A Bibliometric Review of Research on STEM Education in ASEAN: Science Mapping the Literature in Scopus Database, 2000 to 2019
Cao Thi Ha 1, Trinh Thi Phuong Thao 1 * , Nguyen Tien Trung 2 3, Le Thi Thu Huong 1, Ngo Van Dinh 4, Tran Trung 5
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1 Thai Nguyen University of Education, Thai Nguyen University, Thai Nguyen, VIETNAM
2 Institute of Theoretical and Applied Research (ITAR), Duy Tan University, Hanoi, VIETNAM
3 Vietnam Journal of Education, Hanoi, VIETNAM
4 Culture School - Training Department, Ministry of Public Security, Thai Nguyen, VIETNAM
5 Vietnam Academy for Ethnic Minorities, Hanoi, VIETNAM
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Abstract

In recent years, Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) education has become important in many countries around the world. In this study a bibliometric analysis was applied to evaluate the scientific results of STEM education in the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) region, indexed in the Scopus database for the period 2000-2019. A total of 175 publications were taken from the Scopus database for analysis. Our main findings show that the trend of research in this field has shown a dramatic increase in scientific production in the last three years, when the published amount accounted for 67.43% of the collection. Authors with the most publications came from the top 10 universities and research institutes (accounting for 38.44%). Scholars in the ASEAN region tend to submit their works to Q3 and Q4 journals in the SCImago database. Diverse research with basic and cross-cutting topics focus on STEM education for undergraduate students, engineering education, and education computing.

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Article Type: Research Article

https://doi.org/10.29333/ejmste/8500

EURASIA J Math Sci Tech Ed, 2020 - Volume 16 Issue 10, Article No: em1889

Publication date: 31 Aug 2020

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