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ERIC Number: EJ903550
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2010
Pages: 16
Abstractor: ERIC
Reference Count: 25
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-0077-5762
Lesson Study as a Human Science
Lewis, Catherine C.; Akita, Kiyomi; Sato, Manabu
Yearbook of the National Society for the Study of Education, v109 n1 p222-237 2010
Neither experimental nor design research in education is as well developed in Japan as in the United States. Yet Japanese educational practice employs a type of educational research called "lesson study" that is credited for instructional improvements, including the shift from "teaching as telling" to "teaching for understanding" in science and the development of structured problem-solving lessons in mathematics. This chapter examines lesson study as an example of the emerging paradigm of "human science," offering an image of how research and practice can relate in ways that inform practical action and the field of educational research. (Contains 1 figure.)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Japan