QUT ePrints

Flexible Teaching and Learning in Accounting: innovate, investigate and improve

Becker, Karen L., Kehoe, Jo, & Tennent, Beth (2005) Flexible Teaching and Learning in Accounting: innovate, investigate and improve. In International Conference on Innovation in Accounting Teaching and Learning, 6-8 February, Hobart, Tasmania.

Abstract

The continuing need to improve the quality of education in all tertiary sectors including accounting is ever present. .It is imperative that, as educators, we have some knowledge of our student group in order to best tailor a course that meets students many and varied needs and, importantly, those of the professional accounting bodies. There is no magic formula - as educators involved in flexible delivery we are mindful that we need to innovate by experimenting, evaluate by investigation and reappraise, and thereafter improve, what we do. Importantly we need to remember that we are learners too. The aim of this paper is to measure the perceptions of different groups of learners in a large core accounting course in relation to flexible delivery. It is hoped that by sharing our findings this paper will contribute to the improvement of quality in accounting education.

Impact and interest:

Citation countsare sourced monthly from Scopus and Web of Science® citation databases.

These databases contain citations from different subsets of available publications and different time periods and thus the citation count from each is usually different. Some works are not in either database and no count is displayed. Scopus includes citations from articles published in 1996 onwards, and Web of Science® generally from 1980 onwards.

Citations counts from the Google Scholar™ indexing service can be viewed at the linked Google Scholar™ search.

Full-text downloads:

447 since deposited on 23 Jan 2008
42 in the past twelve months

Full-text downloadsdisplays the total number of times this work’s files (e.g., a PDF) have been downloaded from QUT ePrints as well as the number of downloads in the previous 365 days. The count includes downloads for all files if a work has more than one.

ID Code: 10791
Item Type: Conference Paper
Keywords: Flexible delivery, student groups, accounting education, age, generations, HERN
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > EDUCATION (130000) > SPECIALIST STUDIES IN EDUCATION (130300) > Educational Technology and Computing (130306)
Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > COMMERCE MANAGEMENT TOURISM AND SERVICES (150000) > BUSINESS AND MANAGEMENT (150300)
Divisions: Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > QUT Business School
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2005 (please consult author)
Deposited On: 23 Jan 2008
Last Modified: 05 Jan 2011 23:34

Export: EndNote | Dublin Core | BibTeX

Repository Staff Only: item control page