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Beck, Henry J.; Parrish, Roy James, Jr. – 1977
A package of instructional materials for an undergraduate principles of accounting course at Danville Community College was developed based upon the following assumptions: (1) the principles of accounting student does not need to be able to write computer programs; (2) computerized accounting concepts should be presented in this course; (3)…
Descriptors: Accounting, Autoinstructional Aids, Business Education, Computer Assisted Instruction
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Shanklin, Stephen B.; Ehlen, Craig R. – Journal of College Teaching & Learning, 2007
This paper discusses using the Monopoly[R] board game as an economic simulation exercise to reinforce an understanding of how the accounting cycle impacts financial statements used to evaluate management performance. This approach uses the rules and strategies of a familiar board game to create a simulation of business and economic realities,…
Descriptors: Economics, Games, Intellectual Property, Simulation
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Mills, Robert J.; Beaulieu, Tanya Y.; Feldon, David F.; Olsen, David H. – Decision Sciences Journal of Innovative Education, 2020
ABSTRACT For some time, there has been a call for cross-disciplinary teaching within the business disciplines. With the rise of data and analytics, there is an opportunity for cross-disciplinary teaching by integrating technology throughout the business curriculum. However, many business professors have little experience in cross-disciplinary…
Descriptors: Cognitive Processes, Difficulty Level, Instructional Effectiveness, Interdisciplinary Approach
Carino, Mariano G. – 1972
Cost accounting principles and procedures provide students with sufficient background to apply cost accounting factors to service and manufacturing businesses. Overhead, materials, goods in process, and finished goods are emphasized. Students complete a practice set in the course, which has guidelines, performance objectives, learning activities…
Descriptors: Accounting, Bookkeeping, Business Education, Business Skills
Wood, R. Craig, Ed. – 1986
This textbook of 24 chapters provides administrators and students with information on the role, activities, and responsibilities of the school business administrator. The independently authored chapters are titled as follows: (1) "Introduction to School Business Management" (F. Mike Miles); (2) "Legal Context of the Public School District" (Paul…
Descriptors: Administrator Responsibility, Administrator Role, Bond Issues, Budgeting
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Marshall, P. Douglas – Journal of Education for Business, 2002
Performance of 90 accounting experts (faculty and practitioners) and 60 novices (senior accounting majors) was compared. Experts applied more accounting principles to solving problems. There were no differences in types of principles applied and no correlation between (1) principles applied and number of breadth comments or (2) importance placed…
Descriptors: Accountants, Accounting, College Faculty, Higher Education
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Golen, Steven – Business Education Forum, 1981
Shows how teachers can provide a more meaningful presentation of various accounting principles by illustrating them through a cyclical relationship approach. Thus, the students see the entire accounting relationship as a result of doing business. (CT)
Descriptors: Accounting, Business Education, Teaching Methods
Stitt-Gohdes, Wanda L. – 2002
This monograph provides a framework or foundation for business teacher education. Chapter 1 is an overview and historical perspective of business education that traces the roots of the profession and significant milestones on the path leading to business education today. Chapter 2 discusses administration of business education, including a variety…
Descriptors: Accounting, Business Education, Business Education Teachers, Computer Use
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Helfert, Markus – Journal of Information Technology Education, 2008
Over the last three decades many universities have offered various programmes related to Information Systems. However, the rapid changes in recent years demand constant evaluation and modification of education programmes. Recent challenges include, for instance, the move towards programmes that are more applied and professionally-orientated. The…
Descriptors: Information Systems, Foreign Countries, Accreditation (Institutions), Engineering Education
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Mauldin, Shawn; Crain, John L.; Mounce, Patricia H. – Journal of Education for Business, 2000
A survey of 81 accounting majors, 60 business majors, 12 nonbusiness majors, and 13 undecided students in accounting principles courses found that accounting principles instructors play the most significant role in the decision to major in accounting. Many students decide to major during their first principles course. (SK)
Descriptors: Accounting, Career Choice, Higher Education, Introductory Courses
Miller, John R. – School Business Affairs, 1980
The background and purpose of a publication by the National Council on Governmental Accounting (NCGA) is important to school administrators because the accounting principles are being incorporated in a publication for school systems. (Author/MLF)
Descriptors: Accountability, Bookkeeping, Budgeting, Educational Finance
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Colley, J. R.; And Others – Journal of Education for Business, 1996
Using 1989-92 student records from three colleges accepting large numbers of transfers from junior schools into accounting, regression analyses compared grades of transfer and nontransfer students. Quality of accounting principle grades of transfer students was not equivalent to that of nontransfer students. (SK)
Descriptors: Accounting, College Transfer Students, Educational Quality, Grades (Scholastic)
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Boyd, David T.; Boyd, Sanithia C.; Boyd, William L. – Journal of Education for Business, 2000
Offers suggestions for more effective teaching of the first course of accounting in terms of time, content, and process. Suggests the use of visual aids and the concepts approach. (Contains 18 references.) (JOW)
Descriptors: Accounting, Educational Improvement, Educational Principles, Females
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Imel, Phillip W. – Inquiry, 2000
Reports that the introductory level Principles of Accounting classes at Southwest Virginia Community College (SVCC) had high unsuccessful grade rates between 1989 and 1999. Describes a study conducted to determine whether there was a statistical difference in the test scores and GPA of successful versus unsuccessful accounting students. Finds that…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Academic Failure, Accounting, Achievement Rating
Manitoba Dept. of Education, Winnipeg. – 1982
This teaching guide consists of guidelines for conducting two secondary-level introductory accounting courses. Intended for vocational business education students, the courses are designed to introduce financial principles and practices important to personal and business life, to promote development of clerical and bookkeeping skills sufficient…
Descriptors: Accounting, Behavioral Objectives, Bookkeeping, Business Education
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