Peer Evaluation Methods for TBL

Thursday, June 7, 2018
8:00 – 9:45 am
Room 135, Harrell Medical Education Building

Peer evaluation is an important component of Team-Based Learning, yet it can be very challenging to implement.  The purpose of this workshop is to demonstrate how the peer evaluation process can be used to develop the skill of providing useful feedback, increase individual accountability, and improve team performance.  The most common methods of peer evaluation used for TBL will be explored, to enable participants to decide which method might best fit their course.


  1. Recognize advantages and disadvantages of different 4 methods of peer evaluation.
  2. Define the concept of “gaming” the system.
  3. Appreciate the importance of preparation when introducing the concept of peer evaluation into a learner’s environment.
  4. Analyze how learner culture affects the use of peer evaluation.

Preparation Assignment:  Please read MAKING FEEDBACK HELPFUL before the workshop.

Workshop Presenters:

Wayne T. McCormack, PhD
Distinguished Teaching Scholar & Professor
Dept. of Pathology, Immunology & Laboratory Medicine
UF College of Medicine
Past President, Team-Based Learning Collaborative
Michelle Farland, PharmD
Clinical Associate Professor
Dept. of Pharmacotherapy & Translational Research
UF College of Pharmacy
TBLC Trainer-Consultant
President-Elect, Team-Based Learning Collaborative