Survey of Accounting

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    Survey of Accounting

    By Paul D. Kimmel and Jerry J. Weygandt

    Survey of Accounting is ideally suited for a one-semester introductory accounting course that follows a non-debits and credits approach. This program explains accounting concepts without the use of debits and credits, while emphasizing the importance of financial statements and the decision-making process.

    WileyPLUS for Survey of Accounting includes ORION Adaptive Practice that helps students build their proficiency on topics and use their study time most effectively.

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    What's Inside

    ORION helps you identify students’ proficiency early.

    The Metacognitive Report helps you differentiate between groups of students. From here, you can quickly decide which students need additional direction and intervene on the spot.

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    Algorithmic multiple-choice test bank questions make student assessment easy.

    All questions are tagged to Bloom’s Taxonomy, AACSB, AICPA, and IMA standards, enabling you to quickly demonstrate outcomes, analyze student performance, and make immediate improvements.

    Solution Walkthrough Videos help students succeed.

    Author Paul Kimmel walks students step-by-step through solutions to homework problems. These engaging videos are based on problems that are similar to the problems students will find in their homework assignments.

    FEATURES INCLUDE

    • Transaction Analysis/Financial Statement Illustrations: Show how an accounting transaction impacts cash, dividends, the balance sheet, and the income statement
    • Interactive Tutorials: Provide instructors the opportunity to assign pre-lecture or lecture-replacement assignments and allow students to study anywhere, anytime
    • Real-World Context: Apply chapter topics to real-world companies with assignable assessment questions
    • Organized Learning: Relevant videos and resources that help students make the best use of time outside of class
    • Develop Excel Skills: Give students hands-on practice with relevant Excel functions, while videos teach students the basic steps

    About the Authors

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    PAUL D. KIMMEL

    Paul D. Kimmel, PhD, CPA, received his bachelor’s degree from the University of Minnesota and his doctorate in accounting from the University of Wisconsin. He is an Associate Professor at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, and has public accounting experience with Deloitte & Touche (Minneapolis). He was the recipient of the UWM School of Business Advisory Council Teaching Award, the Reggie Taite Excellence in Teaching Award, and a three-time winner of the Outstanding Teaching Assistant Award at the University of Wisconsin. He is also a recipient of the Elijah Watts Sells Award for Honorary Distinction for his results on the CPA exam. He is a member of the American Accounting Association and the Institute of Management Accountants and has published articles in Accounting Review, Accounting Horizons, Advances in Management Accounting, Managerial Finance, Issues in Accounting Education, Journal of Accounting Education, as well as other journals. His research interests include accounting for financial instruments and innovation in accounting education. He has published papers and given numerous talks on incorporating critical thinking into accounting education, and helped prepare a catalog of critical thinking resources for the Federated Schools of Accountancy.

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    JERRY J. WEYGANDT

    Jerry J. Weygandt, PhD, CPA, is Arthur Andersen Alumni Emeritus Professor of Accounting at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. He holds a PhD in accounting from the University of Illinois. Articles by Professor Weygandt have appeared in the Accounting Review, Journal of Accounting Research, Accounting Horizons, Journal of Accountancy, and other academic and professional journals. These articles have examined such financial reporting issues as accounting for price-level adjustments, pensions, convertible securities, stock option contracts, and interim reports. Professor Weygandt is author of other accounting and financial reporting books and is a member of the American Accounting Association, the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, and the Wisconsin Society of Certified Public Accountants. He has served on numerous committees of the American Accounting Association and as a member of the editorial board of the Accounting Review; he also has served as President and Secretary-Treasurer of the American Accounting Association. In addition, he has been actively involved with the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and has been a member of the Accounting Standards Executive Committee (AcSEC) of that organization. He has served on the FASB task force that examined the reporting issues related to accounting for income taxes and served as a trustee of the Financial Accounting Foundation. Professor Weygandt has received the Chancellor’s Award for Excellence in Teaching and the Beta Gamma Sigma Dean’s Teaching Award. He is the recipient of the Wisconsin Institute of CPA’s Outstanding Educator’s Award and the Lifetime Achievement Award. In 2001 he received the American Accounting Association’s Outstanding Educator Award.

    Table of Contents

    Chapter 1: Introduction to Financial Statements
    Chapter 2: A Further Look at Financial Statements
    Chapter 3: The Accounting Information System
    Chapter 4: Accrual Accounting Concepts
    Chapter 5: Fraud, Internal Control, and Cash
    Chapter 6: Recording and Analyzing Merchandising Transactions, Receivables, and Inventory
    Chapter 7: Reporting and Analyzing Long-Lived Assets
    Chapter 8: Reporting and Analyzing Liabilities and Stockholders’ Equity
    Chapter 9: Financial Analysis: The Big Picture
    Chapter 10: Managerial Accounting
    Chapter 11: Cost-Volume-Profit
    Chapter 12: Incremental Analysis
    Chapter 13: Budgetary Planning
    Chapter 14: Budgetary Control and Responsibility Accounting
    Chapter 15: Standard Costs and Balanced Scorecard
    Chapter 16: Planning for Capital Investments

    Appendix A: Apple
    Appendix B: Columbia
    Appendix C: VF
    Appendix D: Double-Entry Accounting System
    Appendix E: Time Value of Money

    Resources

    INSTRUCTOR RESOURCES

    • PowerPoint Slides: Includes a lecture guideline that follows the sequence of content in each chapter, and multiple-choice questions encourage classroom discussion
    • Solutions Manual: Contains complete solutions for all textbook questions, brief exercises, DO IT! exercises, problems, and EYCT cases
    • Instructor’s Manual: Includes chapter reviews and a syllabus
    • Diploma Computerized Test Bank: Provides assessment questions that allow instructors to tailor examinations according to multiple learning outcomes
    • Respondus Computerized Test Bank: Helps create and manage exams that can be printed to paper or published directly to Blackboard, ANGEL, Brightspace by D2L, Pearson eCollege, Canvas, Moodle, and other learning systems (exams can be created offline using a familiar Windows environment or moved from one LMS to another)
    • Test Bank: Available in a printable, editable format that provides assessment questions that allow instructors to tailor examinations according to multiple learning outcomes
    • Excel Templates: Allow students to complete end-of-chapter exercises
    • WileyPLUS with ORION Assessment and Gradebook

    STUDENT RESOURCES

    • Solution Walkthrough Videos
    • Excel Templates
    • Applied Skills Videos
    • Interactive Tutorials
    • Additional Practice Problems
    • PowerPoint Slides
    • WileyPLUS with ORION

    ORION helps you identify students’ proficiency early.

    The Metacognitive Report helps you differentiate between groups of students. From here, you can quickly decide which students need additional direction and intervene on the spot.

    kimmel-finacc-feature3

    Algorithmic multiple-choice test bank questions make student assessment easy.

    All questions are tagged to Bloom’s Taxonomy, AACSB, AICPA, and IMA standards, enabling you to quickly demonstrate outcomes, analyze student performance, and make immediate improvements.

    Solution Walkthrough Videos help students succeed.

    Author Paul Kimmel walks students step-by-step through solutions to homework problems. These engaging videos are based on problems that are similar to the problems students will find in their homework assignments.

    FEATURES INCLUDE

    • Transaction Analysis/Financial Statement Illustrations: Show how an accounting transaction impacts cash, dividends, the balance sheet, and the income statement
    • Interactive Tutorials: Provide instructors the opportunity to assign pre-lecture or lecture-replacement assignments and allow students to study anywhere, anytime
    • Real-World Context: Apply chapter topics to real-world companies with assignable assessment questions
    • Organized Learning: Relevant videos and resources that help students make the best use of time outside of class
    • Develop Excel Skills: Give students hands-on practice with relevant Excel functions, while videos teach students the basic steps
    kimmel

    PAUL D. KIMMEL

    Paul D. Kimmel, PhD, CPA, received his bachelor’s degree from the University of Minnesota and his doctorate in accounting from the University of Wisconsin. He is an Associate Professor at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee and has public accounting experience with Deloitte & Touche (Minneapolis). He was the recipient of the UWM School of Business Advisory Council Teaching Award, the Reggie Taite Excellence in Teaching Award, and a three-time winner of the Outstanding Teaching Assistant Award at the University of Wisconsin. He is also a recipient of the Elijah Watts Sells Award for Honorary Distinction for his results on the CPA exam. He is a member of the American Accounting Association and the Institute of Management Accountants and has published articles in Accounting Review, Accounting Horizons, Advances in Management Accounting, Managerial Finance, Issues in Accounting Education, Journal of Accounting Education, as well as other journals. His research interests include accounting for financial instruments and innovation in accounting education. He has published papers and given numerous talks on incorporating critical thinking into accounting education and helped prepare a catalog of critical thinking resources for the Federated Schools of Accountancy.

    weygandt

    JERRY J. WEYGANDT

    Jerry J. Weygandt, PhD, CPA, is Arthur Andersen Alumni Emeritus Professor of Accounting at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. He holds a PhD in accounting from the University of Illinois. Articles by Professor Weygandt have appeared in the Accounting Review, Journal of Accounting Research, Accounting Horizons, Journal of Accountancy, and other academic and professional journals. These articles have examined such financial reporting issues as accounting for price-level adjustments, pensions, convertible securities, stock option contracts, and interim reports. Professor Weygandt is author of other accounting and financial reporting books and is a member of the American Accounting Association, the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, and the Wisconsin Society of Certified Public Accountants. He has served on numerous committees of the American Accounting Association and as a member of the editorial board of the Accounting Review; he also has served as President and Secretary-Treasurer of the American Accounting Association. In addition, he has been actively involved with the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and has been a member of the Accounting Standards Executive Committee (AcSEC) of that organization. He has served on the FASB task force that examined the reporting issues related to accounting for income taxes and served as a trustee of the Financial Accounting Foundation. Professor Weygandt has received the Chancellor’s Award for Excellence in Teaching and the Beta Gamma Sigma Dean’s Teaching Award. He is the recipient of the Wisconsin Institute of CPA’s Outstanding Educator’s Award and the Lifetime Achievement Award. In 2001, he received the American Accounting Association’s Outstanding Educator Award.

    Chapter 1: Introduction to Financial Statements
    Chapter 2: A Further Look at Financial Statements
    Chapter 3: The Accounting Information System
    Chapter 4: Accrual Accounting Concepts
    Chapter 5: Fraud, Internal Control, and Cash
    Chapter 6: Recording and Analyzing Merchandising Transactions, Receivables, and Inventory
    Chapter 7: Reporting and Analyzing Long-Lived Assets
    Chapter 8: Reporting and Analyzing Liabilities and Stockholders’ Equity
    Chapter 9: Financial Analysis: The Big Picture
    Chapter 10: Managerial Accounting
    Chapter 11: Cost-Volume-Profit
    Chapter 12: Incremental Analysis
    Chapter 13: Budgetary Planning
    Chapter 14: Budgetary Control and Responsibility Accounting
    Chapter 15: Standard Costs and Balanced Scorecard
    Chapter 16: Planning for Capital Investments

    Appendix A: Apple
    Appendix B: Columbia
    Appendix C: VF
    Appendix D: Double-Entry Accounting System
    Appendix E: Time Value of Money

    INSTRUCTOR RESOURCES

    • PowerPoint Slides: Includes a lecture guideline that follows the sequence of content in each chapter, and multiple-choice questions encourage classroom discussion
    • Solutions Manual: Contains complete solutions for all textbook questions, brief exercises, DO IT! exercises, problems, and EYCT cases
    • Instructor’s Manual: Includes chapter reviews and a syllabus
    • Diploma Computerized Test Bank: Provides assessment questions that allow instructors to tailor examinations according to multiple learning outcomes
    • Respondus Computerized Test Bank: Helps create and manage exams that can be printed to paper or published directly to Blackboard, ANGEL, Brightspace by D2L, Pearson eCollege, Canvas, Moodle, and other learning systems (exams can be created offline using a familiar Windows environment or moved from one LMS to another)
    • Test Bank: Available in a printable, editable format that provides assessment questions that allow instructors to tailor examinations according to multiple learning outcomes
    • Excel Templates: Allow students to complete end-of-chapter exercises
    • WileyPLUS with ORION Assessment and Gradebook

    STUDENT RESOURCES

    • Solution Walkthrough Videos
    • Excel Templates
    • Applied Skills Videos
    • Interactive Tutorials
    • Additional Practice Problems
    • PowerPoint Slides
    • WileyPLUS with ORION

    Paul Kimmel on WileyPLUS with ORION

    Watch this quick video to see how Paul Kimmel successfully integrates WileyPLUS with ORION in the course he teaches. For a full sample syllabus, please contact us.