Carlon, S., McAlpine-Mladenovic, R., Palm, C., Mitrione, L., Kirk, N. and Wong, L. (2016) 'Financial Accounting: Reporting, Analysis and Decision Making', Wiley, QLD, Australia.
This text will be used in both ACCG100 and ACCG101. Students can purchase this text either at the Co-op, Macquarie University, or online at http://wileydirect.com.au
This text is available in both hard copy and E-Text formats.
Students will also be required to source other online material including:
- Chwastiak, M. and Young, J. (2003) "Silences in Annual Reports." Critical Perspectives on Accounting, vol.14, no.5, pp.533-552.
- Evans, E., Burritt, R. and Guthrie, J. (2015) "Future Proofing the Profession: Preparing Business Leaders and Finance Professionals for 2025." The Institute of Chartered Accountants, Sydney, Australia.
- Evans, E., Burritt, R. and Guthrie, J. (2011) "Bridging the gap between academic accounting research and professional practice." The Institute of Chartered Accountants, Sydney, Australia.
- Hines, R. (1988) "Financial accounting: in communicating reality, we construct reality." Accounting, organizations and society, vol.13, no.3, pp.251-261.
- International Accounting Education Standards Board (IAESB) @ http://www.iaesb.org/
- United Nations Global Compact @ https://www.unglobalcompact.org/
Other required material will be available to students throughout the session via iLearn.
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What is it?
KickStart is a package of resources and activities in iLearn that is specific to studying this unit. Your package may include welcome videos from the Unit Convenor, introductory quizzes and insights on the unit.
When is it available?
Two weeks before the start of the session, log into iLearn and access the KickStart package.
Please note that the activities in the KickStart package do not count towards the final grade of the unit.
What is required to complete this unit satisfactorily?
In addition to the requirements outlined in the Assessment tasks section above, it is expected that students in this course are independent learners who assume personal responsibility for their learning and undertake a pro-active approach to addressing any deficiencies in their understanding of the course materials through independent research and inquiry and through consultations with peers and instructors as appropriate.