Louise Pigden

Louise Pigden

Position: Deputy Dean Head of Learning, Teaching and Student Experience

College: College of Engineering and Technology

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Deputy Dean

Head of Learning, Teaching and Student Experience

 

Membership of professional bodies

Membership of professional bodies / professional activities

  • Member British Computer Society: June 2000 – January 2011
  • Fellow Higher Education Academy: June 2002 – October 2012
  • Senior Fellow Higher Education Academy: October 2012 - present
  • Chief External Examiner Undergraduate Programmes, University of Chichester: October 2012 to September 2016
  • Member of the JISC Interdisciplinary Networking Group 2016 - present
  • Member of the JISC Combined and Joint Honours Networking Group 2013 – present

Qualifications

Establishment

Qualification and subjects

Class of award

 

Date

University of Derby

PhD by published works

 

ongoing

Dec 2018

University of Leeds

 

MRes Physics

Pass

2006

Leeds Beckett

University

 

Postgraduate Certificate in Higher Education

 

Pass

 

2002

 

University of Warwick

 

BSc(Hons) Physics

 

First Class

 

1994

 

Recent publications

Pigden, EL., Matthews, B., (2015) Academic and professional support for a large, multi-subject joint honours scheme at the University of Derby. Poster presented at: Academic Advising and Personal Tutoring – UK Network Launch in association with NACADA: the global community for academic advising; 25 March 2015; University of Sheffield. 

Pigden, EL., Jegede, F., (2016) Combined Degrees & Employability: A Comparative Analysis of Single and Joint Honours Graduates of UK Universities. West East Journal of Social Sciences, ISSN 2168-7315 (Online) USA Vol 5, No 1 (2016)

Pigden, EL., (2016) Understanding the lived experiences of joint honours graduates: how can educators best enable student success? International Journal of Arts & Sciences, CD-ROM. ISSN: 1944-6934 :: 09(01):49–62 (2016)

Pigden, EL., Moore, G., (2017) Highly skilled employment outcomes for graduates of joint honours degrees compared with single honours degrees: analysis of UK data from the Destination of Leavers from Higher Education survey The International Journal of Higher Education Research, ISSN: 1573-174X (under peer review) 

Pigden, EL., Jegede, F., (2017) Understanding the Educational Needs of Joint and Combined Honours Degree Students in a Post Brexit UK Higher Education Sector – A Survey of Selected Universities in England Innovative Higher Education, ISSN: 0742-5627 (under peer review)

Pigden, EL., Moore, G., (2017) Does subject choice in a joint honours degree affect graduate employability?  International Journal of Science and Technology, ISSN 2454-5880 (accepted for conference)

Experience in industry

BOC Gases (The Linde Group)

Analyst Programmer and Business Analyst. April 1997 to July 2000

Standard duties around the analysis, design, coding, testing, implementation and querying of Information Systems. Major SAP implementation and associated Business Objects universe design.

Royal & Sun Alliance Insurance Group

Graduate Trainee Analyst Programmer. October 1994 to April 1997

Standard duties around the analysis, design, coding, testing, implementation and querying of Information Systems.

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