• Do Our Introductory Accounting Textbooks Reflect Current Accounting Practice?

      Wells, P; Sinclair, R (American Accounting Association (AAA), 2016)
      Many researchers have found that accounting education contributes to the narrow and stereotypical perceptions students have of accounting, further supporting claims that the profession may be attracting graduates who lack ...
    • Improving learning outcomes for auditing students

      Chiang, CKH; Sinclair, R; Wells, P (Accounting and Finance Association of Australia and New Zealand (AFAANZ), 2011)
      Deficiencies identified in accounting graduate skills and capabilities have resulted in the spotlight being placed on techniques for improving student learning outcomes. Research has established that student approaches to ...
    • The Persistent Accounting Stereotype: Why Is It so Resistant to Change?

      Wells, P (Accounting and Finance Association of Australia and New Zealan (AFAANZ), 2018)
      Research suggests that not only are perceptions of accounting and accountants very negative, but that they may also be inaccurate and difficult to change. There is growing concern that these perceptions are discouraging ...