S-Space College of Education (사범대학) Center for Educational Research (교육종합연구원) 교육연구와 실천 Journal of the College of Education (師大論叢) vol.21/22 (1980)
A Review on “Politics-Economy" in High School Social Studies
- 尹鎔折; 李榮基
- Issue Date
- 서울대학교 사범대학
- 사대논총, Vol.21, pp. 171-199
- This article was designed to review the objectives and contents of “Politics-Economy" as one subject of High School Social Studies. The objectives of High School Social Studies are to develop 1) the knowledge of structure and function of our society, 2) the ability of problem-solving and decision-making, 3) the social skills and attitudes to participate in and contribute to the development of democratic society. In view of these general objectives, the following objectives should be emphasized on educating the democratic citizenship in “Politics-Economy". First, to understand the political life in our democratic society and the attitudes of observing democratic creeds, so as to dedicate to the development of democracy and welfare-state. Second, to develop the knowledge of law, so as to be a law-abiding democratic citizen. Third, to understand the fundamental principles of economics, so as to contribute to the national economic development, with synthetic understanding of characteristics and problems of Korean economy. According to. these objectives above, the structarized ideas of political science and economics should be instructed, emphasizing on the ability of problem-solving and enquiry skills.