Peer Reviews of Teaching

Written peer reviews of teaching are included in comprehensive reappointment reviews (Faculty Manual, Section 4.III.K.4.c), reviews for tenure and promotion (Faculty Manual, Section 4.VII.E.5), and special appointment reviews. The candidate’s interdisciplinary contributions should be addressed according to the criteria in the Faculty Manual Section 4.III.K.5.

Suggestions for preparing effective peer reviews of teaching
Recommendations from experienced St. Olaf faculty concerning how to prepare for, conduct, and write an effective peer review.

Considerations in observing instruction
High-quality teaching can take many forms; this document describes a range of practices appropriate to a variety of teaching styles and objectives.

Suggestions for reviewing instructional materials
Advice concerning the types of materials to review and suggested approaches to evaluating them.