Bibliometric Analysis of Research in Mathematics Education using Scopus Database
Rafael Julius 1 * , Muhammad Syawal Abd Halim 2, Normi Abdul Hadi 3, Azrul Nizam Alias 1, Muhammad Hafiz Mohd Khalid 1, Zulfadli Mahfodz 1, Fariesha Farha Ramli 1
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1 Faculty of Applied Sciences, Universiti Teknologi MARA, Perak Branch, Tapah Campus, 35400 Tapah Road, Perak, MALAYSIA
2 Faculty of Computer and Mathematical Sciences, Universiti Teknologi MARA, Perak Branch, Tapah Campus, 35400 Tapah Road, Perak, MALAYSIA
3 Faculty of Computer and Mathematical Sciences, Universiti Teknologi MARA, 40450 Shah Alam, Selangor, MALAYSIA
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Abstract

This study presents a bibliometric analysis of research on mathematics education from 1980 through 2020. The purpose of the study is to provide scientific data on the distribution pattern of mathematics education journals, the most prolific authors, countries, institutions, current research topics, potential international collaboration, and direction of research. A total of 12 670 articles were retrieved from the Scopus database and the number of publications is predicted to increase further based on the performance indicator of the cumulative articles. The main topic of interest in the discipline usually centered on problem solving, professional development of teachers, and curriculum, while for mathematics subjects several topics that received the greatest attention included algebra, proof, calculus, technology, geometry, and modeling.

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Article Type: Review Article

https://doi.org/10.29333/ejmste/11329

EURASIA J Math Sci Tech Ed, 2021 - Volume 17 Issue 12, Article No: em2040

Publication date: 07 Nov 2021

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