Co-ord Analysis on Soft Skills Article in Range 2016 - 2021


Currently, education is directed to facilitate the needs of students for work skills. This supports the performance of high school graduates in their careers. So that various changes to the education system add certain skills as an achievement in learning. These supporting skills are called soft skills. Therefore, this study aims to analyze the opportunities for developing research on Soft Skills related to student work competencies in higher education. This research was conducted by analyzing article documents called bibliometric analysis. The analysis includes four stages, namely (1) determining the keywords, (2) collecting data in Scopus, (3) sending data to application and (4) analyzing the visualization. The visualization of the data displayed is only analyzed to the extent of keyword analysis. The results of the analysis show that the development of soft skills still has the opportunity to be researched. This is evidenced by the results of co-word analysis in the last five years, which still show opportunities to develop research themes related to soft skills. In the last two years in the analysis based on the year of publication, topics related to soft skills research were more oriented to the use of technology, so that further researchers could develop in that area.

Keywords: co-ord, analysis, soft skills

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