2018 Southeast Region Meeting

Conference on Teaching and Learning in Accounting (CTLA) Sessions

National Speaker: 
Strive to be the Best Teacher that You Can Be - Perspectives on Effective Teaching
Markus Ahrens, St. Louis Community College-Meramec
Perspectives on High Quality Teaching from a Cook Prize Winner

April 20, 2018

10:45 am - 12:00 pm

Session 1.02: Embedding Big Data and Analytics into your Courses and Curriculum
Presenters: Guido L. Geerts, University of Delaware, Holly Hawk, University of Georgia
This session will help you introduce data analytics to your classes or repurpose/reuse existing favorite cases to give them a big data and analytics twist. You will gain a working knowledge of the resources available from the Accounting Is Big Data Conferences and located on the website.

1:45 pm - 3:25 pm
Session 2.02: George Krull/Grant Thornton 2016 Teaching Innovation Awards Winning Ethics Model
Presenter: Sandria Stephenson, Kennesaw State University
This session describes a Reflective Ethical Decision Model (REDM), which uses the underpinnings of philosophical humanism in collaboration with self-directed learning to help students determine and design their own personal model construct of ethical values. This model analyzes the necessary ingredients for applying ethics in accounting and business education and offers hands-on pedagogical approach to the ethics curriculum. Is is an illustration instructors and students can use to reflect on personal orientations toward ethical behavior and lifelong values.

3:55 pm - 5:35 pm
Session 3.02: Online Learning Panel
Christine A. Jonick, University of North Georgia
William Black, University of North Geogia
Donald L. Ariail, Kennesaw State University
Bor-Yi Tsay, Kennesaw State University
This panel discussion will offer insights into online teaching and learning. Panelists will discuss various strategies related to designing an online course for effective learning, and keeping students engaged in online courses. In addition, panelists will discuss some of the "pitfalls" of teaching online and strategies for corrective actions. Topics included are; Student/Instructor Interactions; Using Collaborate Ultra as a Communication Tool, How to Mess Up an Online Course, Keeping Students Engaged in Online Courses and How to Design an Online Course for Effective Learning. Further discussions will include designing online exams using various technology and software.

April 21, 2018

9:05 am - 10:45 am
Session 4.02: What If Accounting Courses and Curriculum were the "Vision Model?"
Presenter: Gail Hoover King, Purdue University Northwest
Learn what faculty are doing to integrate the Pathway's Vison Model into a course or across multiple courses. Learn how schools are adapting their curricula to leverage the Pathway's Vision Model's higher level learning opportunities.

11:15 am - 12:30 pm
Session 5.02: Sharing Best Teaching Practices Panel
Moderator: Gail Hoover King, Purdue University Northwest
Cynthia E. Bolt-Lee, The Citadel
Karen Mattison, Presbyterian College
Michele McGowan, King's College
In this session, peers from your region community will share with you new techniques and strategies that you can employ right away in your courses.

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