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International Journal of Frontiers in Sociology, 2021, 3(18); doi: 10.25236/IJFS.2021.031802.

A Visual Analysis of Knowledge Map of International Blended-Learning Research in Recent Five Years


Yuan Tang1, Fengping Yu2

Corresponding Author:
Yuan Tang

1School of Humanities and Arts, Jiaxing Nanhu University, Jiaxing, China

2School of Foreign Studies, Jiaxing University, Jiaxing, China


Blended learning, which combines the advantages of modern online learning and traditional face-to-face teaching methods, has rapidly developed into an important field of teaching practice and educational research. In order to accurately grasp the status of blended-learning research in the world, this study takes blended learning as the theme, and investigates the literacy collected in the core journals of Web of Science and uses it as the analysis object. Using software CiteSpace, this study products a quantitative analysis on the research strength, core literacy, research hotspots and research frontiers in the field of blended learning, and describes the knowledge map of the research in this field, so as to grasp the development characters of international studies related to blended learning in recent years and offer references for the future development of blended learning research in China.


Blended Learning, CiteSpace; Knowledge Map, Visual Analysis

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Yuan Tang, Fengping Yu. A Visual Analysis of Knowledge Map of International Blended-Learning Research in Recent Five Years. International Journal of Frontiers in Sociology (2021), Vol. 3, Issue 18: 7-13. https://doi.org/10.25236/IJFS.2021.031802.


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