AC 325 Intermediate Accounting II
S2J 2012 PVH
Bartlett, Barbara Ann
MBA - UMKCBA - Accounting and Finance - Park UniversityCPA and CFE
Immediately before and after class
3/19 - 5/7/2012
5:30 - 10:00 PM
AC320 Intermediate I
Textbook: Kieso, Weygandt Warfield (2012) Intermediate Accounting (14th Edition), ISBN - 13: 978-0-470-58723-2
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This is a Blended Modality Course. Approximately 40% of the activities in the class will require you to have regular access using a reliable internet connection to eCompanion, the course website, accessed through Park.org or My Park. The course will be presented through lecture, discussions, in class problems and homework. There will be a total of six quizzes a mid-term exam and a comprehensive final exam. All assignments are to be submitted using the course website Dropbox, either in a word document or excel. All assignments will state what format to submit. Accounting is learned best by doing, and each student is expected to do all assignments.
Learning Outcomes: Core Learning Outcomes
The test examines each learning outcome with 20 questions. Eighteen multiple-choice questions will be based upon a distribution of critical thinking concepts applied to a learning outcome. Two questions will examine a communication/writing component. Each question will be weighted as 5 points.
Link to Class RubricClass Assessment: This is a Blended Modality Course. Approximately 40% of the activities in the class will require you to have regular access using a reliable internet connection to eCompanion, the course website, accessed through Park.org or My Park. The course will be presented through lecture, discussions, in class problems, online quizzes, activities and homework. There will be a total of six quizzes a mid-term exam and a comprehensive final exam. All assignments are to be submitted using the course website Dropbox, either in a word document or excel. All assignments will state what format to submit. Accounting is learned best by doing, and each student is expected to do all assignments.
Class will meet one night a week, on Monday. The amount of live classroom time has been decreased by 40% (2 hours) and substituted in eCompanion. You are expected to spend at least 2 hours a week in eCompanion in addition to the homework that would be the same in either modality.
You must answer at least one discussion question and comment on at least three other questions answered by your classmates. Comments must add to the question. If you do not agree with anyone else’s answer or comment derogatory answers or comments will result in points deducted from your grade. Additionally, you will be required to read the end of Chapter sections of IFRS and comment.
25 pts each
Discussion Questions, Lessons Learned and Comments
20 pts each week
10 pts per chapter
Final Comprehensive Exam
Grades will be assigned as follows:
A = 90% (710 pts - 639 pts)
The course grade for students will be based on the overall average of homework and tests taken during the course in accordance with the weighting of the various requirements as stated in the syllabus.
All final exams in all School of Business courses will be comprehensive and will be closed book and closed notes. They will constitute 30% of the total course grade and will not be a take-home exam. They will be completed during the test week in the period designated by the registrar or by the Proctor in the case online courses. If calculators are allowed, they will not be multifunctional electronic devices that include features such as: phones, cameras, instant messaging, pagers, and so forth. Electronic Computers will not be allowed on final exams unless an exception is made by the Dean of the School of Business.
Classroom Rules of Conduct: Each student is expected to do their own work, and be respectful of others during class discussions in the classroom and in the eCompanion. All cell phones are to be turned off during face-to-face class. Every student is expected to participate in classroom discussions. This is an accelerated program class, getting behind will not enable you to pass.
Course Topic/Dates/Assignments: This course will expand on topics already communicated in AC201, AC202 and AC320. Students are expected to read the Chapters to be discussed in class before class meets. As stated previously approximately 40% of this course is presented online in eCompanion. The scope of the activities is outlined below and will be communicated in eCompanion. You must access eCompanion on a regular basis to complete assignments and check for any new instructions or information and participate in the required activities.
Chapters are to be read before class
Problems will be selected from the book and worked in class. All students are expected to contribute to solving the in-class problems.
All Quizzes will be taken on-line. Each student is required to select one discussion question posted on line and provide an answer. Each student is also required to post comments to at least three other discussion questions answered by a fellow student. Each student is also required to comment on the IFRS section at the end of each chapter in the "Lessons Learned" section on line.
All assignments are to be completed and submitted in the eCompanion dropbox by SUNDAY of the week assigned no later than 11:59 p.m. unless otherwise notified.
Lecture on assigned Chapters
In class problems and discussions
Answer and comment on Discussion questions posted and Lessons Learned in IFRS section of Chapter 15
Lecture on assigned Chapters
Answer and comment on Discussion questions posted and Lessons Learned in IFRS section of Chapters 16 and 17
Answer and comment on Discussion questions posted and Lessons Learned in IFRS section of Chapter 18
Answer and comment on Discussion questions posted and Lessons Learned in IFRS section of Chapters 19 and 20
P19-4, P19-5 and P19-6
Answer and comment on Discussion questions posted and Lessons Learned in IFRS section of Chapters 21 and 22
Lecture on assigned Chapter
Answer and comment on Discussion questions posted and Lessons Learned in IFRS section of Chapter 23
P23-5 and P23-8
Answer and comment on Discussion questions posted and Lessons Learned in IFRS section of Chapter 24
Answer and comment on Discussion questions posted .
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