1st Edition

Digital Skill Development for Industry 4.0

Edited By P Kaliraj, G Singaravelu, T. Devi Copyright 2025
    280 Pages 38 B/W Illustrations
    by Auerbach Publications

    The fourth industrial revolution, Industry 4.0 is changing the world, and digital transformation technology tools have impacted every walk of life. The nature of work and careers is changing fast - and in the future, the right skills will be prized over academic qualifications. Students must develop various skills, especially technology skills, to become the workforce of the future; the onus of developing these skills falls on educational institutions. The development of innovation and ideation skills in students is a must for them to productively contribute to a future economy. They should have the capability to translate ideas into solutions, products, and systems which are scalable, practically feasible, and adaptable.

    To prepare students for this digital world, Digital Skill Development for Industry 4.0 contains chapters on developing:

    • Professional skills, cognitive learning
    • Critical thinking skills among modern learners
    • Motivation and student engagement
    • Invoking interest of students
    • Student engagement in e-learning, contextual learning, experimental learning, and multi-disciplinary learning

    The book is written for the administrative community of universities and colleges who intend to equip their modern learners with the skills of Industry 4.0. It is also useful as a reference for undergraduate and postgraduate courses, as well as doctoral programs. The book can also serve as a comprehensive reference guide for researchers in the development of tools incorporating new skills and technologies. Practitioners who are interested in introducing digital skill development for Industry 4.0 and its tools to solve real-world problems can as well use this book.

    1. Need of Professional Skills in the Present Scenario
    Dr. R. Sengamalam @ Vaanathi

    2. Cognitive Learning
    Hima Bindu Maringanti and Meenakhi Sahu

    3. Professional Skills
    A. Edward William Benjamin

    4. Fostering Critical Thinking Skills in Modern Learners: A Peep into Higher Educational Institutions
    Happy Saikia and Nil Ratan Roy

    5. Erecting Interest in Students: A Gaze
    L. Vidyarani and N. Mohanapriya

    6. Role of Need Analysis in Invoking Interest of Students to Learn English
    K . Kamala Devi and A.R.Saravanakumar

    7. A Systematic Literature Review on Student Engagement in E-Learning: Challenges and Prospects in Higher Education
    Raj Kumar Pal, Nil Ratan Roy, and Antara Dey

    8. Contextual Learning
    P. Janardhana Kumar Reddy and Revathy K

    9. Experimental Learning: The Source of Development
    Dr. S Arulsamy and A Benjamin

    10. Multi-Disciplinary Learning
    S Arulsamy and A Benjamin

    11. Empowering Team Collaboration Using Digital Technologies: Innovative Teaching Styles in Higher Education
    Antara Dey, Nil Ratan Roy, and Raj Kumar Pal

    12. Digital Evaluation Tools
    Jijish Elias and M. Mirunalini

    13.Student Assessment and Evaluation in the Disruptive Model of Teaching and Learning in Indian Higher Education: A Critical Analysis
    Priya Topno and Parimal Sarkar

    14. Teacher Capacity Building in High-Performing Digital Education
    Vu Thi Lan Anh*, Dinh Thi Phuong Hoa, Nguyen Thi Linh Yen, and Ton Quang Cuong

    15. Acceleration of Active Learning Iin Teaching Learning Transactions
    G. Singaravelu

    16. Revitalizing Education: Building Educational Resilience in the Post-Pandemic Era
    Sivakumar. A and Vanitha. V

    17. An Efficient Tool in the Teaching of Foreign Languages: A Special Reference to the French Language
     Cynthia George

    18. Immediate Effect and Future Perspective of COVID-19 Pandemic on School Education
    Tayum Saroh

    19. Multilingualism in Global Education and Language Learning
    Sivakumar. A and Vanitha

    20. E-Learning: A Way for Bridging the Digital Divide in Andaman and Nicobar Islands-Opportunities and Challenges
    Dr. K. Venkatesan

    21. Digital Financial Transaction Practices among Urban and Rural Women
    Pavitra. R and Kamalaveni


    Prof. P. Kaliraj is the vice-chancellor of Bharathiar University, India.

    Dr. G. Singaravelu is a former professor and head in the Department of Education, Director in charge of UGC-HRDC, and Senate member of Bharathiar University.

    Dr. Prof. T. Devi is a professor and head at the Department of Computer Applications, Bharathiar University.