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2019 Western Region Meeting

Call for Submissions

Accounting educators, students and professionals are invited to submit their work to the 2019 Western Region Meeting, to be held in Newport Beach, CA, April 11 – 13, 2019. All submitting authors and co-authors will be asked to volunteer to serve as reviewers of submissions. 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

The deadline for all submissions is 11:59 pm EST on December 12, 2018. Click here to submit

Please consider volunteering to support the 2019 Western Region Meeting. Click Here to volunteer.

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.

Papers accepted to Paper Sessions will be considered for the following awards:

  • Best Paper Award
  • Best TLC Education Paper/Case Award (presented by the Teaching, Learning and Curriculum Section)
  • the Best Student Paper Awards for Undergraduate, Masters, or Doctoral students (if applicable)

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.

Papers accepted to Dialogue Sessions will be considered for the following awards:

  • Best Paper Award
  • Best TLC Education Paper/Case Award (presented by the Teaching, Learning and Curriculum Section)
  • the Best Student Paper Awards for Undergraduate, Masters, or Doctoral students (if applicable)

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 Western 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
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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.

• 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.

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