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Recent Extra Credit articles:

  • Teach students tech (and more) with award-winning assignments

    Sep 14, 2021

    From data analytics projects involving millions of rows of data to a virtual escape room that teaches short-term decisions and costing, learn about some of the assignments and activities that won AICPA Effective Learning Strategies Educator Awards this year. All the award winners' and honorable mention winners' teaching materials are available on the AICPA's Academic Resource Database.

  • Tips for teaching ESG and sustainability accounting

    Sep 14, 2021

    More companies in the United States are now reporting their environmental, social, and governance (ESG) data, making ESG a growth area for accountants. It's also a topic that students find exciting, and one that shows them how accounting can make a real difference in the world. Try these tips for integrating ESG content into your classes.

  • Excel's COUNTIF function saves time when analyzing final grades

    Sep 14, 2021

    Use COUNTIF to quickly see how many students earned a particular grade.

  • Bring the remote work trend into your accounting classroom

    Nov 10, 2020

    The pandemic has accelerated a growing trend: working from home. Learn how to use the remote-work phenomenon as a starting point for encouraging students to think more deeply about cybersecurity, audit and attestation, automation, career paths, and other topics. Pick up some ideas for assignments and activities around the work-from-home trend.

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Publications

2nd Annual Firm Operations and Technology Report (CPA Trendlines)

Trends in the Supply of Accounting Graduates and the Demand for Public Accounting Recruits

CPAs of Color: Celebrating 40 Years
2009 - The year 2009 marked the 40th anniversary of the AICPA Minority Initiatives Committee and the AICPA released this eBook to illustrate the accomplishments of minority CPAs