Assignment 7 – Critical Evaluation of Teaching Practice

This assignment encourage us to critically evaluate the peer observation of teaching (POT) exercise. Using the feedback received from colleagues and our own critical reflections we were tasked with identifying our strengths, weakness and opportunities to develop our teaching practice. It also gave me the opportunity to reflect on the experience of partaking in POT…

Teaching Observation Three

Observing David was a really illuminating experience, his teaching context is entirely different – he is an associate lecturer of writing and journalism, I am a senior technician on Contemporary Crafts. His approach to teaching was really refreshing, he was very much the facilitator rather than the teacher. He design teaching and learning activities that…

Teaching Observation Two

Design and Planning Since delivering the same workshop last year I have introduce some new teaching and learning activities to the lesson plan. Once I demonstrated how to use a kiln programmer I get the group to work together to input all of the kiln schedule data. Not only does this encourage the students to…

Teaching Observation One

The first of three teaching observations… The participatory workshop introduced level two students to a new intermediate level mould making technique for glass casting, building on processes learnt in level one. Below are copies of the comments and feedback from PGHCE tutor, Sarah Hayes and my lesson plan. Peer Observation of Teaching Form – Joshua…