Module 6: Assessing Teaching and Learning

Assessing Your Teaching:

Gaining Insight on Your Teaching


With all the focus on student assessment, instructors sometimes overlook the second major reason to assess learning in the classroom—to gain insight on teaching. Getting a read on which teaching methods are most successful becomes easier after many years in the classroom—but even novice instructors can begin to assess the effectiveness of their teaching with the use of some simple evaluation tools. In this section, you'll learn how to evaluate your teaching through classroom research, peer review, and teacher reflection.