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Virtual Education as an Enabler of Autonomous Learning

An analysis of the production and dissemination of research articles on the analysis of the variable virtual education as a facilitator of autonomous learning was carried out. The objective of the present bibliometric analysis work presented is to identify 1700 publications by identifying the key characteristics of the number of publications registered in the Scopus database for the period 2015-2020 in Latin American countries. The information compiled by this source has been organized by means of graphs and figures, with categories for the year of publication of the information, country of origin, field of knowledge and type of publication. After the elaboration of these characteristics, mention was made of the positions adopted by the different authors in relation to the topic in question through a quantitative analysis. One of the main findings of this research is that, with 694 publications, Brazil is the Latin American country with the highest production. The field of knowledge that contributed the most to the bibliographic collection for the study of virtual education as a facilitator of autonomous learning was the field of computer science, with 829 published works. The most popular form of publication during the period mentioned was the journal article, which represents 46% of the total scientific production.

Virtual Education, Autonomous Learning, Scopus Database

Maribel Cecilia Rangel Magallanes. (2023). Virtual Education as an Enabler of Autonomous Learning. American Journal of Education and Information Technology, 7(2), 79-85.

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