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Recent Extra Credit articles:
7 steps to help stop cheating
Jan 11, 2022
Unfortunately, cheating is a perennial problem on college campuses. Try these strategies to help students resist the temptation to cheat, grasp the relevance of what they're learning, and understand the importance of integrity to the accounting profession.
Help students tell the story behind the numbers
Jan 11, 2022
Once they graduate and pursue careers, your students will often need to explain the meaning of the financial data they analyze to nonaccountants. Prepare them by giving them assignments that build their communication skills and ask them to consider the needs of different audiences.
Using range names in Excel
Jan 11, 2022
Range names make worksheets easier to navigate and formulas easier to create.
A road map for learning data analytics
Dec 7, 2021
Using a model can be an excellent starting point for teaching data analytics. Models can take some of the mystery out of analyzing data by giving students specific steps to follow, and can help them develop critical thinking skills in the process. Learn how faculty apply two models - SPARKS and design thinking - in their courses.
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