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Students Taking Online Classes Easily Distracted by Other Content

Students Taking Online Classes Easily Distracted by Other Content

SEOUL, Nov. 16 (Korea Bizwire) — Concern is growing over the deteriorating educational environment for students as schools continue to offer online courses at home due to the coronavirus pandemic. Market researcher Nielsen KoreanClick reported a 5 percent increase in the number of teenage PC/mobile users this September compared to last year. Teenagers have spent [...]

Majority of S. Koreans Concerned over Widening Education Gap Caused by Online Classes

Majority of S. Koreans Concerned over Widening Education Gap Caused by Online Classes

SEOUL, June 10 (Korea Bizwire) — Online courses that have replaced regular school classes to prevent the spread of the coronavirus have triggered concerns that educational inequality is getting worse. South Korean civic group World Without Worries for Private Education conducted a survey of 1,000 men and women across the country, 62 percent of whom [...]

Students Play Games or Watch YouTube During Online Classes

Students Play Games or Watch YouTube During Online Classes

SEOUL, June 5 (Korea Bizwire) — More than 60 percent of middle and high school students have either played games or watched YouTube videos during online classes. The Institute for Progressive Education conducted a survey of 560 elementary school students, 844 middle and high school students, 785 teachers, and 696 parents from May 20 to [...]

King Sejong Institute to Launch Online Classes from April

King Sejong Institute to Launch Online Classes from April

SEOUL, March 31 (Korea Bizwire) — King Sejong Institute, the state-run Korean culture and language education center, will start online classes next month amid the novel coronavirus pandemic, its operator said Tuesday. The King Sejong Institute Foundation said it has developed the online lecture service platform, which will go into operation on Wednesday. Users can [...]