Byzantium for learning accounting in English Business Schools
This paper describes Byzantium’s design, development and evaluation, and discusses how students and staff can use the software. It includes details of its successful use at Business Schools in two English universities, Liverpool John Moores University and the University of Hertfordshire, and ends with a discussion of proposed changes that would increase its flexibility and usefulness. Byzantium is interactive computer-aided learning software for several topics in introductory financial and management accounting for business school students. It emulates a human tutor and provides students with opportunities to learn, practise and test their skills. After prototype development at De Montfort University (1990-93), Byzantium was developed by a consortium of six universities within the Teaching and Learning Technology Programme of the Higher Education Funding Councils of the United Kingdom (1993-97).
Citation : Patel A., Cook A. and Spencer T. (2003) Byzantium for learning accounting in English Business Schools. In: Kaye, R. and Hawkridge, D. (Eds.) Learning & Teaching for Business: case studies of successful innovation, Kogan Page, London and Sterling, VA, pp. 74-88
ISBN : 0749440252