Crisis in accounting education / Nur Fakhzan Marwan

Marwan, Nur Fakhzan (2002) Crisis in accounting education / Nur Fakhzan Marwan. Gading Jurnal Akademik, 1,2 (7). pp. 99-115. ISSN 0128-5599


The perceived deficiencies in accounting education have prompted widespread calls
from interested stakeholders, such as accounting educators, practitioners, and
employers, with increased emphasizes on developing communication, interpersonal
and intellectual skills, and on broadening the knowledge base in accounting
education. This paper explores the effects of business changes, which have brought
tremendous change to accounting profession, and eventually have led to crises in
accounting education. The roles of education and universities then are examined,
follow by discussion of whether the increased length of education is justified, and
should students complete more liberal arts studies in their accounting degree. Finally,
some prospects for accounting education changes are considered.


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Marwan, Nur Fakhzan
Subjects: L Education > LB Theory and practice of education > Learning. Learning strategies
L Education > LB Theory and practice of education > Higher Education
L Education > LB Theory and practice of education > Educational evaluation
Divisions: Universiti Teknologi MARA, Pahang > Jengka Campus
Journal or Publication Title: Gading Jurnal Akademik
UiTM Journal Collections: Others > GADING
ISSN: 0128-5599
Volume: 1,2
Number: 7
Page Range: pp. 99-115
Keywords: Crises, Accounting education, Business changes
Date: January 2002
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