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Peer Classroom Observations: How to Develop a Supportive Process in Your Department

There are many approaches to peer observation and feedback on teaching, ranging from highly structured processes to the more qualitative and informal. Which approach is best for you or your department depends on the purpose of the observations (formative or evaluative) as well as how you define effective teaching. Explore these questions to develop your own teaching observation process and rubric using the framework provided in this video.