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Relation Research on Participation Valence and Learning Flow of Adult Learner in the Credit Bank System (성인학습자의 학점은행제 참여 유의가와 학습몰입 관계 연구)

  • SONG, Kyoung-Hwa;JUNG, Ju-Young;AHN, Young-Sik
    • Journal of Fisheries and Marine Sciences Education
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    • v.28 no.5
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    • pp.1209-1219
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    • 2016
  • In knowledge based society, lifelong learning is increasing in order to meet educational needs of adult learners. Credit Bank system which is credited by individual experience, learning and qualifications are also emphasized for continuing learning participation. However, in spite of the importance of concern in the Credit Bank System, adult learners expectation and value are not high. The purpose of this study is to analyze participation valence and learning flow of adult learner in the Credit Bank System. The result of this study is summarized as follows: first, adult learners participated in the Credit Bank System to get new knowledge and skill based on internal and external motivation and requirement not involved with individual degree. Second, adult learners participating in the Credit Bank System are experiencing learning flow realizing that behavior of participation is compensated, adult learners are concentrating and feeling with satisfaction and pleasure to study. Third, participation in the Credit Bank System based on adult learner's own right learning requirement have been analyzed as it has a positive effect to the learning flow and have indicated that adult learners having high level of valence experience, recognition immersion, behavioral devotion, and egoistic immersion. Based on the conclusion, further studies are suggested.

A study on implementation of adult learner-targed college based on case study of foreign universities: Focused on cases of US and UK (해외 사례분석을 통한 성인전담 단과대학 운영방안: 미국과 영국 대학을 중심으로)

  • CHO, DAEYEON;Kim, Jeong-Ju
    • (The)Korea Educational Review
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    • v.23 no.1
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    • pp.379-404
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    • 2017
  • The purpose of this study is to seek practical implementation of adult learner-targeted college. For this, it first of all pointed out expanding opportunities of adult learners to learn and limitation of current lifelong education system at higher education level as well as lifelong learning centered university project. Then it selected and examined 3 university cases abroad, such as Harvard university, the university of Chicago in US and Warwick university in UK in terms of their curriculum and operating method for adult learners. In addition to the literature and case studies, this study did interviews on 5 professors with major of lifelong education and 5 managerial experts of university to suggest practical operating approach of adult learner-targeted college, which is as following. University's philosophy should be geared to meet public responsibility, specialization and persistency of the system and proper measurement be followed such as various range of admission track, prior education courses, recognition of prior learning experience, major, teaching method, curriculum and extra adult learner tailored service including financial support. Based on the study result, practical implications were suggested.

The acquisition effect by measurement periods of adult learners learned through English pattern practice (영어 패턴 연습을 활용한 성인 학습자의 측정 시기별 습득 효과)

  • Choi, Kyung-Mi
    • Journal of the Korea Convergence Society
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    • v.11 no.5
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    • pp.183-189
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    • 2020
  • This study was carried out to find out the acquisition effect by measurement periods of adult learners learning through English pattern practice. The subjects of this study were divided into adult learner groups including the learners in their 40s and those who were over 65 and the child group who were 8 years old as a comparative group. After the subjects had a pre-test at first, person agreement and tense were instructed though English pattern practice and right after that, they had a post-test. Then 4 weeks later, they had a delayed test. As a result, the acquisition result of adult learners learning though English pattern practice showed the largest rise by those in their 40s and the learners of those over 65. However the adult learners aged over 65 showed the largest drop in delayed test of the reading comprehension. Based on these results, it is necessary to develop teaching method for adult learners in consideration of their characters and weak points.

Mediating Effect of Ego-Resilience in the Relationship between Social Capital and Safety Awareness·Safety Pursuit Behavior of Adult Learner : Focusing on Changwon City (성인학습자의 사회적 자본과 안전의식·안전추구행동과의 관계에서 자아탄력성의 매개효과 : 창원지역 중심으로)

  • PARK, Sin-Young;EO, Yong-Sook
    • Journal of Fisheries and Marine Sciences Education
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    • v.28 no.1
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    • pp.162-171
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    • 2016
  • The purpose of this study was to examine the mediation of ego-resilience in the relationship between social capital and safety awareness safety pursuit behavior of adult learners in order to provide a basis for planning safety education to improve the safety behaviors. The participants were 162 adult learners who participated in the "Go to find safety classroom of citizens" in Changwon city. Data were collected using self-report questionnaires and analyzed with the SPSS-WIN 20.0 program. As a results, first, the mean score for social capital was 3.36(social confidence 3.38, reciprocal norms 3.29, networks 3.22, democratic citizen awareness 3.56), ego-resilience 3.57. Second, social capital was significant correlation ego-resilience(r=.63, p<.001) and safety awareness safety pursuit behavior(r=.44, p<.001). Third, ego-resilience was significant correlation safety awareness safety pursuit behavior(r=.54, p<.001). Forth, ego-resilience had a partial mediating effect in the relationship between social capital and safety awareness safety pursuit behavior. Based on these findings of this study, safety education focusing on ego-resilience and social capital improvement are highly recommended to promote safety behavior in adult learners.

Human Rights Sensitivity of Undergraduates in Social Welfare Classes : Focused on Adult Learner in On-line University (사회복지과목 이수 대학생의 인권감수성에 대한 탐색적 연구 : 원격대학 성인학습자를 중심으로)

  • Park, Hyungwon
    • The Journal of the Korea Contents Association
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    • v.13 no.8
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    • pp.191-200
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    • 2013
  • This study set out to explore the human rights sensitivity of undergraduates who were in the social welfare classes with regards to socio-demographic factors, education experiences in human rights. 251 students' data were collected and analyzed with frequency, ANOVA. Analysis revealed that students' human rights sensitivity level was 2.70(moderate) and the respondents showed high level of sensitivity in work rights of emigration workers and education rights of handicapped children. Among demographic variables, human rights sensitivity was significantly different from major and experiences of attending a social welfare ethics. The students who majored social welfare and who had attended a social welfare ethics showed high human rights sensitivity. There were differences in human rights sensitivity level according to each episode. These findings highlight that in the education of social worker as a human rights professionals it would be necessary to respect students' rights in the classes and to provide student customized human rights education. It was suggested that learning human rights dilemma cases and self reflection processes in classes would be necessary to effective human rights education.

A Study on Adult Learners' Perception on the Development of Life Competencies in Busan and Ulsan (부산·울산지역 성인학습자들의 생애능력개발에 대한 인식 분석)

  • Park, Jong-Un;Yoon, Hyung Keun;Kang, Beodeul;Won, Hyo-Heon
    • Journal of Fisheries and Marine Sciences Education
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    • v.27 no.1
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    • pp.160-169
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    • 2015
  • The purpose of this study was to search and analyze the realities and needs of life long education, the necessity and perception of life competencies and the difference of competencies on experiences of education to support life long education system for adult learners in Busan and Ulsan. In this study, we conducted a questionnaire survey of 234 adult learners living in Busan and Ulsan. The results of this study were summarized as follows. First, adult learners perceived that life long education was very important to adults and appreciated an educational institution being managed by government. Second, adult learners thought that basic literacy competency and basic work competency were important and late fifties perceived that professional job is in important. Third, adult learners perceived that self directed learning and capacity of management are poor competencies. And they perceived that the government support adult learners who has economical difficulty. Forth, adult learners perceived that it was normal that 'professional job' and 'job transition abilities', 'women', 'the middle aged and old','the unemployed' and' low incomers' perceived that they have poor level. Fifth, according to the results of ${\chi}^2$ test for determining the statistical significance of differences in experience in lifelong learning among adult learner groups divided by their individual background, significant differences were observed in a few competencies(p<.05, p<.01).

Factors to Disturb Adult Learner's e-Learning Persistence: A Case Study of H-Cyber University in Seoul Korea (성인학습자의 e-러닝 학업지속 장애요인에 대한 사례 연구:서울소재 H사이버대학을 중심으로)

  • Chung, Yongkyun;Kim, Joong-Ryul
    • Journal of Digital Convergence
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    • v.16 no.12
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    • pp.109-122
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    • 2018
  • This study investigates factors to disturb the e-Learning persistence of adult learners based on a case study of Cyber University students located in Seoul Korea. Main findings of our research show that economic burden, shortage of studying hours, digital literacy problem, perceived isolation, inefficient interaction between lecturer and student, and support of family are primary factors to influence the persistence of online education in a Cyber university. From our case study, we recommend to improve the scholarship system, and supplement the offline special lectures at weekends in order to alleviate perceived isolation. A novelty of this paper is that economic burden is highlighted to influence the persistence of adult learners.

Analysis on University Lifelong Education System Support Project From the Perspective of Adult Empowerment Enhancement (성인 임파워먼트 증진 관점에서 본 대학의 평생교육체제 지원 분석)

  • Hwang, Jae-Yeon
    • Journal of the Korea Convergence Society
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    • v.9 no.11
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    • pp.245-252
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    • 2018
  • With the emergence of lifelong learning society and the decrease in school-age population, structural changes of universities are lead to an adult-friendly university system reform. Since 2008, university-based lifelong education activation projects, such as the lifelong learning-centered university cultivation project and the lifelong learning college project have been accelerated as a university lifelong education system support project that integrated both projects in 2015. This study analyzed the present status of university lifelong education system support project management, according to four analysis frameworks; adult-friendly curriculum, adult learner support system, evaluation of diverse learning performances, and empowerment of adult learners, based on adults' learning desire for higher education in a lifelong learning society. University lifelong education system reform suggests to aim at promotion of empowered adult learners, who give themselves positions and roles, through cultural adaptation and integration between generations.

The Relationship between the Meaning of Life and Academic Satisfaction of Adult Learners: Mediating Effect of Academic Engagement (성인학습자의 삶의 의미와 학업만족과의 관계: 학업열의의 매개효과)

  • Kim, Eun Mi
    • Journal of the Korea Convergence Society
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    • v.12 no.12
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    • pp.257-265
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    • 2021
  • The purpose of this study is to investigate the relationship between the meaning of life and academic engagement as a factor that affects the academic satisfaction of online learners in adulthood. The subjects of this study were 148 adult learners enrolled in cyber university. For data analysis, Spss 23 and PROCESS Macro were used. As a result of the correlation analysis, there was a significant positive correlation between the meaning of life, academic satisfaction and academic engagement, there was also a positive correlation between academic satisfaction and academic engagement. As a result of confirming the direct effect on educational satisfaction, the direct effect between the meaning of life as an independent variable and academic engagement as a mediating variable was positively significant. As a result of examining the indirect effect of academic engagement on the relationship between the meaning of life and academic satisfaction, the mediating effect was significant. Through insight into the meaning of life in diddle age, students show engagement for their studies, which leads to academic satisfaction. Therefore, in order to increase the academic satisfaction of adult learner, it is thought that it is necessary to develop a practical education program and a motivation program that can find the meaning of life.

A study to utilize educational facilities with instructional media in the industrial education (산업 교육에 있어서 교수 매체 활용을 위한 시설.설비에 관한 연구)

  • Lee, Gyeoung-Hee
    • Journal of the Korean Institute of Educational Facilities
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    • v.3 no.1
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    • pp.5-18
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    • 1996
  • In industrial education which would meet both ends to offer adult-learner (employee) the opportunity to develop himself and to accomplish business aims, it is very important to use instructional media and to prepare the proper educational facilities and equipments. Therefore, this paper would investigate the following aspects. First, the characteristics and optimal training method of industrial education as an adult-training. Secondly, the meaning of instructional media. Thirdly the contents of proper educational facilities and equipments to apply instructional media. Based on the above mentioned investigation, this paper suggests that instructional media and educational facilities and equipments in industrial education should be utilized integratedly and systematically as component factors of total educational program. And then, the basic directions and ways to establish the most desirable educational facilities and equipments are presented in this paper.

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