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KOREA UNIVERSITY
Department of Korean Language Education

History

December 1977 The Department of Korean Language Education is established in the College of Education.
March 1978 The first class of 41 students enroll.
Professor Gyubok Jung is appointed as the head of the Department of Korean Language Education.
September 1978 Professor Takbon Oh (modern Korean literature) is appointed.
March 1979 The second class of 44 students enroll.
Professor Takbon Oh is appointed as the head of the department.
March 1980 The third class of 43 students enroll.
March 1981 The fourth class of 68 students enroll.
Professor Jaeho Jung (classical Korean literature) is appointed.
Professor Youngsoon Park (Korean linguistics) is appointed.
September 1981 Professor Kwangsoo Sung (Korean linguistics) is appointed.
October 1981 The first academic seminar, “The Reflection and Prospect of Korean Language Education” is held.
February 1982 The department produces its first 23 graduates.
March 1982 The fifth class of 125 students enroll.
October 1982 The second academic seminar, “The Reflection and Prospect of Korean Language Education” is held.
March 1983 The sixth class of 127 students enroll.
May 1983 The first department conference is held.
The first exhibition of illustrated poems in the Department of Korean Language Education is held.
October 1983 The third academic seminar, “The Reflection and Prospect of Korean Language Education” is held.
February 1984 The department produces its third class of 31 graduates.
March 1984 The seventh class of 125 students enroll.
May 1984 The second department conference is held.
The second exhibition of illustrated poems in the Department of Korean Language Education is held.
August 1984 Professor Youngsoon Park is appointed to the head of the department.
October 1984 The fourth academic seminar, “The Reflection and Prospect of Korean Language Education” is held.
November 1984 The third department conference is held.
March 1985 The eighth class of 14 students enroll.
The Association of Korean Language Education Research (AKLER) is created.
May 1985 The third exhibition of illustrated poems in the Department of Korean Language Education is held.
July 1985 The first academic field trip is held (July 23-29).
September 1985 The fifth academic seminar, “The Reflection and Prospect of Korean Language Education” is held.
October 1985 The fourth department conference is held.
February 1986 The first issue of Korean Language and Literature Education is published.
March 1986 The ninth class of 110 students enroll.
September 1986 The sixth academic seminar, “The Reflection and Prospect of Korean Language Education” is held.
October 1986 The fifth department conference is held.
February 1987 Professor Namho Lee (modern Korean literature) is appointed.
March 1987 Professor Takbon Oh is appointed as the chief editor of the Korea University Newspaper.
The first issue of the student newsletter Geulteo is published.
June 1987 The second issue of Korean Language and Literature Education is published.
July 1987 The third academic field trip is held (July 27-30).
November 1987 The seventh academic seminar “The Reflection and Prospect of Korean Language Education” is held.
March 1988 The 11th class of 83 students enroll.
The second issue of the student newsletter Geulteo is published.
July 1988 The fourth academic field trip is held (July 25-29).
August 1988 The third issue of Korean Language and Literature Education is published.
November 1988 The eighth department conference is held.
February 1989 Professor Takbon Oh is appointed as the Vice President for Administration and Finance.
March 1989 The 12th class of 63 students enroll.
Professor Kyungwook Jeon (classical Korean literature) is appointed.
April 1989 The third issue of the student newsletter Geulteo is published.
July 1989 The fifth academic field trip is held (July 25-29).
November 1989 The ninth department conference is held.
March 1990 The 13th class of 66 students enroll.
July 1990 The sixth academic field trip is held (July 25-29).
August 1990 The department produces 10 summer graduates.
November 1990 The 10th department conference is held.
February 1991 The fourth issue of Korean Language and Literature Education is published.
March 1991 The 14th class of 62 students enroll.
July 1991 The seventh academic field trip is held (July 28-August 1).
October 1991 The 11th academic seminar, “The Reflection and Prospect of Korean Language Education” is held.
November 1991 The fourth issue of the student newsletter Geulteo is published.
December 1991 The fifth issue of Korean Language and Literature Education is published.
March 1992 The 15th class of 63 students enroll.
July 1992 The eighth academic field trip is held (July 14-17).
October 1992 The 11th academic seminar, “Diagnosis of the State of Korean Language Education and a New Direction” is held.
November 1992 The 12th academic seminar is held.
March 1993 The 16th class of 61 students enroll.
Professor Takbon Oh is appointed as the dean of the College of Education.
July 1993 The ninth academic field trip is held (July 9-11).
November 1993 The 13th academic seminar is held.
March 1994 The 17th class of 65 students enroll.
July 1994 The 10th academic field trip is held (July 5-7).
September 1994 Professor Jaeho Jung is appointed as the dean of the Graduate School of Education
November 1994 The 14th academic seminar is held.
December 1994 The seventh issue of Korean Language and Literature Education is published.
March 1995 The 18th class of 60 students enroll.
Professor Myungwan Noh (Korean language education) is appointed.
July 1995 The 11th academic field trip is held (July 2-4).
March 1996 The 19th class of 60 students enroll.
July 1996 The 12th academic field trip is held (July 22-August 1).
November 1996 The 15th department conference is held.
December 1996 The eight issue of Korean Language and Literature Education is published.
February 1997 Professor Kwangsoo Sung is appointed as the dean of the College of Education.
March 1997 The 20th class of 57 students enroll.
July 1997 The 13th academic field trip is held (July 27-29).
November 1997 The 16th department conference is held.
March 1998 The 21st class of 61 students enroll.
November 1998 The 16th department conference is held.
March 1999 The 22nd class of 67 students enroll.
November 1999 The 18th department conference is held.
February 2000 Professor Jaeho Jung retires.
March 2000 The 23rd class of 56 students enroll.
The Master’s program for Korean language education is created in the Department of Curriculum and Instruction.
September 2000 Professor Changhui Lee (classical Korean literature) is appointed.
November 2000 The 19th academic seminar is held.
March 2001 The 24th class of 56 students enroll.
November 2001 The 20th academic seminar is held.
March 2002 The 25th class of 52 students enroll.
The Doctoral program for Korean language education is created in the Department of Curriculum and Instruction.
April 2002 The first literary field trip is held.
November 2002 The 21st academic seminar is held.
March 2003 The 26th class of 54 students enroll.
April 2003 The second literary field trip is held.
November 2003 The 22nd academic seminar is held.
March 2004 The 27th class of 54 students enroll.
April 2004 The third literary field trip is held.
September 2004 Professor Hyungjin Ko (modern Korean literature) is appointed.
November 2004 The 23rd academic seminar is held.
February 2005 Professor Kwangsoo Sung retires and is appointed as a professor emeritus.
March 2005 The 28th class of 54 students enroll.
April 2005 The fourth literary field trip is held (Wonseoheon).
November 2005 The 24th academic seminar is held.
March 2006 The 29th class of 53 students enroll.
Professor Kwankyu Lee (Korean grammar education) is appointed.
Professor Namho Lee is appointed as the dean of the College of Education.
Professor Myungwan Noh is appointed as the director of the Korea University Institute for Continuing Education.
April 2006 The fifth literary field trip is held.
March 2007 The 30th class of 48 students enroll.
The Master’s-Doctoral Integrated program for Korean language education is created in in the Department of Curriculum and Instruction.
May 2007 The sixth literary field trip is held
February 2008 Professor Youngsoon Park retires and is appointed as a professor emeritus.
Professor Yupum Kim (Korean language history) is appointed.
March 2008 The 31st class of 46 students enroll.
May 2008 The seventh literary field trip is held.
August 2008 Professor Takbon Oh retires and is appointed as a professor emeritus.
February 2009 Alumnus Donggi Jo donates to the scholarship fund.
March 2009 The 32nd class of 49 students enroll.
May 2009 The eighth literary field trip is held.
September 2009 Professor Soonyoung Lee (reading education) is appointed.
March 2010 The 33rd class of 51 students enroll.
May 2010 The ninth literary field trip is held.
June 2010 Taehwae Yang, president of VISANG Education, Inc. donates to the development fund.
October 2010 The Center for Korean Literature and Language Education is founded.
Professor Namho Lee is appointed as the first director of the Center for Korean Literature and Language Education.
February 2011 The Center for Korean Literature and Language Education holds a conference.
The ninth issue of Korean Language and Literature Education is published.
March 2011 The 34th class of 45 students enroll.
May 2011 The 10th literary field trip is held.
An international conference is held to commemorate the founding of the Center for Korean Literature and Language Education
August 2011 The 10th issue of Korean Language and Literature Education is published.
February 2012 The 11th issue of Korean Language and Literature Education is published.
March 2012 The 35th class of 46 students enroll.
May 2012 The 11th literary field trip is held.
July 2012 The Center for Korean Literature and Language Education holds a conference.
August 2012 Professor Kyungwook Jeon is appointed as the director of the Center for Korean Literature and Language Education.
The 12th issue of Korean Language and Literature Education is published.
January 2013 The Department of Korean Language Education holds a new year’s greeting ceremony.
The Center for Korean Literature and Language Education holds a conference.
February 2013 The 13th issue of Korean Language and Literature Education is published.
March 2013 The 36th class of 46 students enroll.
The research institute in the Department is selected as a special research institute in the field of humanities.
May 2013 The 12th literary field trip is held.
The Center for Korean Literature and Language Education holds the second international conference.
August 2013 Professor Myungwan Noh retires.
The 14th issue of Korean Language and Literature Education is published.
December 2013 The department holds the Jeongseon Local Language conference.
January 2014 The Department of Korean Language Education holds a new year’s greeting ceremony.
The Center for Korean Literature and Language Education holds a conference.
February 2014 The 15th issue of Korean Language and Literature Education is published.
March 2014 The 37th class of 47 students enroll.
May 2014 The 13th literary field trip is held.
July 2014 The Current State and Prospect of Theater Education in the World (edited by the Korea University Center for Korean Literature and Language Education) is published.
August 2014 Professor Hyungjin Ko is appointed as the director of the Center for Korean Literature and Language Education.
The 16th issue of Korean Language and Literature Education is published.
January 2015 The Department of Korean Language Education holds a new year’s greeting ceremony.
The Center for Korean Literature and Language Education holds a conference.
February 2015 The 17th issue of Korean Language and Literature Education is published.
March 2015 The 38th class of 45 students enroll.
The Multicultural Korean Education interdisciplinary major is established.
Professor Namho Lee is appointed as the Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs.
May 2015 The Jun Soo-young Lounge is created.
The 14th literary field trip is held.
July 2015 Professor Hyungjin Ko is appointed as the dean of the College of Education and the Graduate School of Education.
August 2015 Professor Changhui Lee is appointed as the director of the Center for Korean Literature and Language Education.
The 18th issue of Korean Language and Literature Education is published.
October 2015 The department holds a small conference.
January 2016 The Department of Korean Language Education holds a new year’s greeting ceremony.
The Center for Korean Literature and Language Education holds a conference.
February 2016 The 19th issue of Korean Language and Literature Education is published.
March 2016 The 39th class of 45 students enroll.
Professor Hyungjin Ko is selected as the chairman of the National Council of Private Teachers’ College Deans.
The department acquires the highest grade (A) in the fourth National Evaluation for Teacher Education Institutions.
August 2016 The department wins the Minister of Education Award in the fourth National Evaluation for Teacher Education Institutions.
Korean Language and Literature Education is selected as a Korea Citation Index (KCI) candidate journal.
October 2016 The department holds a small conference.
The 20th issue of Korean Language and Literature Education is published.