ERIC Number: EJ1054842
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2014
Abstractor: As Provided
Educational Technology Research Journals: "Journal of Distance Education," 2003-2012
Young, Eric H.; Griffiths, Ty; Luke, Brandon; West, Richard E.
Educational Technology, v54 n5 p45-49 Sep-Oct 2014
In this study the authors analyzed articles published in the "Journal of Distance Education" from 2003-2012. They analyzed the frequency of author-provided keywords and common abstract phrases, type and frequency of authorship, the type of research method employed, and the number of citations the journal and specific articles received. Words such as learning community, collaboration, and project management were frequent keywords. The authors whose articles were cited most only published once in this journal. The most frequent research method overall was interpretive. English-speaking authors tended to publish interpretive articles, while French-speaking authors typically published theoretical articles.
Descriptors: Educational Technology, Periodicals, Educational Research, Distance Education, Metadata, Bibliometrics, Authors, Research Methodology, Citation Analysis
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