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Noe, Kelly – American Journal of Business Education, 2015
The purpose of this paper is to discuss the development, implementation and outcome of a field-based learning flow-charting project that was conducted in an accounting information systems (AIS) course. The emphasis for the project was strengthening the students' critical thinking skills. This paper advances AIS education by sharing a field-based…
Descriptors: Accounting, Information Systems, Flow Charts, Field Experience Programs
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Ramaswamy, K. V. – American Journal of Business Education, 2012
The purpose of this proposal is to develop and implement a concentration in Supply Chain Management in the existing traditional MBA program effective fall 2012. Houston is the hub for many multinational oil and energy companies, large healthcare systems, wholesale/retail businesses, engineering and construction companies, and is a major city along…
Descriptors: Business Administration Education, Masters Degrees, Supply and Demand, Information Management
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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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Mucenski-Keck, Lynn; Hintz, Arthur F.; Fedoryshyn, Michael W. – American Journal of Business Education, 2012
For many accounting students the focus of their fourth or fifth years is finding a job to start them on an exciting and financially rewarding career. Colleges provide significant guidance and direction to these students in the form of internship assistance, resume writing workshops, interview practice, networking events and career guidance. At…
Descriptors: Accounting, Educational Certificates, Credentials, Job Skills
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Ramos-Villarreal, Joseph; Holland, Glenda – American Journal of Business Education, 2011
The study was conducted to add to the knowledge base and further the understanding of Emotional Intelligence and leadership theory. Freshmen business students enrolled in BUAD 1201: Principles of Business Administration and graduating senior business students enrolled in MGMT 4325: Decision Making and Business Policy class provided the data for…
Descriptors: Emotional Intelligence, Skill Development, Skill Analysis, College Students
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Carrington, Linda G. – American Journal of Business Education, 2010
Cognitive psychology research, as well as educational psychology research, suggests that learning is enhanced when new subjects are presented in spaced-out sessions rather than compressed into fewer, longer sessions (the "spacing effect"). This would suggest that students should learn better when taking courses that are scheduled over…
Descriptors: Scheduling, Accounting, Academic Achievement, Cognitive Psychology
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Elam, Dennis; Mendez, Francis – American Journal of Business Education, 2010
The demographic make-up of accounting students is dramatically changing. This study sets out to measure how well the profession is ready to accommodate what may be very different needs and expectations of this new generation of students. Non-traditional students are becoming more and more of a tradition in the current college classroom.…
Descriptors: Accounting, Business Administration Education, College Students, Student Surveys
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Carrington, Linda; Harwell, Jeff; Morris, Philip – American Journal of Business Education, 2009
Accounting students are generally well aware of the skills, education, and accomplishments needed to get that first job and initially enter the accounting profession. However, it is equally important that accounting students approaching graduation have a good understanding of the skills, education and accomplishments required for an experienced…
Descriptors: Accounting, Success, Student Attitudes, Job Skills