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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 Center for Teaching Excellence & Innovation (KSAS/WSE)

    Best Practices in University Teaching

    • Available to Faculty from All divisions, BSPH, Carey, KSAS, Peabody, SAIS, School of Education, School of Medicine, School of Nursing, WSE
    • Occurs in Summer, Intersession, January
    • Learning objectives:
      • Active learning
      • Teaching Strategies

    This multi-day 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 Center for Teaching Excellence & Innovation (KSAS/WSE)

    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 Teaching Excellence & Innovation (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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  • 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 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

    SAVE THE DATES!

    Summer Teaching Camp 2022 dates are July 21 - 22, 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 Learning Innovation (PEA)

    Designing Your Syllabus to Support Multilingual Students

    • Available to Faculty, Graduate Students from All divisions
    • Occurs in
    • Learning objectives:
      • Teaching Strategies

    Multilingual students can often rely on course documentation to better understand faculty expectations and course requirements. This workshop will provide faculty an opportunity to review your syllabus with an eye for providing your multilingual students with the tools and resources they need in the syllabus to be successful in your course.

    Date: Thursday, August 4, 10am-12pm

    Facilitators: Kathleen DeLaurenti (Peabody, Director of the Arthur Friedheim Library), Ahlam Musa (Peabody, Liberal Arts Instructor, ESL)

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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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