Evolution to Smart Learning in Public Education: A Case Study of Korean Public Education

  • Taisiya Kim
  • Ji Yeon Cho
  • Bong Gyou Lee
Part of the IFIP Advances in Information and Communication Technology book series (IFIPAICT, volume 395)


The purpose of this study is to introduce a new paradigm called “Smart Learning” in South Korea. The adoption of highly advanced Information Technology (IT) in education has been a global issue for many years. The Smart Learning paradigm in Korea is a convergence concept of Ubiquitous Learning (u-Learning) and Social Learning. This study examined the Smart Learning education system through a SWOT analysis of Korean public education. Thus, this study provides strategic implications for the countries that are in the process of promoting the Smart Learning education program.


Smart Learning Public Education South Korea SWOT analysis 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Taisiya Kim
    • 1
  • Ji Yeon Cho
    • 2
  • Bong Gyou Lee
    • 2
  1. 1.Graduate School Department of Management of TechnologyYonsei UniversitySouth Korea
  2. 2.Graduate School of InformationYonsei UniversitySouth Korea

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