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Designing an Integrated Online-guide for Overseas Applicants Seeking to Teach English in Korea: Focus on Job and Visa Application
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  • Journal title : International Journal of Contents
  • Volume 10, Issue 4,  2014, pp.83-89
  • Publisher : The Korea Contents Association
  • DOI : 10.5392/IJoC.2014.10.4.083
 Title & Authors
Designing an Integrated Online-guide for Overseas Applicants Seeking to Teach English in Korea: Focus on Job and Visa Application
Ryu, JaeYoul;
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This study suggests an effective online guide for foreign teachers who want to teach English in Korean schools. When designing this guide for overseas applicants, there should be a consistent analysis to reflect the process of the system. Thus, this paper provides an analysis and results for an integrated online guide to increase the efficiency based on the pedagogical framework for analysis of the 'ADDIE' model (Analyze, Design, Development, Implementation, and Evaluation). The number of job applicants who wish to teach English in Korea is growing rapidly because Korea is one of the fastest growing economies in the world and the 'Korean Wave' has especially been experiencing significant changes with the development of social network services and digital technologies. As a result, overseas applicants' expectations regarding Korea when they are seeking information and applying is very high, but the aspects of the procedure provided by the government are somewhat disappointing. The paper presents customer needs and specific recommendation for each step of the application process to improve the guide's effectiveness.
ADDIE Model;EPIK and TaLK Program;Visa Application;Web Design;Online Guide;
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Ministry of Education (MOE),

National Institute for International Education Development (NIIED),

English Program in Korea (EPIK),

Teach and Learn in Korea (TaLK),

Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA),

Ministry of Justice (MOJ),

Korea Immigration Service,

e-Government for Foreigner,

Korean Statistical Information Service,