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Educational Technology Research Journals: "Journal of Distance Education," 2003-2012

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Educational Technology Volume 54, Number 5, ISSN 0013-1962


In this study the authors analyzed articles published in the "Journal of Distance Education" from 2003-2012. They analyzed the frequency of author-provided keywords and common abstract phrases, type and frequency of authorship, the type of research method employed, and the number of citations the journal and specific articles received. Words such as learning community, collaboration, and project management were frequent keywords. The authors whose articles were cited most only published once in this journal. The most frequent research method overall was interpretive. English-speaking authors tended to publish interpretive articles, while French-speaking authors typically published theoretical articles.


Young, E.H., Griffiths, T., Luke, B. & West, R.E. (2014). Educational Technology Research Journals: "Journal of Distance Education," 2003-2012. Educational Technology, 54(5), 45-49. Retrieved December 10, 2019 from .

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