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Development of an Integrated Informatics Curriculum for K-12 in Korea

  • SeungWook Yoo
  • YongChul Yeum
  • Yong Kim
  • SeungEun Cha
  • JongHye Kim
  • HyeSun Jang
  • SookKyong Choi
  • HwanCheol Lee
  • DaiYoung Kwon
  • HeeSeop Han
  • EunMi Shin
  • JaeShin Song
  • JongEun Park
  • WonGyu Lee
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 4226)

Abstract

The current informatics education in Korea is based on the guidelines for ICT education announced in Aug. 2000, which was very timely considering the need to utilize the infrastructure that had been constructed. Still, the essential question regarding informatics education as a tool for enhancing the learning effects and solving problems in daily living has been persistently raised. This study resolved the problems related to the informatics education implemented in Korean primary and secondary schools and considered various conditions for implementing the integrated informatics education. An integrated informatics curriculum designed to enhance problem solving capacity was also proposed. Finally, the new guidelines for ICT education announced in Dec. 2005 were introduced.

Keywords

Middle School Information Society Educational Content Informatics Education Information Device 
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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2006

Authors and Affiliations

  • SeungWook Yoo
    • 1
  • YongChul Yeum
    • 1
  • Yong Kim
    • 2
  • SeungEun Cha
    • 1
  • JongHye Kim
    • 1
  • HyeSun Jang
    • 1
  • SookKyong Choi
    • 1
  • HwanCheol Lee
    • 1
  • DaiYoung Kwon
    • 1
  • HeeSeop Han
    • 1
  • EunMi Shin
    • 1
  • JaeShin Song
    • 2
  • JongEun Park
    • 3
  • WonGyu Lee
    • 4
  1. 1.Department of Computer Science Education, Graduate SchoolKorea UniversitySeoulKorea
  2. 2.Korea Education & Research Information ServiceSeoulKorea
  3. 3.Ministry of Education & Human Resources DevelopmentSeoulRepublic of Korea
  4. 4.Department of Computer Science Education, College of EducationKorea UniversitySeoulKorea

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