Previous research has found that the use of non-traditional teaching aids is beneficial in terms of students’ perceptions of learning, exam performance, and the learning process. The objective of this research is to determine if the use of non-traditional teaching aids, specifically crossword puzzles, in an introductory accounting course, increases student interest in the subject matter and, therefore, enhances learning. 

This article is from the Accounting Instructors’ Report, an electronic journal that provides teaching tips and insights to those who teach accounting and other business courses.



Sanjay Gupta, Langdale College of Business
Raymond J. Elson, Langdale College of Business
S. Andrew Ostapski, Langdale College of Business


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