Nov 13, 2012
1:30pm - 3:00pm
Irving K Barber Learning Centre - Fraser River Room 2.27
Brought to you by: CTLT
Please join us for this session on the summative peer review of teaching.
In the first part of the session, Isabeau Iqbal will present on her doctoral study that examined connections between summative peer review and professional growth in teaching. As part of her research, Isabeau conducted qualitative interviews with 30 tenure-track faculty members at a research–intensive Canadian university and asked professors about their experiences and understandings of peer review of teaching. In this presentation, she will share key findings and make some recommendations for best practices. (1:30 - 2:30 pm). In the second part of the session, Dr. Simon Bates, Senior Advisor, Teaching and Learning and CTLT's Academic Director, will provide an update on the UBC Summative Peer Review of Teaching Initiative and answer questions about that initiative (2:30 – 3 pm).
Presenter Bio: Isabeau Iqbal is an educational developer at the Centre for Teaching, Learning and Technology. She completed her dissertation, entitled "Faculty members' professional growth in teaching through the summative peer review of teaching and other departmental practices in the Department of Educational Studies at UBC. Her research interests centre on professional growth in teaching, peerreview of teaching, and academic culture (especially departmental cultures). At CTLT, Isabeau is involved with the formative peer review of teaching initiatives.
Presenter Bio: In his role as Senior Advisor, Teaching and Learning, and Academic Director CTLT, Dr. Bates provides the academic leadership of CTLT, supporting collaboration and work towards greater synergy among teaching and learning initiatives distributed across UBC Vancouver. He plays a key role in the UBC Summative Peer Review of Teaching Initiative (http://ctlt.ubc.ca/about-isotl/programs-events/ubc-peer-review-of-teaching-initiative/).