The status of research in educational administration: An analysis of educational administration journals, 1999-2007

Ahmet Aypay, Adil Çoruk, Deniz Yazgan, Osman Kartal, Melike Çaǧatay, Berfu Tunçer, Berrin Emran

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Abstract

Abstract Problem Statement: Investigating trends in published journal articles provides important insights into the changes in the field over time. There have been discussions regarding where the field should be heading in the academic community. This study attempts to provide a general overview of the field. Purpose of Study: The objective of this article is to provide an analysis of articles in the field of Educational Administration based on 449 randomly selected empirical journals published in 13 Educational Administration Journals over a nine-year period, 1999-2007. Methods: The approach is document analysis. Findings and Results: The findings are presented under a) authorship patterns; b) literature reviews; c) methodologies; d) topics and subtopic. Conclusions and Recommendations: A rise in qualitative research, leadership, and methodological weaknesses were addressed, and more studies on structural issues, as well as a review of research methodological trainings and journal article evaluation processes, were recommended.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)59-77
Number of pages19
JournalEgitim Arastirmalari - Eurasian Journal of Educational Research
Issue number39
Publication statusPublished - 2010
Externally publishedYes

Keywords

  • Educational administration
  • Empirical papers
  • Journal articles
  • Trends and issues

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Education

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