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2023 “Excellence in Accounting Ethics Education Award”

Submission Information

The intent of this award is to recognize new pedagogy for teaching ethics to accounting students.
A monetary award of $1,000 and a plaque will be presented at the annual Ethics Symposium to
an individual (or individuals) who has (have) developed and implemented an innovative
technique/method for incorporating ethics into undergraduate or graduate accounting courses.


Award Criteria

Examples of innovative techniques/methods include, but are not limited to:

• Developing a case, video, audio, or other teaching techniques that can be used to integrate
ethics into the accounting curriculum.
• Developing a new course in accounting ethics including learning objectives and assessment
techniques.
• Application of technology to teach ethics to accounting students including digital learning
tools, or
• Application of E-Learning activities to enhance interaction with students in the classroom on
ethics issues and the benefits therefrom.

Dissemination to the Public

Applicants should explain how they shared their pedagogical innovation with the public,
which may include one or more of the following:
• Presentation at a seminar, workshop, or other form of public appearance, or
• Publication (or acceptance for publication) in a refereed journal, or
• Other form of communication.

Submission Guidelines Public interest

Electronic submissions only should be sent and demonstrate support for how the
pedagogical innovation advances accounting ethics education by including one or more of
the following (as applicable):
• Identification and description of the course, seminar, or workshop in which the innovation is
(was) used.
• Submission of the case, video, audio, or other innovation, along with teaching notes.
• Copies of instructional materials used in E-Learning activities.
• Detailed explanation of how digital learning tools support teaching and learning.
• Assessment results on the new pedagogy (i.e., efficacy survey, student performance,
improvement in student performance), or
• Copy of the refereed journal article that was published or accepted for publication along with
the official notification from the editor of the journal indicating acceptance.


In addition, all applicants should submit both of the following:

• A 500-word statement describing the contribution to accounting ethics education and
• Two letters of recommendation from educators in support of the nominee for the award and
elaborating on the contribution of the technique to accounting ethics education.

Important Dates:

• Deadline to submit nomination and supporting materials is Wednesday, March 1, 2023.
• Selection Committee chooses and notifies recipient by Friday, April 14, 2023.
• Announcement of Winner: Ethics Symposium on Sunday, August 6, 2023.


Questions on any of the items mentioned in the Award Criteria should be sent to Steven Mintz, PhD,
at: smintz@calpoly.edu.

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