Innovative Scientometric Methods for a Continuous Monitoring of Research Activities in Educational Science

Dees, Werner Innovative Scientometric Methods for a Continuous Monitoring of Research Activities in Educational Science., 2008 . In Fourth International Conference on Webometrics, Informetrics and Scientometrics & Ninth COLLNET Meeting, Berlin, 28 July -1 August 2008. [Conference paper]


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This paper reports on a project sponsored by the German Research Foundation (DFG) aimed at developing new methodological approaches to evaluate the relevance and quality of educational research publications and at examining the potential of the German Education Index (FIS Bildung) as a tool to monitor and map educational research. The project is exploratory and its objective is to develop a methodology for constructing research performance indicators, not to assess or compare research performance of individual scholars, research groups or university departments. The paper gives an outline of the project, presents results of its first part, the analysis of the publication behaviour of exemplary educational research institutions, and finally illustrates the development of a new multidimensional quality indicator.

Item type: Conference paper
Keywords: bibliometrics educational research research evaluation
Subjects: B. Information use and sociology of information > BB. Bibliometric methods
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Date deposited: 23 Dec 2008
Last modified: 02 Oct 2014 12:13


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