Course Overview and Introduction

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Click to edit Master subtitle style ACCT 361: Accounting Information Systems Class #1 Course Overview and Introduction
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My teaching philosophy and ACCT-361 . . . n Students can only learn by doing n Students should understand – not memorize n This course provides the link between education and practice n ACCT-361 is a fully-coordinated course q All instructors teach the same material q Common assignments, projects, and exams q Grading is coordinated n Example comments
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ACCT-361 Administrative Items n Syllabus n Academic Integrity Code n Blackboard n Tentative Schedule and Content n Homework and Project Policies n Class Photos – Class #3 n Industry Survey – Class #3
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Food for thought . . . n What is the definition of accounting? n How timely are general purpose financial statements? n What information is reported? n How long have we used double-entry bookkeeping? n What is the purpose of double-entry bookkeeping?
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The Accounting Profession: Change n The gap between education and practice is widening n More non-accounting majors are being hired by the big firms n Accounting Education: Charting the Course through a Perilous Future, W. Steve Albrecht, Brigham Young University , and Robert J. Sack, University of Virginia q http://aaahq.org/pubs/AESv16/toc.htm
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AECC: General Accounting Education “Accounting courses should present accounting as an information development and communication process. The central theme should be how information is identified,
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