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ERIC Number: EJ1097138
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2012-Oct
Pages: 6
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: ISSN-1941-3394
Enhancing the Understanding of Government and Nonprofit Accounting with THE PUZZLE GAME: A Pilot Study
Elson, Raymond J.; Ostapski, S. Andrew; O'Callaghan, Susanne; Walker, John P.
Journal of Instructional Pedagogies, v9 Oct 2012
Nontraditional teaching aids such as crossword puzzles have been successfully used in the classroom to enhance student learning. Government and nonprofit accounting is a confusing course for students since it has strange terminologies and contradicts the accounting concepts learned in other courses. As such, it is an ideal course for a non-traditional teaching aid. THE PUZZLE GAME was developed to address this need by helping students understand the key terminologies and concepts in the government and nonprofit accounting course. The paper describes THE PUZZLE GAME and the pilot study that was conducted in a government and nonprofit accounting class. The study participants reported that THE PUZZLE GAME was fun and interesting and helped improve their learning.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
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Language: English
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