to Connect Homework Assignments
of Homework Problems
Just a reminder that you
have an unlimited number of
submissions for your homework assignments. On
each new attempt, students revise their previous attempts (you
are not required to start over).
Course Student Learning Outcomes
As we discussed in the course introduction,
all colleges and universities in Texas must measure student
performance by established Student Learning Outcomes. This
is an integral part of the accreditation process of these
Outcomes (SLOs) are defined as the specific
observable or measurable results that are expected subsequent to a
learning experience. These outcomes may involve knowledge
(cognitive), skills (behavioral), or attitudes (affective) that
provide evidence that learning has occurred as a result of a
specified course, program activity, or process.
As reflected in the course syllabus, there are
a specific number of measurable learning outcomes established by the
Business Department for each accounting course (ACCT 2301 and
ACCT 2302). Each instructor determines the measurement
tools to determine the student's performance for each of the learning outcomes. I will be using selected exams as the major
item to measure each
student's performance for each SLO. According to the SLO
measurement rules, a student that achieves a cumulative minimum
grade of 70%, or better, on each SLO item is deemed to have mastered that
learning objective. Therefore, it is critical that the
homework assignments be attempted and all exams are taken
The performance results of each
submitted at the end of each semester, which is then consolidated
As you work the solutions for
the assigned problems in the Connect System, you will find that
many times you will have to prepare supporting schedules,
journals, worksheets, etc. These are necessary to arrive at
the answers required for entry into the homework system. If
you have not already done so, I would suggest that many of the
forms needed to do this work, can be found in the generic forms
available on this website.
Also, a number of homework
assignments require special forms or schedules. In these
cases, I will provide notes and special forms on your
"Assignments" webpage to assist you in completing the
Generic working papers have been
provided in the
"Course Resources" webpage
under Course Handouts. You
have a choice of two different formats that can be downloaded.
You will find the form downloads listed, on the Course Handouts
webpage, immediately after the listings of the textbook sources.
These generic forms should be adequate for completing most of
the manual assigned homework problems.
Connect eBook Access
To gain access to the Connect eBook for the
purposes of reviewing a chapter, working an assignment,
researching a topic, or other issue, follow these steps:
(1) Log-on to the
Connect System, then click on the eBook icon.
(2) When the eBook cover
comes up, click on the Menu icon in the upper left of the
screen (icon looks like 3 blue
(3) Go down the Menu
list and click on the desired subject or chapter.
(4) A subject listing
appears. Go down that listing to the desired subject or
item. Click on that tab.
(5) The next screen will
take you to the eBook page for the selected subject.