A Study on Analysis of Satisfaction for Engineering Convergence Subject

Jaechoon Jo - Division of Computer Engineering, Hanshin University, Osan, 18101, Republic of Korea
Seungdo Jeong - Department of Smart Information and Telecommunication Engineering, Sangmyung University, Cheonan, 31066, Republic of Korea
Sunhee Kim - Department of System Semiconductor Engineering, Sangmyung University, Cheonan, 31066, Republic of Korea
Kwangjae Lee - Department of Information Security Engineering, Sangmyung University, Cheonan, 31066, Republic of Korea
Hyunjoo Park - Department of Smart Information and Telecommunication Engineering, Sangmyung University, Cheonan, 31066, Republic of Korea


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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.30630/joiv.5.3.674

Abstract


Our world is quickly moving towards the fourth industrial revolution including mobile, big data, AI, IoT, cloud computing, VR, etc. Recently, South Korea has been emphasizing convergence education to university. Thus, university has begun doing convergence education on their own by linking major subjects and liberal arts courses or linking different departments. In this paper, we analyzed learners’ satisfaction for operating convergence education effectively to increase education satisfaction and developed convergence curriculum and convergence skills required by society. for this study, a satisfaction survey is conducted for students majoring in engineering colleges. And the students’ experiences are collected through interviews and questionnaires for suggesting improved the convergence curriculum operation. We also did interviews and asked students about the meaning convergence education had for them, the impressions they had after taking the classes, and any opinions for further improvements. As a result of the analysis of student's satisfaction and satisfaction of convergence curriculum, it was analyzed as “approximately satisfied” with 3.6. Additionally, the correlation between student satisfaction and convergence curriculum satisfaction was analyzed, and the correlation coefficient showed a significant correlation with 0.732. In other words, it can be seen that students with high-student satisfaction are also highly satisfied with the convergence curriculum. Based on the result of the research and the student’s opinions, we would like to suggest that there should be subject development that is connected to careers or job searching for senior students, and additional research of practical educational methods are also needed.

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Convergence education; education effectiveness; satisfaction survey; engineering college; curriculum.

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