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Recent Extra Credit articles:
Best practices for teaching case studies
Jul 14, 2020
Case studies are a valuable tool for helping students connect textbook knowledge with its real-world applications. Keep these principles in mind when assigning and teaching case studies to increase your chances of success.
'Engagement triggers' help students learn and remember
Jul 14, 2020
Need to keep your students interested in class? Brad Pitt, Ryan Gosling, Anna Kendrick, and Ben Affleck may be able to help.
Use Excel's sparklines to quickly show trends in data
Jul 14, 2020
Simple to create, sparklines are tiny graphs that help you make sense of data at a glance.
Secrets of master teachers
Nov 12, 2019
The Cook Prize, awarded each year at the AAA Annual Meeting, celebrates faculty known for their excellence in teaching accounting. This year's winners share their best advice for crafting your teaching persona, setting the right tone in your classes, getting to know your students, and more.
LinkedIn Continues to move into higher education with purchase of Lynda.com for $1.5 billion (Inside Higher Ed)
NASBA Seeking Nominations for Board of Directors (NASBA)
Dept. Names More Than 550 Colleges It Has Put Under Extra Financial Scrutiny (The Chronicle of Higher Education)
AICPA Recognizes Top CPA Examination Performers with Elijah Watt Sells Award (BusinessWire)
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