Ethics Education for Accounting Students—a Toolkit Approach

TitleEthics Education for Accounting Students—a Toolkit Approach
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication2008
AuthorsCooper, BJ, Leung, P, Dellaportas, S, Jackling, B, Wong, G
JournalAccounting Education
Type of ArticleArticle
Publication Languageeng
ISSN Number0963-9284
Accession Number35581904
KeywordsACCOUNTING , ACCOUNTING -- Standards , ACCOUNTING -- Study & teaching , Accounting education , Attitudes , ethics , ETHICS -- Study & teaching , ethics education framework , ethics interventions , IFAC , professional , PROFESSIONAL education , PROFESSIONAL ethics , research , STUDENTS , Study , STUDY & teaching , teaching , teaching ethics , toolkit
AbstractThrough a review of the literature, this paper considers why we should teach ethics, the types of ethics interventions that have been undertaken and the issues in teaching ethics to accountancy students. The paper then describes in detail the Ethics Education Toolkit and provides some evidence on the positive reaction of a group of students who are taught ethics, based on the principles and practice included in the toolkit.
NotesCooper, Barry J. 1; Leung, Philomena 1; Dellaportas, Steven 1; Jackling, Beverley 2; Wong, Grace 2; Affiliations: 1: Deakin University, Australia; 2: RMIT University, Australia; Issue Info: Dec2008, Vol. 17 Issue 4, p405; Thesaurus Term: PROFESSIONAL education; Thesaurus Term: ACCOUNTING -- Study & teaching; Thesaurus Term: RESEARCH; Thesaurus Term: ACCOUNTING -- Standards; Thesaurus Term: PROFESSIONAL ethics; Subject Term: STUDENTS; Subject Term: ATTITUDES; Subject Term: ETHICS -- Study & teaching; Subject Term: STUDY & teaching; Author-Supplied Keyword: Accounting education; Author-Supplied Keyword: ethics education framework; Author-Supplied Keyword: ethics interventions; Author-Supplied Keyword: IFAC; Author-Supplied Keyword: teaching ethics; Author-Supplied Keyword: toolkit; NAICS/Industry Codes: 611310 Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools; NAICS/Industry Codes: 611430 Professional and Management Development Training; Number of Pages: 26p; Illustrations: 10 charts, 1 bw; Document Type: Article
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