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An Analysis of School Change of A Middle School according to the Free Semester Policy
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  • Journal title : Journal of Digital Convergence
  • Volume 14, Issue 1,  2016, pp.33-42
  • Publisher : The Society of Digital Policy and Management
  • DOI : 10.14400/JDC.2016.14.1.33
 Title & Authors
An Analysis of School Change of A Middle School according to the Free Semester Policy
Lee, In-Hoi;
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The purpose of this study was to analyze a case of school change according to the free semester policy and provide its suggestions for the entire implementation of the policy in 2016. For the study, a middle school case was examined qualitatively. The main results are as follows: First, the structural change and psychological change should be simultaneously implemented in order to bring out overall school change. Second, the free semester should be focused on either teaching and learning improvement or career experience by having concrete action plans. Third, school stakeholders` trust and expectation should be improved by the consistency and continuity of the policy, and local educational authorities should reduce teachers work load as well as unnecessary works from the other areas besides teaching.
Free Semester System;School Change;Change Factor;Career Experience;Case Study;
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