Your basic Accounting knowledge should be like making coffee

I’ve lectured accounting students for years, and I feel that students don’t REALLY understand their basic Accounting knowledge. Do accounting students know their ‘basics’? EVERY SINGLE Accounting lecturer I’ve ever spoken to (from first year to CTA) says that students generally fail because their basic knowledge isn’t great. I’d be surprised if you haven’t heard…

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What past students have to say about passing FAC1502

Distance-learning students (especially UNISA students) miss out on the types of discussions that normally take place in classes. They use these discussions to relate to other students and ‘measure’ themselves up against the group to gain comfort (or panic!) about their studying. How can we simulate that discussion? I lecture the online FAC1502 course for…

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Exam Technique – Auditing

Let’s talk exam technique for Auditing! You’ve worked through the theory, you’re working on perfecting your knowledge, now you need to give some thought to how you’ll present the information in the exam. Communication is key Firstly, remember that Auditing is a communication subject. As much as you may not like to hear this, your…

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