Learning by Doing

Learning by Doing

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This volume is part of a series of 18 monographs on service learning and the academic disciplines. It is designed to (1) develop a theoretical framework for service learning in accounting consistent with the goals identified by accounting educators and the recent efforts toward curriculum reform, and (2) describe specific active learning strategies that are useful and powerful teaching tools. Part 1, qTheoretical Essays on Service-Learning in Accounting, q includes: qService-Learning: An Active-Learning Approach for Accounting Educationq (D.V. Rama); qService-Learning: The Accountants for the Public Interest Perspectiveq (Wayne G. Bremser); q'What I Do, I Understand': Service-Learning in Accounting Curriculaq (William L. Weis); and qService-Learning in Accounting: A Department Chair's Perspectiveq (Alfonso R. Oddo). Part 2, qImplementation Approaches, q includes: qService-Learning: A 'Free Enterprise' Model for Accounting Facultyq (Curtis L. DeBerg); qExpanding the Boundaries of Accounting Education through Service-Learningq (Lynn M. Pringle); qService-Learning in Accounting: A Role for VITA Tax Programsq (Janice Carr); qTax Assistance Program Provides Service-Learning at Notre Dame and St. Mary's Collegeq (Ken Milani); qVolunteer Income Tax Assistance and the Use of Technologyq (Nathan Oestreich, Carol Venable, and Martha Doran); qService-Learning Project in the Accounting Information Systems Course: Implementation without the Benefit of Hindsightq (Alfred R. Michenzi); qReaching Our Goals Together in Service-Learning: A Multi-Semester Accounting Information Systems Course Implementationq (Margarita Maria Lenk); qService-Learning in a Capstone Courseq (James W. Woolley); qTeaching Professional Accounting Ethics with Service-Learningq (Susan P. Ravenscroft); qStudent Consulting Organizations: An Alternative Approach to Service-Learningq (Timothy S. Mech); and qService-Learning Projects in Accounting: Implementation Strategiesq (D.V. Rama). An Afterword by Paul Locatelli is titled: qService-Learning in Accounting Education.q A 37-item annotated bibliography is included. (All papers include references.) (SM)The experiential project involved the use of MYOB5 accounting software, which each student was required to purchase ... Other possibilities were clients with a manual bookkeeping system that would like to convert to MYOB or with an unsophisticated software accounting system ... systems but also wrote user- friendly manuals for client personnel and gave hands-on training to those who would W E I S 4 3.

Title:Learning by Doing
Author:Dasaratha V. Rama
Publisher:Stylus Publishing, LLC. - 1998-01-01


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