Helen Beetham is an independent researcher, writer and adviser on issues in digital learning. She is a long-standing consultant to Jisc (UK) and has worked with a number of global universities on their digital education strategies. Rhona Sharpe is Professor and Head of the Department of Technology Enhanced Learning at the University of Surrey and Associate Lecturer for the Institute of Educational Technology at the Open University, UK.
This book draws on past knowledge and experience about teaching and learning, sets it within the current context of a digital age, and provides theory and practices that will enable us to prepare better our students for the future. -Tony Bates, Distinguished Visiting Professor, The G. Raymond Chang School of Continuing Education, Ryerson University, Canada, from the Foreword