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Transforming accounting curricula to enhance integrative learning

Journal Article


Abstract


  • Higher education is fundamental to the accounting profession. However, increased competition, the need to shape responsible global citizens and global influences impacting the profession have highlighted weaknesses in existing accounting curricula with regard to non‐technical skills, professional values and ethics. This paper reports on an approach to improve student learning in a first‐year undergraduate accounting subject through scholarship of teaching and learning and critical participatory action research. The paper highlights the importance of embedding opportunities for integrative learning in accounting curricula to enable students’ developing professional competencies and lifelong learning. It also provides a model for accounting educators to enhance integrative capabilities in their courses through engagement with scholarly research on teaching.

Publication Date


  • 2018

Citation


  • Dean, B. Amelia., Perkiss, S., Simic Misic, M. & Luzia, K. (2018). Transforming accounting curricula to enhance integrative learning. Accounting and Finance, Online First 1-38.

Scopus Eid


  • 2-s2.0-85046353497

Number Of Pages


  • 37

Start Page


  • 1

End Page


  • 38

Volume


  • Online First

Place Of Publication


  • Australia

Abstract


  • Higher education is fundamental to the accounting profession. However, increased competition, the need to shape responsible global citizens and global influences impacting the profession have highlighted weaknesses in existing accounting curricula with regard to non‐technical skills, professional values and ethics. This paper reports on an approach to improve student learning in a first‐year undergraduate accounting subject through scholarship of teaching and learning and critical participatory action research. The paper highlights the importance of embedding opportunities for integrative learning in accounting curricula to enable students’ developing professional competencies and lifelong learning. It also provides a model for accounting educators to enhance integrative capabilities in their courses through engagement with scholarly research on teaching.

Publication Date


  • 2018

Citation


  • Dean, B. Amelia., Perkiss, S., Simic Misic, M. & Luzia, K. (2018). Transforming accounting curricula to enhance integrative learning. Accounting and Finance, Online First 1-38.

Scopus Eid


  • 2-s2.0-85046353497

Number Of Pages


  • 37

Start Page


  • 1

End Page


  • 38

Volume


  • Online First

Place Of Publication


  • Australia