ERIC Number: ED207976
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1979
Reference Count: N/A
Analytical Case Study of the Korean Educational Development Institute. Final Report.
Masoner, Paul H., Ed.; Klassen, Frank H., Ed.
The Korean Educational Development Institute (KEDI) is an independent, autonomous, and government-funded educational research and development center. Initially founded for the purpose of developing a comprehensive and systematic reform of education in Korea following the Korean War, KEDI has assumed far-reaching responsibilities. Included among these are: population education, air and correspondence studies at the secondary school level, teacher training research, industrial arts and vocational technical education skill learning, Seamaul education (the community movement), informal and nonformal education programs, instructional and educational radio and television, women's studies, and educational policy studies. This case study of KEDI documents its origins and early development, reviews and analyzes the planning operations of the first two years, and reports on three years of study and analysis, as well as on an assessment of progress and the provision of continuous feedback to KEDI administration and staff. Chapters discuss: (1) an overview of KEDI; (2) the setting for educational reform in Korea; (3) the origins of the KEDI; (4) KEDI management, organization, and operations; (5) the Elementary-Middle School Development Project; (6) educational broadcasting; (7) teacher education; (8) cost analysis of the Elementary-Middle School Project; (9) the evolution of a comprehensive national educational research and development institute; and (10) a plan for self-assessment at KEDI. (JD)
Descriptors: Change Agents, Compulsory Education, Curriculum Development, Delivery Systems, Developing Nations, Educational Assessment, Educational Media, Foreign Countries, Operations Research, Organizational Development, Research and Development Centers, Self Evaluation (Groups), Summative Evaluation, Teacher Education
Publication Type: Reports - Research; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Agency for International Development (Dept. of State), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education, Washington, DC.; Pittsburgh Univ., PA.