Sabrina Failasufa Tamami, Fauziyah Qurrota A’yun Tamami, Mohammad Zakki Azani, Muhamad Subhi Aprianto, Saddam Husein, Ana Qonita Tamami


This study aims to determine the mapping of the development and direction of research on Critical Thing of Islamic Education in publications indexed by the Scopus database. This study used bibliometric analysis techniques to explore all publications indexed in the Scopus database on Critical Thinking of Islamic Education from 1994 to 2023. The data obtained were analyzed using Excel and R/R-Studio. VOSviewer is used to perform visual analysis of keyword occurrence and document citations in a stimulating manner. Researchers found 3,702 publications that fit the function, subject, and criteria set. The results of this study show an annual growth rate. The papers are analyzed in terms of publications by field of science, the number of studies published annually. The bibliometric analysis performed was limited to Scopus data. Other national and international databases were not taken into account in the study. The limitation of this study is only taking data sets or meta data in publications indexed by Scopus. This study presents a brief overview of the literature accessible to researchers working in the field of Critical Thinking of Islamic Education and provides recommendations for future research.

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