Celebrating Our Past and Shaping Our Future: The Next 50 Years
The Western Region Meeting is a great opportunity to learn and share teaching, research, and service ideas. Be a part of your accounting education community by submitting your work for presentation at the meeting. Details are below.
Our exciting conference will take place April 30 - May 2, 2015 in gorgeous Coronado, California.
National Pilot Speaker: Paul Stebbins
Who is Accountable for the National Debt?
The USA's National Debt has long been a matter of growing concern, but we will soon reach a point where government must stop playing political football with the issue, and take action to save our future.
Join Paul Stebbins, former Chairman and CEO of a Fortune 500 company, and the Campaign to Fix the Debt, to discuss who is accountable for the National Debt, and how accounting can help us fix it.
Mary Barth, Stanford University
AAA Past President for 13-14
Building a Bridge to Our Future
Gail Hoover King, Purdue University, Calumet
Building an Accounting Curriculum, an Examination of Knowledge, Pedagogy and Technology: An Update from Pathways
Peter Hughes, Director of Internal Audit, Orange County CA
The Future of Government Auditing and Accounting
Sharpen Your Teaching Skills
We're offering TEN teaching-related sessions presented by expert educators that will give you ideas you can use right away in the classroom, and information about developing trends in accounting higher education.
Teaching Track 1
• How Master Teachers use research tools in classes
• Bridging the Gap between Two-Year Colleges and the University
• Teaching with Technology
• Writing and Grading Assessment Materials
• Practical Ethics
Teaching Track 2
• Accounting for the National Debt in the Classroom
• How IT Fits? Information Technology in the Accounting Curriculum
• Raising the Bar on Student Learning
• Taking Control of Online Education
• What Firms that Hire Our Students Want