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Ms Tracey Mc Dowall





Faculty of Business and Law


BL Deakin Business School


Melbourne Burwood Campus


Master of Sport Management, Deakin University, 1997
Graduate Diploma in Sports Management, Deakin University, 1996
Bachelor of Computing, Monash University, 1995



Tracey Mc Dowall is a Lecturer in the Department of Accounting in Deakin Business School. Tracey is currently undertaking a PhD examining the learning approaches of University Accounting major students due to the failure of students to achieve quality learning outcomes that result in independent learning. The research will examine an area that has not previously been identified which is whether vocational interests affect students motivations to learn and their study strategies.

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Research interests

  • Accounting Education
  • Corporate Governance in Emerging Countries

Teaching interests

  • Financial Accounting
  • Accounting Concepts and Systems
  • Financial Literacy

Units taught

  • MAA261 - Financial Accounting


  • Currently working on improving the Department of Accounting's Hub site for students. This will ensure Accounting major students have one site they can visit and keep up to date about important events relevant to them.


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Relationships between vocational interests and learning approaches to advance the quality of student learning in accounting

T Mc Dowall, B Jackling, R Natoli

(2015), Vol. 24, pp. 498-513, Accounting education, London, Eng., C1

journal article

Are we there yet? Changing perceptions of accounting as a career preference

T Mc Dowall, B Jackling, R Natoli

(2012), Vol. 18, pp. 335-352, International Journal of Learning, C1

journal article

Attitudes towards the accounting profession: An Australian perspective

T McDowall, B Jackling

(2010), Vol. 18, pp. 30-49, Asian Review of Accounting, C1

journal article

Peer mentoring in an accounting setting: A case study of mentor skill development

B Jackling, T McDowall

(2008), Vol. 17, pp. 447-462, Accounting Education, C1

journal article

Does the use of computer assisted learning packages improve performance in accounting?

B Jackling, T McDowall

(2006), Vol. 12, pp. 193-201, International journal of learning, Altona, Vic., C1

journal article

The impact of computer-assisted learning on academic grades: An assessment of students' perceptions

T McDowall, B Jackling

(2006), Vol. 15, pp. 377-389, Accounting Education, C1

journal article

The role of computer assisted learning packages in determining learning outcomes of accounting students

T McDowall, B Jackling

(2005), pp. 1-20, International Conference on Innovation in Accounting Teaching and Learning 2005, Hobart, Tasmania, E1


Funded Projects at Deakin

Industry and Other Funding

How attractive is accounting as a career choice for secondary school students?

Ms Tracey Mc Dowall, A/Prof Beverley Jackling

  • 2008: $3,409


No completed student supervisions to report