Accounting and Information Systems

Resources in Accounting Education

American Accounting Association (AAA).
The association provides many resources for accounting educators. Publications include a quarterly electronic journal, Issues in Accounting Education, and a quarterly archived newsletter, Accounting Education News.
Faculty Development section links to resources in teaching, research/scholarship, practice, and service.
AAACommons: The Gathering Place for Accounting, is a social-networking site to share ideas about teaching accounting and more
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International Association for Accounting Education & Research (IAAER).
Promotes excellence in accounting education and research worldwide. Publishes Accounting Education: an international journal, COSMOS Accountancy Chronicle, and The Journal of International Financial Management and Accounting.

American Institute of CPAs Accounting Education Center (AICPA)
An information site for faculty in accounting, including links to faculty and student resources such as guidelines for internships and experiential learning. Also see the link under Assessment below for AICPA’s Core Competency Framework.

Bob Jensen’s Web Site for Accounting Educators.
A personal website on accounting education and related issues created and maintained by Bob Jensen, Professor Emeritus, Trinity University.
An online community for accounting educators with links to such material as a search engine for journal articles.

Biz/ed: Business Studies teaching and education resources
Includes resources in accounting for both students and teachers

Accounting Syllabi (Beyond Grey Pinstripes Faculty Resources, Aspen Institute Center for Business Education).
Over 150 syllabi from all areas of accounting education free for downloading.

MITOpenCourseWare (Massachusetts Institute of Technology).
Offers a wide array of free and downloadable courses and course materials in accounting from MIT’s Sloan School of Management. In addition, the MIT Sloan Teaching Innovation Resources (MSTIR) at offers materials for areas in which Sloan’s innovative research and teaching are on the cutting edge, such as sustainability and world economy.

MERLOT, Multimedia Educational Resource for Learning and Online Teaching.
Click Business and then Accounting for almost 500 links to online materials related to teaching accounting.

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Resources in Information Systems Education

Association for Information Systems.
A portal for resources associated with information systems technology. Teaching resources include courses in IS, online teaching cases, and links to other IS programs around the world. Offers networking opportunities and an elibrary.

Association of Information Technology Professionals (AITP).
EDSIG, the Education Special Interest Group of AITP , is dedicated to providing Information Systems educators with the latest research in educational techniques, processes, and technology.

Journal of Information Systems Education (JISE).
An academic, peer reviewed journal that focuses on information systems education, providing articles on curriculum design and/or implementation, pedagogy, projects, cases, and related issues of interest to IS educators.

Information Systems Education Journal (ISEDJ).
Publishes peer reviewed articles in the area of applied information systems research, such as model curriculum, outcomes assessment, and distance education challenges. Downloadable full articles and issues.

Journal of Information Systems Applied Research (JISAR).
Publishes peer reviewed manuscripts in the area of applied information systems research on subjects of value and interest to information systems practitioners and educators.

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Teaching Resources for Accounting and Information Systems

This is a global organization for information governance, control, security and audit professionals, including educators. The Knowledge Center supports academic faculty and students with educational materials, model curricula, an elibrary, and online courses.

AIS Educator Association (Accounting Information Systems).
The Association’s mission is to develop the skills of AIS educators by providing an annual teaching-centered conference, the AIS Educator Journal, and a meeting place for sharing of ideas in AIS education at

AIS Educator Journal (publication of the AIS Educator Association).
Peer reviewed electronic journal freely available to all, including current and back issues.

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Listservs in Accounting Education

Accounting Education Using Computers & Multimedia, AECM (Loyola College, Maryland).
AECM is a listserv providing a forum for discussion of hardware and software useful for accounting education at the college/university level.

Accounting-Education listserv from the UK.
Serves the higher education accounting community with a focus on teaching, learning, and subject development.

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Assessment and Accreditation Resources in Accounting Education

AACSB Accreditation Standards (The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business).
Provides Accounting Accreditation Eligibility Procedures and Standards.

American Accounting Association Assessment Web Site.
Information for academics, administrators, and others interested in the assessment process, including information on development and design of an assessment program, and a link to “Nine Principles of Good Practice for Assessing Student Learning.”

Standard Setters (American Accounting Association).
Provides links to five boards that set standards for accounting

American Institute of CPAs Assessment Web Site: Core Competency Framework & Educational Competency.
Defines a set of skills-based competencies needed by all students entering the accounting profession. Includes sample teaching strategies and classroom techniques that address the core competencies.

Accounting Standards from the National Business Education Association.

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Michigan State University Accounting Resources

MSU Department of Accounting and Information Systems.

Accounting Resources, MSU Libraries.
Comprehensive guide to resources in accounting, including databases, selected journals, associations, and much more.

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Student Resources (Created and maintained by Harold Averkamp, MBA, CPA).
Free student website to help students learn every aspect of accounting.

American Accounting Association Student SuperLinks.
Web resources for accounting and finance students. 

Also see Biz/ed above for a student site in accounting under the Learning Zone and also the student site in the American Institute of CPAs Accounting Education Center.

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