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Updyke, Karel

Associate Professor - Accounting
College of Business

kaupdyke@butler.edu
317/940-9531

Holcomb Building - 162




Academic/Professional/Personal Focus

Areas of Expertise

  • Financial (Principles, Intermediate, Theory, International) and Managerial Accounting, both graduate and undergraduate
  • Critical Thinking and Problem Solving

Contributions: (published works or studies, conference presentations)

  • “Assessing the Inputs and Outputs of Cooperative Education at Butler University,” with Ralph Wray, Association of Career and Technical Education Annual Convention and Career Tech Expo, December, 2003.
  • “A Survey of AACSB-Accredited Institutions and the Use of Work Experiences as Part of the Business Curricula,” with Jim Sander, Academy of Business Education 2003 Conference, San Francisco, September, 2003.
  • “Perceived Strengths and Weaknesses in Documenting Learning Outcomes in the Academic Component of Cooperative Education at Butler University, with Ralph Wray, Delta Pi Epsilon Annual Meeting, Indianapolis, November, 2003.
  • “A Systematic Approach to Teaching Thinking Skills in Intermediate Accounting: An Illustration Using the Statement of Cash Flows,” Steps to Better Thinking Conference, June, 2003.
  • “Using Various Academic Assignments to Assess Learning Outcomes of Cooperative Education,” Academy of Business Disciplines Annual Conference, Florida, November, 2002.
  • "The Impact of Faculty Intervention on Student Performance in Marketing Majors' Cooperative Education Experiences," with Lee Dahringer, Southern Marketing Association National Conference, Atlanta, November, 1997.
  • "Cooperative Education Program: A Case Study for a Program with Two Required Experiences," with Marianne Fox, Harry Hicks, Peg Miller, American Assembly of Collegiate Schools of Business Annual Symposium on Continuous Improvement, St. Louis, October, 1996.


Education/Experience

Education/Degrees

  • Ph.D. Krannert Graduate School of Management, Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana, May, 1987. Major: Accounting; Minor: Management Information Systems
  • M.B.A. Indiana State University, Terre Haute, Indiana, August, 1981
  • B.S. Magna Cum Laude, Indiana State University, Terre Haute, Indiana, August, May, 1980. Major: Accounting; Minor: Computer Science

Certifications

  • Certified Public Accountant (Indiana, 1984)
  • Member of Institute of Management Accountants (formerly National Association of Accountants), Indiana
  • Indiana CPA Society
  • American Accounting Association
  • National Teaching and Curriculum Pedagogy Committee
  • Midwest Cooperative Education Association

Professional Credentials

  • 1/95 to present Academic Coordinator of Cooperative Education Program
  • 1/86 to present Adjunct, Assistant, and Associate Professor of Accounting, Butler University
  • Prior to 1986 Instructor at Indiana State University and Purdue University; staff accountant at Ernst & Whinney, Terre Haute, Indiana

Association Memberships (professional/educational)

  • Certified Public Accountant (Indiana, 1984)
  • Member of Institute of Management Accountants (formerly National Association of Accountants), Indiana
  • Indiana CPA Society
  • American Accounting Association
  • National Teaching and Curriculum Pedagogy Committee
  • Midwest Cooperative Education Association