A Study of Convergence Education Type for the College of Engineering

공과대학 융합교육 형태 연구

  • Kim, Yeon-hee (Department of Intelligent Automation System Engineering, Hoseo University) ;
  • Byun, Ho-seung (Department of Education, Chungbuk National University) ;
  • Hong, Chol-Ho (Department of Intelligent Automation System Engineering, Hoseo University) ;
  • Han, Jeong-su (Department of Materials Science & Engineering, Hoseo University)
  • 김연희 (호서대학교 로봇자동화공학과) ;
  • 변호승 (충북대학교 교육공학과) ;
  • 홍철호 (호서대학교 로봇자동화공학과) ;
  • 한정수 (호서대학교 신소재공학과)
  • Received : 2016.01.11
  • Accepted : 2016.07.20
  • Published : 2016.07.31


Due to the development of science and technology, diversity of fusion technologies has become a major concern. Especially the application of the convergence education became necessary in the curriculum of engineering department. The purpose of this paper is to extract characteristics of convergence education among engineering majors and to present a model of applicable convergence education. The researchers collected studies of past 15 years in domestic and international journals in related themes. Academic research information systems, DBpia, e-article, Academic Search Complete were used for keyword searches. 43 Korean papers and 25 international papers were analyzed for the study. The results showed that the convergence education models for college of engineering can be classified into the three types: the cooperative convergence, multidisciplinary convergence, and transdisciplinary convergence. Based on the results, a convergence education model is suggested for the schools of engineering in Korea.


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