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Department of Educational Technology

The future-oriented Department of Educational Technology at Konkuk University (KU) fosters experts who are capable of performing a lead role in future education and taking responsibility for devising information-centric, modern and advanced educational methods. Such methods are designed to maximize effectiveness and efficiency in an era of increasing demand for educational reform, coinciding with the introduction of lifelong, open, and multimedia forms of education.

Our primary objective is the development and strengthening of expertise in the application of cutting edge technology, as well as insight into educational technology R&D at a range of educational institutions that provide both regular and lifelong educational courses. In addition, we aim to develop leading educational professionals at the forefront of the educational information era, who possess the ability to utilize multimedia study materials or develop educational computer programs demanded by the information age.

In summary, the general objectives of the Department of Educational Technology at KU are as follows.

  • To foster leading educational professionals able to meet the demands of the educational information era
  • To cultivate staff for professional human resources development for the private sector
  • To educate individuals with relevant qualifications who are able to develop, implement and evaluate lifelong education programs
  • To foster information technology specialists
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