Keith Baker is professor of computer science and head of the Computer Science Department at the University of Reading. In 1993 he was elected dean of the Faculty of Science at the University of Reading and served for two consecutive terms until 1999.
He was involved with the formation of the eLearning Industry Group (eLIG), a consortium of companies across Europe which, amongst other things, is working to assist the acceleration of the implementation of the European Commission’s Action Programme on eLearning.
Keith now chairs the Open Standards and Interoperability Project in eLIG, which is concerned with the roll-out of new standards to support open-standards developments in learning-technology systems. He is also a partner in SEEQUEL (Sustainable Environment for the Evaluation of Quality in eLearning), one of four projects awarded in the EU concentrating on quality in e-learning.