Making Connections

2017 Austin, TX
Conference Schedule


Thursday, May 18, 2017
 
2:00-6:30 Registration open    
1:30 pm Pre Conference Tour:

Join TACTYC on a tour of Whole Foods flagship store and global headquarters. This tour will provide an intimate experience of the original, flagship Whole Foods location. You'll have the opportunity to see the entire store, understand this unique grocery market, and even sample some of the products. In addition, you'll be able to see the corporate headquarters and have the opportunity to ask questions to a Whole Foods accountant. This is a unique tour and you don't want to miss out on!

Details: The tour is full.


   
5:00-6:30
Welcome reception and exhibit hall open



 
 

Friday, May 19, 2017

 
Time
Title
Presenter
NASBA Class
7:00-8:00
Breakfast Buffet (Breakfast service will end at 8 am)



Late registration



 
 
8:00 - 9:15
Welcome and Keynote
The Spark of Learning: Energizing the College Classroom with the Science of Emotion
Sarah Rose Cavanagh Specialized Knowledge - Basic



 

Session 1:


9:30-10:20
Revenue from Contracts with Customers Carl Warren and Jeff Jefferson
Specialized Knowledge - Basic
9:30-10:20
No Respect - Does Today's Student Know any Soft Skills? Connie Belden
Specialized Knowledge - Basic
9:30-10:20 A Practical Approach to Teaching Excel Eric Weinstein
Specialized Knowledge - Basic
9:30-10:20 Cultural Sensitivity in the Accounting Classroom Erick Bell
Specialized Knowledge - Basic
9:30-10:20 Integrating Sustainability Concepts and Application in Introductory Managerial Accounting Stacey Whitecotton
Specialized Knowledge - Basic
9:30-10:20 Not Just a Tax Course, How About a Tax Program?
Mike Deschamps
Specialized Knowledge - Basic
9:30-10:20 Teaching Intermediate Accounting Online Donald Frey Specialized Knowledge - Basic
9:30-10:20

Ernst and Young's Academic Resource Center (EYARC)


Sponsored by Ernst & Young Foundation

Catherine Banks Specialized Knowledge - Basic

 
 
10:20-10:40
 Break



 
 

Session 2:

10:40-11:30
New Research and Classroom Materials for Introductory Financial Accounting Fred Phillips
Specialized Knowledge - Basic
10:40-11:30
Games are Not Just Fun: Using a Simulated Game to Enhance Learning and Foster and Engaged Learning Environment Christina Manzo, Wendy Ford, Stephen Hammel and Nina Sarkar
Specialized Knowledge - Basic
10:40-11:30 Quickbooks: Best Teaching Practices, Accreditation, Certification Carol Yacht and Matt Lowenkron
Specialized Knowledge - Basic
10:40-11:30 The Non-Traditional Student Georgina Cavin
Specialized Knowledge - Basic
10:40-11:30 Everything You Wanted to Know About Working with Students with Disabilities*
*But were afraid to ask.
Lauren Sebel, Director of Student Accessibility Services at Austin Community College
Specialized Knowledge - Basic
10:40-11:30 What are the Requirements for Offering a Curriculum for the CPA Exam at Community Colleges Donna Hiller
Specialized Knowledge - Basic
10:40-11:30 Internal Control Issues in the Classroom Marla Lockhart, Michael O'Neill, Larry Hopt and Diane O'Neill Specialized Knowledge - Basic
10:40-11:30 What's New with QuickBooks Certification


Sponsored by Certiport
Bryan Allen and Jeff Christenson Specialized Knowledge - Basic



 
11:30-12:45
Lunch/Scholarship Presentation



 
 

Session 3:


12:50-1:40
Trends in Accounting Education: Lessons Learned Over Thirty-Five Years
Bel Needles

Specialized Knowledge - Basic
12:50-1:40 Using Community Service to Improve Accounting Course Retention and Success Linda Tarrago
Specialized Knowledge - Basic
12:50-1:40 Incorporating Social Media in the Online Classroom
Mfon Akpan and Kelly Pope
Specialized Knowledge - Basic
12:50-1:40 Using Case Studies in Financial and Managerial Accounting Len Heritage and Matthew Mbura
Specialized Knowledge - Basic
12:50-1:40 What Employers Need in the Workforce
Paulette Schirmer
Specialized Knowledge - Basic
12:50-1:40 Making Personal Videos ADA Compliant
Heather Lynch and John Lynch
Specialized Knowledge - Basic
12:50-1:40 Industry Session: Saint Arnold Brewing Company Donny Kilbourn, CFO Specialized Knowledge - Basic
12:50-1:40 Cultivating Accounting Talent at Two-Year Colleges: Applying Student Development Theory to Non-Traditional Students



Sponsored by AICPA


Claire Jefferies

Specialized Knowledge - Basic

 
 

Session 4:


2:00-2:50
Implementing FASB Updates into Financial and Intermediate Accounting Wayne Thomas
Specialized Knowledge - Basic
2:00-2:50 Getting Students Involved - Accounting Student Organizations
Tracie Miller-Nobles, Larry Stephens and Jay Thibodeaux
Specialized Knowledge - Basic
2:00-2:50 Using Real-Life Stories to Teach Introductory Accounting Wendy Tietz
Specialized Knowledge - Basic
2:00-2:50 Micro-Uniting: The Key to Student Engagement, Learning and Retention Jeanette Landin
Specialized Knowledge - Basic
2:00-2:50 Student Outcomes Assessment: How to Capture the Data Idalene Williams
Specialized Knowledge - Basic
2:00-2:50 Management Accounting Case Study: Should Ivar's Have Opened Food Stands at Seahawk Stadium? Judith Paquette
Specialized Knowledge - Basic
2:00-2:50 How to Prevent/Identify Cheating in an Online Accounting Course Donna McGovern Specialized Knowledge - Basic
2:00-2:50 Taking Classroom Results to the Next Level



Sponsored by AME Learning
Kevin Martindale and Rodney Burke Specialized Knowledge - Basic



 
2:50-3:10 Break - Networking and mingling with the exhibitors (20 mins)



 
 

Session 5:


3:10-4:00
Accounting and Analytic Tools You Can Add Today to Your Classes Susan Crosson
Specialized Knowledge - Basic
3:10-4:00 Finding the Right Learning Equation Cathy Scott and Markus Ahrens
Specialized Knowledge - Basic
3:10-4:00 Using Cases in Managerial and Cost Accounting
Brenda Mattison
Specialized Knowledge - Basic
3:10-4:00 Using Learning Community Teams to Retain and Motivate Students Susan Eason and Kristy McAuliffe
Specialized Knowledge - Basic
3:10-4:00 Designing an Honors Program for an Associate in Business Degree
Shelia Lozan
Specialized Knowledge - Basic
3:10-4:00 Industry Session: Whole Foods Robert Fraser, Global Accounting Director Specialized Knowledge - Basic
3:10-4:00 Course Design Best Practices



Sponsored by Wiley
DeAnna Kirchen and Jill Mitchell Specialized Knowledge - Basic



 

Session 6:


4:10-5:00
The Professor Behind the Curtain: How to be an Effective Teacher in an Online Environment Charlene Spiceland and David Spiceland
Specialized Knowledge - Basic
4:10-5:00 Introducing a VITA Program at a Small Community College Bhaskar Singh
Specialized Knowledge - Basic
4:10-5:00 Competency Based Learning Tom Edmonds and Mark Edmonds
Specialized Knowledge - Basic
4:10-5:00 Teaching on Purpose
Monica Widdig
Specialized Knowledge - Basic
4:10-5:00 Holistic Student Success: Fostering Preparation, Motivation, and Academic Ownership Kay Gowsell
Specialized Knowledge - Basic
4:10-5:00 Small Teaching Tips That Create Large Learning Gains



Sponsored by Pearson
Tracie Miller-Nobles and Brenda Mattison Specialized Knowledge - Basic

 
 

Saturday, May 20, 2017
 
7:30-8:30 Continental Breakfast


 
 

Session 7:


8:30-9:20

Music to My Ears: Principles of Effective Teaching
Doug Parker and Kevin Parker
Specialized Knowledge - Basic
8:30-9:20
Legos, Cards, Cookies and Lollipops
Connie Belden
Specialized Knowledge - Basic
8:30-9:20
Revenue Recognition in the Introductory Courses - How, When and Why
John Wild and Kitty O'Donnell
Specialized Knowledge - Basic
8:30-9:20
The Accreditation Landscape
Susan Crosson
Specialized Knowledge - Basic
8:30-9:20
Retention and Student Success
Tracy Schmeltzer
Specialized Knowledge - Basic
8:30-9:20
Creating an Exemplary Blackboard Course
Shelia Ammons
Specialized Knowledge - Basic
8:30-9:20 QuickBooks Online Tricks, Tips & Updates for Successful Course Integration



Sponsored by Cengage Learning
Glenn Owen and Cathy Scott 

 
 

Session 8:


9:30-10:20 Poster Session and Technology Hands On Roundtables

Poster: Using the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Program to Enhance Student Learning Utilizing the Pathways Vision Model


Poster: Soft Skills of Technical Education


Poster: Accounting for Benefit Corporations


Poster: Job Cost- Let's Build a Doghouse!


Poster: Student Clubs Extend Classroom Learning


Poster: Student Videos as Extra Credit


Technology Demo: Technology to Organize You for the New Academic Year


Technology Demo: Using Padlet to Improve Student Engagement and Enhance Learning


Technology Demo: Snapchat 101: Engaging Students in Intro Classes


Technology Demo: Utilizing Web Conferencing for Online Office Hours


Technology Demo: Bank On It Game & 360 Degree of Financial Literacy - Feed the Pig


Robyn Barrett



Georgina Cavin

William Jefferson

Gina Jones


Amy Monson
Mark Tulley

Glenn Smith


Markus Ahrens

Cathy Scott



Wendy Tietz


Tracie Miller-Nobles

AICPA
Specialized Knowledge - Basic



 

Session 9:


10:30-11:20
Making Community College Internships More Accessible
John Capka
Specialized Knowledge - Basic
10:30-11:20 Assessing Student Learning
Denice Pardee
Specialized Knowledge - Basic
10:30-11:20 D.O.E.R. Dynamic Open Education Resources Joanne Salas
Specialized Knowledge - Basic
10:30-11:20 Managerial Accounting, Service Learning and Enactus: Taking Community Engagement to the Next Level
Tracy Corr
Specialized Knowledge - Basic
10:30-11:20 Faculty Moving From Advisor Role to Mentor Gary Laycock
Specialized Knowledge - Basic
10:30-11:20 Inspiring Your Students to Discover a Career in AuditingMargot Cella, Catherine Banks, and Robyn Barrett
Specialized Knowledge - Basic




11:30-12:00  Raffles, Rewards, and Wrap-Up
 

 


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