Embracing Messenger Chatbots in Teaching and Learning.

Teaching, Learning and Curriculum Section Online Webinar
Friday, May 5th at 2:00 pm EDT (11:00am PDT)

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Moderator and Panelists:

  • Moderator: Dan Jones, Assumption College
  • Panelist: Stephen Coetzee, University of Pretoria
  • Panelist: Astrid Schmulian, University of Pretoria

Webinar Description:

  • Information technology is increasingly looked to, to facilitate personalized learning on a scale never before possible, with the ideal of offering billions of people the opportunity to learn in their own way, at their own pace, and in their own time. Until recently, online learning resources have fallen far short of offering an effective or personalized learning experience. However, an innovation appears to offer potential for effective personal learning - Chatbots in messaging apps.

CPE Information

  • Field of Study: Computer Software & Applications
  • Credit: 1.2 credit hours
  • Instructional Delivery Method: Group Internet Based Program
  • Program Level: Introductory

Learning Objectives:

  • An overview of messenger Chatbots
  • Awareness of the opportunities for embracing Chatbots in education
  • How the University of Pretoria is adopting Chatbots in accounting education

Advanced Information:

  • Access to the Messenger app (iOS or Android) or www.messenger.com is encouraged.
  • Participants may wish to Explore the Accounting Rookies, IFRS Rookies and FRK 201 Chatbots in Messenger.


  • No Fee for the webinar. For more information regarding refunds, complaints and program cancellation policies, please contact our offices at (941)-921-7747


For more information regarding this webinar, please contact Kelli Gouwens, kelli.gouwens@aaahq.org

President's Letter

Natalie Churyk

Dear TLC Section Members,

The next TLC Webinar, How to use The Ethical Compass – A Toolkit for Integrity in Business in your Classroom” is scheduled for Friday, February 24, 2017 at 2:00PM EST. TLC Webinars are offered free to all.

The second TLC Midyear Colloquium will take place on November 17 and 18, 2017 in Florida. Exact city is TBD. There will be two tracks: teaching and research.  A few of the research track sessions will include an editor panel, one-on-one meetings with editors/associated editors with special topic roundtables during rotation, managing the research process, and paper presentations where authors and reviewers will present.  Keep a look out for the call for papers and reviewers.  The number of participants will be limited. Look for updates throughout the spring and summer.

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