Faculty perspectives on the teaching of accounting to online students
Ana Machuca, Northcentral University, United States
Doctor of Philosophy, Northcentral University . Awarded
The purpose of the study was to determine teaching methodologies that will improve accounting education for online accounting students, by defining those practices that work best in the online environment. The participants consisted of a convenient sample of online accounting faculty, teaching at various proprietary four-year universities. The research method used in this study was an online survey. The findings of the study reveal the teaching methods four-year college accounting faculty use with their online accounting students. The conclusions of this study are that online learning provides more customized and individual instruction for students with different learning needs and styles as well as provide adults learners with greater opportunity to gain insight and knowledge through a variety of instructional media. It is the responsibility of faculty to stay current in terms of methods, and to tailor the methods and related technologies to their students' needs.
Machuca, A. Faculty perspectives on the teaching of accounting to online students. Doctor of Philosophy thesis, Northcentral University.
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