Formal Peer Observation

FORMAL PEER OBSERVATIONS (PEER REVIEW)

Formal Peer Observations (Peer Review) are formal teaching observations that are required for tenure and promotion dossiers. Similar to the Informal Peer Consultations, Formal Peer Observations (Peer Review) are teaching observations to support faculty development in effective teaching practices through supportive feedback from successful teaching faculty members.

WHO PARTICIPATES IN FORMAL PEER OBSERVATIONS (PEER REVIEW)?

  • All UTA tenure track and/or associate faculty member seeking tenure and promotion.

 

WHEN ARE FORMAL PEER OBSERVATIONS (PEER REVIEW) CONDUCTED AND WHAT COURSES ARE OBSERVED?

  • Observation can be conducted in all course modalities (on-campus, online, hybrid, blended, etc.) and type (lecture, lab, studio, etc.).
  • Observations can be completed in any time during the year. Full-time faculty just need to be currently teaching a course during the observation.

 

WHEN DO FORMAL PEER OBSERVATIONS (PEER REVIEW) START AND HOW OFTEN ARE THEY NEEDED?

  • Full-time tenure-track complete their Formal Peer Review Observations (Peer Review) as part of their 3rd year review and another complete an additional Formal Peer Review Observation (Peer Review) during their application for tenure. Full-time tenure-track faculty are encouraged to have at least one Informal Peer Consultation prior to their Formal Peer Observation (Peer Review) to prepare them for their Formal Peer Review Observation (Peer Review).
  • Tenured faculty who intend to submit a dossier for promotion must have a Formal Peer Observation (Peer Review), no earlier than two years prior to the date of the submission of their dossier for promotion.

 

WHO CONDUCTS THE FORMAL PEER REVIEW OBSERVATIONS (PEER REVIEW) AND IS THERE DOCUMENTATION?

  • Formal Peer Review Observations (Peer Review) are conducted by certified peer observers or a faculty member who is of equal or higher rank than the faculty member being observed.
  • All consultation appointments are confidential and documentations recorded/collected from the observations are under the ownership of the individual faculty member.
  • Documents included in the Formal Peer Review Observations (Peer Review) are: pre-meeting, observation feedback, post-meeting, and reporting form.

 

WHY PARTICIPATE IN FORMAL PEER REVIEW OBSERVATIONS (PEER REVIEW)?

  • The Formal Peer Review Observations (Peer Review) are teaching observations for tenure-track faculty in preparation for their 3rd-year review and subsequent years as part faculty dossier for tenure and promotion. Only the Reporting Form(s) are required records for tenure and promotion dossier.

 

For more information regarding Formal Peer Observations, please click this link.

 

CERTIFIED PEER OBSERVERS

 

College of Architecture, Planning, and Public Affairs

  • Alejandro Rodriguez
  • Diane Jones-Allen
  • Jiwon Suh
  • Joowon Im
  • Karabi Bezboruah
  • Steven Quevedo
  • Taner Ozdil

 

College of Business

  • Alan Cannon
  • Bethane Pierce
  • Beverly George
  • C.Y. Choi
  • Courtney Hart
  • David Rakowski
  • Donald McConnell
  • Douglas Grisaffe
  • George Benson 
  • Heather Philip 
  • Jerry Hubbard
  • John Adams
  • Lawrence Chonko
  • Liliana Nordtvedt
  • Mahmut Yasar
  • Mark Eakin
  • Michael Richarme
  • Ramgopal Venkataraman
  • Revenor Baker
  • Riyaz Sikora
  • Salil Sarkar
  • Sanjiv Sabherwal
  • Tatia Jacobson Jordan

 

College of Education

  • Annie Daly
  • Candace Joswick
  • Carla Amaro-Jimenez
  • Holly Hungerford-Kresser 

 

College of Engineering

  • Abeer Almughrabi 
  • Carter Tiernan 
  • Farhad Kamangar
  • Gergely Zaruba
  • Hao Che
  • Ramesh Subbarao
  • Kent Lawrence
  • Laurence Hoyos
  • Manfred Huber
  • Matthew Wright 
  • Md Rassel Raihan
  • Melanie Sattler
  • Michael Bozlar
  • Michelle Hummel 
  • Ramez Elmasri 
  • Saibun Tjuatja
  • Shih-Ho Chao

 

College of Liberal Arts

  • Alicia Rueda-Acedo
  • Amy Speier
  • Andrew Clark
  • Andy Milson
  • Beth Anne Shelton
  • Beth Wright 
  • Carol Jessup 
  • Cynthia Kilpatrick
  • Darryl Lauster
  • David Hervas
  • Desiree Henderson
  • Diane Lange
  • Donald Charles Shorter
  • Fletcher Coleman
  • Graham Hunt
  • Isabel Zaera
  • Jaya Davis
  • Jeffrey Witzel
  • Margaret Monostory
  • Molly Anne Cummins 
  • Naomi Cleghorn
  • Natalia Trigo Acuna
  • Peggy Semingson
  • Pete Smith 
  • Robert Bing
  • Suwon Yoo
  • Thomas Adam
  • Timothy Foxsmith
  • Yeonmi Choi
  • Zerita Hall

 

College of Nursing and Health Innovation

  • Brandon Respress
  • Dolores Aguilar 
  • Donna Baccus
  • Donna Cleary
  • Kathrine Kreis
  • Kathryn Daniel
  • Kristen Priddy
  • Melissa Lagrone
  • Priscilla Tamplain
  • Regina Urban 
  • Thomas Dombrowsky 

 

College of Science

  • Frank Foss Jr
  • Manfred Cuntz
  • Ramon Lopez
  • Robin Macaluso
  • Theresa Ann Jorgensen

 

School of Social Work 

  • Allison Tomlinson
  • Amanda Hassan
  • Anne Nordberg
  • Beverly Black
  • Catherine LaBrenz
  • Danielle Eugene
  • De'An Roper
  • Diane Mitschke
  • Ericka Robinson-Freeman
  • Eusebius Small
  • Karla Arenas-Itotia
  • Kiva Harper
  • LaShaunn Bold
  • Latoya Smith
  • Ling Xu
  • Marcela Nava
  • Marie Salimbeni
  • Noelle Fields
  • Pamela Johnson
  • Philip Baiden
  • Regina Praetorius
  • Richard Hoefer
  • Saltanat Childress