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Schramm, Karin – Technological Horizons in Education, 1985
Examines the impact of introducing data processing in middle-level accountancy training programs in Botswana. Hardware and software considerations for the program are also examined. Since the beginning of the program, some 300 students have been trained in accounting. (JN)
Descriptors: Accounting, Computer Software, Data Processing, Developing Nations
Bloom, Robert; Debessay, Araya – Journal of Business Education, 1984
Points out the need to change the direction of accounting education. Indicates that students need to learn to think and be critical and be prepared to cope with future issues and controversies. Accountancy must be viewed as a dynamic profession that changes as the socioeconomic and political climate changes. (JOW)
Descriptors: Accounting, Educational Change, Futures (of Society), Higher Education
Allyn, Robert G. – Journal of Business Education, 1977
The author, a certified public accountant on the State Board for Public Accountancy of New York, Discusses education and training programs to "professionalize" accounting, particularly the need for innovative learning modules that integrate the traditional sequence of courses in baccalaureate programs. (MF)
Descriptors: Accountants, Accounting, Certified Public Accountants, Educational Innovation
Strother, George B.; Swinford, David N. – NUEA Spectator, 1975
The study surveyed the extent of the movement to require continuing education in 14 professions: accountancy, architecture, dentistry, dietetics, engineering, law, medicine, nursing, optometry, osteopathy, pharmacy, physical therapy, real estate, social work, and veterinary medicine. The report provides some general conclusions and a summary of…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Certification, Educational Specifications, Educational Trends
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Yin, Koh Moy; Wong, Irene – English for Specific Purposes, 1990
Describes a communication course given at the Nanyang Technological Institute in Singapore to accountancy and commerce students who are nonnative English speakers. The ability to communicate effectively in a business environment, orally and in writing, is emphasized rather than English proficiency. The course includes lectures, writing…
Descriptors: Accounting, Business Communication, Business English, English (Second Language)
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King, Edmund – Journal of Education Finance, 1990
Education must disengage from current accountancy concerns and serve learners now and in their real contexts. The massive efficiency of our industrialized apparatus for processing people in formal education prevents us from recognizing that a new approach is needed to satisfy tomorrow's uncertain and unlimited requirements. An international…
Descriptors: Comparative Analysis, Context Effect, Educational Development, Educational Policy
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Jones, John; And Others – Studies in Higher Education, 1990
The practice of dividing up a group of students on the basis of previous educational experience or achievement, and subjecting the different groups to different educational experiences is defended. Two case-studies of streaming in the departments of accountancy and physics at a university in New Zealand are presented. (Author/MLW)
Descriptors: Ability Grouping, Academic Achievement, Accounting, College Freshmen
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Nelson, John W. – Studies in Continuing Education, 1988
Discusses mandatory continuing professional education (MCPE) in Australia for the legal and accountancy professions. Considers whether the main concern is continuing education or the certification by professional bodies of their members as competent to practice. Concludes that program designers should recognize that there are educational as well…
Descriptors: Accounting, Adult Education, Certification, Foreign Countries
Hobbs, D. J. – Programmed Learning and Educational Technology, 1987
Describes a British study with undergraduate accountancy students which compared the quantitative and qualitative effects of three types of embedded tasks or questions--relational-semantic, transpose-semantic, and non-semantic--on learning outcomes. Variables investigated included mathematical background, recall, and comprehension. Relevance of…
Descriptors: Analysis of Variance, Aptitude Treatment Interaction, Comprehension, Computer Assisted Instruction
Brody, Claire M.; Benis, Martin – Improving College and University Teaching, 1978
At Baruch College of the City University of New York, a study was begun using nontraditional, small group classroom techniques to determine if students' achievement in an intermediate accountancy course could be influenced. Quiz and examination results showed no significant difference between the traditional and nontraditional classes. (JMD)
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Accounting, Classroom Observation Techniques, Conventional Instruction
New York State Education Dept., Albany. Office of the Professions. – 1987
A reference guide to laws, rules, and regulations that govern public accountancy practice in New York State is presented. In addition to identifying licensing requirements/procedures for certified public accountants, general provisions of Title VIII of the Education Law are covered, along with state management, professional misconduct, and…
Descriptors: Certification, Certified Public Accountants, College Programs, Credentials
Pondy, Dorothy, Comp. – 1976
The catalog was compiled to assist instructors in planning community college and university curricula using the 48 computer-assisted accountancy lessons available on PLATO IV (Programmed Logic for Automatic Teaching Operation) for first semester accounting courses. It contains information on lesson access, lists of acceptable abbreviations for…
Descriptors: Accounting, Catalogs, Computer Assisted Instruction, Course Content
New York State Education Dept., Albany. Office of the Professions. – 1987
Professional and vocational licensing and registration information is presented for the New York State fiscal years 1977-78 through 1986-87. For each fiscal year, the total number of new licenses, certificates or registrations, and total number of licensees registered to practice in the state, and the current registration period are provided for…
Descriptors: Certification, Higher Education, Majors (Students), Professional Education
New York State Education Dept., Albany. – 1988
The basic requirements for credentialing in 31 professions supervised by the Board of Regents and administered by the New York State Department of Education are listed. Not every requirement is cited, and a more detailed statement of the credentialing requirements for these professions may be found in Title VIII of the Education Law and in the…
Descriptors: Architecture, Audiology, Certification, Certified Public Accountants
Prineau, J. P. – 1973
The data system and its branches, computerized in 1970, provide information from the following: student records file, accountancy file, an experimental-stage personnel file, and a planning-stage facilities file. The files not only cope with the university's daily management duties but also supply the French Ministry with statistics. Two types of…
Descriptors: Academic Records, Budgeting, College Administration, Computer Science
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