Universal Journal of Educational Research Vol. 7(7), pp. 1612 - 1622
DOI: 10.13189/ujer.2019.070715
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Application of Robotics in Higher Education in Industry 4.0 Era

Yanna He 1,*, Liying Liang 2,3
1 Endicott College of International Studies, Woosong University, South Korea
2 Woosong University, South Korea
3 Yonsei University, South Korea


As one of the most destructive technologies in the Industry 4.0 Era, robotics has been applied into higher educational practices. In this paper, we critically review the current situation of robotics application in higher education. Taking a quantitative research method, we survey both instructors and students to have a general view of how they perceive robotics in their teaching and learning process, respectively. We find no statistical differences by gender groups and country of origin for instructors and students. At last, we discuss obstacles hindering the development and wide popularization of robotics in high education institutions and put forward some tentative suggestions for the future spread of robotics in higher education. The findings of this paper would be of interest for educators, national policy makers and students.

Higher Education, Industry 4.0, Instructors, Robotics, Technology

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Yanna He , Liying Liang . "Application of Robotics in Higher Education in Industry 4.0 Era." Universal Journal of Educational Research 7.7 (2019) 1612 - 1622. doi: 10.13189/ujer.2019.070715.