Dr Joanna (Asia) Alder

Asia Alder

Position: Associate Lecturer and The Futures Award Coordinator

Subject area: Travel and Tourism

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About

Associate Lecturer and The Futures Award Coordinator

Membership of professional bodies

Higher Education Academy

Qualifications

PhD - Thesis Title: A Multigenerational Analysis of Derby's Post-War Polish Community Visiting Their Ancestral Homeland

MA in Tourism, Culture and Environment

BA (Hons) in Tourism with German

 

 

Recent publications

Alder, J. (2014) Expressions of migrant identity: Food as a signifier of Polish identity. Tourism, Culture, and Communication, Volume and Number TBC

Alder, J. (2014) Defining the Success of Extracurricular Awards. In Jackson, N. J. (2014) Lifewide Learning and Education in Universities and Colleges E-book. http://www.learninglives.co.uk/conference-e-book.html

Alder, J. (2008) Understanding Poland’s Ancestral Tourism Market: An Analysis of Motivations Based on Three Generations of Polish Community Living in Derbyshire, England. Tourism in the new Eastern Europe, Global challenges regional answers. International Conference Warsaw 29-30 November 2008

 

Recent conferences

AGCAS Skills Award Conference, University of Manchester, June 17th 2014 - Workshop delivered - Lessons on engagement – seven years from the Derby Award to the Futures Award.

Learning Lives Conference: Encouraging, Supporting and Recognising Lifewide Learning in Universities and Colleges, 26th March 2014, University of Birbeck - Book chapter published - Alder, J. (2014) Defining the Success of Extracurricular Awards. In Jackson, N. J. (2014) Lifewide Learning and Education in Universities and Colleges E-book. http://www.learninglives.co.uk/conference-e-book.html

Learning, Teaching and Assessment Conference. University of Derby, 4 July 2013 - workshop delivered - The Futures Award

Countdown to the Games - The definitive conference about London 2012 for Further and Higher Education Podium National Conference, 8 February 2011 - Poster presented - Festival of Volunteering

Learning, Teaching and Assessment Conference, University of Derby, 8 July 2010 - Workshop delivered with Celia Beizsley - The University of Derby Award Programme (for Employability, Leadership and Management) - added value to PDP modules and programmes

Enabling a More Complete Education – Encouraging, Recognising and Valuing Life-Wide Learning in Higher Education Conference. University of Surrey, 13-14 April 2010 - Workshop delivered - University of Derby Award Programme – recognising students’ extracurricular experiences and employer engagement

Land and Identity Symposium. University of Derby, 16 May 2009 - Paper delivered with Prof. David Davies - Visiting homeland, revisiting identity

Coming home? Conflict and return migration in twentieth-century Europe Conference. University of Southampton, 1-3 April 2009 - Paper delivered - Visiting home: The migrants who never return

Tourism in the new Eastern Europe, Global challenges regional answers. International Conference Warsaw 29-30 November 2008 - Paper delivered - Understanding Poland’s Ancestral Tourism Market: An Analysis of Motivations Based on Three Generations of Polish Community Living in Derbyshire, England.

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