Social Studies in South Korea: Examining Teacher and Teacher Educator’s Views

Matthew Scott Hollstein

Abstract


The Republic of South Korea is a nation that has seen dramatic changes in its economic and educational systems over the course of the last 50 years. These circumstances present unique views of citizenship and the roles that teachers and teacher educators play in this process. This study presents two case studies, one a classroom teacher and the other a teacher educator. It examines their views of social studies and geography education, the process training new citizens, and offers insights into what the dynamic relationship between the two offers future educators and teacher educators.  


Keywords


Social studies education, geography education, teacher education, citizenship education, and global education.

Full Text:

PDF


Copyright © 2009 - 2018 International Assembly, All rights reserved. ISSN 2327-3585