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Author: Nancy Van Note Chism; Grady W Chism
Publisher: Bolton, MA : Anker Pub. Co., ©2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
From the Publisher: Peer review, when done well, has been seen to reinvigorate teaching, provide detailed appraisal, and enrich evidence on which decisions about compensation and promotion are made. In this concise, yet comprehensive book, Nancy Van Note Chism offers a framework for the use of peer review; lists the tasks involved in setting up a peer-review program; and provides guidelines, protocols, checklists,  Read more...
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Nancy Van Note Chism; Grady W Chism
ISBN: 9781933371214 1933371218
OCLC Number: 85833322
Description: xvii, 209 pages : illustrations ; 28 cm
Contents: About the author --
Foreword --
Preface --
Part I: Overview Of Peer Review: --
1: Developing a rationale and understanding of peer review --
Definition of peer review of teaching --
Contexts of peer review --
Central distinctions in the evaluation of teaching literature --
Ways in which peer review of teaching is used --
Why use peer review? --
Objections to peer review --
2: Setting Up A System For Peer Review --
Institutional leadership --
College, school, and division leadership --
Departmental leadership --
Assessing readiness for developing a peer review of teaching system --
Common pitfalls to avoid in developing and implementing --
Peer review of teaching systems --
Characteristics of an effective peer review process --
3: Major Design Elements Of A Peer Review Of Teaching System --
Statement of teaching values and purpose of peer review activities --
Identifying the faculty member involved --
Logistics of the review: when and how often --
Criteria --
Evidence --
Standards --
Instruments for performing reviews --
Procedures for conducting and recording the reviews --
Provisions for preparation of reviews --
Provisions for revision of the plan --
Summary --
4: Roles And Goals Of A Peer Review System --
Roles --
Goals --
Part II: Resources And Forms: --
5: Peer Review Of Course Materials --
For formative evaluation --
For summative evaluation --
Materials for peer review --
Overall guidelines --
Resource materials: peer review of course materials --
Policies --
Content --
Assignments --
Instructor comments --
6: Classroom Observations --
Overall guidelines --
Resource materials: classroom observation --
Procedures for developing an observation instrument --
Preparation for observation --
Narrative log --
Classroom observation rating forms --
Teacher behavior systems --
7: Peer Review In Special Contexts --
Laboratories --
Studios --
Practice settings --
Problem-based learning or case study learning --
Team teaching --
Online teaching --
Special case of online repositories --
Resource materials: peer review in special contexts --
Peer review of laboratory instruction --
Peer review of studio instruction --
Peer review of teaching in non-medical field settings --
Excerpts from a form for field instructor evaluation of the field liaison --
Instructor Indiana University School of social work --
Peer review of clinical teaching --
Peer review of teaching in service-learning or civic --
Engagement contexts --
Peer review of team teaching --
Peer review of instruction in problem-based learning or case study settings --
Dimensions of tutor performance assessed in problem-based learning settings at the Indian University School of Dentistry --
Peer review of Web-based instruction --
Sample form for evaluating online courses from Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis --
Technical guidelines for IUPUI JumpStart Course Development --
Peer review form for MERLOT --
MedEdPORTAL digital and educational peer review form --
8: Leadership For Teaching: Contributions To Scholarship Of Teaching And Departmental Teaching Efforts --
Scholarship of teaching --
Departmental teaching efforts --
Resource materials: scholarship of teaching and leadership for teaching --
Questions for assessing quality of scholarship of teaching --
Questions about contributions to teaching leadership efforts --
Peer review of advising --
Peer review of oversight of student research --
9: Teaching Portfolios --
Purposes of teaching portfolios --
Contents of teaching portfolios --
Reviewing teaching portfolios --
Resource materials: teaching portfolios --
Review of portfolios intended for improvement purposes --
Review of course portfolios --
Review of portfolios intended for hiring decisions --
Review of portfolios intended for ongoing summative purposes (narrative version) --
Review of portfolios intended for ongoing summative purposes (rating form version) --
10: Summary --
Developing a set of principles --
Review --
Useful sources --
References --
Responsibility: Nancy Van Note Chism ; with contributions by Grady W. Chism, III.


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