Professional Training and Development

SAM 2013 for Instructors: How to Use Score Normalization

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This instructor resource video demonstrates how to use score normalization with SAM 2013. For additional resources, please visit SAM 2013 at Cengage Learning.


SAM 2013 for Instructors: How to Understand User Management

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This instructor resource video demonstrates how to understand user management with SAM 2013. For additional resources, please visit SAM 2013 at Cengage Learning.


SAM 2013 for Instructors: How to Copy an Existing Section

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This instructor resource video demonstrates how to copy and existing section with SAM 2013. For additional resources, please visit SAM 2013 at Cengage Learning.


SAM 2013 for Instructors: How to Schedule SAM Path

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This instructor resource video demonstrates how to schedule SAM Path with SAM 2013. For additional resources, please visit SAM 2013 at Cengage Learning.


Highlights from the 2014 Course Technology Conference

From March 12 through 14, 2014, instructors from across the United States gathered at the Gaylord Opryland in Nashville, Tennessee to experience and participate in the 19th annual Course Technology Conference. As always, the meeting was filled with engaged and enthusiastic attendees who wanted to learn about the newest technologies in education, network with over five hundred of their colleagues, and bring plenty of tools, ideas, and inspiration back to their classrooms.
Today we want to share a brief synopsis of what happened at the meeting, along with some of our highlights. If you attended—we’d love for Read More…


Accounting Instructors’ Report, Spring 2012: Table of Contents

TRENDS
Teaching Judgment in Beginning Accounting
Belverd E. Needles, Jr., Ph.D., CPA
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Accounting Instructors’ Report, Spring 2013: Table of Contents

TRENDS
Our Changing Environment in First-Year Accounting
Belverd E. Needles, Editor
 
ARTICLE
Taking Part In Accounting Competitions/Challenges/Cases—Benefits To Your Students and Your School
Stephen J. Bukowy, University of North Carolina
 
TEACHING CASES
An Activity-Based Costing Application Using a Video of Olive Oil Production
Karen S. Cravens, The University of Tulsa
Elizabeth Goad Oliver, Washington & Lee University
 
Understanding Management Control in a Small Business: An Entrepreneurial Micro-Business Case (The Hot Dog Cart)
Delwyn D. Devries, Belmont University
Tanya Lee, Valdosta State University
 
TEACHING TECHNIQUE
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Accounting Instructors’ Report, Winter 2012: Table of Contents


Presentations with Maximum Impact: Moving Faculty Forward

Public speaking is a way of life for almost all accounting faculty. We speak multiple times a week for student audiences in class. Further, we also present for groups of practicing professionals, to campus colleagues in administrative meetings, and for faculty peers at conferences related to our discipline. However, few of us have significant formal training in giving presentations (beyond high school speech class!). There appears to be an implicit assumption that accurate content is the main requirement for making an effective presentation. But as frequent audience members as well, we know that assumption is not true. We know there are speakers who are more compelling, interesting, and easy to follow. Is good speaking only a matter of raw talent, or is there some guidance available that could make us more effective in this venture?
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Accounting Instructors’ Report, Summer 2013: Table of Contents

TRENDS
Why Accounting? Questions and The Evolution of Accounting Concepts
Susan Crosson, Emory University ARTICLES
Analyzing Overhead Variance Without Utilizing a Single Formula

James M. Emig, Villanova University
Robert P. Derstine, West Chester University
Thomas J. Grant, Kutztown University TEACHING CASES
A Practice Set for Use With the Cognitive Apprenticeship Approach to Teaching Introductory Accounting and Tests of its Effectiveness

Joseph C. Ugrin, Kansas State University
Katherine Wood, Kansas State University TEACHING TECHNIQUE
Teaching Process Costing
Ronald R. Rubenfield, Robert Morris College Using The Seiler Model for Standard Costs Variance Analysis
Carl Read More…