Introduction to the Repository of International Accounting Syllabi (Dated July 2020)
The Repository of Accounting Syllabi emerged during the 2019-2020 academic year and was created to foster collaboration and sharing of teaching ideas and materials across the members of the International Accounting Section of the American Accounting Association. Co-chairs of the IAS Curriculum Committee 2019-2020, Asheq Rahman (Auckland University and Technology) and Laura Swenson (University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee), obtained the syllabi using two primary means of collection. The first was through a call for syllabi that was posted in the IAS section news sent to IAS section members via e-mail. The second (which is still ongoing) was via direct solicitation of department chairs. In order to complete the latter, a list of AACSB accredited accounting programs in the United States was gathered as well as available department chair e-mails. The authors also reached out to personal contacts. We thank those that have contributed and ask that any others interested in contributing to the repository of syllabi contact Asheq Rahman (firstname.lastname@example.org) or Laura Swenson (email@example.com).