A Knowledge Mapping Analysis of Researches on American Preschool Education Quality's Develoyment: Based on the Visual Analysis of SSCI Data Base Documents from 2007 to 2017
In order to scientificly and intuitively show the achievements of American preschool education quality research in the recent ten years， this paper uses Bicomb and SPSS software to draw the knowledge mapping on hotspots of American preschool education quality research from 2007 to 2017 based on SSCI database. This study shows that American preschool education quality research primarily focuses on such two main lines as internal and external security mechanism of quality， and productive and process quality; expands four hot areas covering inclusive education to children with disabilities， early childhood teachers’ professional development， children’s school readiness and academic achievement， as well as language development， and there exist a big difference among these four areas’s strategic positions; discovers three aspects of its advantages and disadvantages. All these reflect the developmental trend of American preschool education quality research， that is， under the combination of internal and external security mechanism， it lays stress on monitoring productive quality， constantly perfects the monitoring system， strengthens the connotation of process quality， and continuously and deeply enhance the integration of improvement.
|關鍵詞||美国、学前教育质量、研究热点、知识图谱、展望、American、preschool education quality、research hotspots、knowledge map、prospect|