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1 Move to your Advantage with Century 21 Accounting 9e
Move to your Advantage with Century 21 Accounting 9e. Place the advantage of more than 100 years of accounting success into your students’ hands with the latest edition from this authoritative leader in accounting education. Each advantage you’ll find within Century 21 Accounting 9e reflects guidance from a Teacher Review Board of experienced educators just like you and input from a first-of-its-kind Student Advisory Board. This involvement ensures a fresh, clean presentation that addresses today’s students and your contemporary classroom needs as effectively today as this best-selling text did more than a century ago when it redefined the accounting course.


3 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 Save time and ensure immediate student understanding with the convenience of these first-to-the market OWPs, exclusively available with this series.

4 Aplia’s Online Working Papers
Century 21 8e & 9e General Journal (green) Ch. 1-24 Ch split Ch split Multicolumn (blue) Advanced (red) Fundamentals (purple)

5 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) The OWPs mirror the printed working papers exactly. Everything that exists in the printed working papers is available in the Online Working Papers, including Study Guides and Reinforcement Activities. Benefit Statement: This allows students to learn and practice manual accounting in an online environment. Also, it allows for easy transition from the printed working papers to the online version and does not require additional planning or preparation by the instructor.

6 What users are saying… Kathy H. Business Education Teacher, Wisconsin
“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  

7 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

8 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 Lott Accounting, Brandon High School, MI

9 What users are saying… 61% say that student performance has improved in their class since using the Online Working Papers!

10 By how much? 34% - students’ grades have improved by 6-10%
Of the 57%...

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.

12 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.

13 Let’s take a look inside…

14 System Requirements All browsers on PCs and MACs Internet connection
Flash Player No proprietary plug-ins Systems requirements will not get in the way of diving into the technology.

15 Student View Announcements Current Assignments

16 Mirror the Printed Working Papers
Identical to Printed Working Papers The online working papers mirror the printed working papers exactly. Benefit statement: This allows students to learn and practice manual accounting in an online environment. Also, it allows for easy transition from the printed working papers to the online version and does not require additional planning or preparation by the instructor. Learn and practice manual accounting in an online environment

17 Smart Text Entry Smart Text Entry decreases data entry errors and ensures accurate grading Smart Entry anticipates what the use is keying and provides a drop-down menu of choices. The drop-down menus is NOT a “help” tool that narrows down the choices, it simply allows the use to choose from a list of all accounting terms within the Aplia software. When a text entry is misspelled, the text color changes to red. Benefit Statement: Smart Entry decreases data entry errors and ensure accurate grading. It also ensures that the students’ scores are reflective of their content knowledge rather than their spelling or keyboarding skills. Misspelled word? Text changes to RED

18 Exercise Instructions
The student sees the entire problem. No need to look back and forth from the accounting book to the working papers.

19 Practice Assignment Fill in the numbers and “check Answer.”

20 Students Receive Immediate Feedback
Checked problem. Notice items that are incorrect “X.” The practice assignments allow students to receive immediate feedback and the ability to view the correct answers. The graded assignments do not provide the students with feedback until after the assignment due date. Instructors can choose if they want the assignment to be practice or graded. Benefit Statement: The practice problems provide students with immediate feedback. The graded assignments discourage cheating and can be used to assess student progress.

21 Students Receive Immediate Feedback
Explanation allows students to view the correct answers

22 Practice VS. Graded Practice Assignments Graded 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

23 Grades Students can keep track of their own performance

24 Graded Assignments Graded Assignments
assess student and class progress NEW! Students can save partially-completed work and complete at a later date

25 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.

26 Instructor View – Course Home Page

27 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

28 Edit Date, Scoring, Visibility

29 Chapter and Part Tests Included
Test are located in the Unassigned Folder Chapter and Part Tests are included and are located in the “Unassigned” folder.

30 Course Materials Upload additional course materials such as lesson
PowerPoints, web links, articles, etc.

31 Grade Book As students complete assignments, their grades are imported directly into your aplia grade book Saves the instructor time! Benefit Statement: Allos instructors to easily track student and class participation and performance View and download grade book in a simple spreadsheet (Excel-compatible)

32 View Class Performance on All Assignments

33 View Class Performance on a Single Assignment

34 View Student Performance on All Assignments

35 View Student Performance on a Single Assignment

36 View Student Work Instructor can view student work

37 Manage Announcements Add, Edit, Delete Announcements

38 Students a group of students or an individual student

39 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. Instructors have the ability to overwrite grades. For example, students on an IEP or to add extra credit. Instructors have the ability to change due dates for an individual or group of students.

40 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 Assignment due dates, time limits, practice vs. graded, uploaded course material, etc. can all be copied from one year to the next. This will save the instructor a lot of time. They only have to make these tweaks the first year!

41 Outstanding Support

42 For a demo, please visit….
Online Working Papers For a demo, please visit…. Benefit Statement: Each demo is specific to the title being discussed; allowing instructors to readily view what is available for the book they’re considering without having to se up their own accounts or courses.

43 Complete System Configuration Test
This page will conduct a series of tests to ensure that the system is capable of running the aplia components. If a test fails, follow the instructions provided, then reload this page to confirm your results. You should end up with a series of check marks.

44 Online Working Papers - Pricing
All access cards are available as slim packs. They are not packaged with the book. Can be purchased with technology or Perkins funding What happens if a student drops the course? 21 day grace period before access code needs to be entered (grace period begins on the start date of the course) Access codes not activated never expire

45 Ordering Process 1. Place order for access codes (slim packs) with a PO at or call OWP General Journal (green) Ch.1-24: OWP General Journal (green) Ch. 1-16: OWP General Journal (green) Ch OWP Multicolumn (blue) Ch. 1-24: OWP Multicolumn (blue) Ch. 1-16: OWP Multicolumn (blue) Ch OWP General Journal & Multicolumn Ch : OWP Advanced (red) Ch. 1-24: 2. CourseCare will set up account and build course Name, address, textbook, syllabus (start/end date, vacation weeks, etc.)

46 OWP FAQs How long do the access codes last once activated? 1 school year Do the access codes expire? No, an access code that has not been activated will not expire. What happens if a student drops the course after the access code as been activated? There is a 21 day grace period which allows students to complete assignments without activating the access code.

47 OWPs FAQs Can I test drive the Online Working Papers prior to adoption? YES! Option 1: Does the “sample” course data transfer over if you decide to purchase student access codes? Yes, the only difference between a sample course and a full course is that Aplia adds "sample" to the course title. If the you decide to adopt the program for their course, then Aplia will only need to edit the course name.

48 OWP FAQs Will I be able to administer tests using the Online Working Papers? Yes, the end-of-chapter and part tests have been added to the program in the “unassigned folders”. Can students save partially-completed work? Yes, students can save partially-completed problems and exercises if they are not able to complete them in one sitting. Can I add my own questions? Instructors can add objective based questions (MC, T/F, etc…) that may be auto-graded and entered into their Aplia online grade books.

49 OWP FAQs Will the Online Working Papers work with my computers’ operating system? Yes, the Online Working Papers work with all browsers on PCs and Macs and requires no proprietary plug-ins. Other than an internet connection, your students will only need Flash, which has been standard on all browsers for many years and can be downloaded for free. I use Blackboard (or other course management system) at my School. Can I send students’ grades to my grade book in Blackboard? Yes, the Online Working Papers’ grade book feature allows instructors to export grades to other course management systems.

50 OWPs FAQs Some students do not have access to a computer at home. How can they complete assignments using Online Working Papers? Teachers and students have the ability to print blank worksheets. Can I access the OWPs before the course start date? Yes! You CAN access your OWPs customized course before the start date. Can I copy my course setting from one year to the next? Yes!

51 Need more information? Visit for a free demo!
Visit to view recorded information and training webinars.


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