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Roberto Farnè


Department for Life Quality Studies

Academic discipline: M-PED/03 Methodologies of Teaching and Special Education

Director of Second Cycle Degree of Wellness Culture: Sport,  Health And Tourism

Curriculum vitae

Roberto Farné, graduated in Pedagogy at the University of Bologna, he worked for ten years as educator and cultural operator. In 1983 he became researcher at the University of Bologna (Sciences of Education Department) where, since 2001, he is a full professor. His researches, documented by several publications, and his teaching activities mainly concern the Pedagogy of play and sport, the Educational iconography and the Media education. He has worked for research projects with public and private institutions including RAI (Italian broadcasting of television), Walt Disney Italia, Centro Nazionale di documentazione e analisi dell'infanzia e dell'adolescenza (National Center of documentation and analysis of childhood and adolescence), the Emilia-Romagna region.

From 2007 to 2012 prof. Farné has been Director of the Department of Sciences of Education "Giovanni Maria Bertin" (University of Bologna). Currently he is Deputy Director of the Department for Life Quality Studies. He is the coordinator of the International Master's Degree Course in Wellness Culture: Health, Sport and Tourism.

 Editorial offices:

- Director (with Franco Frabboni) of Infanzia” (studies and experiences on early childhood education). Member of the Scientific Committee of these journals: Encyclopaideia, International journal of Phenomenology and Education, University of Bologna; Liber libri per bambini e ragazzi; Movimento, rivista di Psicologia e Scienze del Movimento e dello Sport; Doxa comunicacion, Revista interdisciplinar de estudios de comunicacion y ciencias sociales, Universidad San Pablo CEU, Madrid.

  In 2003  Roberto Farné won the "Stilo d'oro", national award on Education "Raffaele Laporta", for his book Iconologia didatica. Le immagini per l'educazione dall'Orbis Pictus a Sesame street , Zanichelli, Bologna.