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WSU Access

Date of Award

January 2019

Degree Type


Degree Name



Educational Leadership and Policy

First Advisor

Jazlin Ebenezer


This three article five-chapter dissertation is focused on improving teaching and learning through teachers engaging in the Lesson Study professional development. The main goals of the study as a whole were to (1) investigate how teacher-talks during a Lesson Study influences teaching and learning, (2) determine how teacher reflections after a Lesson Study influence teaching and learning, and (3) investigate how a Lesson Study influences one teacher's classroom teaching practices after the experience.

The study is a qualitative approach throughout all three articles.

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