Explicitly intended to help faculty conceptualize how their teaching and the student learning that results can be made visible, this book offers a model of peer review to document, assess, reflect on, and improve teaching and student learning through the use of a course portfolio. It provides a rationale for treating teaching as intellectual work, accompanied by a rich collection of materials course portfolios, reviewers′ comments, and portfolio authors′ reflections drawn from more than 200 professors in various disciplines and institutions that faculty can use to develop their own models for peer review of teaching.
1. Making Teaching and Learning Visible.
2. Capturing the Intellectual Work of Teaching: The Benchmark Portfolio.
3. The Benchmark Portfolio: Five Examples.
4. Inquiring Into Specific Aspects of Teaching: The Inquiry Portfolio.
5. Soliciting and Writing External reviews for course Portfolios.
6. Using Course Portfolios to Foster Campus Collaboration.
7. Creating a Campus Community for the Peer Review of Teaching.
8. Addressing Larger Issues in Peer Review.