Peer Teaching

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"Good talk about good teaching is what we neeed - to enhance both our professional practice and the selfhood from which it comes."  Parker Palmer, The Courage to Teach

Peer teaching, sometimes referred to as peer appraisial or peer evaluation is

  • collaborative

  • reciprocal

  • equal partnership

  • mutual support

  • confidential

  • builds trust and commitment

  • non-evaluative

From:  Joan Kaplowitz, "Assessing Your Teaching", ACRL Preconference, June 2001