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Impact of IR 4.0 on Assessment at Higher Education Institutes

@ Asia-Pacific Journal of Futures in Education and Society

Online ISSN: 2811-3586

Tharani Ramasamy* and Lee Yee Ling


The Fourth Industrial Revolution (IR 4.0) is characterised by the advancements in automation and utilisation of data exchange technology to improve the productivity of manufacturing sectors. IR 4.0 reshapes almost every aspect of life. In the field of education, IR 4.0 has shifted traditional-based learning towards technology-based learning. This article discusses the impacts of IR 4.0 on the education system, particularly the design and implementation of assessment at higher education institutes. It also sheds light on how educators’ roles and their assessment practices are changed, challenged and improved by technological advancements.

Keywords: Industrial Revolution 4.0, higher education institutes, employability, assessment