Survey Finds Accounting Professors Skeptical of Internet-Based Courses

Internet-based accounting courses offer few improvements over more-traditional forms of distance education, like mail correspondence courses, according to a survey of the heads of university accounting departments.

Two professors at Marshall University surveyed 94 chairmen and chairwomen of accounting departments regarding the proliferation of Internet-based courses in the field. Thirty-six percent said Internet-based courses should be offered in accounting