Observation pre-conference questions: by Q4u7m1h

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									         Developing Formative Peer Assessment of Instruction in Libraries ♦ SUNYLA 2003
        Susan Kraat [kraats@newpaltz.edu] ♦ Stephan J. Macaluso [macaluss@newpaltz.edu]
        Additional Resources available at http://www.newpaltz.edu/~macaluss/peer/sunyla.html



                Observation pre-conference questions:
Use this form to organize your upcoming observation. You-the observer, and the
instructor to be observed-should meet to outline what the class will be about , what the
objectives are, and predictions about the class. The observer and instructor should be
clear on what the instructor wants, and does not want, in terms of feedback.

INSTRUCTOR to be observed: Please answer the following questions. Share them at a
pre-observation conference, or forward your responses to your observer.


I.     Three objectives for this class are:




II.    Three things I WANT feedback on are:




III.   One thing I DO NOT want feedback on is:




IV.    I think the class will…       Check one (__) Go very well
                                               (__) Be about average
                                               (__) Not go well
       Because:
                         Library Instruction
                          Peer Assessment

Please comment on the objectives for this session:
Do the number of objectives seem reasonable? Are there too many, too few, or
just enough objectives stated?




Were the objectives clearly stated? Do you think the class/audience could
understand them?




Please comment on the pace of the class. For example, was the pace generally too
fast, too slow, or just right? Were there ample break times, and opportunities for
hands-on and participatory learning? Please be specific.




Briefly comment on the value and success of the following:

 Demonstration of the library's web page



 Discussion of journal articles



 Handouts and/or user guides



 Hands-on exercise



 Question and answer opportunities
        Developing Formative Peer Assessment of Instruction in Libraries ♦ SUNYLA 2003
       Susan Kraat [kraats@newpaltz.edu] ♦ Stephan J. Macaluso [macaluss@newpaltz.edu]
       Additional Resources available at http://www.newpaltz.edu/~macaluss/peer/sunyla.html



What do you think the instructor did especially well?




What do you think could be changed to improve this lesson?




What is one insight you have gained about this subject, or about the instructor, or
about library instruction, as a result of your observation?




Thanks for your comments. Please return this form to the library
instructor after class.
                           Library Instruction
                             Self Assessment


Use this form to record your observations of your teaching.



1) Some of the ways I prepared for this class were to:




2) I “got a reading” of the class’s experiences and skills by:




3) The main points I wanted to get across were:



4) The things I feel I did especially well were:



5) Two things I would like to improve for next time are:



6) One insight I gained as a result of this session was:



7) Other ideas, insights, etc. that I’d like to remember:

								
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