Naomi is a Teaching Fellow at the Institute for Advanced Teaching and Learning (IATL). She has a particular interest in the imagination, interdisciplinarity and eco-pedagogy. She developed and convenes the IATL module Applied Imagination. In 2015 Naomi received the Butterworth Warwick Award for Teaching Excellence (WATE) and in 2016 she became a Senior Fellow of the Higher Education Acadamy.
In 2014, Naomi was awarded a Strategic Project grant by IATL to explore the student experience in interdisciplinary learning spaces. Working with colleagues, this has lead to the development of an emerging pedagogy 'The Dark Would' which was featured in Times Higher Education in October 2015 and formed the basis for a major event in May 2015 exploring innovative pedagogy. In 2014-15 she co-developed and taught Global Connections: Understanding Cultural Literacy with Dr. Sarah McDonald of Monash University.
Before moving to IATL, Naomi taught with the Warwick Writing Programme, where she designed and delivered the Warwick Writing Programme for Schools, a practice and pedagogy based postgraduate module training writers to work in community and education settings. She co-taught the English and Law postgradate module Writing about Human Rights and Injustice from 2012-2014 with Prof. Maureen Freely and Prof. Andrew Williams, and the module Communicating Science for Physics and Chemistry finalists. Naomi has taught students and staff across the university and has worked with Lacuna, an online magazine writing on human rights issues. She works as a writer in schools, festivals and the community.
Naomi dot de-la-Tour at warwick dot ac dot uk
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