Peer Observation Resources and Guidelines

Executive Summary/Table of Contents

The term “peer observation” has come to mean many different things to different people. For the purposes of this document, we will be using this term to refer not only to actual classroom visitation and observation, but also to a broad range of activities related to assessment of teaching. This resource will consider six key components of Peer Observation of Teaching.

Adapted for the University at Albany with permission from The Center for Effective Teaching and Learning, University of Texas at El Paso, 2006.