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Best Practices in University Teaching (BPUT) Online 2023 - July 10 - July 14

Ended May 14, 2024

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Full course description

The Center for Teaching Excellence and Innovation is pleased to offer Best Practices in University Teaching (BPUT): a multi-day workshop for faculty. The workshop presents pedagogical best practices used at Johns Hopkins and peer institutions.

This is a great opportunity for new and experienced faculty 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 are also welcome to attend.

Please note: A Certification of Completion is available to those who satisfactorily complete all the assignments. This course is not for academic credit.

Dates: Monday, July 10 – Friday, July 14

The five-day workshop will take place online Monday, July 10th through Friday, July 14th, 2023.

There will be two-hour synchronous sessions each morning, and participants should expect to put aside an additional hour each day to complete the tasks required for the Certificate of Completion.

Topics Covered

  • Course Design
  • Effective Assessment Strategies
  • Evidence-based Teaching Strategies
  • Inclusive Pedagogy
  • Universal Design for Learning
  • Grading and Evaluation Strategies

Program Facilitators

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

Training Cost

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.)

Someone from the Center will reach out to you directly to secure payment. Payment or tuition remission form must be received to secure your seat in the workshop. To accommodate those wait-listed for this workshop, failure to submit payment or a signed tuition remission form will result in the cancellation of your registration.

For External University guests

Interested guests from other universities should contact Caroline Egan, CTEI Project Manager, at  to inquire about workshop availability.

Complete Registration

Once enrolled, all participants should immediately log into the Canvas classroom to complete registration, including identifying any accessibility requirements.