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Dr Cheryl L Prachyl

[Dr Cheryl Prachyl]

Other Faculty, Accounting
Last Updated: September 29, 2020
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Research Interests

Research Interests
Teaching Accounting and Accounting Information Systems, Accounting Fraud, Technology in Accounting

Teaching Interests

Teaching Interests
Accounting Information Systems, Cost Accounting, Financial Accounting, Managerial Accounting, Accounting Research

Biography

Biography

Dr. Cheryl L. Prachyl rejoined the faculty as a Clinical Associate Professor at the University of Texas at Arlington after several years at the University of Texas of the Permian Basin. Dr. Prachyl received her Ph.D. in Accounting from the University of Texas at Arlington in 1996. She teaches courses in Accounting for Managers, Accounting Information Systems, Intermediate Accounting, and Accounting Research. Dr. Prachyl’s areas of research include Accounting Education, Technology in Accounting, and Fraud. After earning a Master of Science in Accounting at Texas A&M University, Dr. Prachyl entered the Ph.D. program at the University of Texas at Arlington and began teaching Principles of Accounting, Accounting Information Systems, and Intermediate Accounting. She also worked with Allyson Turner, PC as a staff accountant and system specialist doing small business system troubleshooting. Dr. Prachyl has presented research papers at the American Accounting Association, World Congress of the International Association for Accounting Education and Research, TSCPA Accounting Education Conference, American Society of Business and Behavioral Sciences, Decision Sciences Institute Southwest Region, and International Business and Education Technology Conference. Her research has been published in the Journal of Accountancy, Journal of Instructional Pedagogies, Journal of Business and Behavioral Sciences, Journal of Forensic and Investigative Accounting, and Southwestern Business Administration Journal. She serves the Texas Society of CPAs as a member of the Relations with Educational Institutions and has served as Chair of the Planning Committee for the annual Accounting Education Conference for the past 3 years. She received the Outstanding Educator Award for the Southwest Region of the American Accounting Association. She is the Program Chair for the 2020 Southwest Region Conference of the American Accounting Association.

Education

Education

    • 1996 PhD in Accounting
      University of Texas at Arlington, Arlington, Texas, 1996
    • 1991 MS in Accounting
      Texas A&M University, College Station, Texas, 1991
    • 1976 BBA in Marketing
      Texas A&M University, College Station, Texas, 1976

Licensure and Certifications

Licensure and Certifications

    • 2008 Microsoft Office 2007 Master, Microsoft
    • 1997 Certified Public Accountant, Texas State Board of Public Accountancy
    • 1982 Texas Teacher Certification, Texas Education Agency

Appointments

Appointments

    • Jan 2019 to Present Clinical Associate Professor
      Accounting, University of Texas at Arlington (Arlington, TX, United States)
    • May 2016 to May 2019 Assistant Professor
      Accounting, University of Texas of the Permian Basin (Odessa, TX, United States)
    • Aug 2013 to May 2016 Assistant Professor
      Accounting, University of Dallas (Irving, TX, United States)
    • Aug 2009 to Aug 2013 Assistant Professor
      Accounting, University of North Texas at Dallas (Dallas, TX, United States)
    • Aug 2003 to Aug 2009 Clinical Assistant Professor
      Accounting, University of Texas at Arlington (Arlington, TX, United States)
    • Aug 2001 to Aug 2003 Assistant Professor
      Accounting, University of Texas at Tyler (Tyler, TX, United States)
    • Aug 1997 to Aug 2001 Assistant Professor
      Accounting, Texas Wesleyan University (Fort Worth, TX, United States)
    • Jan 1999 to May 1999 Adjunct Professor Of Accounting
      Accounting, ITESM, Campus Saltillo, Saltillo, Mexico (Saltillo, Mexico)
    • Aug 1995 to Aug 1997 Assistant Professor
      Accounting, St. Mary's University (San Antonio, TX, United States)

Memberships

    • Jan 1997 to Present Texas Society of Certified Public Accountants
      Member since 1997
    • Jan 2011 to Dec 2015 Institute of Management Accountants
      Board of Directors, Academic Relations Committee Chair

Awards and Honors

    • Mar  2018 Outstanding Educator sponsored by American Accounting Association Southwest Region
    • May  2000 Outstanding Committee Chair sponsored by Fort Worth Chapter of Texas Society of CPAs
    • May  1996 Donald J. Douglass Award for Innovative Teaching sponsored by St. Mary's Uiversity

Publications

Presentations

    • September  2019
      Prachyl, CherylL (Author & Presenter), "Using Excel Rubric for Grading", Texas A&M University - Commerce, Commerce, TX. (September 27, 2019).
    • October  2017
      Prachyl, CherylL (Author & Presenter), "Creating Spreadsheet Problem Questions in Lockdown Browser", Texas A&M University, Texarkana, Texarkana, TX. (October 6, 2017).

Courses

      • ACCT 5315-001 ACCOUNTING SYSTEMS ANALYSIS
        (Course Id: 100489)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2020 Download Syllabus
      • ACCT 5329-001 CONTEMPORARY AIS ISSUES
        (Course Id: 100500)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2020 Download Syllabus
      • ACCT 3312-002 FINANCIAL ACCOUNTING II
        (Course Id: 100445)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2020 Download Syllabus
      • ACCT 5307-080 M&A FOR BUSINESS DECISIONS
        (Course Id: 112321)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2020 Download Syllabus
      • ACCT 5321-001 RESEARCH IN ACCOUNTING ISSUES
        (Course Id: 100495)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2020 Download Syllabus
      • ACCT 5322-001 ACCT MGMT PLANNING & CONTROL
        (Course Id: 100496)
        Summer - Eleven Week - 2020 Download Syllabus
      • ACCT 3311-001 FINANCIAL ACCOUNTING I
        (Course Id: 100444)
        Summer - Eleven Week - 2020 Download Syllabus
      • ACCT 5311-001 FINANCIAL ACCOUNTING I
        (Course Id: 100485)
        Summer - Regular Academic Session - 2020 Download Syllabus
      • ACCT 3312-001 FINANCIAL ACCOUNTING II
        (Course Id: 100445)
        Summer - Eleven Week - 2020 Download Syllabus
      • ACCT 5312-001 FINANCIAL ACCOUNTING II
        (Course Id: 100486)
        Summer - Eleven Week - 2020 Download Syllabus
      • ACCT 4302-001 MANAGERIAL ACCOUNTING
        (Course Id: 100456)
        Summer - Eleven Week - 2020 Download Syllabus
      • ACCT 3303-001 ACCOUNTING INFO SYSTEMS
        (Course Id: 100439)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2020 Download Syllabus
      • ACCT 3303-002 ACCOUNTING INFO SYSTEMS
        (Course Id: 100439)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2020 Download Syllabus
      • ACCT 3311-003 FINANCIAL ACCOUNTING I
        (Course Id: 100444)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2020 Download Syllabus
      • ACCT 3311-004 FINANCIAL ACCOUNTING I
        (Course Id: 100444)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2020 Download Syllabus
      • ACCT 5311-001 FINANCIAL ACCOUNTING I
        (Course Id: 100485)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2020 Download Syllabus
      • ACCT 5321-001 RESEARCH IN ACCOUNTING ISSUES
        (Course Id: 100495)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2020 Download Syllabus
      • ACCT 5315-001 ACCOUNTING SYSTEMS ANALYSIS
        (Course Id: 100489)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2019 Download Syllabus
      • ACCT 5329-001 CONTEMPORARY AIS ISSUES
        (Course Id: 100500)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2019 Download Syllabus
      • ACCT 3311-003 FINANCIAL ACCOUNTING I
        (Course Id: 100444)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2019 Download Syllabus
      • ACCT 5311-001 FINANCIAL ACCOUNTING I
        (Course Id: 100485)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2019 Download Syllabus
      • ACCT 5321-001 RESEARCH IN ACCOUNTING ISSUES
        (Course Id: 100495)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2019 Download Syllabus
      • ACCT 5315-001 ACCOUNTING SYSTEMS ANALYSIS
        (Course Id: 100489)
        Summer - Eleven Week - 2019
      • ACCT 5322-001 ACCT MGMT PLANNING & CONTROL
        (Course Id: 100496)
        Summer - Eleven Week - 2019
      • ACCT 5322-002 ACCT MGMT PLANNING & CONTROL
        (Course Id: 100496)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2019
      • ACCT 5329-001 CONTEMPORARY AIS ISSUES
        (Course Id: 100500)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2019
      • ACCT 4304-002 COST ACCOUNTING
        (Course Id: 100457)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2019
      • ACCT 5317-001 COST ACCOUNTING
        (Course Id: 100491)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2019
      • ACCT 4302-002 MANAGERIAL ACCOUNTING
        (Course Id: 100456)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2019
      • ACCT 5321-001 RESEARCH IN ACCOUNTING ISSUES
        (Course Id: 100495)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2019

Service to the University

    • July 2020 to  Present Committee Member
      (Impact: As the University has moved to more online teaching, many faculty have had difficulty adjusting. This task force was formed to help provide peer support for faculty as they develop and teach online and hybrid courses.)
      College of Business Online Teaching Task Force
      This is a new task force to work with COB faculty as more are required to move to online or hybrid teaching.
    • Jan 2020 to  Present Committee Member
      Grade Appeal Committee
      Worked with other committee members to review evidence submitted for grade appeal from both faculty and student.

Service to the Profession

    • Aug 2020 to  Present
      (Impact: Provide outlet for academic presentations of research activities. Includes basic, applied, and teaching research. | Engagement: Participate with others throughout the region as well as officers from other regions throughout the US)
      Officer, President/Elect/Past
      American Accounting Association, Southwest Region
      Work with AAA and regional officers to plan and present regional meeting. Also work with AAA as needed to manage regional activities.
    • May 2016 to  Present
      Committee Chair (Dallas, TX, United States)
      Texas Society of CPAs
      Plan and officiate for Accounting Education Conference held annually.
    • Mar 2019 to  Aug 2020
      (Impact: Promotes research and teaching for accounting faculty for the Southwest Region of the American Accounting Association)
      Program Coordinator (San Antonio, TX, United States)
      American Accounting Association Southwest Region
      Solicit papers/presentations, select track chairs, oversee paper review process, plan sessions, manage the conference process during the regional conference
    • June 2015 to  June 2018
      Officer, Treasurer (Arlington, TX, United States)
      Federation of Business Disciplines
      Maintained financial records, paid bills for annual conference, managed registration for the conference (700 - 800 participants). Served on the Executive Committee to plan the conference and oversee conference planning with the 10 organizations that participated.