Faculty Profile

Yasaman Amirkiaee

Title
Visiting Assistant Professor
Department
Information Technology and Decision Sciences
College
College of Business

    

Education

PhD, University of North Texas, 2019.
Major: Management Science
Dissertation Title: Decision Making in Alternative Modes of Transportation: Two Essays on Ridesharing and Self-Driving Vehicles
MS, Florida International University, 2013.
Major: Engineering Management
MA, Tarbiat Modares University, 2009.
Major: Industrial Management
Degree Specialization: Operations Research

Current Scheduled Teaching*

DSCI 3710.006, Business Statistics with Spreadsheets, Spring 2020
DSCI 2710.001, Data Analysis with Spreadsheets, Spring 2020
DSCI 2710.004, Data Analysis with Spreadsheets, Spring 2020
DSCI 5180.501, Introduction to the Business Decision Process, Spring 2020
DSCI 3710.001, Business Statistics with Spreadsheets, Fall 2019 Syllabus
DSCI 3710.003, Business Statistics with Spreadsheets, Fall 2019 Syllabus
DSCI 2710.005, Data Analysis with Spreadsheets, Fall 2019 Syllabus
DSCI 2710.501, Data Analysis with Spreadsheets, Fall 2019 Syllabus

* Texas Education Code 51.974 (HB 2504) requires each institution of higher education to make available to the public, a syllabus for undergraduate lecture courses offered for credit by the institution.

Previous Scheduled Teaching*

DSCI 4520.001, Introduction to Data Mining, Spring 2019 Syllabus SPOT
DSCI 2710.006, Data Analysis with Spreadsheets, Fall 2018 Syllabus SPOT
DSCI 2710.001, Data Analysis with Spreadsheets, Summer 5W1 2018 Syllabus SPOT
DSCI 2710.003, Data Analysis with Spreadsheets, Spring 2018 Syllabus SPOT
DSCI 3710.002, Business Statistics with Spreadsheets, Fall 2017 Syllabus SPOT

* Texas Education Code 51.974 (HB 2504) requires each institution of higher education to make available to the public, a syllabus for undergraduate lecture courses offered for credit by the institution.

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Overall
Summative Rating
Challenge and
Engagement Index
Response Rate

out of 5

out of 7
%
of
students responded
  • Overall Summative Rating (median):
    This rating represents the combined responses of students to the four global summative items and is presented to provide an overall index of the class’s quality. Overall summative statements include the following (response options include a Likert scale ranging from 5 = Excellent, 3 = Good, and 1= Very poor):
    • The course as a whole was
    • The course content was
    • The instructor’s contribution to the course was
    • The instructor’s effectiveness in teaching the subject matter was
  • Challenge and Engagement Index:
    This rating combines student responses to several SPOT items relating to how academically challenging students found the course to be and how engaged they were. Challenge and Engagement Index items include the following (response options include a Likert scale ranging from 7 = Much higher, 4 = Average, and 1 = Much lower):
    • Do you expect your grade in this course to be
    • The intellectual challenge presented was
    • The amount of effort you put into this course was
    • The amount of effort to succeed in this course was
    • Your involvement in course (doing assignments, attending classes, etc.) was
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