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New book! Teaching with Microsoft Teams: Student Engagement Strategies

In January 2023, my new book “Teaching with Microsoft Teams: Student Engagement Strategies” is being published! In this book, I share several techniques for using Microsoft Teams to increase student engagement – both in synchronous online classes and asynchronous classes. Some of the chapters in the book include: I am looking for reviewers for the […]

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Teaching Tip: How can a Stream Deck help with your synchronous (live online) class sessions?

One of my favorite pieces of hardware for teaching live online is the Stream Deck. The Elgato Stream Deck is a small control panel with 15 customizable physical buttons that be easily set to do a variety of tasks. The Stream Deck plugs into a USB port and will work with Windows or Mac operating […]

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New webinars added for the next two weeks

We have just scheduled another series of webinars for the next two weeks to help with converting to remote teaching (Tracie Miller-Nobles, Jennifer Cainas, and me.) Most of these webinars are just 30 minutes. Go ahead and register even if you have a time conflict; we will be emailing out links to the recordings and […]

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Two more online teaching webinars this week

We (Jennifer Cainas, Tracie Miller-Nobles, and I) have two more 30-minute online teaching webinars this week: Polling options for online classes, Thursday, March 19, 3 – 3:30 pm Eastern Options for writing on your screen, Friday, March 20, 11 – 11:30 am Eastern Register for the webinars at our Accounting Is Analytics website at https://accountingisanalytics.com/webinars/ […]

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Strategies for giving exams online webinar recording

Over the past few days, I have gotten a lot of requests for the recording of the webinar that Jennifer Cainas and I hosted on Friday, March 15, about various strategies for giving exams online. You can find that recording at this link. You can also download the slides for the webinar at this link.  […]

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Two webinars this week: Options for online office hours and Building online student engagement

Has your school converted all courses to online? Still scrambling to figure out what this means for your course? Jennifer Cainas (University of South Florida), Tracie Miller-Noble (Austin Community College) and me (Kent State University) will be hosting two 30-minute webinars this coming week. One will address the options for online office hours and the […]

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Using Collaborate Ultra to deliver class live online? Here’s help….

Are you faced with teaching live online for the first time? Does your school have Collaborate Ultra? Collaborate Ultra is an excellent tool for teaching live online – I have used it every class day for a few years now. You can be up and running with Collaborate Ultra in about an hour. I have […]

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Use Mail Merge in Word with an Excel file to personalize communications

Rather than sending out one generic email to students, why not personalize the email for each student? It is easy to insert the student’s name and other information into the email through Word’s Mail Merge feature with an Excel file containing the student name, email, and other information. I have recorded a quick tutorial video […]

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Register for Snapchat 101: Engaging Students in Accounting, an IMA Faculty Friday Webinar

On Friday, September 29, 2017, I will be the speaker for the Institute of Management Accountants (IMA) Faculty Friday Webinar entitled “Snapchat 101: Engaging Students in Accounting.” Snapchat can be a pretty neat tool for engaging with students, especially those in online classes or in large classes. I will be talking first about how to […]

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Karen Braun’s 7 Excel projects for managerial accounting

If you teach managerial accounting, you may want to look at Dr. Karen Braun’s Excel projects for managerial accounting. She has created seven Excel projects on various topics in managerial accounting, complete with step-by-step student instructions and instructor solutions. The topics include: Job costing Cost behavior CVP analysis Process costing Budgeting Flexible budgeting Division evaluation […]

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