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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.

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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