Pre-service accounting teachers' attitudes to mathematics

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Mkhize, Msizi Vitalis; Maistry, Suriamurthee Moonsamy;
(2017)
  • Publisher: Education Association of South Africa (EASA)
  • Subject: pre-service accounting teachers | mathematics | attitudes | teaching | accounting
    mesheuropmc: education

Mathematics proficiency has an acknowledged impact on students' accounting grades. Success in this core business subject is dependent on students' mathematical aptitude, attitude and type of secondary schooling. Our study investigated accounting students' attitudes to m... View more
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