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Code: 8093


We will review the barriers presented by blended learning for psychology students, including those who are disadvantaged and the most vulnerable, and explore a wide range of strategies to address these in order to achieve high quality learning both remotely and in a socially distanced psychology classroom.


  • Explore the rapid evidence assessments around remote learning and the relevance of findings to psychology.
  • Discover the key features of the most effective remote psychology classrooms and strategies to enable you to assess and maintain high levels of engagement in a socially distanced classroom.
  • Identify relevant intervention strategies to help address gaps for disadvantaged and vulnerable psychology students.
  • Take away an electronic resource pack, brimming with practical strategies and resources, which you will be able to implement in your psychology teaching immediately.


4.30 – 4.35pm Welcome and Introduction

4:35-4:45pm: Remote learning- research and evidence-based practice

  • Explore the rapid evidence assessments around remote learning and the relevance of findings to psychology.

4:45-5:05pm: High quality remote learning in psychology                    

  • Explore the key features of high-quality remote psychology teaching and learning and practical strategies to implement these, including scaffolding independent learning and efficient assessment.

5:05-5:20pm: Managing a socially distanced psychology classroom                           

  • Assessment for and of psychology learning
  • Enabling group work and an interactive classroom

5:20-5:25pm: Closing the learning gap for disadvantaged and the most vulnerable psychology students and looking to the future                                                           

  • Exploring and selecting intervention strategies relevant to psychology students
  • Long term implications

Emma Shakespeare

Emma Shakespeare is a highly experienced and innovative classroom practitioner, with over 10 years in leading departments and faculties. She is currently an assistant principal in a sixth form college, an SLE and a Chartered Teaching and Research Psychologist. Emma has presented for the Association of Teaching Psychology, National Science Learning Centre and is a very popular Course Leader for Keynote. She combines her wealth of experience of both teaching and leadership with cutting edge research to deliver high quality training for educators.

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