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The International Journal for Lesson and Learning Studies (IJLLS) is the offical journal of the World Association of Lesson Studies (WALS). WALS is an association of educational researchers and teaching professionals from various countries in the world who are dedicated to educational research that focuses directly on improving the quality of learning in classrooms and other formal learning environments through pedagogical experiments or action research.
Read an interview with the editors, Professors John Elliott and Lo Mun Ling at http://www.emeraldinsight.com/authors/interviews/ijlls.htm
The International Journal for Lesson and Learning Studies rests on the conviction that there is a need for a journal that will promote an evidence-based and rigorous pedagogical discourse in the field of education about how to improve the quality of young people’s experiences as learners in educational settings. Such a discourse is inevitably practical while at the same time eclectically drawing on a wide range of disciplinary knowledge. This does not imply that the contents of the journal is any less intellectually demanding than those that stem from a particular academic sub-discipline such as the psychology or sociology of learning or the philosophy of education. In the course of sustaining a clear focus on ‘improving the quality of lessons and learning’ through pedagogical experimentation in which action strategies are constructed, tested and further developed, contributions address such issues as:
The Editors are confident that the journal has a very wide appeal at a time when educational policy, leadership and practice across the world is increasingly focused on the quality of the learning experiences provided to learners in formal education settings.
The journal publishes lesson and learning studies that are pedagogically aimed at improving the quality of teaching and learning in formal educational settings. These may take the form of action research, design experiments, formative evaluations or pedagogical research more generally that is designed to foster a democratic, discursive and action oriented inquiry process. The journal is particularly interested in publishing lesson and learning studies that are collaboratively constructed and dialogically forged with teachers and their students.
The main objectives of the journal are:
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