Skip to main content
It looks like you're using Internet Explorer 11 or older. This website works best with modern browsers such as the latest versions of Chrome, Firefox, Safari, and Edge. If you continue with this browser, you may see unexpected results.

Instructional Peer Coaching: Evaluation Criteria

PALNI Evaluation Criteria


  • Student Learning Assessment
  • Evaluation of Assessment

Instructional Design

  • Lesson Planning
  • Learning Outcomes

Presentation Skills

  • Eye Contact
  • Hand Gestures
  • Vocabulary Use
  • Approachability

Teaching Skills

  • Active Learning
  • Collaborative Learning
  • Learning Styles
  • Instructional Tools
  • Pace of Class
  • Problem Solving
  • Classroom Discussion
  • Questions
  • Teaching Faculty Engagement
  • Student Engagement

Sources Consulted:

ACRL's professional standards:

Botts, Carroll, and Mark Emmons. “Developing Teaching Competencies for Instructors in the Academic Library.” Public Services Quarterly, vol. 1, no. 3, 2002, pp. 65–81., doi:10.1300/J295v01n03_07.