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Psychology, Technology and the digital teacher/researcher

Monday 27th November 2017 at BPS Offices, Tabernacle Street, London

This workshop will discuss best practice & approaches to using technology and social media to enhance the learning and research environments. Technology provides new and innovative ways of engaging with students and research. Across the country there are fantastic examples of innovated teaching practice. This workshop will allow step out of their silos and start working together to spread best practice.

Psychology Educators and Researchers are consistently faced with an ever changing technological landscape which has the potential to both challenge and innovate their respective fields of practice. Technology, including social media platforms are currently used by Psychology Lecturers, Teachers and Researchers to both enhance the learning environment and as a method for research data collection, analysis and dissemination. The aim of this CPD workshop is to showcase the applications of technology to the field of Psychology and share innovation and best practice amongst our members. During the day there will be a combination of talks by innovators, a PechaKucha session and interactive seminars. The workshop will facilitate networking with colleagues from different levels of education about techniques and activities you have developed. We hope everyone will leave the workshop with some great new ideas to help you to deliver exceptional lectures and classes and to explore new ways of engaging in research for both staff and students alike.

The workshop is aimed at anyone who is involved with or likely to be involved with teaching or research within the field of Psychology.

Learning outcomes and objectives:

  1. Awareness of innovative teaching practices using technology and online social media
  2. Increased understanding of the ethical challenges of the use of technology and social media specifically in relation to research data collection and analysis
  3. Creation of for the exchange of excellent practice in the field
  4. Explore the application of contemporary pedagogy techniques enhanced by technology
  5. Provide inspiration for further innovation in teaching and research

Registration for this event will open soon.

If you have any queries please contact us via the event hotline on 01332 224506.

Agenda

Monday 27th November 2017

Please note this is a draft agenda and subject to change

09:30Registration, networking and refreshments
10:30Welcome and introduction from DART-P chair and VC teaching
11:00PechaKucha 1
11:30Keynote Speaker - TBC
12:15Interactive Seminar 1 (producing content for PechaKucha 2)
13:00Buffet lunch, networking and AGM (lunch is provided)
14:00Keynote Speaker - TBC
14:45PechaKucha 2
15:15Interactive Seminar 2 and Closing Plenary
16:00Networking
16:30Workshop close

Venue

BPS Offices, Tabernacle Street, London

The British Psychological Society, 30 Tabernacle Street, London, EC2A 4UE

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