Peer Observation Essay

2260 WordsFeb 26, 201310 Pages
www.prodait.org Peer Observation of Teaching ProDAIT Professional Development for Academics Involved in Teaching Contents page number Overview ..........................................................................................................1 What is Peer Observation of Teaching? ..........................................................1 What is Peer Observation of Teaching for? .....................................................2 Is peer observation of teaching really worth doing? .....................................2 Peer observation for development versus teaching observation for assessment ..................................................................................................3 Assessment Tools for Evaluating Teaching Quality .........................................4 Self-review....................................................................................................4 Student evaluation........................................................................................4 Peer review ..................................................................................................5 Peer Review of Pedagogic Practice.................................................................5 Guide to References ........................................................................................6 References ......................................................................................................7 Overview This section of the ProDAIT website gives an overview of current thinking on peer observation of teaching for professional development purposes. It takes a broad view of what constitutes 'teaching' and gives advice on good practice in carrying out peer observation. The specific requirements for peer observation activity vary from one institution to another, so please check local guidelines and

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