Working in triads: A case study of a peer review process


  • Peter Grainger University of the Sunshine Coast
  • Martin Bridgstock Griffith University
  • Todd Houston Griffith University
  • Steve Drew Griffith University


peer review of teaching, triads, success factors, case study


Peer review of teaching has become an accepted educational procedure in Australia to quality assure the quality of teaching practices. The institutional implementation of the peer review process can be viewed as genuine desire to improve teaching quality or an imposition from above as a measure of accountability and performativity. One approach is to conduct the peer review process as a team or a triad, involving a group of three academics. This article reviews this process of peer review through the eyes of the participants. The results of the study indicate that the peer review process upon which this study is based, has the potential to not only significantly impact academics’ pedagogy but to improve teaching confidence and associated benefits in regard to evidence based teaching for promotional opportunities.


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Working in triads: A case study of a peer review process. (2015). Journal of University Teaching and Learning Practice, 12(1).