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Syllabus Highlights 1 Introduction
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What to Expect What to Expect Philosophy Part I – learning the concepts of Financial Accounting “Teachers open the door. You enter by yourself” (old Chinese proverb) Philosophy Part II – applying the concepts “What we have to learn to do, we learn by doing” (Aristotle) This means Homework!
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Motivation: Hottest Careers for College Graduates (2008-2018)
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More Motivation: Flex Time Flourishes in Accounting Industry 4 When it comes to respecting the work-life balance of employees, the accounting industry far outshines the rest of corporate America Some firms let employees can take off the entire summer to devote to their children; Employees work just three days a week during nonpeak months. Generally give 12 weeks of paid maternity leave, with fathers often receiving six weeks Several firms grant sabbaticals of three or six months at 40 percent pay and full health benefits By STEVEN GREENHOUSE Published: January 7, 2011, NY Times
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Course Objectives Course Objectives To provide you with a working knowledge of accounting processes and concepts the content of financial statements the framework of accounting theory
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At Your Convenience Section, What’s that At Your Convenience Section, What’s that mean? mean? Class Time will be used for going over End of Chapter Exercises and Problems Class is optional (coming to, not watching the video) and will be video-taped, with streaming available ~1 hour after class ends. Watch Live via Web or Second Life Tweet questions using #acg2021_x weekly hastag Link to Class-Video is available via WebCourses No in-class Lectures Lectures are available on-line: Web-based Via Webcourses or Via http://www.mydebitcredit.com/test-new-page/screen Second Life Financial Accounting Theater iPod or .wmv Video download Via Webcourses
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Read your Email: My Email to the class will be via WebCourses ONLY! Please read it. Read Discussion Boards and ONLY post within appropriate folder Refrain from sharing opinions Good or Bad READ THE WIKI: Syllabus Course Schedule MAL, CMAP, Second Life, Twitter Pages You have 7 Days from a grade being posted to. ... Let me know its not there Let me know you disagree You drop the lowest Exam Score so. .. NO MAKEUP EXAMS
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Stuff to Keep you Sane This class is a Marathon Pace Yourself Watch my Lectures Come to class/Watch the class Video Read the Book Do the HW Do as many problems/exercises/quiz questions as you can bear using MyAccountingLab Study Plan ASK FOR HELP!
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This note was uploaded on 09/16/2011 for the course ACG 2021 taught by Professor Hornik during the Spring '08 term at University of Central Florida.

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