • Received : 2018.07.18
  • Accepted : 2018.10.20
  • Published : 2018.10.28


The purpose of this study is figure out secondary education undergraduates' communication patterns and perceptions of use in KAKAOTALK, one of the most frequently used Social Network Service(SNS). The mixed method research was conducted of survey about 86 students and in-depth interview 10 of them. The chief implication of research showed that it has been firstly functioning them to sustain public and private network and to be an universal tool of expression their opinion, idea, themselves, however, they still regard face-to-face communication important. Secondly, they think that KAKAOTALK is a part of their everyday lives and regarded a communication space to freely express themselves and to adjust and manage their image. Thirdly, they psychologically solved their loneliness and were encouraged, moreover, the contents of communication were different according to usd of public or private team chat room. It needs a follow-up study comparatively to analyze other generation's cognitive psychological values in SNS and to suggest digital culture literacy guideline.


Supported by : Hannam University


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