Each peer review will generally comprise of a one hour observation by the peer (and Educational Designer if included). The reviewer will use the Dimensions of Teaching (pdf) and Peer Review Report Template (doc) to assist them in providing feedback and suggestions to you.
A knowledge of your discipline is not required for your peer reviewers – they will look for factors such as the level of engagement of your students during the observation and how you effectively meet the criteria of your selected dimensions of teaching.
The peer reviewers are aware that the dimensions of teaching that you are demonstrating will at times overlap i.e. you will in your teaching session sometimes demonstrate more than one teaching dimension at a time.
At the pre-observation meeting you may have discussed: