A Systematic Literature Review with Bibliometric Meta-Analysis of IoT and AI Technology Adoption in Education

  • Maran Chanthiran Faculty of Art, Computing and Creative Industry, Universiti Pendidikan Sultan Idris, Tanjong Malim, Perak, MALAYSIA
  • Abu Bakar Ibrahim Faculty of Art, Computing & Creative Industry, Universiti Pendidikan Sultan Idris, Tanjong Malim, Perak, MALAYSIA
  • Mohd Hishamuddin Abdul Rahman Faculty of Art, Computing & Creative Industry, Universiti Pendidikan Sultan Idris, Tanjong Malim, Perak, MALAYSIA
Keywords: Internet of Things, artificial intelligent, meta-analyses, industrial revolution


Education has endured innumerable developments and variations according to the development of technology and science. Education is one of the main components that uphold the development of a country. Therefore, it is the liability of a country in designing an education system that makes students seek education from every place inhabited at any time. The use of the current technology as Internet of Things (IoT) and Artificial Intelligent (AI) has become an inclination in 21st-century education in providing learning aids that are technological and digital. The purpose of this systematic survey is to identify peer-reviewed literature on the adoption of the Internet of Things and Artificial Intelligent in education. Scopus and Web of Science citation databases are used in the data-gathering phase. Preferred Items for Systematic Reviews and Meta-Analyses (PRISMA) is used as prior approach on this study to review the topic related literatures. Therefore, PRISMA approach and keyword search were extracted and analysed. This bibliographic data of articles published in the journals over the seven years were extracted. VOS viewer was used to analysing the data contained in all journals. The findings show that reviews are showing the utilization and acknowledgment of both technologies in education. Additionally, shows the utilization of both technologies positively affects enhance understanding of the subject among students. However, there is still space to advance its ease of use in education, which is presently in the 4.0 education shift following the improvement of the Industrial Revolution (IR) 4.0. This systematic review found that there is still scope for studies related to IoT and AI. Therefore, researchers in the future need to conduct research related to the integration of these two technologies in education, primarily as student learning materials.


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How to Cite
Chanthiran, M., Ibrahim, A. B., & Abdul Rahman, M. H. (2021). A Systematic Literature Review with Bibliometric Meta-Analysis of IoT and AI Technology Adoption in Education. Evaluation Studies in Social Sciences, 10, 7-13. https://doi.org/10.37134/esss.vol10.sp.3.2021