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 Volume 11, Issue 1 (January 2024), Pages: 95-101


 Original Research Paper

Bibliometric review of service learning on civic education


 Ikman Nur Rahman, Dasim Budimansyah *, Karim Suryadi, Dadang Sundawa


 Civic Education, Faculty of Social Studies Education, Universitas Pendidikan Indonesia, Bandung, Indonesia

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The aim of service learning is to give students a learning experience that is connected to real-world situations and progresses over time while also helping the community. Service learning is a way of teaching that connects what students learn in lectures and theories from the classroom to the community's needs and situation. This study plans to look at and summarize the growing number of studies on using service learning in teaching about civic duties to bring new ideas into civic education. The study uses the VOSviewer tool for a bibliometric analysis, which is a way to study information on service learning in civic education using data. The data was gathered from the Scopus database using keywords like "service-learning," "citizenship," "civic," and "education." The search found 90 articles related to the topic, published between 1997 and 2023. The findings indicate that research on service learning in civic education started in 1997, with significant increases in 2010 and 2022. The early research was more about expressing ideas and theories. The study suggests that service learning can be a creative way to teach civic education.

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 Service learning, Civic education, Experiential learning, Bibliometric analysis, Community engagement

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 Received 13 August 2023, Received in revised form 23 December 2023, Accepted 26 December 2023


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 Conflict of interest: The author(s) declared no potential conflicts of interest with respect to the research, authorship, and/or publication of this article.


 Rahman IN, Budimansyah D, Suryadi K, and Sundawa D (2024). Bibliometric review of service learning on civic education. International Journal of Advanced and Applied Sciences, 11(1): 95-101

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