Best Practices in University Teaching


Due to COVID-19, this workshop (typically held in January) has been postponded. We will update if and when a new date for 2021 has been set. In the meantime, please visit our Teaching Workshops page for other events:

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, TBD (typically mid-January)
  • 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 Johns Hopkins faculty known for teaching excellence.

Registration for JHU faculty

Registration opens mid-Fall with limited spots available. A registation link will be posted here.

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 a specifc date 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 said date 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, a specific registration link for non-affiliates will be posted here. This workshop is intended for higher education teaching faculty. The workshop fee is $850.


Contact Lacey Henry, Events Coordinator,