RESEARCH PAPER
Augmented Reality Research in Education: A Bibliometric Study
 
More details
Hide details
1
Centre for Global Learning: Education and Attainment, Coventry University, UK
2
Graduate School of Education,The University of Western Australia, AUSTRALIA
3
College of Education, North Carolina State University, USA
CORRESPONDING AUTHOR
Alpay Ersozlu   

Graduate School of Education,The University of Western Australia
Online publish date: 2019-05-09
Publish date: 2019-05-09
 
EURASIA J. Math., Sci Tech. Ed 2019;15(10):em1755
KEYWORDS
TOPICS
ABSTRACT
The aim of this study is identifying the publications related to Augmented Reality (AR) in education and describing the features of those studies. The Web of Science database was searched for publications on AR in education. Bibliographic coupling of the countries, bibliographic coupling of the institutions, bibliographic coupling of the journals, bibliographic coupling of the publications, bibliographic coupling of the authors, and co-occurrences of the author keywords were examined for the selected publications. Bibliographic visualisation methods were used to analyse and visualise the characteristics of the selected publications. A total of 437 publications were selected following the research criteria between 1999 and 2018. The results revealed that virtual reality, mobile learning, interactive learning environments, and e-learning were among the most studied concepts in AR research. Computers & Education, EJMSTE, Educational Technology and Society, and Interactive Learning Environments have been among the top journals, Spain and Taiwan have been the most important countries, C.C. Tsai and G.J. Hwang have been the most important authors and National Taiwan University of Science and Technology has been the top institution in this research area. The research trend and the progress of the concept of augmented reality in education have been discussed in the paper.
 
REFERENCES (34)
1.
Atwood-Blaine, D., & Huffman, D. (2017). Mobile gaming and student interactions in a science center: the future of gaming in science education. International Journal of Science and Mathematics Education, 15(1), 45-65. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10763....
 
2.
Azuma, R. (1997). A survey of augmented reality. Presence Teleoperators and Virtual Environments, 6(4), 355–385. https://doi.org/10.1162/pres.1....
 
3.
Bacca, J., Baldiris, S., Fabregat, R., & Graf, S. (2014). Augmented reality trends in education: a systematic review of research and applications. Educational Technology & Society, 17(4), 133-149.
 
4.
Carmigniani, J., & Furht, B. (2011). Augmented reality: an overview. In Handbook of Augmented Reality (pp. 3–46). New York: Springer. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-....
 
5.
Chen, P., Liu, X., Cheng, W., & Huang, R. (2017). A review of using Augmented Reality in Education from 2011 to 2016. In Innovations in Smart Learning (pp. 13-18). Springer, Singapore. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-98....
 
6.
Cheng, K. H., & Tsai, C. C. (2013). Affordances of augmented reality in science learning: Suggestions for future research. Journal of Science Education and Technology, 22(4), 449-462. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10956....
 
7.
Di Serio, Á., Ibáñez, M. B., & Kloos, C. D. (2013). Impact of an augmented reality system on students’ motivation for a visual art course. Computers & Education, 68, 586-596. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.comp....
 
8.
Dunleavy, M., Dede, C., & Mitchell, R. (2009). Affordances and limitations of immersive participatory augmented reality simulations for teaching and learning. Journal of Science Education and Technology, 18(1), 7-22. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10956....
 
9.
Ersozlu, Z., & Karakus, M. (2019). Mathematics anxiety: mapping the literature by bibliometric analysis. EURASIA Journal of Mathematics, Science and Technology Education, 15(2), 1-12. https://doi.org/10.29333/ejmst....
 
10.
Fosnot, C. T., & Perry, R. S. (1996). Constructivism: A Psychological Theory of Learning. In C. T. Fosnot (Ed.), Constructivism: Theory, Perspectives, and Practice (pp. 8-33, 2nd ed.). New York: Teachers College Press.
 
11.
Garfield, E. (2009). From the science of science to Scientometrics visualizing the history of science with HistCite software. Journal of Informetrics, 3(3), 173-179. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.joi.....
 
12.
Goff, E. E., Mulvey, K. L., Irvin, M. J., & Hartstone-Rose, A. (2018). Applications of Augmented Reality in Informal Science Learning Sites: a Review. Journal of Science Education and Technology, 1-15. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10956....
 
13.
Kamarainen, A. M., Metcalf, S., Grotzer, T., Browne, A., Mazzuca, D., Tutwiler, M. S., & Dede, C. (2013). EcoMOBILE: Integrating augmented reality and probeware with environmental education field trips. Computers & Education, 68, 545-556. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.comp....
 
14.
Klopfer, E., & Squire, K. (2008). Environmental Detectives—the development of an augmented reality platform for environmental simulations. Educational Technology Research and Development, 56(2), 203-228. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11423....
 
15.
Koutromanos, G., Sofos, A., & Avraamidou, L. (2015). The use of augmented reality games in education: a review of the literature. Educational Media International, 52(4), 253-271. https://doi.org/10.1080/095239....
 
16.
Lee, C. I., Felps, W., & Baruch, Y. (2014). Toward a taxonomy of career studies through bibliometric visualization. Journal of Vocational Behavior, 85(3), 339-351. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jvb.....
 
17.
Liu, T. Y. (2009). A context-aware ubiquitous learning environment for language listening and speaking. Journal of Computer Assisted Learning, 25(6), 515-527. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1365....
 
18.
Martín-Gutiérrez, J., Mora, C. E., Añorbe-Díaz, B., & González-Marrero, A. (2017). Virtual technologies trends in education. EURASIA Journal of Mathematics Science and Technology Education, 13(2), 469-486. https://doi.org/10.12973/euras....
 
19.
McBurney, M. K., & Novak, P. L. (2002). What is bibliometrics and why should you care? In Professional Communication Conference, 2002. IPCC 2002. Proceedings. IEEE International (pp. 108-114). IEEE.
 
20.
Mulvey, K. L., Miller, B., & Rizzardi, V. (2017). Gender and engineering aptitude: Is the color of science, technology, engineering, and math materials related to children’s performance? Journal of Experimental Child Psychology, 160, 119-126. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jecp....
 
21.
Newman, M. E. J. (2004). Fast algorithm for detecting community structure in networks. Physical Review E, 69, 066133. https://doi.org/10.1103/PhysRe....
 
22.
Perianes-Rodriguez, A., Waltman, L., & Van Eck, N. J. (2016). Constructing bibliometric networks: A comparison between full and fractional counting. Journal of Informetrics, 10(4), 1178–1195. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.joi.....
 
23.
Pritchard, A. (1969). Statistical bibliography or bibliometrics. Journal of Documentation, 25(4), 348-349. https://doi.org/10.1108/eb0264....
 
24.
Salmi, H., Thuneberg, H., & Vainikainen, M. P. (2017). Making the invisible observable by Augmented Reality in informal science education context. International Journal of Science Education, Part B, 7(3), 253-268. https://doi.org/10.1080/215484....
 
25.
Squire, K., & Klopfer, E. (2007). Augmented reality simulations on handheld computers. The Journal of the Learning Sciences, 16(3), 371-413. https://doi.org/10.1080/105084....
 
26.
Van Eck, N. J., & Waltman, L. (2010). Software survey: VOSviewer, a computer program for bibliometric mapping. Scientometrics, 84(2), 523-538. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11192....
 
27.
Van Eck, N. J., & Waltman, L. (2014a). CitNetExplorer: A new software tool for analyzing and visualizing citation networks. Journal of Informetrics, 8(4), 802-823. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.joi.....
 
28.
Van Eck, N. J., & Waltman, L. (2014b). Systematic retrieval of scientific literature based on citation relations: Introducing the CitNetExplorer tool. In Proceedings of the First Workshop on Bibliometric-enhanced Information Retrieval (BIR 2014), pp: 13-20.
 
29.
Van Eck, N. J., Waltman, L., & Glänzel, W. (2017). Citation-based clustering of publications using CitNetExplorer and VOSviewer. Scientometrics, 111(2), 1053-1070. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11192....
 
30.
Van Eck, N. J., Waltman, L., Dekker, R., & Van den Berg, J. (2010). A comparison of two techniques for bibliometric mapping: Multidimensional scaling and VOS. Journal of the American Society for Information Science and Technology, 61(12), 2405–2416. https://doi.org/10.1002/asi.21....
 
31.
Van Eck, N.J., & Waltman, L. (2009). How to normalize co-occurrence data? An analysis of some well-known similarity measures. Journal of the American Society for Information Science and Technology, 60(8), 1635–1651. https://doi.org/10.1002/asi.21....
 
32.
Waltman, L., & Van Eck, N.J. (2013). A smart local moving algorithm for large- scale modularity-based community detection. European Physical Journal B, 86(11), 471. https://doi.org/10.1140/epjb/e....
 
33.
Waltman, L., Van Eck, N. J., & Noyons, E. C. M. (2010). A unified approach to mapping and clustering of bibliometric networks. Journal of Informetrics, 4(4), 629–635. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.joi.....
 
34.
Wu, H. K., Lee, S. W. Y., Chang, H. Y., & Liang, J. C. (2013). Current status, opportunities and challenges of augmented reality in education. Computers & education, 62, 41-49. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.comp....
 
eISSN:1305-8223
ISSN:1305-8215