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2018 Southeast Region Meeting

Call for Submissions

Accounting educators, students and professionals are invited to submit their work to the 2018 Southeast Region Meeting, to be held in Greenville, SC, April 19 – 21, 2018. Submissions will be accepted for the following sessions (click each link for session description):

Paper Sessions
Dialogue Sessions
Effective Learning Strategies (ELS) Poster Sessions
Sharpen Your Teaching Skills Sessions
Sharing Best Teaching Practices Session

The deadline for all submissions is 11:59 pm EST on January 10, 2018. 

Award Opportunities

Best Southeast Region Overall Paper Award

Given to the overall best paper submitted to the meeting.

Best Southeast Region Student Paper Award

given in each of the categories of Undergraduate, Masters, and/or Doctoral Papers.

Best Southeast Region Doctoral/Faculty Interchange Student Paper Award

Given to the overall best paper submitted to the Doctoral/Faculty Interchange session by a student.

A special thank you to our Section sponsors for their generous support of the 2018 Southeast Region Meeting. Section-sponsored awards will be given pending the receipt of sufficient submissions in each category.

Section Award:

Sponsored By:

Best Southeast Region Accounting Information Systems Paper Award

 

Best Southeast Region Auditing Paper Award

 

Best Southeast Region Gender Issues Work/Life Balance Paper Award

This award comes with a $100 prize.

 

Best Southeast Region Management Accounting Paper Award

 

Best Southeast Region Public Interest Award

 

Best Southeast Region Teaching, Learning and Curriculum Award

This award comes with a $250 prize.

 

 

Paper Sessions
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Paper sessions will include three or four completed papers and cases with discussant(s). Each presenter/discussant will have approximately 20-25 minutes. Papers and case studies may encompass any topical area of accounting and may be theoretical or practice-oriented. Papers can have an academic, practitioner or pedagogical focus.

Dialogue Sessions
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Dialogue sessions will allow presentation of, and open dialogue with attendees for, five completed papers. Each presenter will have 20 minutes total for presentation and dialogue. The session allows the author to benefit from a greater variety of perspectives in providing feedback on his/her paper. The Dialogue Facilitator will facilitate the discussion amongst the attendees. Papers and case studies submitted to the Dialogue Session may encompass any topical area of accounting and may be theoretical or practice-oriented. Papers can have an academic, practitioner or pedagogical focus.

Effective Learning Strategies (ELS) Poster Session
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The ELS Poster Session showcases ideas, teaching strategies and education innovations that support learning in accounting. It offers an interactive format for presenters to engage colleagues and exchange ideas and resources. The ELS Poster Session will take place during the Friday night reception of the Southeast Region Meeting. Poster display sizes and display space will be determined at a later date and presenters will be notified directly of those specifications.

Sharpen Your Teaching Skills Sessions
Teaching Session proposals are now being accepted for the Sharpen Your Teaching Skills track of concurrent sessions at the meeting. This track of sessions is designed to offer new ideas and best practices in teaching FOR region members, BY region members! Submit your proposal for a mini-workshop presentation, or for a teacher panel, and share your knowledge and experience with your peers.

The deadline for submitting Teaching Session proposals is Wednesday, January 10, 2018. Submissions should be sent to Diania McRae (d_mcrae@frontier.com), and should include:

• 150-200-word description of the session, and what attendees will learn from attending it

• Identification of session format (panel, workshop), and who the presenters/panelists will be (NOTE: you will be responsible for leading the session at the meeting)

• Time requested for session: 50, 75, or 100 minutes (indicate which time lengths are possible, and which are optimal)

• Space on the program is limited, so please also indicate whether you could convert this proposal into an Effective Learning Strategies (ELS) Poster, and present it at the ELS session on Friday evening of the meeting.

Sharing Best Teaching Practices

The deadline for submitting Teaching Tip proposals is Wednesday, January 10, 2018. Submit your great idea to Jean Thompson, AAA Manager Meetings and Education at jean.thompson@aaahq.org.

Do you have a teaching idea that you use in your classes? Would you like to present it at the meeting and be featured as a presenter on the program? Then you are invited to submit a proposal for a 10-minute presentation during the Sharing Best Teaching Practices session.  The session moderator will work with accepted presenters to fine tune their ideas into 10-minute attention-grabbing presentations.  We welcome ALL educators to submit proposals. This is your chance to share with the accounting teaching community that great idea for how to teach a difficult concept, how to design and lead an effective group project, how to establish a nurturing and inspiring culture in the classroom, or how to incorporate critical thinking and professional judgement into accounting courses.  We are especially looking for ideas that integrate the Pathway's "Vision Model" or embed big data and analytics experiences into courses and curriculum.

This session is sponsored by the Conference on Teaching and Learning in Accounting (CTLA).

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