Best Practices in University Teaching


Registration will be open November 1-30, 2020. Limited spots are available. Registration links are posted below.

The Center for Educational Resources is pleased to offer Best Practices in University Teaching (BPUT): a 1.5 day workshop for faculty. The workshop will present pedagogical best practices used at Johns Hopkins and peer institutions.

This is a great opportunity for new faculty who are interested in learning about evidence-based teaching practices. The workshop is open to all JHU faculty and lecturers from any discipline along with colleagues at other institutions.


  • 1.5 days, January 15-16, 2020
  • Breakfast, lunch, and snacks are provided.
  • The Johns Hopkins University - Homewood Campus

Topics Covered

  • The Science of Learning
  • Course Design
  • Effective Assessment Strategies
  • Evidence-based Teaching Strategies
  • Inclusive Pedagogy and Universal Design for Learning
  • Grading and Evaluation Strategies
  • Technology/Teaching Resources

Program Facilitators

The workshop will be facilitated by Hopkins faculty known for teaching excellence including Chadia Abras (SOE), Rita D’Aoust (SON), Emily Fisher (KSAS), Karen Fleming (KSAS), Charlene Gamaldo (SOM), Mariale Hardiman (SOE), Steven Marra (WSE), and Mike Reese (KSAS).

Registration for JHU faculty

Registration opens November 1 with limited spots available. Click HERE to register!

Workshop fee*: $850 (Full-time, benefits eligible JHU employees may submit for 100% tuition remission. There is no cap to this benefit, and it does not deduct from the annual $5,250 allotment for credit courses.)

*Please note: You will be contacted following registration with a pre-populated tuition remission form.  Payment or tuition remission form must be received by November 30th to secure your seat in the workshop. In order to accommodate those waitlisted for this workshop, failure to submit payment or a signed tuition remission form by November 30th will result in the cancellation of your registration.

Registration for non-JHU affiliates

If you are a non-JHU affiliate who is interested in attending this workshop, please register at This workshop is intended for higher education teaching faculty. The workshop fee is $850.


Contact Lacey Henry, Events Coordinator,