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Recent Extra Credit articles:
What to tell your students about AI
Sep 11, 2018
We've all heard that we should be discussing new technologies with students. But starting those conversations can be difficult if you're not that familiar with the technologies yourself, or you're not sure what students need to know. Try this helpful guide to get the dialogue going.
Teaching tips from prize-winning professors
Sep 11, 2018
Cook Prize winners share their advice on a variety of teaching topics. Read their thoughtful remarks on handling student emails, dealing with smartphones in class, rethinking how they address students, making assignments more engaging, and more.
Great activities for the first day of class
Aug 14, 2018
The first day of class doesn't have to be filled with administrative tasks. Here are some fun activities that can help you get to know your students, build community, establish the relevance of accounting, and set a positive tone for the start of the semester.
Tips for teaching accounting ethics
Aug 14, 2018
It can be hard to find room on your syllabus for ethics. But it's still a crucial subject for accounting students to learn. Try these ideas for teaching ethics alongside technical content. Plus, learn a little about a more positive approach to teaching ethics.
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