ERIC Number: EJ1054852
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2014
Abstractor: As Provided
Educational Technology Research Journals: "Cognition and Instruction," 2003-2012
Warr, Melissa C.; Nelson, Kari Ross; West, Richard E.
Educational Technology, v54 n2 p26-31 Mar-Apr 2014
In this study, the authors examined the journal "Cognition and Instruction" to discover trends from the past decade (2003-2012). They looked at trends in article topics, research methods, authorship, and article citations by analyzing keyword frequencies, performing phrase counts of article abstracts, classifying studies according to various methods, and analyzing data generated by Google Scholar. The article provides evidence of the journal's focus on the how of learning throughout the decade, particularly in K-16 settings, and highlights an increase in theoretical articles from 2008 to 2012. The authors conclude by comparing their findings with the stated aims and scope of the journal.
Descriptors: Educational Technology, Educational Research, Periodicals, Instruction, Trend Analysis, Research Methodology, Authors, Citation Analysis, Metadata, Bibliometrics, Cognitive Science, Journal Articles
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