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Eckert, James; Luqmani, Mushtaq; Newell, Stephen; Quraeshi, Zahir; Wagner, Bret – American Journal of Business Education, 2013
Most business schools in the U.S. are employing various initiatives to "internationalize" their curriculum in order to prepare students to participate more effectively in a globally interconnected business world. An integral part of these initiatives is to encourage more students to participate in study abroad programs. Though it maybe…
Descriptors: Business Administration Education, International Trade, Study Abroad, Experiential Learning
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Tickell, Geoffrey; Rahman, Monsurur; Alexandre, Romain – American Journal of Business Education, 2013
This paper discusses the noticeable nervousness of many US-based financial statement issuers in adopting IFRS. For contextual purposes, the paper provides an overview of the FASB/IFRS convergence so far and its probable future. A detailed review of convergence in accounting standards is explained through the respective standards for "Pensions…
Descriptors: Accounting, Standards, Retirement Benefits, Global Approach
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Stegemann, Nicole; Sutton-Brady, Catherine – American Journal of Business Education, 2013
This paper introduces an activity used in class to allow students to apply previously acquired information to a hands-on task. As the authors have previously shown active learning is a way to effectively facilitate and improve students' learning outcomes. As a result to improve learning outcomes we have overtime developed a series of learning…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Active Learning, Outcomes of Education, Marketing
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Tickell, Geoffrey; Lim, Tiong Kiong; Balachandran, Balasinghan – American Journal of Business Education, 2012
This paper contributes to the continuing debate regarding the curriculum for the first undergraduate course in accounting by examining student perceptions from studying such a course. Participants are divided into two cohorts--Accounting & Finance Majors (AFM) and Other Business Majors (OBM). Results reported in this paper indicate that…
Descriptors: Majors (Students), Nonmajors, Student Attitudes, Accounting
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Tower, Greg; Plummer, Julie; Ridgewell, Brenda; Goforth, Emily; Tower, Spence – American Journal of Business Education, 2010
The results reveal that tertiary institutions have low levels of EEO reporting especially for sexual orientation and religious issues. More mandatory state-based legislation may be needed.
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Colleges, Student Diversity, Equal Opportunities (Jobs)
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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
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Stokes, Anthony; Wilson, Edgar – American Journal of Business Education, 2009
There have been many national and international reports expressing concern about the problems of teaching economics subjects in universities and colleges. This paper puts forward one approach to deal with the issue through the use of a computer based learning program designed to cater for the differences in backgrounds and learning styles of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Economics Education, College Instruction, Computer Assisted Instruction