Peer Review of Teaching


As part of the university-wide Peer Review of Teaching (PRT) Initiative, the Faculty of Arts adopted PRT guidelines in April 2012 and many units in Arts are now including external peer reviewers as part of their PRT procedures. Professor Richard Price serves as the Faculty of Arts’ Peer Review of Teaching Representative and provides training to external peer reviewers.  Richard can be reached at richard.price (at)


Click on the link for a copy of the 2009 UBC PRT Report, which provides background on the PRT Initiative.

UPDATE: The PRT Guide was recently revised. Click on the following link to download the Faculty of Arts Peer Review of Teaching Guide May 2013.

Faculty interested in using video-taping for peer reviews of teaching should contact Ricardo Serrano at ricardo.serrano (at) in Arts ISIT.

A Peer Review Guide for Online Courses at Penn State (Sept 28, 2010)

UBC Teaching Principles [then click "Effective Teaching Principles and Practices" in the blue box at the left]




Prof. Price will provide a condensed 90-minute workshop on Monday September 23, 2013, 3:00 pm to 4:30 pm, in the Dean’s Office meeting room, Buchanan A244. Those interested in this session are asked to contact Laura J. Hart at laura.hart(at) in the Dean’s Office to confirm attendance.


A number of Summative Peer Review of Teaching Workshops for External Peer Reviewers were held in Fall 2012 as follows:

August 28, 2012, 1:00 pm to 4:00pm, Buchanan Penthouse

September 10, 2012, 1:30pm to 4:30pm, Buchanan Penthouse

September 20, 2012, 9:00am to 12:00noon, AnSo Building, room 2107

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