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Higher Education Development in Knowledge Society in Korea

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張貼人:羅于尊公告日期:2018-01-10
 

Higher Education Development in Knowledge Society in Korea

申正澈Jung Cheol Shin (Professor, Seoul National University)

This presentation focuses on higher education development in Korea from a perspective of global trends of higher education development. He will overview the higher education development from a historical view, then leads discussion on how the two major functions of university (teaching and research) are differently approached by different stages of elite, mass, and post-massified higher education. He will overview the Korean higher education development during last five decades and explain how Korea has accomplished the development in a short time. First factor is co-development of human resource training and economy, second factor is user-payment approach, third factor is quantity driven quality approach, fourth factor is smooth transition from teaching to research. Although these four factors are much simplistic, but these four factors explain some characteristics of the rapid growth of Korean higher education during last five decades. In addition, he discusses how university research contributes to society for technological development and societal development. Finally, the presenter will discuss the changes that the high research productivity brought in Korean academic society. 

Biography

Dr. Shin is professor at Seoul National University. He served for the Korea Ministry of Education about 20 years. His research interests are higher education policy, knowledge and social development, and academic profession. His recent book publications include University Rankings (2011), Institutionalization of World-Class University (2012), Teaching and Research in Contemporary Higher education (2013), The Future of the Post-Massified University at the Crossroads (2013), The Dynamics of Higher Education Development in East Asia (2013), and Mass Higher Education Development in East Asia (2015). His upcoming books are Higher Education Governance in East Asia: Transformation under Neoliberalism (2018 forthcoming) and Doctoral Training for Knowledge Society across Countries: Global Convergence or Divergence? (2018 forthcoming).



 

 

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