Creating a Peer Assessment for Online Teaching: Four Key Issues and Options
Assessing faculty who design and teach online courses is a complex and often confusing process for department chairs and deans. Yet with the growing number of courses taught online, it is a timely topic. We argue, along with others in the field that one way to augment the online teaching assessment process is to integrate peer assessment in a thoughtful and systematic manner. However, as simple as peer assessment sounds, it is a challenging task…In this article we share the salient issues that emerged during a yearlong process to create a department-level peer assessment model.