Alice Shepherd

Alice Shepherd

Senior Teaching Fellow in Accounting and Finance
Accounting and Finance Division

Email:
A.K.Shepherd@leeds.ac.uk
Telephone:
+44 (0)113 34 38329
Categories:
Academic, Accounting and Finance
Location:
2.02
Profile

Qualifications

  • Master of Arts in Online and Distance Education (Open University, UK) - 2014
  • Senior Fellow of The Higher Education Academy - 2016
  • Chartered Accountant (FCA) - The Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales - qualified 2005
  • BSc (Hons) in Biochemistry (University of Manchester, UK) - 2002

Experience

  • PwC 2002-2007 and 2012: Associate, executive, manager and group leader in core Assurance, Audit Technical and Risk Assurance, Sheffield, London and Leeds
  • Kaplan Financial: 2008-2009: Tutor, Leeds
  • Manchester Business School: 2009-2011: Teaching Fellow in Accounting
  • Joined Leeds University Business School: 2013

Research projects in progress:

  • Accounting/business history research on the 19th century cotton textile industry (with Professor Steve Toms)
  • Teaching Enhancement Project in the Leeds Institute of Teaching Excellence (LITE) on Year in Industry placements (with Dr Mark Sumner) http://teachingexcellence.leeds.ac.uk/projects/
Teaching

"Dean’s Award for Teaching Excellence 2014"

Undergraduate:

  • LUBS 1245 Introductory Management Accounting – module leader
  • LUBS 1225 Accounting for Managers – module leader
  • LUBS 2215 Business Skills for Accounting and Finance – lecturer
  • LUBS 3630 Advanced Accounting Theory – module leader
  • LUBS 3650 Critical Cases in Accounting and Finance – lecturer

Postgraduate:

  • LUBS 5014 Financial Analysis - lecturer
  • LUBS 5982 Financial Reporting & Analysis

Other:

  • Educator on Leeds University Business School/ICAEW MOOC 'The Importance of Money in Business', which ran in 2015 and 2016.  The won a PQ award for ‘Innovation in Accountancy’
    https://www.futurelearn.com/courses/money-in-business
  • Co-director of University of Leeds Research Centre for Digital Learning http://cdl.leeds.ac.uk/
  • A&F Digital Champion and member of LUBS Enhancement Group
  • Student Education Project fund holder
  • External examiner
Publications

Journals

  • Toms, S. and Shepherd, A. (2017) Accounting and social conflict: Profit and regulated working time in the British Industrial Revolution, Critical Perspectives on Accounting, available from: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.cpa.2017.03.002

Book chapter (peer-reviewed):

  • Shepherd, A. and Underwood, S. (2016) ‘The scale of the challenge: staff vs student perspectives of iPads in Higher Education’, in iPads in Higher Education Proceedings of the 2nd International Conference  on the Use of iPads in Higher Education (ihe2016) ISBN(13): 978-1-4438-9973-4

Invited case study:

Invited blog posts/news items:

Reports:

Shaoul, J., Shepherd, A, Stafford, A. and Stapleton, P.(2013) Losing control of joint ventures: The case of Building Schools for the Future?, ICAS research report, icas.org.uk/stafford/.


Conference presentations:

External

  • May 2016 ‘Stick or twist?  Needs, habits, preferences and experimentation in Accounting and Finance students’ use of technologies for study’, BAFA Accounting Education SIG Conference, Belfast.
  • March 2016 ‘The scale of the challenge: staff vs student perspectives of iPads in higher education’, iPads in Higher Education conference, San Francisco, USA (with Sarah Underwood).
  • January 2016  ‘Not just men in grey suits’  An accounting, finance and business MOOC’, ICAEW Higher Education Conference, London.
  • July 2015 ‘Straight road or long and winding?  The university iPad journey’, Online Learning Consortium Blended Learning Conference, Denver, USA.
  • May 2014 ‘Hype or help – Incoming students and technologies for study’ (with Jessica Johnson), BAFA Accounting Education SIG Conference, Bristol.

Internal, University of Leeds Student Education Conference

  • January 2017 ‘Stick or twist?  Needs, habits, preferences and experimentation in students’ uses of technologies for study’ (parallel session).
  • January 2016 ‘The scale of the challenge: staff vs student perspectives of iPads in higher education’ (with Sarah Underwood).
  • January 2014 ‘Hype or help – Incoming students and technologies for study’ (with Jessica Johnson).

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