Meditari Accountancy Research: Volume 24 Issue 3


Table of contents - Special Issue: Teaching and learning

Guest Editors: Grant Samkin, Lesley Stainbank

Teaching and learning: Current and future challenges facing accounting academics, academics, and the development of an agenda for future research

Grant Samkin, Lesley Stainbank

Positioned within a framework of challenges facing universities, this paper aims to focus on challenges faced by teachers of accounting as a business discipline to ensure…

The use of social media platforms in a first year accounting course: An exploratory study

Lesley Stainbank, Kerry-Lee Gurr

The purpose of this exploratory study is to describe the use of social media platforms in a first-year accounting course at a South African university and provide evidence…

Implementing basic e-learning tools into an undergraduate taxation curriculum

T. van Oordt, Ingrid Mulder

Educators in the accounting discipline are faced with the challenge of finding innovative ways to accommodate the flexible learning styles of Millennial students, using…

Developing soft skills (also known as pervasive skills): Usefulness of an educational game

Herman Albertus Viviers, Jacobus Paulus Fouché, Gerda Marié Reitsma

The purpose of this paper is to evaluate the usefulness of an educational game to develop soft skills (also known as pervasive skills), from the perspectives of three…

Factors influencing students’ learning approaches in auditing

Karin Barac, Marina Kirstein, Rolien Kunz, Bernice Beukes

This paper aims to report on an investigation to understand factors influencing students learning approaches in the discipline of auditing.

The effect of body-movement teaching, learning motivation and performance

Satoshi Sugahara, Hisayo Sugao, Steven Dellaportas, Takahiro Masaoka

This research applies a quasi-experimental research method to investigate the impact of an innovative resource titled “Accounting Exercise” (teaching intervention using…

Accounting doctorates produced in South Africa 2008-2014

Phillip de Jager, Beatrice Liezel Frick

This paper aims to investigate the production of accounting doctorates in South Africa during the period from 2008 to 2014. The investigation was prompted by calls to…

Using case studies to transfer soft skills (also known as pervasive skills): Empirical evidence

Monique Keevy

The purpose of this paper is to examine the extent to which South African accounting academics use case studies in their teaching and to establish their views on whether…

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