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ERIC Number: EJ894396
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2010-Aug
Pages: 10
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 21
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-1470-3297
An Assessment of the Effects of Teaching Methods on Academic Performance of Students in Accounting Courses
Hosal-Akman, Nazli; Simga-Mugan, Can
Innovations in Education and Teaching International, v47 n3 p251-260 Aug 2010
This study explores the effect of teaching methods on the academic performance of students in accounting courses. The study was carried out over two semesters at a well-known university in Turkey in principles of financial accounting and managerial accounting courses. Students enrolled in the courses were assigned to treatment and control groups. Treatment group students solved assigned problems or cases in groups in class, while in the control group the instructor lectured on and solved the problems and cases. The results of the study show that there was no significant difference in the academic performance of the treatment and control group students in either course. (Contains 4 tables and 1 note.)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Higher Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Turkey