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Themed issue on challenges and innovations in accounting and finance education in the 21st century
Article Type: Call for papers From: Accounting Research Journal, Volume 23, Issue 1
The Accounting Research Journal invites submissions for a themed issue on accounting and finance education titled ``Challenges and innovations in accounting and finance education in the 21st century''. This themed issue is being sponsored by AFAANZ and the AFAANZ Education Special Interest Group.
Submission should be original work which relates to the education of accounting and finance students in tertiary institutions. The guest editors are seeking quality research in any paradigm, including for example, field or experimental investigations, archival or survey research, interpretive or critical studies and case study research. Papers might canvass matters related to curriculum design, teaching method, resourcing policy, strategy and innovation.
The review and assessment of educational practice is a matter of global significance. Therefore, international and comparative studies are encouraged.
The following list of indicative topics of interest is not intended to be exhaustive:
Use of technology in teaching finance and/or accounting
The impact of the GFC on enrolments/employment destinations of accounting and finance graduates
Implications of the Australian Qualifications Framework for accounting and finance education
The future of financial planning education
Implications of diverse student cohorts on teaching and learning practices
Critiques of contemporary education and practice in accounting and finance
Historical, social and institutional trends that affect accounting and finance education
Agendas for the improvement of curriculum and pedagogy in accounting and finance
The deadline for submissions is 31 October 2010. Publication of the special issue is currently scheduled for the second half of 2011. Early submissions are welcome. Submissions should be made electronically in accordance with the policies and style of the Accounting Research Journal (http://info.emeraldinsight.com/products/journals/ journals.htm?id=arj). Submissions should be sent to the Guest Editor:
Professor Beverley Jackling, Faculty of Business and Law,Victoria University, PO Box 14428, Melbourne, Victoria 8001,AustraliaE-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
The Associate Guest Editors are:
Professor Russell Craig, Department of Accounting and Information Systems, College of Business and Economics,University of Canterbury, Private Bag 4800, Christchurch 8140,New ZealandE-mail: email@example.com
Professor Andrew Worthington, Department of Accounting,Finance and Economics, Griffith Business School,Griffith University, 170 Kessels Road, Nathan Queensland 4111,AustraliaE-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org