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Reference List of Some Relevant Articles on Peer Observation

Amrein-Beardsley, A., & Osborn Popp, S. E. (2012). Peer observations among faculty in a college of education: Investigating the summative and formative uses of the reformed teaching observation protocol (RTOP). Educational Assessment, Evaluation and Accountability, 24(1), 5-24.

Atkinson, D. J. & Bolt, S. (2010). Using teaching observations to reflect upon and improve teaching practice in higher education. Journal of Scholarship of Teaching and Learning, 19(3), 1-19.

Bell, M. (2001). Supported reflective practice: a programme of peer observation and feedback for academic teaching development.  International Journal for Academic Development, 6(1), 29-39. doi:10.1080/13601440110033643

Bell, M., & Cooper, P. (2013). Peer observation of teaching university departments: A framework for implementation. International Journal for Academic Development, 18(1), 60-73.

Blackwell, R., & McLean, M. (1996). Peer observation of teaching and staff development. Higher Education Quarterly, 50(2), 156-171.

Byrne, J., Brown, H., & Challen, D. (2010). Peer development as an alternative to peer observation: A tool to enhance professional development. International Journal for Academic Development15(3), 215-228.

Canale, A.M., Herdklotz, C., Wild, L. (2012). Evaluation of Teaching Effectiveness: Benchmark report & recommendations. Retrieved from

Chamberlain, J. M., D'Artrey, M., & Rowe, D. (2011). Peer observation of teaching: A decoupled process. Active Learning in Higher Education, 12(3), 189-201.

Chester, A. (2012). Peer partnerships in teaching: Evaluation of a voluntary model of professional development in tertiary education. Journal of the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning, 12(2), 94-108.

Donnelly, R. (2007). Perceived impact of peer observation of teaching in higher education. International Journal of Teaching and Learning in Higher Education, 19(2), 117-129.

Galbraith, C. S., & Merrill, G. B. (2012). Predicting student achievement in university-level business and economics classes: Peer observation of classroom instruction and student ratings of teaching effectiveness. College Teaching, 60(2), 48-55.

Gosling, D. (2002). Models of peer observation of teaching. Generic Centre: Learning and Teaching Support Network8(10), 1-5.

Goldstein, J. (2007).  Easy to dance to: Solving problems of teacher evaluation with peer assistance and review. American Journal of Education, 113(3), 479-506.

Hammersley‐Fletcher, L., & Orsmond, P. (2005). Reflecting on reflective practices within peer observation. Studies in Higher Education, 30(2), 213-224. doi:10.1080/03075070500043358

Hendry, G. D., & Oliver, G. R. (2012). Seeing is believing: The benefits of peer observation. Journal of University Teaching and Learning Practice, 9(1), 11

Kohut, G. F., Burnap, C., & Yon, M. G. (2007). Peer observation of teaching: perceptions of the observer and the observed. College Teaching, 55(1), 19-25.

Lomas, L., & Nicholls, G. (2005). Enhancing teaching quality through peer review of teaching. Quality in Higher Education11(2), 137-149. doi:10.1080/13538320500175118

Lomas, L., & Kinchin, I. (2006). Developing a peer observation program with university teachers. International Journal of Teaching and Learning in Higher Education18(3), 204-214.

McMahon, T. Barrett, T., & O’Neill, G. (2007). Using observation of teaching to improve quality: Finding your way through the muddle of competing conceptions, confusion of practice and mutually exclusive intentions. Teaching in Higher Education, 12(4), 499-511.

O’Keefe, M., Lecouteur, A., Miller, J. & McGowan, U.  (2009). The colleague development program: A multidisciplinary program of peer observation partnerships.  Medical Teacher, 31(12), 1060-1065.

Peel, D. (2005). Peer observation as a transformatory tool? Teaching in Higher Education, 10(4), 489-504

Siddiqui, Z. S., Jonas-Dwyer, D., & Carr, S. E. (2007). Twelve tips for peer observation of teaching. Medical teacher29(4), 297-300.

Swinglehurst, D., Russell, J., & Greenhalgh, T. (2008). Peer observation of teaching in the online environment: An action research approach. Journal of Computer Assisted Learning, 24(5), 383-393.

Weller, S. (2009). What does “peer” mean in teaching observation for the professional development of higher education lecturers? International Journal of Teaching and Learning in Higher Education, 21(1), 25-35.

Nixon, S., Vickerman, P., & Maynard, C. (2010). Teacher immediacy: Reflections on a peer review of teaching scheme. Journal of further and Higher Education, 34(4), 491-502.