Timothy William Edward Elphick

Preferred name: Tim
Email: telphick@cs.waikato.ac.nz
Web: http://www.cs.waikato.ac.nz/~telphick/

Work Experience:

Jan 1999 - present (Full-time)
Senior Tutor in Computer Science, University of Waikato.

  • rostering and coordinating sessional assistants;
  • coordinating tutor, GA and demonstrator support for first year programming courses;
  • teaching first year computer science courses in a tutorial and laboratory environment;
  • supporting the practical components of second year computer science courses;
  • preparing manuals, teaching material, tests and assignments;
  • marking of practicals, assignments, tests and examinations.

Jan 1995 - Jan 1999 (Full-time)
Tutor in Computer Science, University of Waikato.

  • rostering and coordinating sessional assistants;
  • liasing tutor, GA and demonstrator support for first year programming courses;
  • teaching first year computer science courses in a tutorial and laboratory environment;
  • supporting the practical components of second year computer science courses;
  • preparing manuals, teaching material, tests and assignments;
  • marking of practicals, assignments, tests and examinations.

May 1993 - Jan 1995 (Full-time)
Tutor in Information Technology, Bay of Plenty Polytechnic.

  • acting team leader for 6 months;
  • teaching ACBC, CBC and NCB modules in a tutorial and laboratory environment;
  • preparing manuals, teaching material, tests and assignments;
  • marking of practicals, assignments, tests and examinations;
  • occasional industry training.

Nov 1989 - May 1993 (Full-time)
Tutor in Computer Science, University of Waikato.

  • relief administrator for second year Novell network;
  • rostering and administering payment for sessional assistants;
  • teaching first year computer science courses in a tutorial and laboratory environment;
  • supporting the practical components of second year computer science courses;
  • preparing manuals, teaching material and assignments;
  • marking of practicals, assignments, tests and examinations;
  • occasional lecturing.

Mar 1989 - Oct 1989 (Part-time)
Sessional Assistant in Computer Science, University of Waikato.

  • assisting in first year computer science laboratory;
  • maintaining lab consumables.

Dec 1988 - Jan 1989 (5 weeks)
Research Assistant, Tauranga Probation Service.

  • database design and programming;
  • information gathering and analysis.


Computing Experience:

Systems: Macintosh, Windows NT, Novell NetWare, MS-DOS and Unix.
Programming: C/C++, Modula-2, Pascal, SQL, HTML and Visual Basic.
Applications: Office 97/98 (Word, Excel, Access and PowerPoint for Mac & Windows), Eudora, Netscape, POV-Ray, Word Perfect, Pagemaker, Mass 11, Works, Claris Draw, Lotus 1-2-3, Informix, Ingres, Fox Pro and Trader.

Education:

Currently studying part-time towards a
Master of Computing and Mathematical Sciences, University of Waikato.
        'Graphics', 'Human-Computer Interaction', 'Computing Education & Learning Theories', 'Computer Music, Image and Speech'.
Diploma in Computer Science (graduated 1992), University of Waikato.
        'Computer Information Systems', 'Management Information Systems', 'Software Engineering'.
Bachelor of Science (graduated 1990), University of Waikato.
        Computer Science major (12 papers). Management and Physics support. Remaining papers in Mathematics, Philosophy and Chemistry.
A Bursary (passed 5 subjects in 1985), Tauranga Boys' College.
University Entrance (accredited 5 subjects in 1984), Tauranga Boys' College.
School Certificate (passed 6 subjects in 1983), Tauranga Boys' College.
        Head Librarian. Proxime Accessit in 7th form. First Prize in 7th form Economics.

Work Training Courses:

Feb 2000
Feb 2000
Feb 1999
Dec 1996
Feb 1994
Aug 1992
Feb 1992
Feb 1991
Feb 1990
Teaching for Learning in Labs & Pracs,
Facilitating Discussions,
Designing Assessments,
Introduction to HTML,
Certificate in Adult Teaching 1,
Learn Pagemaker,
Using Your Voice Effectively,
Preparing Written Material,
Leading Tutorial Discussions,
University of Waikato.
University of Waikato.
University of Waikato.
University of Waikato.
Bay of Plenty Polytechnic.
University of Waikato.
University of Waikato.
University of Waikato.
University of Waikato.
3.5 contact hours
3.5 contact hours
3.5 contact hours
3.5 contact hours
42 contact hours
15 contact hours
15 contact hours
15 contact hours
15 contact hours

Personal Interest Classes:

Oct 1999
July 1997
Jun 1996
Jan 1996
Feb 1992
Landscape Design,
Creative Portraits,
Life Drawing,
Introduction to Graphic Design & Intermedia,
Papermaking,
Fairfield High School.
Hamilton Boys High School.
Hamilton Arts Centre.
The Waikato Polytechnic.
Fairfield College.
16 contact hours
16 contact hours
24 contact hours
40 contact hours
8 contact hours

Sports & Interests:

Golf, photography, gourmet food, railway modelling, role playing, board games, fantasy & science fiction books, kites, volleyball, swimming, live drama and music appreciation.