Dr Elizabeth Miller

Background

The Deputy Dean of PBS, Elizabeth is also our programme leader (Business Management Degrees) and a Higher Education researcher. With a PhD from the University of Sydney and an MSc Education (Higher Education) from the University of Oxford, her current research focuses on work-integrated learning (WIL) in higher education and the benefits for students of knowledge exchange in their academic programmes and she acts as a reviewer for several academic journals.  

Elizabeth brings international experience to Pearson College London having worked for universities in Australia, Cambodia, and now the UK.  Elizabeth has also worked for a boutique customer-centred design agency in Sydney, consulting and conducting research in commercial contexts. She currently teaches on our research and self-managed learning modules for both undergraduate and postgraduate students.

Recent Activity

September 2020 - Co-Wrote an article for Wonkhe with Iro Konstantinou on "Reflection will help students navigate a post-Covid future"

March 2020 - Argued that degree apprenticeships demonstrate how HEIs can improve skills & graduate outcomes through work-integrated learning in this blog for BERA 

July 2019 -  Co-presented a paper on Work Integrated Learning at the Advance HE Learning and Teaching conference 

September 2018 - Presented research paper at the British Educational Research Association (BERA) conference - Degree Apprenticeships: Principles and Practice 

September 2018 - Asked Are Degree Apprenticeships Right for Your University? in University Business 

April 2018 - wrote an article for Times Higher Education - Degree apprenticeships are quietly revolutionising higher education.

Industry Expertise and Publications

Konstantinou, I. and Miller, E. (2021), "Self-managed and work-based learning: problematising the workplace–classroom skills gap", Journal of Work-Applied Management, Vol. ahead-of-print No. ahead-of-print. DOI : https://doi.org/10.1108/JWAM-11-2020-0048

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Konstantinou, I. and Miller, E. (2020), "Investigating work-integrated learning and its relevance to skills development in degree apprenticeships", Higher Education, Skills and Work-Based Learning, Vol. 10 No. 5, pp. 767-781. https://doi.org/10.1108/HESWBL-05-2020-0112

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Areas of Interest

Higher education research 

Work integrated/based learning 

Reflective and problem-based learning 

Authentic assessment 

Academic identity and labour Knowledge exchange 

Professional Body Membership

Society for Research into Higher Education (SRHE) 

British Educational Research Association (BERA) 

International Society for the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (ISSOTL) 

British Education Studies Association (BESA)