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Aplia for Financial Accounting 11th Edition

Belverd E. Needles, Marian Powers

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Belverd E. Needles, DePaul University

Belverd E. Needles, Jr., received his BBA and MBA degrees from Texas Tech University and his PhD degree from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. He teaches financial accounting, managerial accounting, and auditing at DePaul University, where he is an internationally recognized expert in international accounting and education. He has published in leading journals and is the author or editor of more than 20 books and monographs. His current research relates to international financial reporting, performance measurement, and corporate governance of high-performance companies in the United States, Europe, India, and Australia. His textbooks are used throughout the world and have received many awards, including (in 2008) the McGuffey Award from the Text and Academic Authors Association. Active in many academic and professional organizations, he is immediate past vice president-education of the American Accounting Association. He received the Distinguished Alumni Award from Texas Tech University, the Illinois CPA Society Outstanding Educator Award and its Life-Time Achievement Award, the Joseph A. Silvoso Faculty Award of Merit from the Federation of Schools of Accountancy, the Ledger & Quill Award of Merit, and the Ledger & Quill Teaching Excellence Award. He was named Educator of the Year by the American Institute of CPAs, Accountant of the Year for Education by the national honorary society Beta Alpha Psi, and Outstanding International Accounting Educator by the American Accounting Association. He received the Excellence in Teaching Award from DePaul University.

Marian Powers, Northwestern University

Marian Powers received her B.S. degree from Chicago State University and her Ph.D. degree from University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. In addition to the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University, she has taught financial accounting at the University of Illinois, Chicago, and at the Lake Forest Graduate School of Management. Internationally recognized as a dynamic teacher in executive education, she specializes in teaching nonfinancial managers how to read and understand internal and external financial reports, including the impact of international financial reporting standards (IFRS). Her current research relates to international financial reporting, performance measurement, and corporate governance of high-performance companies in the United States, Europe, India, and Australia. Her research has been published in leading journals. Her textbooks, coauthored with Belverd E. Needles, Jr., are used throughout the world and have received many awards, including the Textbook Excellence Award and the McGuffey Award from the Text and Academic Authors Association. She has also coauthored three interactive multimedia software products. She currently serves on the Board of the CPA Endowment Fund of Illinois and is immediate past-chair of the Board of Governors of the Winnetka Community House. She is a member of International Association of Accounting Education and Research, and Illinois CPA Society. She has served on the Board of Directors of the Illinois CPA Society, the Educational Foundation of Women in Accounting, and both the national as well as Chicago chapters of ASWA.

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Cengage provides a range of supplements that are updated in coordination with the main title selection. For more information about these supplements, contact your Learning Consultant.

FOR INSTRUCTORS

Financial Accounting

ISBN: 9780538476010
FINANCIAL ACCOUNTING, Eleventh Edition continues a distinguished tradition of combining academic needs with professional thought to prepare students for a dynamic business world. Through market-leading integration of International Financial Reporting Standards coverage and real-world data, trusted pedagogy, and a clear writing style that simplifies complex concepts, FINANCIAL ACCOUNTING, Eleventh Edition, develops the judgment and critical-thinking skills students will need to succeed. The new edition is fully updated for IFRS, includes unique elements on ratio analysis, and offers two unique choices for online homework software: CengageNOW and Aplia.

Instructor's Resource CD-ROM

ISBN: 9781111527020
Place all of the key teaching resources you need at your fingertips with this all-in-one source. Find everything you need to plan, teach, grade and assess student understanding and progress. This CD includes the Solutions Manual, Instructor's Manual, Test Bank in Word and ExamView®, PowerPoint® slides and Spreadsheet Solutions. The Solutions Manual is author-written and carefully verified multiple times to ensure accuracy and consistency with the text. ExamView is an easy-to-use test-creation program for Microsoft® Windows or Macintosh contains all questions from the printed Test Bank, including true/false, multiple choice, short answer, and problem questions. Each question indicates an answer, learning objective, key concept, level of difficulty, learning type, and AACSB and AICPA standards. New for this edition, a matching problem type has been added for each chapter and the short answer and problem question types have been expanded.

Electronic Working Papers

ISBN: 9781111528829
Verified to ensure accuracy and quality consistent with the text, the working papers for the problems are provided in Excel format to provide students with a starting point for completing end-of-chapter problems and journal entries from the textbook.

FOR STUDENTS

Financial Accounting

ISBN: 9780538476010
FINANCIAL ACCOUNTING, Eleventh Edition, continues a distinguished tradition of combining academic needs with professional thought to prepare students for a dynamic business world. Through market-leading integration of International Financial Reporting Standards coverage and real-world data, trusted pedagogy, and a clear writing style that simplifies complex concepts, FINANCIAL ACCOUNTING, Eleventh Edition, develops the judgment and critical-thinking skills readers will need to succeed.

Electronic Working Papers

ISBN: 9781111528829
You'll find the tools you need to enhance your learning experience with these working papers. The preformatted Excel templates allow you to more easily work on end-of-chapter problems and journal entries from the textbook.