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Contemporary Approaches in Education

Edited By Kevin Norley, Mehmet Ali Icbay and Hasan Arslan

Contemporary Approaches in Education presents papers of the Fifth European Conference on Social and Behavioral Sciences in St. Petersburg, Russia and the Sixth European Conference on Social and Behavioral Sciences in Selcuk, Izmir, Turkey. The contributions deal with a wide range of educational issues, namely teaching and learning, educational policy and school psychology.
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Advances in Accounting Education Affecting Efficiency and Sufficiency of Knowledge

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Abstract Information produced by the accounting system should be sufficient and meet requirements of users in the decision-maing phase. The compliance requirement is important when information isn’t sufficient or this information isn’t given, a fact that affects economic decisions. The productivity and sufficiency of the information are essential factors for the aspect of meeting the requirements. The information of accounting is information taken by education institutions. During the transition from an industrial to an information society, information has been added to these factors. The gap between the application of the accounting and accounting education can be reduced / eliminated by increasing the effectiveness of accounting education. To measure the adequacy of accounting information, the purpose of a lesson, the adequacy of programs that are developed by a lesson, the acquisition of learning, the techniques and method of learning, and the standards of evaluation should be taken into account. Therefore, the accreditation of accounting lessons has to meet these criteria. In this field, in which the faculties of the American Business Association (Accreditation Council of the American Assembly of Collegiate Schools of Business AACSB) regulate, accredited accounting programs determine the factors affecting accounting education and acquisition. These factors are students, instructors, financial sources, training programs, and physical infrastructure (Çelik & Gürdal, 1999). “Europe of Knowledge” aims to include common social and cultural issues providing updated necessary and adequate information to citizens so as to meet citizens’ contemporary needs. Hence, the European Credit Transfer and Accumulation System (ECTS)...

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