Teaching at the University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia.

 

I was a teaching assistant at UQ Business School, The University of Queensland from 2013 to 2016. At the University, I teach (taught) the following tutorial classes:

POSTGRADUATE

  • Accounting Information Systems: Nature of systems in the real world; nature & functions of computer-based information systems used to support the processes & management of a business; practical experience with business applications software.

  • Information Systems for Management: Uses of information systems in organizations, management of information systems. Overview of computers & information systems; information systems development, implementation & operation. Practical experience with spreadsheets, database management and other business applications software for business problems.

  • Information Retrieval and Management: Data analysis, design and policy issues in business situations. Business issues in relation to database management, conceptual modelling & data modelling in business applications. Using structured Query Language (SQL) to uncover critical information for business decision making. Business intelligence via data warehousing & data mining. Applications of database systems in a business context. Critical analysis and discussion of recent business research into database systems.


UNDERGRADUATE

  • Accounting Information Systems: Nature of systems in the real world; nature and functions of computer-based information systems used to support the processes and management of a business; practical experience with business applications software.

  • Transforming Business with Information Systems: Uses of information systems in organizations, management of information systems. Introduction to computer hardware & software; information systems development, implementation & operation. Practical experience with spreadsheets, database management and other business applications software for business problems; business process management (BPM) and BPM notation (BPMN).

  • Managing Business Data: Business issues in relation to database management, conceptual modelling & data modelling in business applications. Using structured Query Language (SQL) to uncover critical information for business decision making. Applications of database systems in a business context.

 

DETAILED TEACHING EXPERIENCES:

  • Teaching Assistant, Transforming Business with Information Systems (Undergraduate), UQ Business School, The University of Queensland, 2013 – 2016.

  • Teaching Assistant, Accounting Information Systems (Undergraduate), UQ Business School, the University of Queensland, 2014 – 2016.

  • Teaching Assistant, Information Systems for Management (Postgraduate), UQ Business School, the University of Queensland, 2015.

  • Teaching Assistant, Accounting Information Systems (Postgraduate), UQ Business School, the University of Queensland, 2014 – 2015.

  • Course Assignment Re-development, Accounting Information Systems (Postgraduate), UQ Business School, the University of Queensland, 2014 – 2015.

  • Course Assignment Re-development, Accounting Information Systems (Undergraduate), UQ Business School, the University of Queensland, 2014 – 2015.

  • Guest Lecturer, Accounting Information Systems (Undergraduate), UQ Business School, the University of Queensland, 2014

  • Sessional Tutor, Information Retrieval and Management (Postgraduate), UQ Business School, the University of Queensland, 2013.

  • Sessional Tutor, Managing Business Data (Undergraduate), UQ Business School, The University of Queensland, 2013.

  • Guest Lecturer, Information Retrieval and Management (Undergraduate), UQ Business School, the University of Queensland, 2013.

Students' Comments on Transforming Business with Information Systems courses
  • Always willing to answer questions.

  • Friendly and never made you feel stupid

  • Great bloke. Couldn't ask for anyone better to teach me MGTS1201.

  • Great bloke. Great banter.

  • He always was well prepared for the lessons and was approachable and knew all of the content well.

  • He is always really helpful and answers questions we have thoroughly. He also makes sure to cover everything that needs to be covered.

  • He provides a great amount of one-on-one assistance and will do his best to make sure we understand.

  • It helped that he went through the questions but didn’t put up the answers till we had all thought about it. Then he would explain why the answers were right. He also wouldn’t deny any students so no one was 'wrong'.

  • Tutorials were well prepared and were able to answer all questions well.

  • Tutorials were well prepared in advance and the tutor was approachable for any questions.

  • Class discussion is helpful and going through the answers together

  • Put each student in group based formation and allocate tutorial questions for students to discuss. Arif then follows up on each discussion which provides each group feedback before sharing with the whole class.

  • He is very approachable and shows so much patience/care for each student. I appreciate Arif's teaching because I always learn something new in his tutorials which make me feel it worth attending. He also tries his best to include every student during his discussions which makes everyone feel inclusive in the classroom.

  • Concise and approachable and very knowledgeable on the topics.

  • Good at explaining concepts, friendly, easy to approach.

  • He could put theory into application well and made it easy to understand.

  • He is very approachable and is always willing to help us and he always checked up on us to see if we needed any help. He was well prepared and I enjoyed the way he taught us.

  • He was very prepared for each tutorial and clearly explained the concepts that were necessary for the course. His explanations
    very approachable and helpful.

 

Students' Comments on Information Systems for Management course
  • He could answer our questions timely.
    He is very patient. He can also give me some good advice on how to relate the knowledge I learned before to this course.

  • Precise answer.

  • Answer my questions and guide me to solve problems.

  • Good communication with students.

  • He usually asks us to get practice first and he will come through all the questions.

  • Personable executive

  • Excellent tutor.

  • Very approachable and welcomes questions.

  • When I got problems, he can explain them detailed and clearly.

 

Students' Comments on Accounting Information Systems courses

  • Answered all the questions I had and helped me when I needed it.

  • Arif was an all-round fantastic tutor. Keep up the good work.

  • Knew the content well and explained in an easy to understand manner

  • Very approachable and welcomes questions.

  • Was very approachable when requiring help with the course and gave well-constructed answers

  • He knew the content well, which helped when certain aspects needed explaining.

  • Friendliness and easy to approach.

  • He is approachable and helpful in giving directions in performing our tasks

  • Arif's willingness to respond to email questions promptly best helped my learning.

  • He was willing to help and gave good help.

  • Very helpful tutor. Went around to all students to ensure material was understood or if anyone had any questions. Encouraged input
    and call on students to help participation and learning.

  • Give a constructive feedback. friendly and willing to share his knowledge kindfully

  • His understanding of the content of the material in this course.

  • The tutor was very attentive to each student’s questions and was helpful. Before each tutorial week, the tutor would briefly summarize
    the theory learnt for the relevant topic which was helpful.

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