Teaching, Learning and Curriculum (TLC) Objectives

The Teaching, Learning and Curriculum Section is dedicated to the continual improvement of accounting education, especially through the development of relevant and innovative curricula, a renewed emphasis of effective and efficient instruction, and the exploration of knowledge-organization issues related to accounting programs. Specific objectives include, but are not limited to:

1. Teaching:
  1. To foster research in methods of learning and their application to the field of accounting instruction;
  2. To stimulate discussion and experimentation in instructional means, methods, and materials in general;
  3. To raise questions and to disseminate knowledge about teaching and teaching-related materials;
  4. To initiate, encourage, and sponsor research in methods of learning and in the improvement of skills and aids used to impart knowledge of accounting and of related fields; and
  5. To provide guidance and opportunities for members to both test and improve their teaching skills and instructional materials.
2. Curriculum matters:
  1. To encourage continued consideration of and experimentation in all facets of curriculum development for accounting programs; and
  2. To communicate interests, intentions, and information about curriculum developments in accounting programs.
3. Education:
  1. To encourage a broad definition of scholarship that includes a high priority on Teaching, Learning and Curriculum development;
  2. To provide a forum for the exchange of ideas and findings about developments related to instruction and curriculum issues in accounting education;
  3. To work with other organizations pursuing similar goals; and
  4. To encourage qualified individuals to consider opportunities in accounting education by providing appropriate guidance and knowledge about such careers.

Letter from the President

On October 28th-30th, we held our TLC Colloquium Midyear Meeting. After 18 months of teaching in a COVID environment, there was not a more important year for us to collaborate and share resources. We hosted a very successful live meeting in San Antonio, Texas, offering a limited virtual option. We had 84 members register for the Colloquium, including 31 members who chose to attend virtually.

The Colloquium featured a choice of teaching track and research track panel discussions, EdTalks, dialogue sessions, workshops and hands-on activities...

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