Peer to Peer Exchange

Marwen’s Peer to Peer Exchange: Community, Support and Growth for Teaching Artists

Marwen’s Peer to Peer Exchange is a teaching artist lead professional development program designed to provide support and encourage our teaching artists to continually refine their teaching practices. Each term a team of teaching artists gather to observe, reflect and collaborate.

After the program each teaching artist is asked to reflect on their experience:
Did the Peer to Peer Exchange help to further develop your


October 3rd, 2016 0 comments Art practice connected to teaching practice / Best Practices / Collaboration / Peer to Peer Activities / Peer to Peer Exchange / Professional Development / Reflection / Teaching Artistry

Peer to Peer in 12 Minutes

This summer I taught a course called “Photographing the Dreamscape” downstairs in Intermedia. The course was sculpture and photography based, and Cynthia asked if I would I consider doing a brief collaboration with the best canadian pharmacy only other class in the dungeon, Melissa Porter’s ceramic course. Even though summer is a luxurious two days longer than normal term, I still felt pressed for


December 17th, 2013 0 comments Collaboration / Critique / Cross Discipline / Peer to Peer Activities / Peer to Peer Exchange / Student engagement

On Peer-To-Peer:

This Spring term will mark the 3rd time that I've participated in the Peer-To-Peer program. Although this program is geared towards professional development through inter-personal observation and discussion with another fellow Marwenite, I've also found that I've gained insight not just through the pairings, but through other Peer-To-Peer pairings as well. The more the merrier seems to ring true for Peer-To-Peer, simply because there will


September 30th, 2013 0 comments Peer to Peer Exchange / Professional Development / Teaching Artistry

Professional Development: Interdisciplinary Art Collaboration

In April 2013 I participated in a professional development event with dancers, musicians, visual artists, elementary public school teachers and teaching artists. This event focused on collaboration to provide an interdisciplinary experience with the participants.

This full day professional development offered an experience where the topic of Shape, Texture, Time and Collaboration were investigated/explored through interactive sessions with a combination of Dance, Music and Visual


May 16th, 2013 0 comments Peer to Peer Exchange / Professional Development / Teaching Artistry

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