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 on November 1, 2021!

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. Exact times TBD, but workshop will begin in the morning and end in afternoon. Breakfast and lunch will be provided.

We will be monitoring COVID-19 protocols and if necessary, may alter this workshop to an online format. If that happens, participants will attend synchronous live sessions held DAILY from 9:00-10:30 AM (EDT) throughout the week (1/10-1/14) - followed by asynchronous work (~1 hour per day).

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 November 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.

REGISTER (coming 11/1)


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.

REGISTER (coming 11/1)


Contact Lacey Henry, Events Coordinator,