ERIC Number: ED446656
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2000
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Historic Factors Influencing Korean Higher Education. Korean Studies Series, No. 17.
This book examines the religious and philosophical factors historically affecting Korean higher education, and the characteristics of contemporary Korean higher education in relation to organizational structure, leadership, and organizational culture. The book is organized into 4 parts, with 11 chapters. Part One focuses on identifying the problem with Chapter 1 describing the problem, research questions, significance and limitations of the study, definitions of terms, and research methods and procedures. Part Two illustrates the historical background of the study: the traditional period (57 BC-1910 AD) and the modern era (1910-1990s). Chapter 2 introduces the context of Korean higher education in the traditional era, and Chapter 3 illustrates the background of Korean higher education in the modern period. Part Three explores the religious and philosophical factors historically influencing Korean higher education from the perspectives of organizational structure, leadership, and organizational culture. Chapter 4 examines Buddhism in the traditional period, Chapter 5 focuses on Confucianism, and Chapter 6 illustrates Christianity and Western thoughts. Chapter 7 discusses Japanese imperialism under Japanese colonial rule, Chapter 8 shifts the focus to Americanism under the U.S. military government, and Chapter 9 analyzes contemporary thoughts on examining the characteristics of contemporary Korean higher education from the perspective of educational administration. Part Four presents a summary, conclusions, and implications for Korean higher education. Chapter 10 describes the summary. Chapter 11 pulls together a general discussion of the implications of evaluations or findings for educational administrators, as well as practitioners, and recommendations for future study. Appendixes contain information on the chronology of Korean history; the development of Korean higher education, Buddhism, Confucianism, and Christianity; the organization of the Ministry of Education and a typical Korean university; statistical data on Korean higher education; and various legislative acts. (Contains approximately 250 references.) (EMS)
Descriptors: Asian History, Buddhism, Christianity, Confucianism, Educational Administration, Foreign Countries, Higher Education, Instructional Leadership, Korean Culture, Modernism, School Culture, Traditionalism
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Publication Type: Books; Historical Materials
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Identifiers - Location: South Korea