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Twelve tips for providing feedback to peers about their teaching

Authors: Lori R. Newman, David H. Roberts, Susan E. Frankl.
Medical Teacher 2018 Nov 26:1-6.

In this article, authors outline strategies to use before, during, and after teaching observations:

  1. Choose your words wisely
  2. Let the host determine the direction of the discussion
  3. Keep feedback confidential and formative
  4. Focus feedback on teaching skills, not the teacher as a person
  5. Get to know your colleague
  6. Check-in: be aware of self and other
  7. Pronouns play a powerful role in providing feedback
  8. Use questions to uncover teaching perspectives
  9. Be aware of common biases
  10. Establish credibility om the peer observation and feedback process
  11. Make teaching observations a win-win
  12. Conclude with an action plan

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* I have no financial interest to disclose (GP).

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