Fostering Interdisciplinary Collaboration Via Lesson Study

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This contributed paper will explore the collaboration between an undergraduate library instruction program and an English as a Second Language (ESL)
program using the methodology Lesson Study. Well-suited to observing the
accessibility and effectiveness of library instruction for international students
from a variety of different language backgrounds and English proficiency levels, this paper will examine the history of Lesson Study and its use in the
Western educational context through a review of the literature, provide a
Lesson Study framework rooted in the literature and adopted to an academic
library instructional context, and report data from the first of two rounds of
implementing the methodology
Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationForging the Future
Subtitle of host publicationThe Proceedings of the ACRL 2023 Conference
EditorsDawn Mueller
PublisherAssociation of College and Research Libraries
Number of pages10
StatePublished - Mar 2023


  • Lesson Study
  • Library instruction
  • ESL
  • Collaboration


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