Below are list of current and past teaching initiatives at Johns Hopkins.

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DELTA Teaching with Technology Initiative

The Office of the Provost invites the Johns Hopkins community – faculty, staff, and students – to apply annually for the DELTA Teaching with Technology grants. The Office of the Provost funds four to six awards of up to $75,000 each to develop new technologies to transform teaching and learning in surprising and meaningful ways.

In addition, the Office of the Provost’s sponsors the annual DELTA Teaching Forum each spring to bring the Johns Hopkins community together to share teaching innovations and best practices.

Hopkins Universal Design for Learning (HUDL)

HUDL provides faculty with guidelines and support for integrating UDL with minimal effort and high impact, with the potential to significantly affect the JHU community while fulfilling the University’s mission, “To educate its students and cultivate their capacity for lifelong learning, to foster independent and original research, and to bring the benefits of discovery to the world.”

Johns Hopkins Teaching Academy

The Teaching Academy offers faculty, graduate students, post-doctoral fellows, and staff from across Johns Hopkins University teaching professional development and academic career preparation opportunities through courses, workshops, teaching practicums, teaching-as-research fellowships, and individual consultations.

Online Education Excellence

Awarded in 2021 from the DELTA Grants, this cross-divisional effort will bring together teaching and learning centers and faculty across Johns Hopkins University to create three pathways to learn best practices in online teaching and learning.

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Below are past teaching initiatives.

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(2012) Gateway Science Initiative

Created in 2012, the Provost’s Gateway Sciences Initiative was a multi-dimensional program to improve and enrich learning of gateway sciences at Johns Hopkins University for undergraduate and graduate students. 

(2005) PhD Professional Development Innovation Initiative

An initiative created in 2012, Johns Hopkins University made funds available, on a competitive basis, to expose students to a range of career options, and to develop new and innovative professional development programming. Three funding mechanisms were available, designed together to provide exposure, skill-building, experiential learning, and/or networking and community-building relevant to learning about career paths for given fields.