Studente Academic Performance for Managerial Accounting Courses

Studente Academic Performance for Managerial Accounting Courses

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Article Analysis: Student Academic Performance in Undergraduate Managerial Accounting Courses Contents Paper Summary …………………………………………. .03 Discussion Results …………………………………………. .05 Conclusions ….……………………………………….08 References ….……………………………………….11
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Paper Summary Accounting education is a must in the business world and has been capturing the attention of researchers. This discipline impacts all people, regardless of job position. Its importance has been promoted within the new business era. in this article has the objective to identify potential factors possibly affecting students performance in three sequential management accounting courses: MA for Managerial Accounting (second year, fourth semester), CA for Cost Accounting (third year, sixth semester) and AMA for Advanced Managerial Accounting (fourth year, eighth and final semester) within the Saudi Arabian context. Based on the article, the Saudi Arabian business education system has an average undergraduate student program of 4 years. Both Arabic and English languages are used as a medium of instruction. Government regulations do not allow female instructors to teach male students, but in some special situation they accept to use video conference. The Educational System is based in an 85% on examinations and in a 15% on homework, attendance and projects. The students passing level is 60%. The lowest GPA required for attendance is 2.0. If the GPA stays below 2.0 the student loses his or her stipend and has from three up to five times opportunities to increase the GPA, otherwise the student must leave the university. The purpose of this article is to understand some researches and statistic analysis to compare and understand results. The author focused his research on improving the quality of accounting education in the Saudi Arabian context. A variety of researchers have conducted studies to evaluate the effect of background features like pre-university academic achievement, pre- university accounting background and mathematics background. Based on this, the author mentioned eleven (11) hypotheses were developed to find solutions to this special case. The following hypotheses were included by the Author and are described as follow.
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H1 – the performance of the students with a pre-university accounting acquaintance would be significantly higher in the university management accounting courses than those without such experience. H2 – the performance of the students with higher secondary school GPA would be significantly better in the university management accounting courses than those with a lower GPA.
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This note was uploaded on 02/11/2012 for the course MASTER DEG 5500 taught by Professor E.d. during the Winter '11 term at Polytechnic University of Puerto Rico.

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Studente Academic Performance for Managerial Accounting Courses

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