Robert Farmer – Presenter at #ALDCon21

Association for Learning Development in Higher Education Conference 2021

Presenter: Robert Farmer

Institution: University of Northampton

Biography:

Robert Farmer is the Learning Technology Manager at the University of Northampton, where he supports the Head of Learning Technology to lead and manage the University’s award-winning Learning Technology Team. Before taking up this role he worked as a Learning Designer, Learning Technologist, and Learning Development Tutor, and prior to this was a full-time FE/HE lecturer, teaching and leading courses in philosophy, critical thinking, and digital film-making. His current research interests and publications include work on the Hero’s Journey in Higher Education, Socratic Dialogue in the Nelson-Heckmann tradition, the flipped classroom, blended and active learning, course and module design, patchwork text assessment, and educational videos. 

Sessions:

Gröppel-Wegener, A. and Farmer, R. (2021) Calling Students to Adventure: Using the hero’s journey as a tool for curriculum planning and reviewing course design. Paper presented at the Association for Learning Development in Higher Education Conference 2021, Online.

Rice, P. West, A., Johnstone, K. and Farmer, R. (2012) Using magic performance to conjure up and develop critical thinking skills. Paper presented at the Association for Learning Development in Higher Education Conference 2021, Online.

Staff, C. and Farmer, R. (2021) Teaching students to write about art: Results of a four-year patchwork text project. Paper presented at the Association for Learning Development in Higher Education Conference 2021, Online.

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