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Curriculum Program in Korea

Microsoft Research Asia encourages the advancement of curriculums in computer science and related disciplines and works with academia to enhance teaching content and explore innovative teaching methodologies.

Korea - PostTech resourcesTeaching Web-Scale Data Management on a Cloud

Seung-won Hwang, professor at Pohang University of Science and Technology (POSTECH) in South Korea, proposed the research to build hands-on lab kits for the web-scale data management curriculum by using the academic release of Windows Azure. The goal of this research is to design and offer courses that use hands-on Windows Azure lab experiments to help teach students how to manage web-scale data. Prior to this research, Professor Hwang designed class assignments by using the Windows Operating System Curriculum Resource Kit (CRK) teaching materials and the Windows Research Kernel (WRK) lab environment from Microsoft. Learn more...

Programming with Microsoft Robotics Developer Studio

Jinah Park, former professor at Information and Communications University in Korea (currently a professor at the Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology), developed a course to teach ways to create robot application programs by using Microsoft Robotics Developer Studio. Students learned about the fundamental concepts of computing while working towards creating robots in a virtual world. The objectives were to provide a fun learning environment for students to be creative while accomplishing their course projects. Learn more...