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Jaijairam, Paul – American Journal of Business Education, 2012
Many students in secondary and post-secondary institutions generally have a difficult time grasping the concepts of accounting. This article contends that it is not the subject matter that is dry, but rather the methods in which faculty have traditionally presented accounting fundamentals and principles. Departing from standard lectures and…
Descriptors: Accounting, Teaching Methods, Learner Engagement, Experiential Learning
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Carrington, Linda G. – American Journal of Business Education, 2012
Both students and instructors alike will generally agree that intermediate accounting courses are among the most difficult and demanding in an accounting or finance curriculum, and perhaps even on the college campus. Intermediate accounting contains subject matter which requires a higher level of thinking and a greater ability to process prior…
Descriptors: Accounting, Finance Occupations, Educational Principles, Course Content
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Dana, Heather; Hancock, Carol; Phillips, JoDee – American Journal of Business Education, 2011
As a direct response to higher education's challenge to produce more engineers, scientists, and business professionals, universities have increased the numbers of degrees and continue to focus on increasing the numbers of students in these areas. As recently as the 2011 State of the Union speech by President Obama, the United States is posed to…
Descriptors: Futures (of Society), Business Administration Education, Educational Trends, Writing Across the Curriculum
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Burian, Philip E.; Keffel, Leslie M.; Maffei, Francis R., III – American Journal of Business Education, 2011
Performing the review and assessment of masters' level degree programs can be an overwhelming and challenging endeavor. Getting organized and mapping out the entire review and assessment process can be extremely helpful and more importantly provide a path for successfully accomplishing the review and assessment of the entire program. This paper…
Descriptors: Masters Programs, Program Evaluation, Educational Assessment, Management Systems
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Tickell, Geoffrey – American Journal of Business Education, 2009
This paper reports on an investigation comparing the employment salary of bachelor degree in accounting graduates with associate degree in accounting graduates two years after their graduation. Using hierarchical regression analyses, this study shows the predictive strength of participants' academic qualifications, age, gender, GPA, professional…
Descriptors: Accounting, Salaries, Compensation (Remuneration), Predictor Variables