The Center for the Expansion of Academics on Korea, at Dongguk University, aims to promote Korean Buddhism with a history of over 1,700 years and contribute to the globalization of Korean studies through a universal Buddhist prism.
MOOC is an acronym for Massive Open Online Course, which is an open online learning process. You can achieve your research goals with a variety of K-MOOC courses related to Korean Buddhism.
The platform for our center aims to produce fifty online lectures over a period of five year, to be uploaded to our K-MOOC internet site. The lectures will be conducted in Korean, English, and French.
Through this platform, we hope to advance teaching and learning through a simple and immediate connections with educators and researchers.
Ultimately, it is our aim that these courses will help people throughout the world in creating a better world of scholarship in a new and ever changing world.
The available free lectures at this time are as follows:
-[산사와 서원] Sansa and seowon in Korea (mountain temples and Neo-Confucian Academies)
-[한국불교 금석문] Epigraphs of Korean Buddhism
-[출판과 불교] Publication and Buddhism
-[불교 의례] Buddhist Rituals
-[문자와 한글] The writing system of Hangul
-[국가권력과 불교] State Power and Buddhism
-[교단과 종파] The Buddhist Order and Buddhist Schools
-[삼국 통일신라의 불교 인물] Buddhist Figures of the Three Kingdoms and Unified Silla
-[고려 조선의 불교 인물] Buddhist Figures in the Goryeo and Joseon Dynasty
-(In English) Korean Buddhist Art in Global Perspective
These courses are now freely available online at http://www.kmooc.kr/school/KAEP_DONGGUK/
Anyone can enroll at https://www.kmooc.kr/register