The purpose of this study is to analyze the trend of learning networks and provide the basic data in order to set the direction and research subjects for the future learning network. 115 academic articles on learning networks published by domestic journals from 1996 to 2015 April were analyzed. The current status was developed from analysis by year and journal, the content analysis was conducted with research methodology, scope, target, and network type. Also, the network texts between index terms and abstracts were analyzed through frequency analysis. From the current analysis, it was shown that researches on learning network have been steadily increased, the publications have been produced mainly in the field of adult lifelong education and education technology education media journals. As a result of the content analysis, survey research and case study had the highest rate of usage in methodology. In order of frequency, the scope of research were school, virtual space, community, and the objects were human resources, cyber network, local resources accordingly. The most types were appeared as offline and online from the outcome of network type analysis. As the result of network text analysis, the most frequent word was ‘Network’, followed by ‘Social network service (SNS)’, ‘Lifelong education’, ‘Online’, ‘Learning network’, and ‘Social connection’. This result leads the suggestions that the discussion on elementary middle school education and non-formal informal education is needed, the theoretical research on literature review and concept establishment is required, the individual level researches in education psychology or sociology of education have to be conducted, and various researches and policies on blended education combining of non-formal informal education and formal education are necessary for the proper connect.