Category Archives: IT in Education

Social Media Sells Education

This interesting article in The Australian has interesting statistics and information about internet usage in different countries, including Korea, of course, and how this affects trends in marketing and recruitment of educational institutions. http://www.theaustralian.com.au/higher-education/social-media-sells-education/story-e6frgcjx-1226113733750

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Expert advocates use of technology in education

The Article in the Korea Herald of December 12, 2010 The president of the Korea Education and Research Information Service (KERIS) advocated the active use of ICT (Information & Communication Technology) in classrooms. It has proven its value so far … Continue reading

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Digital Textbook Plan Hits Snag

Some of you may be interested in the post on my Korea Information Society blog about the Ministry of Science and Technology’s plans for digital textbooks. Read it here.

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New Category: Korea’s Information Society

As some of you who follow this blog already know, I author another blog called koreainformationsociety.com.   Quite frequently there are posts on that blog that I think might be of interest to people reading this one.  After all, education … Continue reading

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Book Becomes Available on Google Books

I’m pleased to inform readers of this blog that the 1996 book I co-authored with Mel Gurtov and Robert R. Swartout, Jr., Korea’s Amazing Century:  From King’s to Satellites is now available full-view with a downloadable PDF option on Google … Continue reading

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Government Designates 8 New “IT Research Universities”

The Chosun Ilbo reports today that the Korean government has designated eight universities as IT Research Centers (ITRCs), with a view to developing IT-based core technologies and nurturing high-quality human resources with master’s or doctorate degrees. The new ITRCs are Sogang University … Continue reading

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