A Case Study of Soft-Skill Education

소프트스킬 함양교육 사례

  • Park, Mi-Keung (Department of Computer Engineering, Youngsan University) ;
  • Cho, Hyuk-Gyu (Department of Cybaer and Police Science, Youngsan University)
  • 박미경 (영산대학교 컴퓨터공학과) ;
  • 조혁규 (영산대학교 사이버경찰학과)
  • Received : 2012.04.09
  • Accepted : 2012.05.31
  • Published : 2012.05.31

Abstract

The skill that meets the intellectual and technical requirements in workplace is called hard skill. The counter part of it is 'softskills' which enhances an individual's interactions, job performance and career prospects. It becomes more necessary skill as society changes. In this paper we first show the demand for the softskill improvement education for engineering major students. Then we introduce a 'softskill improvement education' program developed by the "Center for innovative engineering education" in a University. The contents of the program are chosen by the needs of society, companies that hire our students, ABEEK educational objectives and consulting from professors. To improve the skills we used various activities as tools which are mentioned and introduced. The evaluation of the program results are discussed. We suggest some ways to improve the program.

Keywords

Engineering education;Soft-skill;Evaluation

Acknowledgement

Supported by : 영산대학교

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