Polytechnic University of Valencia Congress, Fifth International Conference on Higher Education Advances

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Technologies for attention to diversity: a bibliometric study
María Isabel Vidal Esteve, Diana Marín Suelves, José Peirats Chacón, María Isabel Pardo Baldoví

Last modified: 25-06-2019

Abstract


In these last decades, digital systems and playful dynamics have penetrated the inclusive education field, in some cases to attend the diversity of the classroom as a whole and, in others, to study in a specific way the use of technologies in students with special needs. About this topic, on the following pages we study the trends of the research carried out through a bibliometric analysis of the scientific production in the Scopus database, which includes an amount of 59 articles, published between 1999 and 2019, are included. The results indicate an increase in the last years of the presence of scientific publications in journals in the field of Social Sciences. Furthermore, data show that the number of articles and the impact of these is scarce, that the predominant country in the publications is United States and that in the cooccurrence of the terms the agents involved in the process, technology and inclusive practices stand out as relevant issues, which implies the urgent need for digital teacher training.

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