Sharpen Your Teaching Skills
Towards a Framework to Incorporating Big Data and Data Analytics in Accounting Curriculum
Brian Greenberg, KPMG
Shane Kenney, PwC
Hassan R. HassabElnaby, University of Toledo
The AACSB white paper on Accounting Accreditation Standard A7 states that: “Data analytics or business analytics along with appropriate IT skills and knowledge development should be a key component of accounting curricula.” This panel is designed to answer the following questions:
- What is big data?
- What is big data analytics?
- What is the impact of big data and big data analytics on the accounting profession?
- What is the implication of big data and big data analytics on accounting education?
- How to integrate big data and data analytics across accounting curriculum?
IMA Presents: Overview of IMA Educator Programs and COSO Update
Lisa Beaudoin, Institute of Management Accountants, Sandra Richtermeyer, Xavier University
Join us for an update on IMA Educator Programs and IMA’s COSO Update. Lisa Beaudoin, IMA Director of Educational Partnerships, will provide an overview of IMA's many resources and programs for educators and students. Dr. Sandra Richtermeyer, Associate Dean, Williams College of Business, Xavier University, former IMA Global Chair, and IMA’s current COSO board member will follow with an update on IMA COSO initiatives.
How to Teach Professional Ethics
Wally Wood, University of Cincinnati, Andy Garcia, Bowling Green State University
This session will answer questions such as: What Are Ethics? What does Ethics Education Do? Why should Accounting faculty teach Accounting Students HOW to behave? The session will provide suggestions for individual and group ethics assessments, cases and assignments, in addition to utilizing community service as and ethical development tool.
The Creativity Appetizer: Geniuses, Aha Moments, and Practicing Out of the Box Thinking
Marsha Huber, Youngstown State University
This session will begin with a review of the theory of creativity and proceed with practicing divergent thinking skills ("aha" moment). Using the techniques taught in design thinking, participants will learn how to reframe questions, ideate, and have an opportunity to pitch an innovative idea (practice "out of the box" thinking). The presenter will use the framework used by design thinkers and firms like IDEO and Frog Design.
Tools and Techniques for Optimizing Student Success in the Beginning Principles of Accounting Class Through the Use of Electronic Course Tools
Frank M. Klaus, College Lecturer, Cleveland State University
Lisa Khosh Granger, Learning Technology Representative, McGraw-Hill Education
Caryn L. Lanzo, Director, Center for eLearning, Cleveland State University
Lynda Sax, Senior Sales Representative, Pearson Higher Education
Marnie A. Grabowski, Learning Consultant, Cengage Learning
Beginning accounting students are more receptive to lectures, retain a greater percentage of new lecture materials introduced and are better prepared for class discussions if they have read the chapter prior to the class lecture. The presenters advocate the use of electronic computerized learning systems incorporated within the text book to motivate students to be better prepared resulting in higher academic performance.