Professional Training and Development

Maximize Student Engagement with Help from Cengage Learning Digital Course Support

Cengage Learning’s Digital Course Support offers white-glove training and support services to ensure that your experience with the learning solution you’ve adopted leads to increased engagement, outcomes, and success. For a brief intro, watch the video below! [youtube //www.youtube.com/watch?v=lIGE0gDFZg0?wmode=Opaque] Looking for some quick tips to get you up and running? At the Digital Course Support website, you can find links to online training seminars that familiarize you with the various aspects of using Cengage Learning solutions. In addition, the Cengage Learning YouTube page features a series of self-training videos that walk through the steps of getting both you and Read More…


Accounting Instructors’ Report, Spring 2010: Table of Contents

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Fair Value: An Essential Topic for Beginning Accounting

Belverd E. Needles, Jr., Ph.D., CPA
Marian Powers, Ph.D.

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Accounting Instructors’ Report, Fall 2010: Table of Contents

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Social Networking: Has Its Time Come?

Belverd E. Needles, Jr., Ph.D., CPA
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Accounting Instructors’ Report, Winter 2010: Table of Contents

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The Decade in Technology

Belverd E. Needles, Jr., Ph.D., CPA
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Accounting Instructors’ Report, Winter 2011: Table of Contents


Accounting Instructors’ Report, Summer 2011: Table of Contents


Tips for Students: Creating a Professional Online Appearance

Students in college face a myriad of challenges that were nowhere in sight ten, twenty, thirty years ago, many of which have the potential to make or break their future success. One big challenge for young adults is knowing the difference between what is beneficial and what is inappropriate to post on their online profiles, as well as who they should be sharing this information with. While many students know that sharing explicit or controversial material online may inhibit their success with future employers, choosing to share nothing at all may not be advantageous either. In fact, social media Read More…


How to Set Up and Run a Blog

A blog offers you the opportunity to share your voice with an online community—as broad as your circle of closest friends and colleagues, or as wide as anyone with Internet access. Best of all, it costs very little to nothing: many of the most popular blog-hosting sites are free, and you can post and publish your thoughts as frequently as you’d like. However, as with many things, it may be simple to start a blog, but it takes some knowledge and practice to do it well. Below, we’ve shared some insights from Mary Ellen Guffey and Dana Loewy’s Essentials Read More…


Social Media and Decision Making

As a wise and savvy person, you want to make informed decisions. But what’s the first place you turn when you need to make a choice or embark on a particular path? Certainly, you may ask friends, family, or colleagues to share their experiences and opinions; after all, they know you well, and they can offer advice that’s tailored to your specific needs and preferences. You may also consult the reviews you find in a trusted publication, or you may conduct your own research using a variety of other data sources. Social media also offers us a way Read More…


Don’t Hide! Using Social Media to Promote Education and Experience

Social media is a powerful tool. We’ve all heard stories of potential employers searching a candidate on the Internet only to find incriminating photos that ruined their chances of being hired. For that reason, many people opt to make their profiles private, which leaves anyone who searches wondering what is happening behind the wall. But what if you used the power of social media to your advantage? Instead of hiding behind privacy settings, you made everything fully public, putting your best foot forward and using the Web to promote your best attributes? Imagine that a recent college Read More…