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This monthly e-newsletter brings you a roundup of the top stories affecting accounting education, ideas for innovation in the classroom, and resources from the AICPA to support educators.

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Using range names in Excel

Using range names in Excel allows you to quickly navigate to areas of your worksheet and makes formulas much easier to create.

Performing a simple linear regression in Excel

When teaching cost behavior in a managerial or cost accounting course, we explain that there are various methods a company can use to estimate its fixed and variable costs, including regression analysis. The next time you cover this topic, consider teaching students how to perform a simple linear regression analysis in Excel.

The abilities employers seek from accounting graduates

Today’s accounting graduates are tasked with learning new technologies at a more rapid pace, dealing with larger datasets, and solving more complex problems earlier on in their careers than their predecessors did.


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Where to find January’s flipbook issue

Starting this month, all Association magazines — the Journal of Accountancy, The Tax Adviser, and FM magazine (coming in February) — are completely digital. Read more about the change and get tips on how to access the new flipbook digital issues.

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