SHS Web Conf.
Volume 59, 2018The 6th Asia-Pacific Regional Conference on Service-Learning (APRCSL 2017)
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|Published online||10 December 2018|
From Unity to Harmony in Diverse World through Global Service-Learning: A Case Study from Korea
General Education Department, 01797 Seoul Women’s University, 621 Hwarang-ro, Gongneung 2(i)-dong, Nowon-gu, Seoul, Korea
2 German Language and Literature Department, 01797 Seoul Women’s University, Korea
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The purpose of this study is to explore the effect on the development of participant students through Global Service-Learning (GS-L) as global citizens in this diverse world. In multi-cultural and multi-racial contries people has good ways to live in harmony with others different. In Korea, they live in unity with one rational background and with the only one language. The GS-L in Malaysia allowed nine Korean students to have more involved in Malaysian real lives through homestay and cultural exchange program. This cultural exchange program contributed to the better global citizenship education which is considered very important in this global village, adding another exotic nutrient to Korean substantial culture. The experiences in Malaysia enable students to find ways to solve various problems and conflicts with differences as Korea is becoming more and more multi-cultural society.
Key words: Cultural exchange / Diversity / Global service-learning / Harmony
© The Authors, published by EDP Sciences, 2018
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