ERIC Number: ED449726
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1998
Learning by Doing: Concepts and Models for Service-Learning in Accounting. AAHE's Series on Service-Learning in the Disciplines.
Rama, D. V., Ed.
This volume is part of a series of 18 monographs on service learning and the academic disciplines. It is designed to (1) develop a theoretical framework for service learning in accounting consistent with the goals identified by accounting educators and the recent efforts toward curriculum reform, and (2) describe specific active learning strategies that are useful and powerful teaching tools. Part 1, "Theoretical Essays on Service-Learning in Accounting," includes: "Service-Learning: An Active-Learning Approach for Accounting Education" (D.V. Rama); "Service-Learning: The Accountants for the Public Interest Perspective" (Wayne G. Bremser); "'What I Do, I Understand': Service-Learning in Accounting Curricula" (William L. Weis); and "Service-Learning in Accounting: A Department Chair's Perspective" (Alfonso R. Oddo). Part 2, "Implementation Approaches," includes: "Service-Learning: A 'Free Enterprise' Model for Accounting Faculty" (Curtis L. DeBerg); "Expanding the Boundaries of Accounting Education through Service-Learning" (Lynn M. Pringle); "Service-Learning in Accounting: A Role for VITA Tax Programs" (Janice Carr); "Tax Assistance Program Provides Service-Learning at Notre Dame and St. Mary's College" (Ken Milani); "Volunteer Income Tax Assistance and the Use of Technology" (Nathan Oestreich, Carol Venable, and Martha Doran); "Service-Learning Project in the Accounting Information Systems Course: Implementation without the Benefit of Hindsight" (Alfred R. Michenzi); "Reaching Our Goals Together in Service-Learning: A Multi-Semester Accounting Information Systems Course Implementation" (Margarita Maria Lenk); "Service-Learning in a Capstone Course" (James W. Woolley); "Teaching Professional Accounting Ethics with Service-Learning" (Susan P. Ravenscroft); "Student Consulting Organizations: An Alternative Approach to Service-Learning" (Timothy S. Mech); and "Service-Learning Projects in Accounting: Implementation Strategies" (D.V. Rama). An Afterword by Paul Locatelli is titled: "Service-Learning in Accounting Education." A 37-item annotated bibliography is included. (All papers include references.) (SM)
Descriptors: Accountants, Accounting, Business Education, College Faculty, College Students, Community Services, Computer Uses in Education, Consultants, Ethics, Free Enterprise System, Higher Education, Intellectual Disciplines, School Community Programs, Service Learning, Student Participation, Student Volunteers, Taxes
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Note: For other documents in this series, see HE 033 727-743. Initial funding for this series was supplied by Campus Compact. Published in cooperation with KPMG Peat Marwick Foundation.