A Study on the Curriculum Design Engine using a SES/DEVS

SES/DEVS 방법론을 이용한 커리큘럼 엔진 연구

  • Han, Young-Shin (Division of Liberal Arts and Teaching(Information & Communication) SungKyul University)
  • 한영신 (성결대학교 교양교직부 정보통신)
  • Received : 2013.07.01
  • Accepted : 2013.09.28
  • Published : 2013.07.30

Abstract

A curriculum is a measure of how high level of knowledge is educated to students affiliated to university institutions, and is used as an indicator evaluating usefulness of the university institutions. For this reason, Designing and assessing curricula is a critical to high education institutions. However, in the case of development and quality assessment of a curriculum with a traditional way, finding a right curriculum which a designer intends is a time consuming and error-prone process. Therefore, in order to improve these problems, we propose the curriculum design engine using SES (System Entity Structure) / DEVS (Discrete Event System Specification) Framework in this paper. The SES describes all possible combination of curricula for students. The DEVS framework provides a simulation environment for models created from the SES by the students. The proposed engine will show appropriate curricula for students after a simulator appropriately filters students' requirement, according to conditions.

Keywords

SES;DEVS;curriculum design engine;modeling

Acknowledgement

Supported by : 한국연구재단

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