Year 2020, Volume 7 , Issue 3, Pages 161 - 179 2020-12-01

A Bibliometric Analysis of Educational Studies About “Museum Education

Kerem BOZDOĞAN [1]


This study aimed at analyzing the scientific publications about museum education with regard to bibliometric indicators. The study was carried out as a case study, one of the qualitative research methods. The bibliometric data were taken from the WoS database produced by Clarivate Analytics. An online scanning was performed in WoS database. The scan interval involved the dates between 1975 and April 4, 2020. 359 studies related to the museum education were detected in this scan. It was determined that out of these records, 148 of them (%41,22) were included in education/educational research category. The analyses revealed that the type of publications which was encountered mostly were academic articles with 148 studies. In addition to this, it was found that 109 articles were published in the last five years. This rate exhibits that the educational research about the museum education has gained acceleration in recent years. It was detected in the analyses that a total of 470 different key words were used in 148 articles. Moreover, the analyses revealed that the most effective journal was “Journal of Museum Education”. It was determined by the analyses that the researchers from 25 different countries published articles that made contributions to the field. Within this context, it was found that the most active country was the USA and it was followed by Italy, Canada and England. Turkey is ranked 6 out of 25 countries with 7 publications and this shows that serious contributions are made in this field.
museum education, bibliometrics, web of science
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Primary Language en
Subjects Education and Educational Research
Journal Section Research Articles
Authors

Orcid: 0000-0003-0605-2031
Author: Kerem BOZDOĞAN (Primary Author)
Institution: T.C. MİLLİ EĞİTİM BAKANLIĞI
Country: Turkey


Dates

Publication Date : December 1, 2020

APA Bozdoğan, K . (2020). A Bibliometric Analysis of Educational Studies About “Museum Education . Participatory Educational Research , 7 (3) , 161-179 . DOI: 10.17275/per.20.40.7.3