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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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How an academic fellowship can boost your career

Taking an academic fellowship with an institution such as the SEC or the PCAOB is a big commitment. But doing so could reap benefits for your scholarship and teaching, and even change the course of your career.

Various ways to display formulas in Excel

There are a number of different ways that you can display formulas in Excel. This can be useful when investigating why a certain formula isn’t working correctly or when grading your students’ worksheets to ensure they are using formulas correctly.

Use VLOOKUP to help manage your gradebook

VLOOKUP is a formula that allows you to “look up” certain data and retrieve it into another table, by row. This function can be especially useful when you have a well-structured table with information organized by rows (such as a gradebook)!

Variety is the spice of online learning

Variety is the spice of not only life but also teaching and learning. Here are some simple ways to add some S-P-I-C-E to a classroom to break the monotony of an online lecture or hybrid class.

Calculating depreciation using the SLN function

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.


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