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New webinars added for the next two weeks

We have just scheduled another series of webinars for the next two weeks to help with converting to remote teaching (Tracie Miller-Nobles, Jennifer Cainas, and me.) Most of these webinars are just 30 minutes. Go ahead and register even if you have a time conflict; we will be emailing out links to the recordings and […]

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Two more online teaching webinars this week

We (Jennifer Cainas, Tracie Miller-Nobles, and I) have two more 30-minute online teaching webinars this week: Polling options for online classes, Thursday, March 19, 3 – 3:30 pm Eastern Options for writing on your screen, Friday, March 20, 11 – 11:30 am Eastern Register for the webinars at our Accounting Is Analytics website at https://accountingisanalytics.com/webinars/ […]

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Strategies for giving exams online webinar recording

Over the past few days, I have gotten a lot of requests for the recording of the webinar that Jennifer Cainas and I hosted on Friday, March 15, about various strategies for giving exams online. You can find that recording at this link. You can also download the slides for the webinar at this link.  […]

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Two webinars this week: Options for online office hours and Building online student engagement

Has your school converted all courses to online? Still scrambling to figure out what this means for your course? Jennifer Cainas (University of South Florida), Tracie Miller-Noble (Austin Community College) and me (Kent State University) will be hosting two 30-minute webinars this coming week. One will address the options for online office hours and the […]

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Using Collaborate Ultra to deliver class live online? Here’s help….

Are you faced with teaching live online for the first time? Does your school have Collaborate Ultra? Collaborate Ultra is an excellent tool for teaching live online – I have used it every class day for a few years now. You can be up and running with Collaborate Ultra in about an hour. I have […]

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Webinar on Friday! Strategies for giving exams and quizzes online

Has your university or college suddenly converted all in-person classes to be online? Wondering how you can give exams online and maintain some sort of integrity? We (Wendy Tietz and Jennifer Cainas) are hosting a webinar on Friday, March 13, 2020, from 3:30 – 4:30 pm Eastern. Register at this link. In this webinar, we […]

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How does Twitter’s issuance of notes due in 2027 impact its balance sheet and debt ratio?

During 2020, Twitter, Inc. (NYSE: TWTR) will be issuing (approximately) $600 million of unsecured notes that will be due in 2027. Assume that on the day immediately before the note issuance, Twitter has assets of $10,500 million and liabilities of $3,370 million. Questions Will the notes be classified as assets or liabilities on Twitter’s balance […]

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How might the management of Jos-Tech have prevented an employee from stealing almost $500,000?

Victoria A. Ladd, 51, was employed by Jos-Tech, Inc., a custom plastics fabricating company located in Kent, Ohio, for many years. From January 2013 until January 2018, she wrote several checks to herself and cashed them or deposited them into her personal accounts. She also authorized electronic payments from Jos-Tech’s bank accounts to pay off […]

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Announcing a new blog for data analytics cases, Accounting is Analytics!

Exciting announcement! Three of us have created a blog site called “Accounting is Analytics.” This site houses data analytics teaching materials (cases and instructional material) for introductory accounting. We (Wendy Tietz, Jennifer Cainas, and Tracie Miller-Nobles) develop cases for Excel, Power BI, and/or Tableau that are suitable for introductory accounting classes. All materials are free […]

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How does Amazon’s redemption of its notes payable impact its financial statements?

Amazon.com (NASDAQ: AMZN) recently redeemed $1 billion of its 2.6% notes payable one month before the maturity date. “Redeemed” means that Amazon paid cash to the note holders for the principal amount of the notes and the interest accrued up to the redemption date. Questions Assume that, on the date of redemption, it had been […]

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