Accounting Principles, 8th Canadian Edition

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Accounting Principles, 8th Canadian Edition

By Jerry J. Weygandt, Donald E. Kieso, Paul D. Kimmel, Barbara Trenholm, Valerie R. Warren, Lori Novak

$89  CAN

Our top selling introductory accounting product Accounting Principles helps students succeed with its proven pedagogical framework, technical currency and an unparalleled robust suite of study and practice resources. It has been praised for its outstanding visual design, excellent writing style and clarity of presentation. The new eighth edition provides more opportunities to use technology and new features that empower students to apply what they have learned in the classroom to the world outside the classroom.

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Opportunities for Practice

A complete range of materials guide students through the basic levels of understanding—starting with questions, followed by brief exercises, exercises, problems and then integrative cases to broaden their perspectives. Questions can also be filtered by CPA competencies.

Students Engage with Multimedia Resources

Tutorials on the accounting cycle, demonstration problems, concept tutorials, as well as Office Hour Videos linked directly to the point of learning all help to reinforce concepts. The Office Hour Videos and the Applied Skills Videos let students preview material before class or review content outside of class.

Career Resource Centers.

These resources provide a variety of helpful options to bridge the gap between the classroom and careers. Here students will find career coaching videos, tools to create an e-portfolio and job/internship search resources, just to name a few.

    Features Include:

  • Accounting Weekly Updates: Stay updated and informed on the very latest in accounting news stories. Each week, instructors receive links to 3-5 new articles, video clips, business news stories, and so much more with discussion questions to elaborate on the stories during class.
  • Bloom’s Taxonomy: Questions,exercises and problems at the end of each chapter have been classified by the knowledge level required in answering each one.
  • Excel Template and Tutorial: Accompanying the continuing Santé Smoothie chronicle are the spreadsheets needed.
  • New Lightboard Videos: These videos feature a professor walking through the key concepts of Accounting Principles. These videos provide students 24-hour assistance and are a great study tool for reviewing content after class and for preparing for quizzes/exams.
  • Current Topics: Accounting changes frequently and with each revision Accounting Principles updates its content. Accounting standard updates are included in the course and align with students’ next course in accounting, Intermediate Accounting. Both Accounting Principles and Intermediate Accounting follow the same pedagogy. In fact, many of the same authors work on both courses and all authors collaborate to provide accounting students with a firm foundation in accounting and the tools to succeed in the field of accounting.
  • Additional Problem Material: In order to get accounting, you have to do With each course update, we continue to increase the number of problems per chapter so instructors never have to worry about running out of materials to assign.

Barbara Trenholm, FCPA, FCA, ICD.D, is a professor emerita at the University of New Brunswick, for which she continues to teach on a part-time basis. Her teaching and educational leadership has been widely recognized with numerous local, national, and international teaching awards. She also served a three-year term as a Teaching Scholar at the University of New Brunswick.

Barbara is a member of the boards of several public, Crown, and private corporations, including Plazacorp Retail REIT, NB Power, and the International Development Research Centre. She is a past board member of Atomic Energy of Canada Limited, the Canadian Institute of Chartered Accountants (now known as CPA Canada), and the Atlantic School of Chartered Accountancy (now known as CPA Atlantic School of Business), and past president of the New Brunswick Institute of Chartered Accountants (now known as CPA New Brunswick). She has extensive service as chair and a member of a wide range of committees at the provincial, national, and international levels of the accounting profession. In addition to her involvement with her profession, she has also served in leadership roles at the university and in the community.

She has presented at many conferences and published widely in the field of accounting education and standard setting in journals, including Accounting Horizons, Journal of the Academy of Business Education, CAmagazine, CGA Magazine, and CMA Magazine. She is also part of the Canadian author team of Weygandt, Kieso, Kimmel, Trenholm, Warren, and Novak, Accounting Principles, published by John Wiley & Sons Canada, Ltd.

Valerie Warren has been an accounting instructor at Kwantlen Polytechnic University in BC since 2007. Over the last 10 years, Valerie has taught a variety of accounting courses including introductory, intermediate, and advanced accounting, auditing, accounting theory, and financial statement presentation and analysis. Valerie is currently the chair of the accounting department at KPU. To keep in touch with public practice, Valerie also performs practice reviews for CPABC. Valerie is also the author of Auditing: A Practical Approach, 3rd Canadian Edition published by Wiley in 2018.

Lori Novak is an instructor at Red River College in Winnipeg, Manitoba. Her teaching experience includes course development and delivery in financial accounting, management accounting, and general business courses. Ms. Novak has a Bachelor of Commerce degree from Laurentian University and is in the process of completing a Master of Business Administration. She has professional accounting experience with Palmer, Badger & Co, Chartered Professional Accountants, as well as industry experience working in management. She has served on various volunteer boards as treasurer and fundraising manager in her community.

Volume One

Chapter 1: Accounting in Action

Chapter 2: The Recording Process

Chapter 3: Adjusting the Accounts

Chapter 4: Completion of the Accounting Cycle

Chapter 5: Accounting for Merchandising Operations

Chapter 6: Inventory Costing

Chapter 7: Internal Control and Cash

Chapter 8: Accounting for Receivables

Chapter 9: Long-Lived Assets

Chapter 10: Current Liabilities and Payroll

Volume Two

Chapter 9: Long-Lived Assets

Chapter 10: Current Liabilities and Payroll

Chapter 11: Financial Reporting Concepts

Chapter 12: Accounting for Partnerships

Chapter 13: Introduction to Corporations

Chapter 14: Corporations: Additional Topics and IFRS

Chapter 15: Non-current Liabilities

Chapter 16: Investments

Chapter 17: The Cash Flow Statement

Chapter 18: Financial Statement Analysis