TRENDS OF VIRTUAL REALITY IN ENGLISH LANGUAGE LEARNING
Virtual reality (VR) has become prevalent topic of English language learning. However, the use of virtual reality (VR) for English language learning still needs to be investigated considering that the learning process has entered the era of sustainability education. This study is a systematic literature review that focuses on investigating actual data from Google Scholar and Google Trends to identify emerging virtual reality trends for English language learning. Research data relies on the first relevant publication found in the database; 529 relevant Google Scholar papers have been found using content analysis. According to these statistics, virtual reality is a relatively recent and rapidly expanding worldwide issue that involves connections and writers from all over the world. In general, the recent significant increase in publications on "virtual reality in English language Learning" (as a source of knowledge) is consistent with the trend of increasing Internet searches on this topic (as a practical request). These findings can be used to be reference, promote, adapt and realign VR in English learning. This study only covers publication trends from 2004 to 2022, including publication frequency and sources.
Keywords: English Language Learning, Systematic Literature Review, Virtual Reality, Global Trends