Research on Teachers’ Practical Knowledge: Hotspots, Trends and Evolution Paths: Bibliometric Analysis Based on CSSCI Source Journals

Xiao LÜ, Xiaoyan DENG


As a crucial part of educational reform, teachers’ practical knowledge gradually arousing the concern of the public, and becomes the focus of researchers’ attention and reaped certain research results. It is necessary for us to sort out the research progress in this field, particularly for hot topics, by means of systematic literature. By reviewing the data research, the author comes up with the development path of relevant research in the field of teachers’ practical knowledge in China over the past 17 years: to upgrade teachers’ personal capability, deepen the reform of curriculum stages and clarify teachers’ experience and knowledge, etc..; in terms of the path of research evolution, teachers’ practical knowledge has gone through the embryonic stage and the growth stage successively, which is promoted and deepened gradually at the micro level through macro guidance. In the research field of teachers’ practical knowledge, we will tend to change research perspective, increase research density, deepen research contents and integrate research methods in the future.


Teachers’ practical knowledge; Research hotspots; Research trends; Evolution path; Potential hotspots

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