Professor Lizbeth Goodman by Real Smart Media published on 2013/07/03 22:02:44 +0000 Professor Lizbeth Goodman's paper at the UCD Digital Humanities Exploratorium: Pathways to Interdisciplinarity, Creative Praxis and Digital Humanities Research Conference, UCD Humanities Institute, June 2013. Professor Lizbeth Goodman is Chair of Creative Technology Innovation and Professor of Education(Inclusive Design for Learning) at UCD, where she is an Executive of the Innovation Academy and Senior Advisor to the Leonardo Group of the Science Gallery. She is Founder/Director of the SMARTlab and the MAGIC (Multimedia and Games Innovation Centre). In 2012 she was nominated to Chair the Social Sciences Committee of the Royal Irish Academy. She has written and edited 13 books and many peer reviewed articles and has supervised over 30 PhDs to successful completion. Prior to joining UCD, Lizbeth served as Director of Research for Futurelab Education. She has co-developed several groundbreaking teaching and learning tools and kinaesthetic games which have been used in the foundation of several international charities for women and children at risk and have built a ‘backbone’ of early cybercafés and recent technology literacy projects for women worldwide. She won the Lifetime Achievement Award for Volunteer Service to Women and Children in 2003. Lizbeth is also an award-winning advocate of community-based ethical learning and teaching models using interactive tools and games to inspire and engage learners of all ages and abilities; and has just completed the pedagogic preparation of a new animated early learning television series due to air on TG4 this year, with music by Kila. In 2008, she was awarded the Blackberry Rim industry top prizes for Best Woman in the Academic and Public Sectors, and Outstanding Woman in Technology. She is the founder of the emergent field of Creative Technology Innovation, and is currently working on a Roadmap for Responsible Innovation including a publication on Hippocratic Education and Innovation.