Payroll Accounting – Teaching Today’s Students

Are you looking for new ideas on keeping students engaged in your Payroll Accounting class? We’ve got some tips and techniques to help you change up your typical routine.  There is no right (or wrong!) way to teach payroll, but we hope to help you optimize the results you can get this year. Finding the … Continue reading Payroll Accounting – Teaching Today’s Students

QuickBooks 2015 Author Pat Hartley Wins Top 100 ProAdvisor Awards

Labyrinth Learning would like to announce that our QuickBooks Pro author Pat Hartley has won the Top 100 Pro Advisor Awards for the second year in a row! Pat is an Advanced Certified QuickBooks ProAdvisor and an Advanced Certified QuickBooks Online ProAdvisor. She offers hands-on workshops, one-on-one training specific to the user both in-person and … Continue reading QuickBooks 2015 Author Pat Hartley Wins Top 100 ProAdvisor Awards

QuickBooks Desktop (Windows) or QuickBooks Online? What Is the Difference?

By Pat Hartley, MBA I am asked almost daily, “What is the difference between QuickBooks for the desktop and QuickBooks Online?” Or “Are they different?” Or “Aren’t they the same?” To give an answer is to be put in a quandary. You may as well ask, “What is the difference between the Windows operating system … Continue reading QuickBooks Desktop (Windows) or QuickBooks Online? What Is the Difference?

QuickBooks is changing – are you ready?

If you’re planning on teaching a QuickBooks course next year, we have news to share — and we’d like to hear from you in a survey. Intuit recently announced that educational site licensing (Lab Packs) and 140-day QuickBooks student trial software will not be available for QuickBooks Pro 2016. If you upgrade every year, or you … Continue reading QuickBooks is changing – are you ready?

Championing Study Abroad for the Future Workforce

Currently, 9.4% of college students study abroad. In an effort to increase this number, the Institute of International Education recently held a Generation Study Abroad Summit. The goals of this event were to promote the benefits of studying abroad and increase the number of students who study abroad, as well as diversify the types of … Continue reading Championing Study Abroad for the Future Workforce

Office 2016 Now Available

Microsoft’s Office Suite is a mature and much-used product. According to the Verge, there are approximately 1.2 billion Office users worldwide. Being a mature set of programs, Office 2016 doesn’t have many new features, but there are a few key changes and additions. The most visual change in Office is the new look and feel … Continue reading Office 2016 Now Available

President Obama Gets the Ball Rolling on Free Education

President Obama is working to gain support for his efforts to make community colleges free for qualifying students. At an event at Macomb Community College in Warren, Michigan, Obama announced the creation of a national advisory board to promote the idea that education should be free for any student willing to work hard to achieve … Continue reading President Obama Gets the Ball Rolling on Free Education

Four Ways to Motivate Students

The fall semester is beginning, and students are preparing to return to the routine of homework, all-nighters, and cramming for exams. The feeling of a fresh start that a new semester brings increases the motivation many students feel to apply themselves to their studies and succeed in their education. There are two types of motivation: … Continue reading Four Ways to Motivate Students

The Benefits of Web Use for ESL Students

As internet usage has become so pervasive during the 21st century, it is highly beneficial to incorporate skills in navigating the World Wide Web into ESL courses. In additional to developing technology skills that will be critical to their success of ESL students in school and/or the workplace, the web is an excellent tool for … Continue reading The Benefits of Web Use for ESL Students