Accounting Education

Student overcomes adversity to earn Medal of Inspiration

Joyce Chung, a student at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte, received the Medal of Inspiration Award, which is given to a Beta Alpha Psi student member who has experienced extreme hardship and demonstrated an unusually high level of success despite that adversity.

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.

Make the first day of your online class count

Your first remote class of the semester is your chance to let students know what to expect, start building connections with them, and help them get comfortable with the technology. Try these tips for getting a remote semester off to a great start.

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Preparing the statement of cash flows

This instructive white paper outlines common pitfalls in the preparation of the statement of cash flows, resources to minimize these risks, and four critical skills your staff will need as you approach necessary changes to the process.

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