Framework to Explore the Range of Literature on Community College/TVET College Education Abroad
Keywords:Anti-deficit theory, community college, education abroad, research, TVET
This article conducts a bibliometric approach to present a macro view of broader themes found in publications on community college/TVET education in the United States and abroad. A total of 340 publications were identified and analyzed to show that international programming thrives in the field of community college and TVET education abroad.Abstract in Spanish
Este artículo lleva a cabo un proyecto bibliométrico para presentar una perspectiva macro de temas generales en publicaciones que tratan de colegios comunitarios/instituciones de educación técnica y vocacional en Estados Unidos y otros países. Tras identificar y analizar trescientas cuarenta publicaciones en total, se muestra que los programas internacionales prosperan en este sector.
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