Guides, Rubrics & Templates


Consult the tables below for samples from the CLT and other institutions that correspond to various parts of classroom observation, peer review-related activities, and the teaching dossier.

Rubric for teaching evaluation A general, editable tool, applicable to all holistic evaluation of teaching processes, reviews and observations.  
Teaching Dossier Template (PDF), CLT Dalhousie CAUT Teaching Dossier, Canadian Association of University Teachers 
Teaching Philosophy  Writing a Teaching Philosophy Statement, University of Calgary Rubric for Composing and Evaluating a Teaching Philosophy, CRLT, University of Michigan
Peer Review Guides Getting and Giving Feedback, Reviewing Teaching Materials and Artifacts, Classroom Observation
Faculty Policy Template Faculty Policy Template
Additional Resources for Peer Review
Classroom observation

Preparation Handout for Peer Reviewers and Handout for Peer Reviewees, and The Pre-observation Meeting, University of British Columbia, Centre for Teaching, Learning and Technology

Active Learning Observation Tool by Mosaic, Indiana University's Active Learning Initiative

The Narrative Log, University of Toronto, Centre for Teaching Support & Innovation

Checklist (criterion-based) Form, University of Toronto, Centre for Teaching Support & Innovation

Post-observation Meeting, University of British Columbia, Centre for Teaching, Learning and Technology

Post-observation debriefing questions, University of Toronto, Centre for Teaching Support & Innovation

Self-reflection Reflective Memos, University of Nebraska-Lincoln
Online course observation

Online Course Observation Template, University of Toronto, Centre for Teaching Support & Innovation

Rubric for Online Instruction, CSU Chico A Peer Review Guide for Online Courses, Penn State, Dutton e-Education Institute

List of questions and categories, Gallaudet University (under section “Scope of Observation”)

Blended Course Quality Rubric, University of Ottawa

Review of teaching materials & artifacts

Tool for Review of a Teaching Dossier/Portfolio, University of Alberta, Centre for Teaching and Learning

Dimensions of Teaching rubric, Utah Valley University

Discipline-specific/Clinical and laboratory

Tool for Review of Laboratory Instruction, University of Alberta, Centre for Teaching and Learning

Tool for Review of Clinical Teaching, University of Alberta, Centre for Teaching and Learning