Choices and Solutions • Century 21 Multicolumn Journal • Five-column multicolumn journal • Special journals in cycle two • Century 21 Accounting General Journal • Two-column general journal • Special journals in cycle two • Century 21 Advanced Accounting • Management accounting • Cost accounting • Not-for-profit accounting • Financial analysis
Unmatched Teacher Involvement • An ongoing Teacher Review Board of 50 expert educators guided each stage of this edition. • Extensive customer interviews • Numerous focus groups • Nationwide surveys
First-Hand Student Input • First-hand insight into how today’s students study and learn • Shaped interactive, dynamic web-like internal design • Selected powerful examples and companies throughout
Organization • Each chapter is organized into three or four lessons with corresponding assessment activities at point of use • Short application problems at end of each chapter ensure student understanding before completing longer Mastery and Challenge problems
Integration of Commercial Software • Moving students ahead with built-in popular commercial software • Step-by-step instructions • Flexibility to use multiple versions • Instructions are not version-specific
Technology for Today’s Student • Automated Accounting 8 (site license) • Automated Simulations (ch. 8, 16, 22) • Companion Website • www.c21accounting.com New! Online Working Papers
User friendly • Commercial Functionality • Electronic Auditor, built into the program, automatically checks every problem, making grading simple. • Prepares students for any accounting system they will encounter on the job. • AA is integrated with every chapter for cohesive practice • AA can be used with any South-Western Accounting text 7e, 8e or 9e • Purchased as a site license
High-Interest Simulations • Service Business (proprietorship) • Completed after Chapter 8 • Completion time: 4-8 hours • Merchandising (corporation) • Completed after Chapter 16 • Completion time: 10-17 hours All simulations are available in manual and Automated versions
High-Interest Simulations • Merchandising (proprietorship) • Completed after Chapter 22 • Completion time: 10-15 hours All simulations are available in manual and Automated versions
www.c21accounting.com • Free Web site • Wealth of online learning tools • Interactive Study Tools, Quizzes, Workplace Readiness documents, & Student portfolios. • Password-Protected Teacher Resources • Solutions, Lesson Plans, PowerPoint, Quizzes, Drills, Ethics Presentation, Block Scheduling, and MUCH MORE!
Online Working Papers • Students complete these worksheets online • Identical to the printed working papers • Automatically graded and entered into the Instructor’s Online gradebook – Saving you time! • Students receive instant feedback • You have accurate assessments of the student’s completed work and an instant sense of each student’s comprehension www.aplia.com
Aplia’s Online Working Papers Century 21 8e & 9e • General Journal (green) • Ch. 1-24 • Ch. 1-16 split • Ch. 17-24 split • Multicolumn (blue) • Ch. 1-24 • Ch. 1-16 split • Ch. 17-24 split • Advanced (red) • Ch. 1-24 • Fundamentals (purple)
Online Working Papers are Identical to Printed Working Papers Include • Study Guides • End of Lesson Exercises • End of Chapter Exercises • Reinforcement Activities • Chapter and Part Tests (Located in the Unassigned Folder)
What users are saying… “We use the Multicolumn Journal from South-Western with the Online Working Papers. I have been very happy both with the text and the working papers. This system has allowed me to pinpoint exactly what students are doing wrong, and I have the time to work one-on-one with them to assist them in understanding. I cannot say enough about how this system has improved my instruction.” Kathy H.Business Education Teacher, Wisconsin
What users are saying… “I am using South-Western’s Online Working Papers and love it. It is great not having to grade accounting papers nightly and the kids love getting instant feedback on their homework and tests.” Katie G. Business and Information Technology, Wisconsin
What users are saying… “I cannot tell you how pleased I've been with Aplia Online Working papers. The automatic grading has been a life saver. The most impressive thing about Aplia is how much more engaged my students are compared to the traditional workbook. I am amazed at how much easier it is to keep them on task using Aplia.” Eric LottAccounting, Brandon High School, MI
What users are saying… 61% say that student performance has improved in their class since using the Online Working Papers!
By how much? 34% - students’ grades have improved by 6-10% 43% - students’ grades have improved by >11%
What users are saying…. 82% report that their students are more engaged in the Accounting course. 75% say their ability to monitor student progress has improved.
What users are saying… 70% say that after using Online Working Papers, their students are more likely to enroll in further study in accounting and/or other business education courses.
Let’s take a look inside… www.aplia.com
System Requirements • All browsers on PCs and MACs • Internet connection • Flash Player • No proprietary plug-ins
Student View Announcements Current Assignments
Mirror the Printed Working Papers Identical to Printed Working Papers Learn and practice manual accounting in an online environment
Smart Text Entry Smart Text Entry decreases data entry errors and ensures accurate grading Misspelled word? Text changes to RED
Exercise Instructions The student sees the entire problem. No need to look back and forth from the accounting book to the working papers.
Practice Assignment Fill in the numbers and “check Answer.”
Students Receive Immediate Feedback Checked problem. Notice items that are incorrect “X.”
Students Receive Immediate Feedback Explanation allows students to view the correct answers
Practice VS. Graded Practice Assignments • Students receive immediate feedback • Students can view correct answers Graded Assignments • Students will not receive feedback until after the due date • Students will not be able to see the correct answers until after the due date *Instructor can change any assignment from “practice” to “graded” and vice versa
Grades Students can keep track of their own performance
Graded Assignments Graded Assignments assess student andclass progress NEW! Students can save partially-completed work and complete at a later date
Print Blank Worksheets Student doesn’t have a computer at home? No problem Print the exercise; complete it manually; Student enters amounts when there is access to a computer.
Course Outline Aplia builds the course and distributes assignments based on your course length and syllabus The instructor has the ability to customize the assignment schedule and due dates
Chapter and Part Tests Included Test are located in the Unassigned Folder
Course Materials Upload additional course materials such as lesson PowerPoints, web links, articles, etc.
Grade Book As students complete assignments, their grades are imported directly into your aplia grade book View and download grade book in a simple spreadsheet (Excel-compatible)
View Student Work Instructor can view student work
Manage Announcements Add, Edit, Delete Announcements
Email Students Email a group of students or an individual student
Adjust Scores, Due Dates, and Time Limits for an Individual or Group of Students Manually overwrite grades and adjust due dates for an individual or group of students.
Save Time - Copy All Course Settings From One Year to the Next Assignment due dates, time limits, uploaded course material, and more can be copied from one year to the next