Try these fun and engaging ways of teaching accounting topics.
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When teaching depreciation in Introduction to Accounting, faculty always cover a variety of different depreciation methods, including straight-line depreciation. Next time you teach this topic, build your students’ Excel skills by showing them how to use the straight-line (SLN) function in Excel.
Faculty can take these motives into account when attempting to deter cheating in their courses.
Amid the challenges of suddenly pivoting to online teaching midway through the semester, many accounting professors learned new techniques and principles that will inform their teaching this fall.
Keep these principles in mind when assigning and teaching case studies to increase your chances of success.
Try these easy ways to create relatable lessons in accounting.
Simple to create, sparklines are tiny graphs that help you make sense of data at a glance.
Design lessons and class participation so students arrive prepared.
How to view and edit two worksheets from the same Excel workbook side-by-side.
You don’t have to be very outgoing to be an effective educator.
Ending a course on a bright note can leave your students with a positive impression of your class and reinforce key concepts they’ve learned.
Try these tips to put together a final exam that helps students retain more, improves their study habits, and encourages them to practice critical thinking.
Use Excel PivotTables to quickly analyze grades Want to quickly sort the data in your Excel gradebook by category, such as section number or teaching assistant’s name? PivotTables let you view this data with ease.
Want to quickly add up rows or columns of data in your gradebook (or elsewhere)? The AutoSum function makes it easy.
Video-savvy faculty present their best tips and techniques for shooting your own educational videos.
A faculty member reconfigured her finance class in the wake of the COVID-19 crisis to teach soft skills.
These creative approaches show students accounting is not that intimidating.
Highlighting cells with different colors can help you quickly identify information in a spreadsheet. Excel also lets you sort by color to easily group all the information you’ve highlighted with a given color. Learn how.
By writing for these publications, you can introduce your research to a wide audience and have a large impact upon the accounting profession.
There are steps you can take even if you’re uncertain about the best response.
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