Classroom Observation: Guidelines

May 2008
Teaching Professor;May2008, Vol. 22 Issue 5, p3
The article focuses on the second edition of Nancy Chism's "Peer Review of Teaching." It presents a condensed version of the seven "overall guidelines" offered by Chism for classroom observation by peers. The need for faculty to be trained for a specific task is emphasized. It also emphasizes that a single classroom observation by one rater is not a reliable indicator of teaching quality.


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