Participants will be able to implement new strategies in the classroom to improve accounting education.
*CPA Evolution *CPA Exam Review *Innovation in DE&I *Integriety in the Classroom
Who Should Attend
Accounting educators or those interested in accounting education
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Friday, September 25, 2020 (8:00 am–8:50 am ET)
General #1: CPA Evolution - CPA Exam Review
CPA Evolution aims to transform the CPA licensure model to recognize the rapidly changing skills and competencies accountancy requires today and will require in the future. This session will further explain the new model and answer the following questions: What is the timeline/process for implementing? What is the anticipated impact on the profession? Will existing CPAs need to learn new skills? How will this impact curriculum?
Friday, September 25, 2020 (9:00 am–9:50 am ET)
General #2: Unconscious Bias, Micro Aggression, Inclusion, and Having all Voices Heard
Dr. Banks’ has served the academic community for the past 15 years. Her clientele has included Harvard University, Wake Forest University, NC A&T State University, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai consulting on equity, capacity building and social impact. This session will help you recognize unconscious bias inside and outside of the education environment.
Friday, September 25, 2020 (10:00 am–10:50 am ET)
General #3: Managing Instructor Burnout
Practioners: According to the September 14th issue of Inside Higher Ed, faculty burnout, exacerbated by pandemic-related stressors, a lack of childcare and/or childrens’ school, and accelerated work expectations from colleagues, poses real and serious risk for mental health challenges. This seminar will explore what burnout really is, what we can do to manage burnout as individuals, and what our institutions must do to provide support in this important arena.
Dr. Holly is able to quickly pivot and lean into topics as they become crucial to business and industry. She was called on frequently in the early stages of our country’s recent pandemic not only to provide online speaking and training services, but also to guide organizations and other presenters in their attempts to establish and maintain a professional brand and reputation in an online environment.
Field of Study: Personal Development
Friday, September 25, 2020 (11:00 am–11:50 am ET)
General #4: Best Practices in Building Teams
What are common tools used by organizations? MBTI, DiSC, Clifton strengths finder, other personality tests/tools for building teams Enneagram, Helping Students problem solve, Virtual Collaboration. What are employers doing and what can educators do to make this easier. Educator experienced in building teams. F2F and online teams. – EY, AICPA or State Auditors Office.
Friday, September 25, 2020 (1:00 pm–2:40 pm ET)
General #5: Blending Traditional Accounting Topics with Emerging Technologies
This sessions looks at best practices for teaching data analytics in the classroom, focusing on big data sets, hands-on Tableau and Power BI training, and blockchain.
Friday, September 25, 2020 (2:50 pm–3:40 pm ET)
General #6: Panel: Integrity of Online & in-Person Classes; Best Practices for Teaching Online Accounting Classes
With the rapid shift to web-based instruction, our panel will share best practices for teaching online courses and maintaining academic integrity. Our session leaders will present from both an instructor and a student perspective.
Friday, September 25, 2020 (3:50 pm–4:40 pm ET)
General #7: Panel: Preparing Students for Transfer
In this panel, our speakers will convene to discuss communication between two and four year schools, how to best prepare students transferring from a community college to a four-year college, and encouraging high school clubs and activities. We will also share data from the Career College Promise Program to show the number of high school students taking accounting courses at Wake Tech and then going to a four year school and host a discussion of pre-MAC students taking prerequisites at a community college in order to go to graduate school.
Other topics to be discussed include:
– Biggest concerns four year colleges have about transfer students, including discussion surrounding what is and is not working well
– Facilitating communication between the community college faculty and students in four year colleges
-How to increase the two year college student’s exposure to networking events
-How to increase high school students’ exposure to the field of accounting
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