Bibliometric Analysis of Research Development Trends on Project-Based Learning


This study aimed to analyze the developmental trend of national and international publications about Project Based-Learning (PjBL) through a systematic Literature Review (SRL) and bibliometric. The study also explores how scholars worldwide contributed to the SCOPUS databases from 2010 to 2022. A total of 2,003 papers comprised the sample. Data collection in this study was done by searching the SCOPUS website using the keywords ‘Project-based Learning’, PjBL,’ ‘PjBL and research, instruction,’ and ‘PjBl and learning’ with the category of the search being ‘article titles, abstract in the period 2010-2022.’ Data in the form of publications per year, journals containing PjBL articles, authors and subjects were analyzed using Microsoft Excel. The developmental trend of publications on PjBL was analyzed using the VosViewer software. The study results revealed that the number of scholarly articles on PjBL is increasing. Research findings can assist relevant researchers in recognizing PjBL research trends and recommending paths for further study.

Keywords: Project based-learning; research trend; bibliometric analysis

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