The Elements of Employability 4.0 Hearing Impaired Special Education Student in Malaysian Polytechnic From the Perspective of Lecturers and Employers (69870)

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The use of IR 4.0 digital technology, computer and smartphone that grow rapidly and replace job scope demand required hearing impaired special education students at Malaysian polytechnic to obtain and master the digital skill in line with employer’s need. Therefore, this study was conducted to identify the elements of employability 4.0 for special needs student hearing disability from both lecturer and employer perspective. This study was conducted using quantitative method and data has been analysed using SPPS version 26 software. The instrument has been given to respondent through a questionnaire and already been certified by two experts. This study involves 71 lecturers and 84 employers who offer the place to special needs student hearing disability for industrial training. The result shows high mean value from the lecturer’s sample and proof that student already has digital skill 4.0 which is 4.08 compared to digital knowledge 4.0 with mean value 3.98. From employer’s sample also show that mean value for digital skill 4.0 which 4.22 more than digital knowledge 4.0 with 4.15. Results from inferential analysis showed that there is a different significance in teaching experience hearing impaired special education students by lecturer. Hence, lectures in Malaysian polytechnic must have enough experience in digital technology usage and teaching to ensured hearing impaired special education students obtained elements of employability 4.0 in line with the employer's wishes.

Fathullah Ahmad, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, Malaysia
Hanifah Jambari, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, Malaysia
Saffuan Saad, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, Malaysia

About the Presenter(s)
Mr Saffuan Saad is a University Postgraduate Student at Universiti Teknologi Malaysia in Malaysia. Now he conducting his research about Employability 4.0 Special Education with Hearing-Impaired in Malaysian Polytechnic.

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Posted by Clive Staples Lewis

Last updated: 2023-02-23 23:45:00