Required and recommended texts and/or Materials
Carlon, S., McAlpine-Mladenovic, Lee, C., Mitrione, L., Kirk, N. and Wong, L. (2019) 'Financial Accounting: Reporting, Analysis and Decision Making', Wiley, QLD, Australia.
- Access to the textbook is essential for lecture references and for tutorial questions.
- The recommended textbook is an E-TEXT with interactive features. The E-TEXT can be purchased online at https://www.wileydirect.com.au/ or via the ACCG101 iLearn site at the beginning of the session when information on purchasing the textbook will be provided when available.
- In the alternative to the recommended E-TEXT, the hard copy of the textbook can be purchased from the Co-op bookshop. Limited copies of the textbook are available at the University library.
- The unit involves three (3) hours of face-to-face teaching per week, consisting of a one and a half (1.5) hour lecture and a one and a half (1.5) hour tutorial.
- The timetable for classes can be found on the University web page at: http:www.timetables.mq.edu.au
- You have to attend your registered tutorial class to submit assessed coursework and sit for the class test.
- Any changes to tutorial registration must be made through e-student and finalised by the end of Week 1, after which point changes are no longer available.
Technology Used and Required
- You must be familiar with the learning management system, iLearn.
- You need to know how to access the e-reserve to download articles.
- You need to conduct research and be familiar with Internet search engines and library databases.
- You are required to use the MYOB software to complete the MYOB assignment.
Unit Web Page
- Course materials will be made available on the learning management system (iLearn). It is essential to visit the unit web page regularly to access the Unit Guide, announcements, supplementary reading materials, lecture and tutorial materials, and staff consultation hours.
- The web page for this unit can be found at: http://ilearn.mq.edu.au. To access the web page you need to enter your username and password. You should contact ITHelpdesk if you need any assistance.
Learning and Teaching Activities
In the lecture, you will be given practical explanations and examples to supplement the text materials. You are expected to read both the relevant textbook chapter(s) listed in the Unit Schedule and any supplementary materials specified on iLearn before attending the lecture. Lecture slides in pdf format will be available on the unit web page on a weekly basis. It is suggested that you bring a copy of these lecture slides to each class and make any additional notes that you think are important.
Tutorial classes commence in Week 1. The purpose of tutorials (especially from Week 2 to 13) is to provide an interactive learning environment in which to apply and practice the content covered in lectures. You are required to prepare for the weekly tutorial homework questions before attending your registered tutorial class.
The suggested solutions to tutorial homework questions will be made available on the unit web page by the end of each week. You are expected to self-assess your own homework attempt against the suggested solutions. If you are experiencing difficulties, you are strongly advised to attend staff consultations and PAL sessions.
This unit includes a KickStart package, designed to help you get a head start on your studies. Being well prepared can be the key to success, so be sure to take advantage of KickStart and make it work for you.
What is it?
KickStart is a package of resources and activities in iLearn that is specific to studying this unit. Your package includes resource videos, links, and quizzes (not counting toward your final grade).
When is it available?
It is available on iLearn in the KickStart package.
Please note that the activities in the KickStart package do not count towards the final grade of the unit.