Teaching Workshops

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The University is committed to its teaching mission. Various divisions provide teaching workshops and events to support faculty in their instructional responsibilities.  The list below describes programs available including filters to identify workshops available to faculty based on their division or topic of interest.

Graduate students and post-doctoral fellows should also explore the Johns Hopkins Teaching Academy for a comprehensive list of workshops and the certificate of completion.


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  • Homewood

    Best Practices in University Teaching

    • Available to Faculty from All divisions
    • Occurs in Intersession, January
    • Learning objectives:
      • Active learning
      • Teaching Strategies

    January 11-12, 2022 (in-person)

    This 1.5 day workshop facilitated by Hopkins faculty known for teaching excellence 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, but is open to JHU faculty and lecturers from all academic disciplines looking to improve their teaching or learn new strategies.

    Learning Objectives
    After this workshop, participants will be able to:

    • adopt teaching methods that engage and assess diverse students;
    • employ course design strategies that emphasize student outcomes;
    • reference the science of learning literature when designing their courses;  and
    • participate in a community of faculty committed to supporting each other in the ongoing improvement of teaching.

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  • Homewood Online

    Faculty Lunch & Learn Series: Conversations on Teaching

    • Available to Faculty from KSAS, WSE
    • Occurs in Spring semester, Fall semester, February, April, October, December
    • Learning objectives:
      • Active learning
      • Teaching Strategies
      • Assessment
      • Educational Research
      • Universal Design for Learning
      • Educational Technology Training

    Short presentations by Hopkins faculty on instructional best practices and technologies they use in their courses. Held 4 times per academic year and intended for Homewood faculty. (Lunch provided for in-person sessions.)

    Follow link below for dates/topics.

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  • Homewood JHMI Online Center for Educational Resources (KSAS/WSE)

    Teaching Academy training for graduate students & post-docs

    • Available to Post-docs, Graduate Students from BSPH, Carey, KSAS, Peabody, SAIS, School of Education, School of Medicine, School of Nursing, WSE, All divisions
    • Occurs in Ongoing
    • Learning objectives:
      • Active learning
      • Teaching Strategies
      • Assessment
      • Educational Research
      • Universal Design for Learning
      • Educational Technology Training

    The Teaching Academy offers Ph.D. students and Post-doctoral Fellows from all divisions across Johns Hopkins University, college teacher training and academic career preparation opportunities through courses, workshops, teaching practicums, teaching-as-research fellowships, and individual consultation.  Our programs and community are committed to developing and sharing Culturally Responsive Teaching practices and instructional approaches that engage students, support improved learning outcomes, and foster inclusive classrooms and critical pedagogy.

    We invite you to take part in any of the Teaching Academy offerings on an ad-hoc basis. However, if you are considering a career in academia, you may wish to consider committing more fully to your professional development and teaching preparation by participating in the full Certificate of Completion Program.

    Please explore our website for ongoing training opportunties throughout the year.

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  • Online Center for Teaching & Learning (BSPH)

    Creating Universally Accessible Materials: Best Practices

    • Available to Faculty, Post-docs, Graduate Students, Teaching Assistants, Staff from All divisions, BSPH, Carey, KSAS, Peabody, SAIS, School of Education, School of Medicine, School of Nursing, WSE
    • Occurs in Fall semester
    • Learning objectives:
      • Universal Design for Learning

    By routinely employing some best practices to reach and include more people across more platforms, we all can be well on our way toward creating and sharing content where obvious, and not-so-obvious, barriers to access are removed (for everyone!). And in committing to providing an equitable educational environment, these practices are especially important to faculty, who are expected to share accessible instructional content.

    Join the Center for Teaching and Learning (CTL) to learn about why this so important before we step through some specific steps that will help get you started. ALL are welcome to join.

    This session will be held using Zoom. Registration is required! Please register at the links below. 

    NOTE: This session will be offered multiple times during the year. 

    Upcoming dates:

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  • Online Faculty Forward (WSE - EP)

    Active Learning in Online Courses

    • Available to Faculty, Teaching Assistants from All divisions, BSPH, Carey, KSAS, Peabody, SAIS, School of Education, School of Medicine, School of Nursing, WSE
    • Occurs in Fall semester, October
    • Learning objectives:
      • Active learning

    Date: October 13, 2021 at 12pm EDT

    Presenters: Kimberly Barss, Olysha Magruder

    Session Description

    Join us in this fun workshop to discover the foundations and practical applications of active learning. In this fast-paced, active workshop, you will experience several active learning techniques that you can employ right away in your online course(s). You will explore some examples of active learning in different types of virtual environments and engage in an active discussion with your colleagues about active learning.
    This workshop is 60 minutes in length.

    This event will take place on Zoom.

    Register below. 

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  • Online Faculty Forward (WSE - EP)

    Bootcamptasia: Self Paced Online Course

    • Available to Faculty, Teaching Assistants, Post-docs, Graduate Students, Staff from All divisions, BSPH, Carey, KSAS, Peabody, SAIS, School of Education, School of Medicine, School of Nursing, WSE
    • Occurs in Fall semester, October
    • Learning objectives:
      • Educational Technology Training

    Date:

    -October 24, 2021-October 30, 2021

    -October 31, 2021-November 6, 2021

     

    Presenters: Denille Williams, Edward Queen

     

    Session Description

    **THIS WEEK-LONG COURSE IS ESTIMATED TO TAKE 2-3 HOURS TO COMPLETE**
    So, you’ve decided that you want to have pre-recorded lecture videos in your class. Where do you begin?

    This asynchronous short course will introduce Camtasia, a desktop application for screen and audio recording.
    This course is geared towards those new to lecture recordings and who would like to gain a basic working knowledge of Camtasia in order to be able to record a lecture, make basic edits, and post it to their course site.  The course concludes with a live Q&A session with the course instructor(s).

    Specific topics covered in the course include:

    Camtasia Overview: Introducing the Timeline, Tools Panel, Canvas, and Properties Panel

    Record the Screen and Audio

    Record a PowerPoint Presentation

    Getting Crisp, Clear Screen Video

    Basic Timeline Editing

    Remove Mistakes from a Video Using Trim & Split

    Basic Audio Editing

    Export a Video

    Share Your Video in Your Course Site

    This course should take 2-3 hours to complete.

    This event will take place on Blackboard.

    Register below.

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  • Online Faculty Forward (WSE - EP)

    Copyright Tips For Faculty

    • Available to Faculty from BSPH, Carey, KSAS, Peabody, SAIS, School of Education, School of Medicine, School of Nursing, WSE, All divisions
    • Occurs in Fall semester, October
    • Learning objectives:
      • Teaching Strategies
      • Educational Technology Training

    Date: October 6, 2021 at 7pm EDT

    Presenters: Sharon Morris

    Session Description

    Learn how to evaluate your ability to use articles, chapters from books, videos and images in your courses without infringing on copyright. Learn about the Library’s e-reserve service, your partner in safely providing access to resources for your students.

    Sharon Morris’s Bio

    Sharon Morris is the liaison librarian for EP and the Director of the Sheridan Librarians Reserve service.Library Services ManagerThe Johns Hopkins UniversityLibraries, Access Services

    This event will take place on Zoom. Register below. 

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  • Online Faculty Forward (WSE - EP)

    Effective Discussion Practices for Your Online Course

    • Available to Faculty, Teaching Assistants from BSPH, Carey, KSAS, Peabody, SAIS, School of Education, School of Medicine, School of Nursing, WSE, All divisions
    • Occurs in Fall semester, September
    • Learning objectives:
      • Teaching Strategies
      • Educational Technology Training

    Date: September 29, 2021, 12PM EDT

    Presenters: Buck Buchanan, Stephyn Butcher, Olysha Magruder, Juliet Owuor

    Session Description

    Discussion forums are arguably an important part of the online course. They’re a platform where students can process the content, interact with each other, and form collaborative communities that are key to successful online learning. Beyond providing the space for discussions, instructors must craft prompts, activities, and/or formats that are purposeful, interactive, and provide meaningful learning experiences. In this session, we will discuss tips and strategies that you can use to promote student learning and engagement in the discussion forums. 

    Register at link below. 

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  • Homewood Online Faculty Forward (WSE - EP)

    Faculty Forward

    • Available to Faculty from WSE
    • Occurs in Spring semester, Summer
    • Learning objectives:
      • Active learning
      • Teaching Strategies

    The Faculty Forward Program provides intensive pedagogical approaches, such as active learning and problem-based learning, combined with the power of technology to increase student engagement and learning. The Faculty Forward Program is developed, implemented, and facilitated by faculty and instructional designers. The program models best practices in online, face-to-face, and blended learning modalities by offering both online and face-to-face components. The faculty who complete the program will push the boundaries for what is possible in online and digital learning which is critical to the vision of the Whiting School of Engineering/Engineering for Professionals and The Johns Hopkins University. The faculty who participate in the program will be better equipped with the strategies and tools needed in today’s ever-evolving higher education climate.

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  • Online Faculty Forward (WSE - EP)

    Interactive Course Activities and Resources

    • Available to Faculty, Post-docs, Graduate Students, Teaching Assistants, Staff from BSPH, Carey, KSAS, Peabody, SAIS, School of Education, School of Medicine, School of Nursing, WSE, All divisions
    • Occurs in Fall semester, September, November
    • Learning objectives:
      • Educational Technology Training

    Date:

    -September 30, 2021, 12PM EDT

    -November 4, 2021, 12PM EDT

     

    Presenters: Katherine Feibelman, Christelle Jones, Sara Shunkwiler

     

    Session Description

    Kaltura Paths is a interactive video editor that connects to our learning management system and video cloud service. Videos can be added to the editor where a user can add hotspots that link to different videos or external links and other functions. Genial.ly can create hotspots in photos, 360 images and videos to created interactive presentations. Engage your students with presentations, class resources and more with interactions that let the student take the lead in their learning.

    This session will explore the kinds of projects that can be developed using this digital tool and others like it, the roles of team members in producing faculty projects, the functions inside the editors and postproduction steps for users.

    Register at link below. 

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  • Online Faculty Forward (WSE - EP)

    Multimedia Learning Design: Principles, Tips and Keeps (Short Online Course)

    • Available to Faculty, Teaching Assistants from All divisions, BSPH, Carey, KSAS, Peabody, SAIS, School of Education, School of Medicine, School of Nursing, WSE
    • Occurs in Fall semester, November
    • Learning objectives:
      • Teaching Strategies
      • Educational Technology Training

    Date: November 15, 2021-11/15/2021, 12:00 AM

    Presenters: Hong Shaddy

    Session Description

    This short course explores how to design multimedia instruction to help students learn better. It starts with a brief overview of Richard Mayer’s Cognitive Theory of Multimedia Learning and focuses on a set of principles grounded upon this theory as well as research evidence. The course discusses how these principles can provide guidance to the design of multimedia instruction to maximize learning. It presents related studies, best practices, and recommends “Tips and Keeps,” strategies for creating effective multimedia content (lecture presentations and videos) along with examples from online engineering courses as well as tools used to create the content. Participants are encouraged to share their practice portfolios showcasing the application of multimedia learning principles.

    This course is self-paced, 2-weeks long, estimated to take 2-3 hours to complete.

    This event will take place on Blackboard.

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  • JHMI Online Institute for Excellence in Education (SOM)

    Foundations of Educational Scholarship Course

    • Available to Faculty from School of Medicine
    • Occurs in Fall semester, October
    • Learning objectives:
      • Educational Research

    This two-part foundational course, each part ½ day separated by approximately one month to give participants the opportunity to work on a project, covers the why, what, and how of medical education scholarship. This course targets educators who wish to learn skills specific to medical education scholarship and become aware of institutional and outside resources. The goal of this workshop is to provide educators with exposure to the basics of medical education research.

    Workshop Objectives

    Participants will be able to:

    • List the key steps of medical education research.
    • State the reasoning behind using a conceptual framework when conducting medical education research.
    • Provide examples of educationally focused research aims.
    • Describe different levels and provide examples of educational outcomes using Kirkpatrick’s pyramid.
    • Link educational aims and outcomes to appropriate research designs using examples from published medical education scholarship.
    • Demonstrate the ability to conduct a basic literature search with a focus on the educational literature.
    • Name 3 ways to disseminate medical education scholarship.
    • Work on developing an education scholarship project of your own.

    This course will be offered several times a year and CME credit is available for faculty members.

    Accreditation Statement
    The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

    Credit Designation Statement
    The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 8 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

    Course Fee is eligible for tuition remission.

    Fall Course
    Part I: Wednesday, October 6, 2021
    1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
    This course will be delivered via Zoom

    Part II: Wednesday, October 27, 2021
    1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
    This course will be delivered via Zoom

    Only 20 Faculty seats available - registration is first come first served!

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  • Homewood Institute for Excellence in Education (SOM)

    Foundations of Teaching and Learning Course

    • Available to Faculty from All divisions
    • Occurs in Fall semester, October
    • Learning objectives:
      • Teaching Strategies

    Thursday, October 21, 2021
    12:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.
    We are planning this course will be offered live but may have to be delivered via Zoom due to continued Covid restrictions.

    Teaching is an essential part of the tri-partite mission of Johns Hopkins Medicine. Many Hopkins faculty members who teach regularly have noted they have never had formal training in teaching skills.

    The IEE, in partnership with the Office of Faculty Development and the Johns Hopkins Faculty Development Program, is pleased to offer a half-day course on the Foundations of Teaching and Learning (FTL). This course is designed to cover the highest-yield teaching skills topics in a brief time. The course is designed for new faculty, faculty who may want a “refresher”, or faculty seeking additional skills. We believe that even expert, senior faculty will enjoy and benefit from the course.

    This course will be offered several times a year and CME credit is available for faculty members.

    Accreditation Statement

    The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

    Credit Designation Statement

    The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 14 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

    Course Content Includes:

    Completion of two online modules prior to attending the course:
         1) Approaches to Teaching and Learning
         2) Giving and Receiving Formative Feedback.

    Modules are hosted on IEE Improve Your Teaching Website

    Live Session which covers:

    • Promoting a Positive Learning Environment
    • Facilitating Learning in Small Groups
    • Feedback and Coaching in Medical and Biomedical Education
    • Presenting Effective and Interactive Lectures (optional)
    • Clinical Teaching Techniques (optional)

    Course Fee: $450 – eligible for use of tuition remission benefit. Complete the e-form at the end of the registration process to exercise the benefit.

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  • Online Institute for Excellence in Education (SOM)

    IEE Summer Teaching Camp

    • Available to Faculty, Post-docs, Graduate Students, Teaching Assistants from All divisions
    • Occurs in Summer, July
    • Learning objectives:
      • Active learning
      • Teaching Strategies
      • Assessment
      • Educational Research

    Dates: TBD for Summer 2022

    Join us for our annual two day teaching camp, which provides a fun, interactive and experiential program to enhance teaching skills. It is aimed at all levels of expertise.

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  • Online Office of Innovative Learning, Design and Assessment (SOE)

    Online Teaching Certification

    • Available to Faculty, Teaching Assistants from School of Education
    • Occurs in Ongoing
    • Learning objectives:
      • Teaching Strategies
      • Educational Technology Training

    The School of Education (SOE) requires all new faculty to complete this self-paced tutorial regardless of whether they teach a course online or in-person. The course is offered through SOE’s Faculty Resource site.  Please send an email to soe-mtt@jhu.edu if you would like access or more information. 

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  • Online Other

    Diversity Leadership Council’s Eighteenth Annual Diversity and Inclusion Conference: Awakening to Action!

    • Available to Faculty, Post-docs, Graduate Students, Teaching Assistants, Staff from All divisions, BSPH, Carey, KSAS, Peabody, SAIS, School of Education, School of Medicine, School of Nursing, WSE
    • Occurs in Fall semester
    • Learning objectives:
      • Teaching Strategies
      • Universal Design for Learning

    This event will open on Thursday, October 21, 2021, at 9:00 a.m. with a plenary session featuring local Baltimore leaders hosted by Alicia Wilson, Vice President for Economic Development at JHU/JHHS, followed by one workshop session, a lunch break, and an additional workshop session. Thursday’s program will conclude at 2:30 p.m.

    On Friday, October 22, 2021, at 9:00 a.m. the second day of the conference will open with a Chief Diversity Officer Roundtable, hosted by Vice Provost for Integrative Learning and Life Design Farouk Dey, followed by a workshop, a lunch break, and the final workshop session of the conference, concluding at 2:30 pm.

    An overview of the conference sessions can be found on the 2021 Diversity and Inclusion Conference Workshop Slate--including many sessions that relate directly to teaching, learning and accessibility. 
     

    Registration is open through October 13th. Register at link below.

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  • Online Other

    Provost’s Teaching with Technology DELTA Symposium

    • Available to Faculty, Post-docs, Graduate Students, Teaching Assistants, Staff from BSPH, Carey, KSAS, Peabody, SAIS, School of Education, School of Medicine, School of Nursing, WSE, All divisions
    • Occurs in Spring semester, May
    • Learning objectives:
      • Active learning
      • Teaching Strategies
      • Assessment
      • Educational Research
      • Universal Design for Learning
      • Educational Technology Training

    Date: TBD - Spring 2022

    The symposium will highlight the projects funded by the Digital Education and Learning Technology Acceleration (DELTA) grants, feature a keynote speaker and will include breakout sessions focused on teaching innovations.

    The Provost’s DELTA initiative is intended to unleash the potential of digital technology and encourage the Johns Hopkins community to think creatively about how to continually improve teaching at the University For more information about DELTA, please visit the Office of the Provost website. 

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