Casey McNellis Receives Award for Latest Research Paper

Casey McNellis

Assistant Professor of Accounting Casey McNellis is the recipient of the Outstanding Author Contribution in the 2016 Emerald Literati Network Awards for Excellence. 

McNellis’s paper, entitled “Re-Conceptualizing Instruction on the Statement of Cash Flows:  The Impact of Different Teaching Methods on Intermediate Accounting Students’ Learning,” was published in 2015 in the journal Advances in Accounting Education, Teaching and Curriculum Innovations. His paper was selected by Emerald Group Publishing editorial team for the journal as one of the top articles published in 2015.  

McNellis based this paper upon a classroom experiment he conducted in ACTG 305 Corporate Reporting I in which he compared a new method for teaching the statement of cash flows to the method presented in prominent Intermediate accounting textbooks.  The results of the research indicated that the new method produced enhanced learning outcomes in comparison to the present textbook approach.