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Study Tracks Evolution in Priorities for University Freshmen from 1999 to 2019

Study Tracks Evolution in Priorities for University Freshmen from 1999 to 2019

SEOUL, Dec. 17 (Korea Bizwire) — Students who started their undergraduate degree in 1999 consist mainly of those born in the 1980s. while undergrads who started university in 2019 were born in 2000s. How different are the views of college life between these two generations? Daehak Naeil, a weekly magazine for college students, surveyed 150 [...]

University Administrators, Students Butt Heads over Campus Posters

University Administrators, Students Butt Heads over Campus Posters

SEOUL, Dec. 17 (Korea Bizwire) — Controversy looms over university authorities requiring students to obtain ‘pre-authorization’ for putting up posters on university campuses or taking them down arbitrarily. Recently, students at Dongduk Women’s University put up posters throughout the campus criticizing professors and instructors who made sexist remarks, as well as the school’s ‘repression of [...]

University Introduces AR and VR Technology in Classroom

University Introduces AR and VR Technology in Classroom

SEOUL, Oct. 29 (Korea Bizwire) — A local university in Gyeonggi Province has introduced augmented reality (AR) and virtual reality (VR) technology in classrooms, receiving a positive response from the students. Gachon University Medical Campus, located in the city of Incheon, introduced AR and VR technology in exercise physiology course. Students listen to the lecture [...]

Gov’t Team Detects 12 Cases of Listing Minors as Authors of University Research Papers

Gov’t Team Detects 12 Cases of Listing Minors as Authors of University Research Papers

SEOUL, Oct. 17 (Korea Bizwire) — A government inspection team has discovered 12 cases of misconduct at 15 domestic universities in which minors, including the offspring of professors, are listed as co-authors of academic research papers, the Ministry of Education said Thursday. These wrongdoings were unveiled during the 14th meeting of the ministry’s Education Trust [...]

Study Reveals Keys to Interaction Between Students, Professors

Study Reveals Keys to Interaction Between Students, Professors

SEOUL, Oct. 7 (Korea Bizwire) — When it comes to interaction between students and teachers, students showed satisfaction when interacting with their teacher about the class. On the other hand, teachers showed satisfaction when communicating with students about careers. According to an analysis released by the Korean Educational Development Institute (KEDI), the level of interaction [...]

Gov’t Launches New “Innovation Park” Initiative

Gov’t Launches New “Innovation Park” Initiative

SEOUL, Apr. 25 (Korea Bizwire) — The government will push ahead with an industry-academic cooperation project to attract companies and research institutes to the sites inside university campuses and build residential and welfare facilities to create high-tech industrial complexes. The Ministry of Education announced on Wednesday that it will sign a business agreement with the [...]

Sookmyung Women’s University Offers VR Job Interview Simulations

Sookmyung Women’s University Offers VR Job Interview Simulations

SEOUL, Apr. 18 (Korea Bizwire) — Sookmyung Women’s University (SWU) announced on Tuesday that it had conducted a simulated interview program for job seekers using virtual reality. The program, which runs on virtual reality (VR) technology, brings participants to a virtual interview session, where interviewers are present for a real-time interview. All of the answers [...]

South Korean Researchers Develop “Bio-Blood-Vessels” Using 3D Printer

South Korean Researchers Develop “Bio-Blood-Vessels” Using 3D Printer

POHANG, Aug. 22 (Korea Bizwire) – A team of engineers from Pohang University of Science and Technology has successfully developed so-called “bio-blood-vessels” using material extracted from the human body as a template for 3D printing. The team found that its printed blood vessels exhibited no problems in performing their desired function when implanted. The vessels [...]