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Biography

Christine is a lecturer in accounting at the Newcastle Business School, The University of Newcastle. Christine has worked in public accounting as an auditor and has twenty years of experience as a university educator. She has taught undergraduate and postgraduate university courses in accounting and financial management and has been presenter of research at numerous academic conferences in Australia and overseas. Her research has focused on the usefulness of financial statements for investors' decision-making and accounting education. Publications in Australian and international journals include: Accounting and Finance, The European Accounting Review, Advances in International Accounting, The Asian Review of Accounting, International Business and Economics Research Journal, Accounting Education (UK), and Australian CPA .

Qualifications

  • Master of Commerce, University of Newcastle, 24/05/1996
  • Bachelor of Commerce (Honours), University of Newcastle

Research

Research keywords

  • Accountability
  • Accounting
  • Auditing
  • Finance

Research expertise

Financial accounting (cash flow accounting; users financial information needs) and Accounting education (educational psychology and curriculum development)

Fields of Research

CodeDescriptionPercentage
139900Other Education100

Memberships

Body relevant to professional practice.

  • Associate - Institute of Chartered Accountants in Australia
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Highlighted Publications

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YearCitationAltmetricsLink
2003Hartnett NA, Romcke-Jones JT, Yap CL, 'Recognizing the importance of instruction style to students' performance: some observations from laboratory research - a research note', Accounting Education, 12 313-331 (2003) [C1]
2004Hartnett NA, Romcke-Jones JT, Yap CL, 'Student performance in tertiary-level accounting: an international student focus', Accounting and Finance, 44 163-186 (2004) [C1]
2003Hartnett NA, Romcke-Jones JT, Yap CL, 'Instruction style, student learning and performance spirals', Asian Review of Accounting, 11 69-87 (2003) [C1]

Publications

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Book (2 outputs)

YearCitationAltmetricsLink
2007Yap CL, Hartnett NA, Reality Bytes: A Manual Accounting Practice Set, Pearson Prentice Hall, Frenchs Forest, N.S.W., 42 (2007) [A2]
2006Hartnett NA, Yap CL, Garden Blitz: A manual accounting practice set, Pearson Education Australia, Sydney, 47 (2006) [A2]

Journal article (6 outputs)

YearCitationAltmetricsLink
2014Saravanamuthu K, Yap C, 'Pedagogy to empower Chinese Learners to adapt to western learning circumstances: a longitudinal case-study', Cambridge Journal of Education, 44 361-384 (2014) [C1]
2012Yap CL, 'Bridging the theory-practice gap: Work-based business learning', International Journal of Learning, 18 127-140 (2012) [C1]
2004Yap CL, 'International Harmonisation of Accounting Standards: The case for a mandatory requirement for the direct method of reporting operating cash flows', International Business & Economics Research Journal, 3 67-80 (2004) [C1]
2004Hartnett NA, Romcke-Jones JT, Yap CL, 'Student performance in tertiary-level accounting: an international student focus', Accounting and Finance, 44 163-186 (2004) [C1]
2003Hartnett NA, Romcke-Jones JT, Yap CL, 'Instruction style, student learning and performance spirals', Asian Review of Accounting, 11 69-87 (2003) [C1]
2003Hartnett NA, Romcke-Jones JT, Yap CL, 'Recognizing the importance of instruction style to students' performance: some observations from laboratory research - a research note', Accounting Education, 12 313-331 (2003) [C1]
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Conference (8 outputs)

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2011Yong LK, Ryan SE, Yap CL, Goela N, 'A case study in the failure of graduate attributes in higher education', Research and Development in Higher Education: Reshaping Higher Education Volume 34, Gold Coast (2011) [E1]
2010Rodrigs MC, Chan H-T, Bhattacharyya A, Goela N, Lee CC, Ryan SE, et al., 'When learning may not be the goal: Postgraduate accounting students in Australia', Proceedings of ICERI2010 Conference, Valencia, Spain (2010) [E1]
2010Yap CL, 'Embedding work-integrated learning in the business curriculum', Conference Proceedings. Work Integrated Learning (WIL): Responding to Challenges, Perth, WA (2010) [E2]
2010Chan H-T, Ryan SE, Bhattacharyya A, Goela N, Lee CC, Rodrigs MC, et al., 'Between a dream and reality: Engagement among Master of Professional Accounting students', Rethinking Learning in Your Discipline. Proceedings of the University Learning and Teaching Futures Colloquium, 2010, Armidale, NSW (2010) [E3]
2009Yap CL, 'Work-ready graduates: Work-integrated learning at an Australian Uuniversity', 16th International Conference on Learning: Sessions, Barcelona, Spain (2009) [E3]
2005Yap CL, 'The Internationalisation of Australian Accounting Standards: To Harmonise or Standardise? The Case of Cash Flow Reporting', 17th Asian-Pacific Conference on International Accounting Issues, Wellington, New Zealand (2005) [E3]
2003Yap CL, 'International Harmonisation Of Accounting Standards: The Case For A Mandatory Requirement For The Direct Method Of Reporting Operating Cash Flows', Conference Proceedings, Las Vegas (2003) [E1]
2002Romcke-Jones JT, Hartnett NA, Yap CL, 'A Performance Spiral Model:An Exploration of the Interaction between Instruction Style, Student Anxiety and Performance', Fourteenth Asian-Pacific Conference on International Accounting Issues, Los Angleles, USA (2002) [E1]
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Grants and Funding

Summary

Number of grants7
Total funding$17,512

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2005 (1 grants)

Seventeenth Asian-Pacific Conference on International Accounting Issues, 20-23 November 2005$770
Funding Body: University of Newcastle

Project Team
Ms Christine Yap
SchemeRole
Travel GrantChief Investigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$77020052005
GNo:G0185917

2003 (1 grants)

The International Business & Economics Research Conference - 6 to 10 October 2003$1,305
Funding Body: University of Newcastle

Project Team
Ms Christine Yap
SchemeRole
Travel GrantChief Investigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$1,30520032003
GNo:G0183604

2002 (1 grants)

Fourteenth Annual Asian-Pacific Conference on International Accounting Issues, Los Angeles, USA 23-26 Nobember 2002$1,585
Funding Body: University of Newcastle

Project Team
Ms Christine Yap
SchemeRole
Travel GrantChief Investigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$1,58520022002
GNo:G0182323

2001 (1 grants)

13th Asian-Pacific Conference on International Accounting Issues, Brazil 28-31 October 2001$1,948
Funding Body: University of Newcastle

Project Team
Ms Christine Yap
SchemeRole
Travel GrantChief Investigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$1,94820012001
GNo:G0181474

2000 (1 grants)

An Experimental Investigation of the Influence of Cash Flow Statements on External Users' Decision Making.$9,000
Funding Body: University of Newcastle

Project Team
Professor Jim Psaros, Ms Christine Yap
SchemeRole
Project GrantInvestigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$9,00020002000
GNo:G0178855

1996 (1 grants)

19th Annual Congress of the European Accounting Association - Bergen, Norway - 2-4/5/96$1,604
Funding Body: University of Newcastle

Project Team
Ms Christine Yap
SchemeRole
Travel GrantChief Investigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$1,60419961996
GNo:G0176219

1995 (1 grants)

Third International Cash Flow Accounting Conference, UK, 9-10 May 1995$1,300
Funding Body: University of Newcastle

Project Team
Ms Christine Yap
SchemeRole
Travel GrantChief Investigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$1,30019951995
GNo:G0176818
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Research Supervision

Number of current supervisions1
Total current UoN Masters EFTSL0.4

For supervisions undertaken at an institution other that the University of Newcastle, the institution name is listed below the program name.

Current Supervision

CommencedProposed
Completion
ProgramSupervisor TypeResearch Title
20142016M Philosophy (Accnt & Finance)Co-SupervisorA Study of the Relationship Between the Financial Performance and Level of Compliance with the 2010 ASX Corporate Governance Principles and Recommendations of ASX Listed Companies
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Ms Christine Yap

Work Phone(02) 4921 5063
Fax(02) 4921 6911
Email
PositionsLecturer
Newcastle Business School
Faculty of Business and Law
The University of Newcastle, Australia
Casual Academic
Newcastle Business School
Faculty of Business and Law
The University of Newcastle, Australia
Focus AreaAccounting and Finance
Office
SRS223,
Social Sciences,
Callaghan
University Drive
Callaghan NSW 2308
Australia
URL:www.newcastle.edu.au/profile/christine-yap