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Directions of Convergence Technology Education related to New Industry Field through Analysis of Industrial Needs

산업체 요구분석을 통한 신산업 융합기술교육의 방향

  • Jin, Sung-Hee (Division of Humanities and Liberal Arts, Hanbat National University)
  • 진성희 (한밭대학교 인문교양학부)
  • Received : 2019.05.24
  • Accepted : 2019.08.20
  • Published : 2019.08.28

Abstract

Convergence education, which is operated by many engineering colleges, is mainly led by government-led projects. Convergence majors are established in consideration of the research field of the university professors rather than systematically analyzing the needs of the industry. The purpose of this study is to present the directions of convergence technology education related to new industry fields by analyzing industry needs. Participants were 299 industrial workers in various fields. Instrument consisted of three parts: necessity for convergence education, demand for convergence new technology education from industry perspective, and opinions about undergraduate convergence education. As a result, it was found that the level of awareness of industry needs for fusion technology education was high, and it was confirmed that there is a high demand for IoT convergence, bio-health, advanced new material, and renewable energy fields among convergence technology fields. In addition, the results of the industry demand for convergence new technology education were presented. The suggestions for expectations, problems, and improvements in undergraduate education were presented and implications for convergence technology education were discussed based on the results of the study.

Keywords

Convergence technology education;Analysis industry needs;Convergence majors;New industry field;The $4^{th}$ industrial revolution

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