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ERIC Number: EJ1056336
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2012
Abstractor: As Provided
Problem-Based Learning in Accounting
Dockter, DuWayne L.
American Journal of Business Education, v5 n5 p547-554 2012
Seasoned educators use an assortment of student-centered methods and tools to enhance their student's learning environment. In respects to methodologies used in accounting, educators have utilized and created new forms of problem-based learning exercises, including case studies, simulations, and other projects, to help students become more active versus passive learners. New instructional technologies have also aided in and supported the development of more efficient and effective instructional and learning environments. As a result, these new innovations have proven very effective in delivering and using educational information. The increased utilization of new technologies, user-friendly software, and advanced forms of delivery systems has allowed teachers to engage more students in the learning process. As a result, these new methodologies and tools have enables the students to access, communicate, and share more information more efficiently and effectively in and out of the classroom. This article helps to review some of the more common methods and tools which are being utilized by seasoned instructors.
Descriptors: Problem Based Learning, Accounting, Teaching Methods, Case Studies, Simulation, Educational Technology, Computer Software, Spreadsheets, Management Systems, Integrated Learning Systems, Student Centered Curriculum, Experienced Teachers, Undergraduate Study
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
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