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Precourt, Elena; Gainor, Maryella – Accounting Education, 2019
The purpose of this paper is twofold. First, we analyze various course- and student-related factors that affect participation grades within several college accounting classes. The second purpose is to determine whether in-class participation grades have an effect on exam performance in these classes. We find that, unlike in liberal arts and…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Student Participation, Outcomes of Education, Grades (Scholastic)
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Morrill, Janet – Accounting Education, 2019
Internationally educated professionals (IEPs) encounter significant barriers to entry to their professions upon immigrating. Obtaining education in the new country is an effective means of improving their positions. While universities emphasize the need to attract and serve adult learners and a more diverse clientele, the specific needs of…
Descriptors: Accounting, Foreign Students, College Students, Transitional Programs
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Stanley, Trevor; Xu, Jia – Accounting Education, 2019
This exploratory study seeks to obtain the views of strategic decision-makers surrounding the implementation of Work-Integrated Learning (WIL) Accountancy programs in Australian universities. Using an online questionnaire with mainly open-ended questions, the results showed most respondents perceived WIL programs as important and should be offered…
Descriptors: Workplace Learning, Foreign Countries, Strategic Planning, Decision Making
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Holmes, Amy F.; Zhang, Shage; Harris, Benjamin – Accounting Education, 2019
Accounting instructors can embed effective writing into the curriculum, but how much instruction is enough to make a significant improvement in students' written products? In this quasi-experimental study, we compare the effect of three levels of minimal instructional intervention: all students in the study received a rubric outlining the…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Accounting, Writing Skills, Intervention
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Helfaya, Akrum – Accounting Education, 2019
Both assessment and feedback have a vital impact on students' learning. Using computer-based assessment (CBA) with constructive and prompt computer-based feedback (CBF) reduces the attainment gap of the new generation of digital students. Action research methodology was employed to explore students' view of utilising CBA and/or CBF in teaching and…
Descriptors: Computer Assisted Testing, Accounting, Feedback (Response), Undergraduate Students
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Christensen, Jacqueline; Harrison, Jennifer L.; Hollindale, Janice; Wood, Kayleen – Accounting Education, 2019
Accounting education has been criticised for ill-equipping graduates for professional employment, with calls for accounting students to acquire a broader range of skills. Working in teams is an important employability skill, yet students generally have negative perceptions of group work. This paper describes a different approach to group work,…
Descriptors: Accounting, Employment Potential, Skill Development, Control Groups
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Wells, Paul K. – Accounting Education, 2019
This paper seeks to redress a gap in research regarding the effect of contact with accountants (stereotype targets) on the perceptions people have of accounting. Contact with accountants has often been suggested as a strategy for changing the stereotypical perceptions people have of accounting. This study examines how contact with accountants…
Descriptors: Accounting, Professional Personnel, Misconceptions, Stereotypes
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Bobe, Belete J.; Cooper, Barry J. – Accounting Education, 2019
Employing the approaches to learning theoretical framework, this study examines the effects of language proficiency on overall student satisfaction with a unit of study mediated by approaches to learning accounting. Survey data was gathered from undergraduate second year accounting students from an Australian and an Ethiopian universities using…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Language Proficiency, Student Satisfaction, Undergraduate Students
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Miley, Frances; Read, Andrew – Accounting Education, 2019
In order to engage students who have difficulty with the dominant world-view presented by accounting, or who have negative views of accounting, a different approach to teaching is required. We developed the concept of "pragmatic postmodernism" in the teaching of accounting to merge a postmodern teaching philosophy with the constraints…
Descriptors: Accounting, Business Administration Education, College Students, Postmodernism
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Douglas, Shonagh; Gammie, Elizabeth – Accounting Education, 2019
Non-technical skills are essential for today's professional accountant who operates in a dynamic socio-technical environment. Accounting degrees have continued to be criticised for failing to develop these skills to the required level. In the Scottish location of this study, employers have responded by seeking out graduates from non-accounting…
Descriptors: Accounting, Undergraduate Students, Teaching Methods, Decision Making
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Boyce, Gordon; Narayanan, Venkateshwaran; Greer, Susan; Blair, Bill – Accounting Education, 2019
This paper examines the 'state of play' with regard to accounting education reform, which has been advocated for decades but is notable for having failed to produce significant change. We build on prior calls to 'liberalise' accounting education, recommending a move to a more relevant curriculum that considers accounting in its social context.…
Descriptors: Accounting, Business Administration Education, Educational Change, Relevance (Education)
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Wang, Jing; Tsiligiris, Vangelis; Hartley, Robert – Accounting Education, 2019
This paper evaluates ways of instilling project management skills into accounting-based learning by the use of an iterative A3 planner to plan, monitor and review assignment progress. The application of an A3 planner to facilitate a project-based learning (PBL) group assignment in undergraduate accounting education has been critically evaluated in…
Descriptors: Accounting, Business Administration Education, Active Learning, Student Projects
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Opdecam, Evelien; Everaert, Patricia – Accounting Education, 2019
This study investigates choice-based learning as a choice between lecture-based or team learning in a large class at a large university in a European country. The study was designed as a between-subjects quasi-experiment where students were allocated their preferred learning approach. Data were collected for eight consecutive years (2008-2016).…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Lecture Method, Cooperative Learning, College Instruction
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Lento, Camillo; Sayed, Naqi; Bujaki, Merridee – Accounting Education, 2018
We examine differences between male and female accounting faculty members' perceptions of academic dishonesty and their uses of controls to prevent academically dishonest behaviour. We use socialization concepts to motivate our examination of these differences. Specifically, we find that females generally perceive academic dishonesty to be a more…
Descriptors: Sex Role, Socialization, Cheating, College Faculty
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Caplan, Dennis; Mortenson, Kristian G.; Lester, Marisa – Accounting Education, 2018
Research shows that college students exhibit bias in their forecasts of exam performance. Most students are overconfident in their forecasts, academically weaker students are the most overconfident, and top-performing students are underconfident. The literature identifies negative repercussions of these biases, including inadequate preparation for…
Descriptors: College Students, Self Esteem, Incentives, Grade Prediction
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