Research trend on technological pedagogical content knowledge (TPACK) through bibliometric analysis (2015-2019)

Nadi Suprapto, Sukarmin Sukarmin, Rinie Pratiwi Puspitawati, Erman Erman, Dian Savitri, Chih Hsiung Ku, Husni Mubarok


This paper aims to analyse the scientific trend of research on TPACK through bibliometric study and explore how the contribution of Indonesian researchers in the Scopus database from 2015 to 2019. The sample was composed of 2075 documents in total. The results revealed that scientific publication on TPACK has been increasing. The USA contributed the most documents on TPACK as well as Singapore’s institutions dominated in this area. Meanwhile, Indonesia put its two representative’s institutions: Universitas Sebelas Maret and Universitas Pendidikan Indonesia, among the big ten institutions in the world. All Indonesian documents produced by teacher-producing universities and public universities. The USA and Taiwan have also contributed to the most productive authors of TPACK. Then, the visualisation of research trend on TPACK resulted in four major clusters: (1) TPACK as a system, (2) TPACK in relating to its scale, (3) TPACK in connecting with quantitative parameters, and (4) TPACK under beliefs, intention, and technology acceptance. The research findings could aid related researchers to recognise the trend of TPACK research and recommend directions for further research.


TPACK; bibliometric study; research trend; Scopus; Indonesia


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