Storytelling in the Accounting Classroom

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Stories that connect the classroom to real life are vital in sparking student engagement and learning. Research has shown that real life stories lead to deeper understanding, longer retention, and increased engagement. In this session, a blog containing short news stories, PowerPoint files, and discussion questions all related to accounting in real life and current events will be shared. Resources in MyLabTM Accounting and Learning Catalytics related to this blog will be discussed. A serial case based on a real-life company will also be shared.

Stories that connect the classroom to real life are vital in sparking student engagement and learning. Research has shown that real life stories lead to deeper understanding, longer retention, and increased engagement. In this session, a blog containing short news stories, PowerPoint files, and discussion questions all related to accounting in real life and current events will be shared. Resources in MyLabTM Accounting and Learning Catalytics related to this blog will be discussed. A serial case based on a real-life company will also be shared.

Speaker

Wendy Tietz, Kent State University