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Graduate School of Education

Educational Goal

Re-educate Japanese teachers who have the creative ability and the qualities of the leader who are able to learn new theories and teaching methods of Japanese language education and to use and apply them in the field.

 

 

Curriculum

Characteristics of the Curriculum

The curriculum of the Japanese Language Education Program can be divided into the following:

  • Courses on general education theories and teaching methods (courses in teaching):

teaching theories (14 credits or more), curriculum education (4 credits or more), and teaching practice (2 credits or more) courses

  • Courses on Japanese education theories and teaching methods (courses in major):

   Introduction to Japanese Education, Introduction to Japanese Linguistics,

   Introduction to Japanese Literature, Teaching Japanese Grammar, Teaching

   Japanese Conversation, Teaching Japanese Writing, Teaching Japanese Reading

   Comprehension, and Guidance on Japanese Culture.

 

 

Courses and Syllabuses

courses and syllabuses

Type

Code

Subject

Hour

Credit

Teaching
Profession
Requirement
(Theory)
EGN601 SOCIOLOGY OF EDUCATION 2 2
EGN602 EDUCATIONAL PHILOSOPHY AND HISTORY 2 2
EGN603 EDUCATIONAL PSYCHOLOGY 2 2
EGN604 EDUCATIONAL METHODS AND EDUCATIONAL TECHNOLOGY 2 2
EGN605 EDUCATIONAL ADMINISTRATION AND MANAGEMENT 2 2
EGN607 FOUNDATIONS OF EDUCATION 2 2
EGN610 CURRICULUM 2 2
EGN611 EVALUATIONS 2 2
EGN618 GUIDANCE AND COUNSELLING 2 2
Teaching
Profession
Requirement
(Knowledge)
EGN614 PRACTICE ON SCHOOL AFFAIRS 2 2
EGN619 INTRODUCTION TO SPECIAL EDUCATION 2 2
EGN634 SCHOOL VIOLENCE PREVENTION AND UNDERSTANDING OF STUDENTS 2 2
Teaching
Profession
Requirement
(Practicum)
EGN616 EDUCATIONAL SERVICESHIP 2 2
EGN620 EDUCATIONAL SERVICESHIP(International Internship) 2 2
EGN625 TEACHING PRACTICUM 2 2
EGN627 TEACHING PRACTICUM(Overseas Korean International School) 2 2
EGN629 TEACHING PRACTICUM(International Internship) 2 2
Teaching
Profession
Electives
EGN801 LEADERSHIP FOR EDUCATIONAL SPECIALIST IN EDUCATION 2 2
EGN802 COUNSELING FOR EDUCATIONAL SPECIALIST IN EDUCATION 2 2
EGN803 KNOWLEDGE BASED SOCIETY AND LIFELONG LEARNING 2 2
EGN804 QUALITATIVE RESEARCH IN EDUCATION 2 2
EGN805 QUANTITATIVE RESEARCH IN EDUCATION 2 2
EGN806 EDUCATIONAL PHILOSOPHY AND THOUGHT 2 2
EGN807 EDUCATION AND SOCIETY IN KOREA 2 2
EGN808 THE GREATEST THINKERS IN EDUCATION 2 2
EGN809 UNDERSTANDING AND APPLYING LEARNING PRINCIPLES 2 2
EGN810 INSTRUCTIONAL METHODS USING INFORMATION AND COMMUNICATION TECHNOLOGY 2 2
EGN811 STUDIES ON SCHOOL CURRICULUM 2 2
EGN812 SCHOOL AND EVALUATION 2 2
EGN813 EDUCATION IN MULTICULTURAL SOCIETY 2 2
EGN814 JOB CAREER AND CAREER PLANNING 2 2
Common
Requirement
EGN505 ENGLISH 2 2
Major
Requirement
EJL607 RESEARCH ON TEACHING MATERIALS OF THE JAPANESE LANGUAGE AND ITS TEACHING METHODS 2 2
EJL610 INTRODUTION TO JAPANESE EDUCATION 2 2
EJL615 TOPICS ON THE EDUCATION OF JAPANESE LITERATURE 2 2
General
Requirement
EDU002 GUIDANCE OF RESEARCH(4 SEMESTER) 2 2
EDU002 GUIDANCE OF RESEARCH(5 SEMESTER) 2 2
Major
Electives
EJL558 INTRODUCTION TO JAPANESE LINGUISTICS 2 2
EJL561 CURRICULIM OF JAPANESE LANGUAGE EDUCATION 2 2
EJL562 HISTORY OF JAPANESE LANGUAGE EDUCATION 2 2
EJL563 TEACHING JAPANESE PHONETICS 2 2
EJL564 TEACHING JAPANESE GRAMMAR 2 2
EJL565 TEACHING JAPANESE CONVERSATION 2 2
EJL566 TEACHING JAPANESE WRITING 2 2
EJL567 TEACHING JAPANESE READING COMPREHENSION 2 2
EJL569 TEACHING JAPANESE AS A FOREIGN LANGUAGE 2 2
EJL570 JAPANESE LANGUAGE TESTING AND EVALUATION 2 2
EJL571 JAPANESE EDUCATION AND COMPUTER 2 2
EJL586 TOPICS ON THE EDUCATION OF HISTORY OF JAPANESE LINGUISTICS 2 2
EJL587 TOPICS ON THE EDUCATION OF JAPANESE CULTURE 2 2
EJL588 GUIDANCE ON JAPANESE CULTURE 2 2
EJL589 GUIDANCE ON JAPANESE LITERATURE 2 2
EJL590 INTRODUCTION TO JAPANESE LITERATURE 2 2
EJL591 COMPREHENSION OF MODERN JAPANESE LITERATURE 2 2
EJL592 COMPREHENSION OF CLASSICAL JAPANESE LITERATURE 2 2
EJL593 TEACHING HISTORY OF JAPANESE 2 2
EJL594 TEACHING HISTORY OF JAPANESE LITERATURE 2 2
EJL595 TEACHING JAPANESE POETRY 2 2
EJL596 TEACHING JAPANESE PROSE 2 2
EJL597 JAPANESE LANGUAGE EDUCATION RESEARCH METHODS I 2 2
EJL598 JAPANESE LANGUAGE EDUCATION RESEARCH METHODS Ⅱ 2 2
EJL705 LOGIC AND WRITING SKILL OF TEACHING JAPANESE LANGUAGE 2 2

 

 

Admission

The KU Graduate School of Education offers Master’s, Integrated Master’s-Doctoral, and Research programs, while the Japanese Language Education major offers only Master’s and Research programs.

 

The Master’s Program (Evening Program)

 

General Admission

Special Admission


Eligibility




 

1. Four-year university graduates or graduating students 

2. Applicants with at least a bachelor’s degree or equivalent recognized by law  

3. Applicants who are currently employed as teachers or who work in the same field as the major they apply for may be granted additional points based on their career experience.

1. Applicants who have graduated from a four-year university and are recognized as having a qualification equivalent to a full-time lecturer or higher, a vice principal, a principal, or a school inspector in their respective fields

2. Current full-time teachers with two or more years of teaching experience 

3. Applicants with three or more years of experience in the areas related to Japanese language education


Note


 

Those who apply for a major different from their undergraduate major must complete prescribed prerequisite courses after admission, and they cannot obtain a teacher’s license.

Those who wish to obtain a teacher’s license cannot apply even if they meet the above requirements.


Exam


 

Document screening, written examination (Japanese language and general Japanese language education), English, and oral examination


Document screening and oral examination


Enrollment and Exam

Dates




 

1. Regular Enrollment:

examinations in October/November,

enrollment in March

2. Late Enrollment:

examinations in May,

enrollment in September

1. Regular Enrollment:

examinations in October/November,

enrollment in March

2. Late Enrollment:

examinations in April,

enrollment in September

 

-For more information, please contact the Administration Office in the Graduate School of Education (TEL: 02-3290-1371~3, FAX: 02-926-9354) or the Department of Japanese Language and Literature (TEL: 02-3290-2140).

 

The Research Program

The Research Program is a one-year (two-semester) program consisting of professional research courses. Those who complete the prescribed research courses will receive a certificate of completion in accordance with school regulations. For students enrolling in the Master’s Program, all courses taken in the Research Program will be counted, and the required semesters to graduate can be reduced by one. The entrance examination is composed of document screening and oral examination. If a student fails to enter the Master’s Program, the student may still be accepted to the Research Program.

 

-For more information, please contact the Administration Office in the Graduate School of Education (TEL: 02-3290-1371~2, FAX: 09-926-9354) or the Department of Japanese Language and Literature (TEL: 02-3290-2140).

Website: http://edugrad.korea.ac.kr/edugrad/master/master_major19.do