Luong Dinh Hai The Vietnam National Institute of Educational Sciences 101 Tran Hung Dao, Hoan Kiem, Hanoi, Vietnam
The development of information and communication technology accelerates the transformation process. As with other fields, the research community has also been interested in digital transformation in education in recent years. This paper applies a scientometric approach to explore this field from 2020 when the COVID-19 pandemic began to impact the learning process. The analysis results of 1,130 educational articles and conference paper collected from the Web of Sciences show that the annual publication trend is relatively stable. In addition, Russia is the most published country and England is the most influential country for a total of 53 countries. The scopes of sources are diverse, most of which are concentrated in Psychology and Education. Most themes in the digital transformation in education are linked together, in which Strategy and Digital competence are currently of interest. For Vietnamese researchers, four topics were identified as teachers’ digital competence, digital readiness, digital university, and human resources. This study can be seen as a reference source for the research community to have an overall view of the research field, thereby determining the future research directions.
Industrial revolution 4.0
digital competencies

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