Best Practices in University Teaching

We are planning to offer BPUT as our usual in-person workshop on January 11-12, 2022. Registration will open November 17th!

The Center for Educational Resources is pleased to offer Best Practices in University Teaching (BPUT): a multi-day workshop for Johns Hopkins 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 Johns Hopkins faculty and lecturers from any discipline. External university colleagues can also attend.


This in-person workshop will be held Tuesday, January 11-Wednesday, January 12, 2022 in the Bloomberg Physics & Astronomy Building on the Homewood Campus in Baltimore, MD. Parking will be validated.

Both days will run from 8:30AM-3:00PM (with registration/coffee beginning at 8:00AM).

Boxed lunches and pre-packaged snacks will be provided to eat on your own based on campus COVID restrictions. Participants will also be socially distanced during workshops and masks will be required.

Topics Covered

  • Course Design
  • Effective Assessment Strategies
  • Evidence-based Teaching Strategies
  • Inclusive Pedagogy
  • Universal Design for Learning
  • Grading and Evaluation Strategies
  • Science of Learning
  • LMS Migration from Blackboard to Canvas

Program Facilitators

The workshop will be facilitated by Johns Hopkins faculty known for teaching excellence.

Registration/Workshop Fee 

Registration will be open November 17th-December 17th with limited spots available. Please see registration type below for registration link and details on workshop fee.

Payment or tuition remission form must be received by Friday, December 17th 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.

For Johns Hopkins University faculty/staff

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. You are eligible for tuition remission once you have completed 120 days of full-time employment as long as you are JHU faculty or staff and continue in a full-time position.)

Following registration, eligible faculty should download the Tuition Remission Form and return a completed/signed copy to All highlighted fields MUST be completed in order for HR to process this benefit. If you are not eligible, please contact to submit payment.


For External University guests

Interested guests from other universities should contact to inquire about workshop availability.


Contact Lacey Henry, Events Coordinator,