Emotions in Learning, Teaching, and Leadership: A Bibliometric Review of Asian Literature (1990–2018)

Mehmet Karakus, Muhammet Usak, A. Ersozlu

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    This study aims to map the Asian literature on emotions in learning, teaching, and leadership through a review of published research in Web of Science Core Collection. In all, 862 articles published between 1990 and 2018 were retrieved and analyzed. Bibliographic coupling of the countries, bibliographic coupling of the authors, co-occurrences of author keywords, bibliographic coupling of the journals, and bibliographic coupling of the institutions were extracted through bibliographic visualization methods. All the h-classics publications were also reviewed and categorized according to their topics. People’s Republic of China (Hong Kong), Israel, Turkey, and Cyprus are the countries with most relevant evidence. The top authors are found to be D.W Chan and M. Zembylas, while emotional intelligence, empathy, burnout, emotion, and self-efficacy have been the most frequently studied concepts. Teaching and Teacher Education and Journal of Educational Psychology are the journals with prominent pertinent influence. Education University of Hong Kong, Chinese University of Hong Kong, and Ben-Gurion University of the Negev are the institutions with the most notable influence. The current situation and research trends are discussed in the article.
    Original languageEnglish
    Number of pages18
    JournalSage Open
    Issue number1
    Publication statusPublished - 25 Jan 2021

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    • emotions
    • learning
    • school administrators
    • students
    • teachers
    • teaching

    ASJC Scopus subject areas

    • Arts and Humanities(all)
    • Social Sciences(all)


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