Extra Credit Newsletter & Accounting Education News
This monthly e-newsletter brings you a roundup of the top stories affecting accounting education, ideas for innovation in the classroom, and resources from the AICPA to support educators. Sign up for free.
What our readers are saying about Extra Credit
“I already got several new ideas from your publication, and I have been teaching 40 years!”
- Jan Sweeney, Ph.D., MBA, Adjunct Professor, New York University, School of Law
"I wanted to say thank you for all the work you put into Extra Credit. I think it has fantastic articles about all areas of accounting and academia! I love reading it and find, almost every time, that I need to read every single article. And that doesn't happen with most eNewsletters."
- Amy K. Cooper, CPA, CFE, CGMA, MPAcc, Accounting Instructor, University of Alaska Fairbanks
Do you have an article or news story idea?
To submit a news piece or contribute to an article for the Extra Credit newsletter please email firstname.lastname@example.org
If you are interested in submitting a proposal or manuscript to the Journal of Accountancy please click here to review the author guidelines and submission instructions.
Recent Extra Credit articles:
Get students excited about the accounting profession
Feb 8, 2022
Students don't always realize what a great career choice accounting can be, and so opt for other majors instead. Faculty can help change their perception of the profession by exposing them to the varied and interesting jobs that accountants hold. Try these techniques and resources for introducing students to the profession in your own classes.
Teach students to address accounting questions using data analytics
Feb 8, 2022
Data analytics may sound new and daunting, but it's actually a means of solving the kinds of questions that have always formed the basis of accounting. Here's a helpful breakdown of the five broad categories of accounting questions, mapped to the type of data analytics and the individual analytic techniques that can be used to answer them.
How to easily transpose data in Excel
Feb 8, 2022
If you have Excel data in columns that you want to rearrange into rows, or vice versa, you don't have to reenter everything manually. Learn how to use the Transpose feature instead.
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.
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