Spring 2010 ACCT 2100 online syllabus

Spring 2010 ACCT 2100 online syllabus - ACCT 2100...

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ACCT 2100 Introduction to Financial Accounting – Spring 2010 Online Sections Course Description Learning Objectives On-Line Concierge – Technical Support Info Instructor Contact Information Textbook Grading Semester Schedule Course Policies University and Departmental Policies Course Description and Learning Objectives At the end of this three-credit-hour course, the successful student will be able to: 1. Describe the format and content of the four financial statements. 2. Explain how financial information is used by and important to a variety of readers (creditors, suppliers, investors, employees, etc.). 3. Evaluate company results using financial statement information (e.g., ratio analysis). 4. Perform basic financial calculations designed to enhance analytical and decision- making skills. The goal of the Coles College of Business is to provide a well-balanced education for each student. This puzzle illustrates the pieces that fit together to provide that balance. 1
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This course addresses each piece of the puzzle as follows: Students demonstrate their analytical and decision-making skills through Graded Assignments. Critical Thinking Students identify the external forces that affect accounting and society’s need for information by completing Reading Assignments and listening to Narrated Slides and they demonstrate their knowledge through Quizzes and Exams. Ethics Students demonstrate their ability to effectively communicate and interact with others through e-mail along with Classroom Discussion Board postings and responses . Interaction Students identify the external forces that affect accounting and society’s need for accounting information by completing Reading Assignments and listening to Narrated Slides. Students demonstrate their knowledge through Graded Discussion Board postings, Quizzes and Exams Perspectives Students demonstrate resource management by completing Graded Assignments, Quizzes and Exams within the stated timeframes. Resource Management Students use technology to improve personal productivity by using online web-based tools to supplement the text, complete Graded Assignments and communicate with the instructor or other class members. Technology Students demonstrate their understanding of the format, content and use of financial statements and the effects of accounting treatments on financial results through Graded Assignments, the Course Project, Quizzes, and Tests. Discipline-Specific Knowledge 2
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On-Line Concierge – Technical Support Info Basic Technologies and Technological Skill Standards Along with self-motivation and good time management skills, online learning requires a good computer, proficiency in common software packages, a reliable network connection, and the ability to access resources electronically. Online learning is a wonderful experience, but it is not for everyone. Please complete the Student Online Readiness Tool that is provided by the University System of Georgia at the following link: http://alt.usg.edu/sort/ . There are six short
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