Worldwide research productivity and tendency of online English learning a bibliometric analysis (2011-2021)
Keywords:Bibliometrics, Education, Online English learning, Productivity, Tendency
This study was aimed to illustrate the global research productivity and the tendency of online English learning in recent years (2011-2021). Researchers investigated 922 articles in Google Scholar, which was retrieved via Publish or Perish. A bibliometric methodology was adopted in this study. The data was analyzed to reveal prominent articles distribution from 2011 to 2021, most productive journals, popular keywords and most-cited articles. This study revealed that from the beginning of the Covid-19 pandemic (2020-2021), the research productivity in online English learning topics showed a significant increase. IEEexplore was the most productive publisher, followed by CNKI and Springer. The top 10 most-cited articles mainly were written by authors from a developed country. Furthermore, the analysis of the keyword was assisted by VOSviewer software. The result presented the most frequent keyword, including "covid" with (155) occurrences, "online learning" (191) occurrences, "pandemic" (124) occurrences, "technology" (89) occurrences, keyword "platform" with (67) occurrences. The most tendency topics in different years were students' perception, students’ motivation, teachnology and the online learning environment. Further areas of inquiry to advance research in online English Learning were suggested, including teaching strategies on online English learning, online English vocabularies, and reflection of online English teaching.
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