Peer Observation Symposium

Join us for a variety of offerings to investigate the role of peer observation in teaching evaluations, learn more about developing protocols for equitable observations, and effective practices for conducting peer observations. A google folder is available with a detailed symposium outline and breakout session materials. 


Wednesday, October 13 

12:00pm – 12:50pm: Panel Discussion on the Role and Purpose of Peer Observation

  • Panelists: 
    • Kirk Ambrose, Founding Director of the Center for Teaching and Learning
    • JoAnn Silverstein, former Associate Dean for Faculty Affairs for CEAS
    • David Brown, Divisional Dean for Social Sciences for A&S

1:00pm – 1:30pm: Breakout Sessions:  Exemplary Campus Protocols for Teaching Observations

  • Breakout session Presenters:
    • Christine Macdonald, Teaching Associate Professor and Associate Director for Professional Development and Curricular Oversight, Program for Writing & Rhetoric
    • Aaron Clauset, Associate Professor, Department of Computer Science
    • Martha Hanna, Professor, History Department

Thursday, October 14

12pm - 2pm: Symposium drop-in office hours

Friday, October 15

12:00pm-1:00pm: Workshop: How to Develop Departmental Processes for Peer Observation of Teaching 

1:00pm-2:00pm: Symposium Office Hours

2:30pm-3:30pm: Workshop: How to Do Classroom Observations: Recognizing Effective Pedagogical Practice

Join us on Zoom for any of the above sessions!

Friday, October 15 at 2:30pm to 3:30pm

Virtual Event
ASSETT, Center for Teaching & Learning
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