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Mellado, Lucía; Parte, Laura; Villanueva, Enrique – Accounting Education, 2020
This study explores final-year undergraduate accounting students' perceptions of the accounting profession based on an analysis of personal metaphors. First, we identify and categorise the participants' metaphors regarding the accounting profession and the students' roles. Second, we identify similarities and differences in the perceptions of the…
Descriptors: Student Attitudes, Accounting, Figurative Language, Undergraduate Students
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Malan, Marelize – Accounting Education, 2020
Student engagement is crucial for learning, especially in online learning. For a student to be a successful online learner, they need to engage socially and collaboratively through their behaviours, emotions and cognition. This paper discusses an accounting module of a fully online degree where engagement was purposely integrated using an…
Descriptors: Learner Engagement, Accounting, Business Administration Education, Online Courses
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Ngwenya, J. C. – Perspectives in Education, 2020
This paper explores the resources Accounting teachers draw on and how they use the identified resources in the teaching of Accounting in a rural school. The study adopted an interpretive qualitative case study and employed semi-structured individual interviews to collect data from the Accounting teachers. Thematic analysis revealed that Accounting…
Descriptors: Accounting, Teacher Attitudes, Teaching Methods, Rural Schools
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Jackson, Denise; Meek, Stephanie – Accounting Education, 2021
There is increasing pressure on higher education institutions to better prepare students for future work, augmented by widespread measurement of their performance using graduate employment metrics. Accounting is no exception with growing attention on whether, and in what ways, accounting curricula is aligning to labor market demands. This paper…
Descriptors: Business Administration Education, Accounting, Career Readiness, Authentic Learning
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Vysotskaya, Anna; Kolvakh, Oleg; Stoner, Greg – Accounting Education, 2016
The aim of this paper is to describe the innovative teaching approach used in the Southern Federal University, Russia, to teach accounting via a form of matrix mathematics. It thereby contributes to disseminating the technique of teaching to solve accounting cases using mutual calculations to a worldwide audience. The approach taken in this course…
Descriptors: Computation, Teaching Methods, Mathematics, Matrices
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Tucker, Basil P. – Accounting Education, 2017
One of the foundational subjects comprising most Master of Business Administration (MBA) programs is an introductory accounting course, in which students are exposed to the study of financial and management accounting at a basic level. For many students accounting is arguably the most feared subject in the MBA program. Although some students…
Descriptors: Accounting, Graduate Students, Masters Programs, Introductory Courses
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Bullen, Maria L.; Kordecki, Gregory S.; Capener, Elizabeth D. – Journal of Applied Research for Business Instruction, 2016
Faculty and students may benefit from using a well-designed instrument to meet the objectives of both institutional assessment requirements and direct student learning in the discipline. This paper discusses how accounting rubrics can be used to evaluate and assess student learning by providing an organized approach to determine student success on…
Descriptors: Accounting, Scoring Rubrics, Test Construction, Student Evaluation
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Moala, John Griffith – Mathematics Education Research Journal, 2021
Research shows that though some students can easily find the correct solutions to the problem(s) at hand, the algorithms that these students create are not always ones that would, when implemented, produce the correct solution(s). Towards shedding light on this phenomenon, the present study explicates a mechanism--accounting for features of the…
Descriptors: Mathematics Skills, Problem Solving, Mathematics, Cooperative Learning
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Rowbottom, N. – Accounting Education, 2017
The paper examines the performance of accounting and finance students entering university via a "widening participation" scheme that seeks to attract students who have been historically under-represented in higher education. Focus is placed on the policy of providing contextual entry offers that recognise that academic qualifications be…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Access to Education, College Admission, Accounting
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Mkhize, Msizi Vitalis – South African Journal of Education, 2019
Pre-service accounting teachers perform a variety of calculations in accounting courses, for example, they calculate and compare company financial ratios, calculate dividends, interests, and variances. Mathematics is thus a crucial tool for performing accounting calculations. This paper reports on a study designed in order to investigate…
Descriptors: Mathematics Anxiety, Preservice Teachers, Accounting, Computation
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Haskin, Daniel L.; Burke, Megan M. – American Journal of Business Education, 2016
Changes in the views that society holds of capital allocation suggest that sustainability reporting needs to be incorporated into the financial accounting curriculum. This paper reviews the background and history of corporate social responsibility and sustainability reporting and discusses formation of the Sustainability Accounting Standards Board…
Descriptors: Accounting, Business Administration Education, Sustainability, College Curriculum
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Handy, Sheila A.; Polimeni, Ralph S. – Journal of Applied Research for Business Instruction, 2015
Active learning is increasing in popularity as a supplement to the lecture-only method of class presentation in many disciplines, including accounting. This paper defines and discusses the benefits of active learning and presents seven different active-learning activities developed and used by the authors. The active learning activities mainly…
Descriptors: Active Learning, Introductory Courses, Accounting, Learner Engagement
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Golyagina, Alena; Valuckas, Danielius – Accounting Education, 2016
This paper examines the coverage of management accounting techniques in several popular management accounting texts, assessing each technique's claimed position within practice, its benefits and limitations, and the information sources substantiating these claims. Employing the notion of research genres, the study reveals that textbooks in their…
Descriptors: Accounting, Textbooks, Persuasive Discourse, Content Analysis
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Bullen, Maria L.; Kordecki, Gregory S.; Capener, Elizabeth D. – Journal of Instructional Pedagogies, 2018
The Strada-Gallup Survey of College Students (2017, p. 6) reveals ". . .only about a third of current college students express confidence that they will graduate with the skills and knowledge they need to be successful in the job market (34%) and in the workplace (36%)." This paper suggests how faculty of accounting and other business…
Descriptors: Learner Engagement, Accounting, Career Readiness, Business Administration Education
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Watson, Michael; Hemmer, Lynn – eJEP: eJournal of Education Policy, 2015
This paper examines attendance accounting policies and practices for students enrolled in public schools in Texas and in alternative schools of choice (ASC) in particular. Technology advancement allows students to complete their coursework virtually anywhere they have internet access; however, conventional state attendance policies still require…
Descriptors: Attendance, School Policy, Public Schools, Nontraditional Education
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