A Bibliometric Analysis of Articles on Bibliometric Studies in Science Education

Meryem Konu Kadirhanogullari, Esra Ozay Kose

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Abstract


This study aims at a detailed analysis of bibliometric studies in science education through articles published in peer-reviewed journals. The bibliometric network analysis performed on 846 articles in the Scopus database was conducted on the bibliographic data obtained using the VOSviewer program. In the citation analysis phase, the bibliometrix program, Lotka's law and author impact ratio measurements were used. The results obtained provide trends in the field of science education and important clues for researchers. According to the results obtained, it was determined that the most studies were carried out in 2022, according to years. According to the keyword analysis, it showed that the most frequently used keywords in articles were “education”, “research”, “bibliometrics”, “citation analysis”. Looking at the most frequently used terms, the terms “research productivity”, “pandemic”, “h index”, “average” are respectively according to their high relevance scores. It has emerged that the most cited countries are the Spain, America, China, Brazil respectively. “Scientometrics”, “Sustainability (Switzerland)”, “Computers and Education”, “Journal of the American Society for Information Science and Technology” are the most cited journals in studies.

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Bibliometric analysis, Science education, VOSviewer, Scopus database

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Konu Kadirhanogullari, M. & Ozay Kose, E. (2024). A bibliometric analysis of articles on bibliometric studies in science education. International Journal of Research in Education and Science (IJRES), 10(2), 315-339. https://doi.org/10.46328/ijres.3370




DOI: https://doi.org/10.46328/ijres.3370

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Editor: Wilfried Admiraal, The Netherlands

Place of Publication: Turkey & Name of Publisher: Ismail Sahin

ISSN: 2148-9955 (Online)