Best Practices in University Teaching


Registration will open November 1, 2019. 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, and is open to JHU faculty and lecturers from all academic disciplines.


  • 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 Practices
  • Inclusive Pedagogy
  • Technology/Teaching Resources

Program Facilitators

The workshop will be facilitated by Hopkins faculty known for teaching excellence including Chadia Abras, Emily Fisher, Karen Fleming, Charlene Gamaldo, Mariale Hardiman, Mike Reese, and Rita D’Aoust.

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 contact the events coordinator directly at for a link to registration. This workshop is intended for higher education teaching faculty and the workshop fee of $850 will still apply.


Contact Lacey Henry, Events Coordinator,