A Bibliometric Analysis of Communication Education Research (1990-2020)

Meral Ozcinar 1 *
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1 Radio, Television, and Cinema Department, Faculty of Communication, Usak University, Usak, TURKEY
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Online Journal of Communication and Media Technologies, Volume 11, Issue 4, Article No: e202117. https://doi.org/10.30935/ojcmt/11084
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Communication education has become an expansive field of study. The aim of this study is to reveal the historical development of the field of communication education, its intellectual base and the research trends in the field. Document co-citation and burst detection methods were used to determine subfields and research trends in communication education. Bibliometric analysis was conducted through articles and proceeding papers, which were published in the field of communication education between 1990-2020, indexed by the Web of Science. As a result of the research, the majority of the researches in the field of communication education are seen to be carried out by the USA and European countries, and the number of publications has increased especially in recent years. Communication education research is mostly on health education-related fields. Doctor-patient communication in the field of Oncology and functional communication training are the broadest subfields and current trends in the field.


Ozcinar, M. (2021). A Bibliometric Analysis of Communication Education Research (1990-2020). Online Journal of Communication and Media Technologies, 11(4), e202117. https://doi.org/10.30935/ojcmt/11084


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