Perspective of the early education in Spain based on the bi bliometric analysis of its production (1

Silveria Perea Riquelme, Miguel Sáez Gómez y María T. Calvo Llena


OBJECTIVES: The aim of this work is to describe the Spanish research on early education through the bibliometric analysis of the publications contained in the database of ISOC (CSIC) in CD-ROM.

CONCLUSIONS: Early education appears as a branch of the pedagogy that has not completed their process of consolidation as scientific discipline. Most of the works have a theoretical character (877,70%), but our results shows a growing increase of empirical papers. Those works as the biggest productive authors and the highest number of authors for article, appears in journals low and middle production, linked to scientific institutions. The scientific activity belongs to the universities and to Autonomous Communities of Murcia, Madrid, Asturias and Galicia

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