TRENDS
Fair Value: An Essential Topic for Beginning Accounting

Belverd E. Needles, Jr., Ph.D., CPA
Marian Powers, Ph.D.

ARTICLES
Accounting Standards Codification: Introducing GAAP Research to First-Year Accounting Students (Painlessly)

Elsie Ameen, Department of Accounting, Sam Houston State University
Alice Ketchand, Department of Accounting, Sam Houston State University

Deploying Formative Assessment in Accounting Principles
David L. Crawford, PhD, Black Hills State University

Using the Balance Sheet Concept to Help Students Understand the Current Economic Crisis
Chuo-Hsuan Lee, School of Business & Economics, State University of New York at Plattsburgh
Mohamed Gaber, PhD, School of Business & Economics, State University of New York at Plattsburgh