Janaarthanan-Kannan-2020

Authors: Janaarthanan, PI and Kannan, Nithyanandam..

Article: Mapping of Research Output on Dyslexia: A Scientometric Study during 2015-2019.

Publication: Library Philosophy and Practice (University of Nebraska). 4177 2020

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Dyslexia is a learning disorder that involves difficulty reading due to problems identifying speech sounds and learning how they relate to letters and words (decoding) Also called reading disability, dyslexia affect areas of the brain that process language. People with dyslexia have normal intelligence and commonly have ordinary vision. Most youngsters with dyslexia can achieve school with tutoring or a specialized schooling application

Abstract

Scientometrics is a sub field of bibliometrics. Mapping of research outputs on Dyslexia: A Scientometric study during 2015-2019. There are 1677 research papers were contributed by 7623 authors during 2015 – 2019, Single authors have contributed 134 research papers and Triple authors have contributed 314 research papers. The author Tzipi Horowitz-Kraus have contributed 12 research papers, Average relative growth rate is 0.027 and doubling time is 13.227. Country wide, United States have contributed 398 research papers on Dyslexia occupy the first rank and India have contributed 13 research papers occupy the 20th rank, Preferred language of authors are found to be English 1639(97.73%) on Dyslexia research. The journal “Dyslexia “(Chichester, England) have contributed 134(7.99%) research papers occupy 1st rank. Prolific contributed institutions, First Rank occupied by Behavioral Science Institute the Netherlands have contributed 15 research papers, the degree of collaboration by Subramaniam formula the mean degree of collaboration is 0.920. shows that 92% of contributions are from collaborative authors. Dyslexia research shows remarkably low by India, it is necessary to give awareness to people on Dyslexia. The funding agencies and Government of India should take initiation to encourage the researchers to contribute more research papers on Dyslexia. The researchers should collaborate with other countries to enrich their knowledge on Dyslexia.

Citation:

Janaarthanan, PI Mr and Kannan, Nithyanandam Dr., “Mapping of Research Output on Dyslexia: A Scientometric Study during 2015-2019” (2020). Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal). 4177.
https://digitalcommons.unl.edu/libphilprac/4177

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