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Malliaris, Mary; Guder, Faruk – American Journal of Business Education, 2015
There are many voices today discussing the necessity of changing the ways we teach, for example, Gen Y studies about the way students learn, employers' lists of skills they say current graduates need, and colleges that desire to always improve how they deliver information. These have led to classes where the learning styles are more hand-on, less…
Descriptors: Learner Engagement, Undergraduate Students, Undergraduate Study, Decision Making
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Burke, Megan M.; Gandolfi, William R. – American Journal of Business Education, 2014
This study looks to answer the question, "Does the current accounting educational system in the United States focus too heavily on the requirements of large (and SEC registered) companies at the expense of small companies and individuals who comprise the primary clientele of most practicing CPAs?" This investigation surveys CPAs…
Descriptors: Accounting, Small Businesses, Curriculum Design, Questionnaires
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Guder, Faruk; Malliaris, Mary – American Journal of Business Education, 2013
This paper studies the reasons for low response rates in online evaluations. Survey data are collected from the students to understand factors that might affect student participation in the course evaluation process. When course evaluations were opened to the student body, an email announcement was sent to all students, and a reminder email was…
Descriptors: Online Courses, Course Evaluation, Response Rates (Questionnaires), Student Participation
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Barrera, Juan Carlos – American Journal of Business Education, 2013
Industrialized nations have invested a great deal of public and private resources to facilitate access to information technologies (ITs) and to adjust their cultures and societies to them. These efforts are commonly associated with the idea of expanding computer literacy from higher education institutions to business organizations. Computers have…
Descriptors: Business Administration Education, Undergraduate Students, Adult Students, Computer Literacy
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Guder, Faruk; Malliaris, Mary – American Journal of Business Education, 2010
The purpose of this study is to compare the results of paper and online evaluations. The following analysis examines data from six departments of the School of Business Administration during a programmed switch from paper to online evaluations. The courses that participated in this study were divided and compared in the following manner: advanced…
Descriptors: Business Administration Education, Course Evaluation, Comparative Analysis, Student Evaluation of Teacher Performance
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Giacomino, Don E.; Wall, Joseph; Akers, Michael D. – American Journal of Business Education, 2009
While financial literacy is important for an audit committee in discharging its duties there is no authoritative guidance or definition and limited empirical research as to what constitutes financial literacy of audit committees and business students. Coates et al. conducted a study that examined the financial literacy of corporate board members…
Descriptors: Accounting, Money Management, Business Administration Education, Committees
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Guder, Faruk; Malliaris, Mary; Jalilvand, Anahita – American Journal of Business Education, 2009
Over time, each school builds its own culture and approach to education. Students, faculty, and alumni become accustomed to the style and pace of their university setting and expect it to continue. Thus, deliberate changes to this culture are not undertaken lightly and the effects of such changes are watched closely. This paper discusses the…
Descriptors: Class Size, School Culture, Business Administration Education, Undergraduate Students