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The Journal of Korean Institute of Educational Facilities
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Volume 20, Issue 6 - Nov 2013
Volume 20, Issue 5 - Sep 2013
Volume 20, Issue 4 - Jul 2013
Volume 20, Issue 3 - May 2013
Volume 20, Issue 2 - Mar 2013
Volume 20, Issue 1 - Jan 2013
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A Research on the Correlations between the Applicability of CPTED guidelines in Korean Elementary Schools and the Crime Rate within its Campuses - Focused On the Schools Included in Seong-Buk and Gwang-Jin -
Whang, Hee-Joon ; Lee, Seung-Woo ; Park, Hyun-Goo ;
The Journal of Korean Institute of Educational Facilities, volume 20, issue 6, 2013, Pages 3~10
DOI : 10.7859/kief.2013.20.6.003
The purpose of this research is to understand the basic correlation between CPTED based 'Safe School Guidelines' and the physical properties of Korean elementary schools. Fundamentally, the guidelines are consisted with phrases that contain a detailed explanation of how the spaces within the school campuses should be and which aspects have to be avoided. Furthermore, the guidelines categorized among the several areas in school are grouped by CPTED elements such as 'Natural Surveillance', 'Territorial Integrity' and 'Natural Access'. The mission of the researchers was to check the applicability of these guidelines for each school samples and investigate which of the categories or subcategories have strong correlation with the current school crime rates. With these results, a new outline of CPTED guideline exclusive to Korean elementary schools will be obtained which can be applied on earlier stages for future school projects.
A Survey Study on the User's Satisfaction at the Boarding Middle School following the Merger and Abolition of Small Schools
Lee, Hwa-Ryong ; Cho, Chang-Hee ; Kim, Jin-Gu ;
The Journal of Korean Institute of Educational Facilities, volume 20, issue 6, 2013, Pages 11~20
DOI : 10.7859/kief.2013.20.6.011
According to the decrease in birth rate and reduction of population, many schools in rural area have brought about the r decrease of number of student, and environment of education have became deteriorated. Accordingly, small schools be required improvement, and it should be altered placement of schools because it change number of student, distance and time of attending school, and formation of school zone are changed by alternating of human and physical environment. Merger and abolition of small schools are inevitable for change of placement standard to school and qualitative improvement of environment of education in rural area. This study researches the user's satisfaction at the boarding middle school following the merge and abolition of small schools in rural area. Finally, it reports the results of satisfaction research: the users are generally satisfied with education and student school life in the unified dormitory school.
A Study on the Elementary School Teachers' Perceptions of Classroom Environments
Suk, Min-Chul ; Shin, Na-Min ; Rieu, Ho-Seoup ;
The Journal of Korean Institute of Educational Facilities, volume 20, issue 6, 2013, Pages 21~30
DOI : 10.7859/kief.2013.20.6.021
This study aimed to identify elementary school teachers' perceptions of various aspects of physical environments of a classroom. For the purpose, a survey questionnaire was administered to 982 classroom teachers(female 82.2%) working at 67 elementary schools(Seoul 55%) located in Seoul and Busan. According to the analyses of the survey data, 50.8% of the respondent teachers suggested 20-25 as an optimum class size. Also, 57% of the teachers were positive about the current size of a classroom(
), but evaluations of a classroom size were divided between the teachers who had more and less than 30 students in class. Furthermore, three factors, labelled as 'uniqueness', 'residential stability' and 'visually pleasing', were extracted from a factor analysis of the Semantic Differential Scale consisting of 24 adjectives evaluating a classroom environment. Teachers from Busan tended to rate higher in the uniqueness domain while female teachers scored higher in the domain of residential stability, respectively, compared to their counterparts. Overall, the teachers perceived their classrooms having no particular characteristics, but rated highly in terms of stability. In addition, it was found out that the teachers' requests for the improvement of a classroom environment were not so much as the increased size of a classroom as a reduced class size as well as educational facilities that are corresponding to a variety of instructional methods. In summary, this study confirmed that elementary school teachers' perceptions of a classroom environment varied according to such factors as sex, teaching career, grade of their concerned class, and class size.
A Study on the Status of Designated Cultural Properties of Modern Educational Facilities and The Meaning of Modern Architectural History
Kim, Seung-Bae ;
The Journal of Korean Institute of Educational Facilities, volume 20, issue 6, 2013, Pages 31~40
DOI : 10.7859/kief.2013.20.6.031
The purpose of this study is to understand the meaning of architectural history of designated cultural properties of modern educational facilities through the analysis of its status. This study considerate acceptance and evolution of modern educational facilities during the about seventy years from 1895 to 1965. Also, this study analyzes items that is distribution of construction and designation year, regional groups, and status of main structure material, status of conservation and utilization of facilities, its characteristics of architectural style. In this study, the result of analysis show that most analysis items of investment buildings are tend to biased and concentration to one direction. Accordingly, designated cultural properties of modern educational facilities are weakly express architectural representation and symbolism in the period of modern educational acceptance.
A Study on Space Utilization of the After-school Programs in Elementary School - Focus on the Relationship of Local Public Facilities -
Choi, Jin-Hee ;
The Journal of Korean Institute of Educational Facilities, volume 20, issue 6, 2013, Pages 41~48
DOI : 10.7859/kief.2013.20.6.041
Elementary school education in Korea has been constantly changing according to the requirements of social change. Contemporary primary education is oriented creative-education and institutional changes were required. As a result, it is appearing movement wants to get out of uniform curriculum of elementary school. This paper was carried out to analyze after-school programs other than the curriculum of elementary education school and to analyze the current status of the space use of school facilities. Based on this analysis, it is proposed utilization of spatial association between the elementary school and local public facilities.
A Study on the Relationships Between Class Size and Middle School Students' Perceptions of School Lives
Shin, Na-Min ; Rieu, Ho-Seoup ; Park, Jong-Hyang ;
The Journal of Korean Institute of Educational Facilities, volume 20, issue 6, 2013, Pages 49~56
DOI : 10.7859/kief.2013.20.6.049
This study investigated middle school students' perceptions of an optimum class size as well as the relationships between a class size and various aspects of students' lives at school. Data were gathered from 858 students from 8 classes (grade 1 and 2) at 4 middle schools located in Busan by administering survey questionnaires. The average class sizes to which each participating students belonged were 17.88, 30.0, 31.88, 28.0 respectively. A series of comparative analyses were carried out, revealing that the majority of the participating students perceived 25-30 as an optimum size for one class. Also, students in a relatively smaller class tended to show higher levels of satisfaction with school lives and with school and classroom facilities, more positive attitudes towards classroom atmosphere, and greater needs for peer interaction than did their counterparts. Furthermore, it was found out that the actual class size had to do with the students' perceptions of the relationships between school facilities and their levels of stress and pleasure at school. These findings were discussed in order to provide educators, architects, and policy makers with practical implications for bringing about a better school environment that is conducive to learning and living for middle school students.