Field Research on the Effects of School Sex Education Using Reconstructed Curriculum

교육과정 재구성을 통한 학교성교육 효과에 대한 현장연구

  • Kang, Miyoung (Graduate School of Korea National University of Education, Department of Educational Psychology)
  • 강미영 (한국교원대학교 대학원 교육심리학과)
  • Received : 2019.03.04
  • Accepted : 2019.04.04
  • Published : 2019.04.30


Purpose: The purpose of this study is to examine the satisfaction level toward school sex education and its effect on character cultivation by reconstructing a unit, sex and health, included in the current health education curriculum. Methods: The study is a mixed research which utilized both two-way ANOVA & MANOVA methods, and qualitative content analysis. A total of 279 middle school students participated in the pre-test and the sex education program using the reconstructed curriculum. Then, a total of 253 participated in the posttest. Results: The results showed an increase in the satisfaction level toward school sex education (p<.05) and in character (p<.05) in both male and female students. There was no significant difference between male and female students. In the total test for character cultivation, there were no interacting effects between the test and gender (p>.05). Also, in the qualitative analysis, the program helped students to build character including self-care skills Conclusion: By revising the unit of sex and health to meet the needs and demands of the students, curriculum reconstruction increased the students' satisfaction and had a positive effect on their character cultivation.

Table 1. Sex Education Program Using Curriculum Reconstruction

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Table 2. Satisfaction of the Sex Education using Curriculum Reconstruction

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Table 3. Character cultivation of the sex education using curriculum reconstruction

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