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The CTE provides confidential teaching observations at the faculty member’s request. A teaching observation provides feedback from an objective, experienced observer with the overall goal of improved teaching practice. Observations typically constitute a pre-observation conference, an informal observation, and a post-observation debriefing. General observations examine:
The CTE shares the results confidentially with the faculty member only; it does not share its findings, comments, or suggestions with any outside entities (e.g. chairs, deans, committees). It provides the participating faculty member with a brief written summary of its observation, as well as suggestions for pedagogical improvement.
The Center for Teaching Excellence promotes teacher reflection, interdisciplinary conversations, the integration of technology and innovative pedagogies, and the advancement of excellence in classroom instruction. The center's purpose is to assist, rather than to assess, in the continued pursuit of perfecting the craft of teaching and learning. All practices follow the ethical guidelines established by the Professional and Organization Development Network. The center is a confidential resource on the faculty's side throughout this journey. To this goal:
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