An Investigation into the Effect of Classroom Observation on Teaching Methodology
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The purpose of this study is to determine the significance of “classroom observation” in assessing teaching procedure and to suggest appropriate ways for planning and carrying out the classroom observation in such a way that desirable results can be achieved in terms of developing the teachers and using their capabilities effectively. This study was conducted over a week of visits to an Iranian institute. The observer worked with three peer observers who used the same checklist to record their observations. The participants in both classes were adults and were in Pre-intermediate level. The finding of this research indicated that the teachers learned much about how to teach by observing their qualified peers and the experiences helped them improve their self- awareness and become a more reflective teacher.