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)

    Canvas Training

    • Available to Faculty, Post-docs, Graduate Students, Teaching Assistants, Staff from KSAS, WSE
    • Occurs in Ongoing
    • Learning objectives:
      • Educational Technology Training

    Canvas is the learning management system used at the Homewood campus. Training is held throughout the year. For more information on the latest training schedule and helpguides, click the title above. 

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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 Center for Teaching Excellence & Innovation (KSAS/WSE)

    Introduction to Educational Research

    • Available to Faculty from All divisions
    • Occurs in August
    • Learning objectives:
      • Educational Research

    A multi-day workshop for Johns Hopkins faculty. The workshop will present best practices used in educational research at Johns Hopkins and peer institutions.    This is a great opportunity for new faculty who are interested in learning about conducting educational research, but is open to any JHU faculty from all academic disciplines.  The course will introduce faculty to the process of generating a research question, designing a study, conducting analysis, and publishing results.

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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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  • Center for Teaching Excellence & Innovation (KSAS/WSE)

    Workshop: Active Learning for Online and In-person Instruction, April 16, 2:30 - 4 pm, Hybrid

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

    Join the Teaching Academy at Johns Hopkins Bloomberg Center in Washington DC for a workshop on active learning techniques for in-person and online, asynchronous delivery. The workshop will be offered in-person at the new Bloomberg Center in DC and via Zoom. 

    Learn how to implement active learning techniques for in-person and online delivery and pivot between the two modalities. 

    • Where: JHU Bloomberg Center, Room 659, 555 Pennsylvania Ave NW, Washington DC, 20001 and Zoom  
    • When: Tuesday, April 16, 2:30 - 4 pm
    • Registration: Register here.

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