Keynote Speaker: Helen Beetham

Paper Title: Critical/digital: teaching with, of and against technology.

Helen Beetham is a UK-based writer, researcher and adviser on e-learning issues and a regular keynote speaker. As a long-standing consultant to the Jisc e-learning programme, she has written influential reports on e-learning, digital literacy, open education and digital organisations. Helen was a member of the UK Government’s Beyond Current Horizons programme on educational futures and has led futures thinking initiatives for a number of global universities and national bodies. Most recently she has been working on the expectations and experiences of today’s ‘digital students’, speaking on the digital futures of work, and  designing a digital capabilities framework for use across education sectors. Helen’s co-authored volume Rethinking Pedagogy for a Digital Age (Routledge: third edition forthcoming) is a standard text in digital education. Tweets @helenbeetham.