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Name Dr Helen Boulton
Occupational Role/Job

Higher Education Lecturer


Country of residence


Overview of My Professional Role and Activity

I am a Principal Lecturer and Reader in Technology Enhanced Learning and Teaching at Nottingham Trent University (NTU). I have worked at NTU since 2000 during which time I have been course leader for the Informations Communications Technology (ICT), and the Applied ICT strands of the Post-graduate Certificate (secondary), and am now Course Leader for the Education Doctorate.

Prior to working at NTU I was Head of ICT at a large comprehensive School in North Nottinghamshire. I am an active researcher with  articles published in peer reviewed journals, national and international conference presentations and book chapters.

My research interests include: <ul> <li>Blended and online learning and teaching</li> <li>Application of new technologies to learning</li> Digital inclusion and using new technologies in transnational learning and teaching.  I am Chair of the Association of Information Technology in Teacher Education and sit on other national bodies. I am also Co-ordinator for the Computing at School CRC East Midlands.


Scholar Profile

My Current Professional Development Activity

I have led various projects including the use of ePortfolios to support the transition from University into employment for teachers (funded by the TA), and the use of technologies in transnational education (funded by the Higher Education Academy).  I am a co-investigator for a Horizon 2020 project No-one Left Behind, with partners in Austria, Germany and Spain, which is using gaming to develop inclusion.

My Qualifications and Memberships

National Teaching Fellow
Nottingham Trent University Senior Teaching Fellow
Professional Doctorate Course Leader
Research and Development Co-ordinator
Senior Fellow of the Higher Education Academy

My publications, papers, articles, authored web pages etc.

For my publications see this page.