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Researcher: Sithole, ST (Dr Seedwell Sithole)

Fields of Research

Financial accounting
Accounting theory and standards
Accounting, auditing and accountability
Auditing and accountability
Financial institutions (incl. banking)

Research Objectives

Learner and learning
Expanding knowledge in commerce, management, tourism and services
Assessment, development and evaluation of curriculum
Expanding knowledge in the information and computing sciences

Career Best Publications

Research Publications

Accounting Education: A Cognitive Load Theory Perspective; Routledge
Application of cognitive load theory in accounting education; International Journal of Accounting and Financial Reporting
Bank Failures in Zimbabwe: Lessons from the 2003-2004 Bank-wide Liquidity Crisis; UniSwa Research Journal
Benefits of guided self-management of attention on learning accounting; Journal of Educational Psychology
Comparing accounting students' instructional preferences: Australia and Zimbabwe; Journal of International Education in Business
Data mining: will first-year results predict the likelihood of completing subsequent units in accounting programs?; Accounting Education
Effect of instructional design on learning the accounting equation in an introductory accounting course; Journal of Accounting and Taxation
Enhancing blended learning materials using cognitive load theory; Journal of Modern Accounting and Auditing
Enhancing students understanding of introductory accounting by integrating split-attention instructional material; Accounting Research Journal
Financial reporting and regulations in Zimbabwean and Swazi charities: Towards a practical underpinning; International Journal of Sustainable Development
Graphical and Textual Presentations in Financial Reports; Accounting and Corporate Reporting - Today and Tomorrow
Information Technology Knowledge and Skills Accounting Graduates Need; International Journal of Business and Social Science
Instructional strategies and studentsí performance in accounting: an evaluation of those strategies and the role of gender; Accounting Education
Learning accounting through visual representations; Accounting Research Journal
Quality in accounting graduates: Employer expectations of the graduate skills in the bachelor of accounting degree; European Scientific Journal
Self-management of cognitive load in accounting within a Zimbabwean University context
Testing and self-management of cognitive load in accounting. A case example of Zimbabwe university students; Sydney Business School Higher Degree Research Student Conference
The Effects of Presentation Formats on Understanding Financial Accounting: an Experimental Study; Australasian Accounting Business & Finance Journal
The Relevance of International Financial Reporting Standards for Small and Medium Sized Entities (IFRS for SMEs) in Swaziland; 2012 SAAA Western Cape Regional Conference
The Relevance of International Financial Reporting Standards for Small and Medium-Sized Entities (IFRS for SMEs) in Swaziland; Journal of Modern Accounting and Auditing
Transition from classroom to Blended Online Asynchronous Learning; Accounting Educator's Conference 2018
Undergraduate accounting studentsí instructional preferences in Australia and Zimbabwe: A comparative study; 2018 AFAANZ Conference
Using cognitive load theory compliant instructional resources to enhance learning; 2018 AFAANZ Conference

Research Projects

Auditors' Perceptions on Key Audit Matters (KAM); Accounting & Finance Association of Australia and New Zealand Ltd (AFAANZ)
Learning with concepts maps in an Auditing and Assurance class

Research Candidate Supervision