This section links to guides, policies, and resources for teaching at Johns Hopkins. Some are specific to the Homewood campus, others will be relevant to all instructors.
Options for Teaching during Campus Closures
- How to maintain your teaching obligation during campus closure
- Strategies to consider for teaching if you must miss a class
- Who to contact for help
Assessing Students Remotely
Strategies and alternatives for remote test and exams
- General strategies for online test and exams
- Alternatives to test and exams
Student Disabilities and Remote Teaching
An FAQ about student disability accommodations with teaching remotely
Surveying your Students
Obtain useful information from your students to anticipate issues before they happen
- Best practice for what to include in your survey
- Example survey questions
- Review example template to be repurposed
Conducting Design and Lab Courses Remotely
Suggestions for design and lab courses brought online
- Course content and students will likely need to be adapted for the remote environment.
- Suggestions on Content Delivery, Interaction, Learning Activities, and Assessments.
Student Engagement And Community-Building Online
Strategies for engaging students online
- Planning an Engaged Remote Classroom
- Student Input and Feedback
- Asynchronous Engagement Strategies
- Active Learning During Class
- Building in Reflective Discussion
Universal Design for Learning
Consideration of the needs of all learners
Universal Instructional Design is not just about accessibility for persons with a disability, but considers the needs of all learners.
A Guide to Teaching with Open Educational Resources (OER)
Considerations for using or creating OERs
A quick guide to what an OER is and what to consider when using them or creating one for your course.
Considerations for Flipping Your Class
Video Lecture Preparation Questions
A list of questions to consider to guide the creation of successful video lectures.
Considerations for Digital Assignments
Checklist for Digital Assignments
Questions to consider when determining the scope and logistics for a digital assignment.
Facilitating Controversial Discussions
Managing difficult conversations in the classroom
An annotated bibilography of resources on handling controversial topics when teaching.
Accessibility Guidelines for Course Materials
Guidelines for cultivating expert learners among all students equitably and regardless of limitation
- Considerations for Common Instructional Media Formats
- Built-In and Supplemental Resources
- Training Opportunities
- Building A Culture Around Accessibility
Student Disability Services
Guidelines for Teaching Students with Disabilities
- Guidelines for instructors
- Procedures and polices for students and faculty regarding disabilities
- Services for students with disabilities
Equitable and Inclusive Teaching Practices
This page provides strategies to make your course more inclusive and equitable. Please email questions or strategies you would like to share to email@example.com.
Teaching Strategies Cards
Card sets for course planning centered around a pedagogical topic
A downloadable set of cards to use during the course planning process or to rethink how you might approach new ideas in your current course.
Effective Presentation Strategies
- Improve your presentation skills
- Structure your narrative appropriately
- Design with professional polish
- Create narrated slideshows for practice
Image Discovery and Use
- Links to image collections
- Guides on how to use images in your teaching
- Links to copyright resources
Submitting an IRB
A Guide to the Application Process
This document provides an overview of the Homewood Institutional Review Board (HIRB) application process for an educational research study.
Student Policies: Undergraduates
Undergraduate Student Policies and Procedures
A link to the JHU web pages containing policies and procedures for undergraduates in the Krieger School of Arts & Sciences and the Whiting School of Engineering.
Student Policies: Graduate Students
Graduate Student & Postdoctoral Fellow Policies
A link to the JHU web pages pertaining to Graduate Student and Postdoctoral Fellow policies and procedures for academic integrity and research misconduct.