Best Practices in University Teaching

Due to COVID-19, this workshop will be held in a new, online format on June 21-25, 2021. We hope to return to in-person workshops in the future. Registration opens May 1st.

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 online workshop will be held Monday, June 21- Friday, June 25, 2021. Participants must attend synchronous live sessions held DAILY from 9:00-10:30 AM (EDT).

These live sessions will be followed by asynchronous sessions/work which should be completed daily, but can be done at your leisure. Estimated completion time for daily asynchronous work is ~1 hour.

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/Workshop Fee 

Registration opens May 1 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 June 11th 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

Workshop fee: $850. This can be paid upon registration via credit card (preferred) OR an invoice may be requested. Please select appropriate option upon registration.



Contact Lacey Henry, Events Coordinator,