A Study on the Measures to Activate Education Field of Maker Movement in Korea

국내 메이커 운동의 교육 분야 활성화 방안 연구

  • Oh, Soo-Jin (International Design Trend Center, Hongik University) ;
  • Baek, Yun-Cheol (Department of Computer Science, Sangmyung University) ;
  • Kwon, Ji-Eun (Department of Human-centered Artificial Intelligence, Sangmyung University)
  • 오수진 (홍익대학교 국제디자인트렌드센터) ;
  • 백윤철 (상명대학교 컴퓨터과학과) ;
  • 권지은 (상명대학교 휴먼지능정보공학과)
  • Received : 2019.08.23
  • Accepted : 2019.11.20
  • Published : 2019.11.28


The culture and education are very active with the active policy and support to form the government's Maker Movement. The purpose of this study is to grasp the current status of the education sector of the domestic maker movement, which is increasing recently, and to propose a plan for activating maker education for the development of a positive direction. To this end, first, the current status and problems of domestic maker training are derived through in-depth interviews with existing maker training operators and participants. Second, based on the contents of the interview script, keyword analysis and its characteristics through the qualitative survey analysis program (NVIVO) are identified. Third, based on the analysis results, we propose a plan and development direction for domestic maker education. Based on the educators who performed maker training and the students involved, professional maker teachers were required for the professionalism of education, and the expansion of maker channels and professional networking of participating students was required. In addition, there was a need for specialized programs and appropriate policy support that reflected the characteristics of maker training. This study aims at contributing to the activation of maker education, which is a major field of maker movement, by helping to improve concrete support methods, training related educators, and educational environment for maker education.


Maker Movement;Maker Education;Maker Culture;4th Industry Revolution;Convergence


Supported by : Korea Foundation for the Advancement of Science & Creativity(KOFAC)


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