Intermediate Accounting is quickly becoming the most popular resource in its field due to its rigorous yet readable approach to coursework and the coherent, consistent voice of the author team. The Spiceland team is committed to providing current, comprehensive, and clear coverage of intermediate accounting, and the ninth edition continues to leverage Connect as the premier digital teaching and learning tool on the market.
Spiceland excels in fully preparing students for the CPA exam and their future careers through the material's highly acclaimed conversational writing style, carefully tuned pedagogy, and wealth of online tools. Spiceland helps students develop a better understanding of both theoretical and practical concepts, guiding them to a more complete mastery of accounting principles. The new ninth edition fully integrates the latest FASB updates, including:
Leases (ch. 15)
Financial instruments (ch. 12)
Revenue recognition (ch. 5)
An extensive collection of NEW technology assets highlight further enhancements in this edition, such as:
Concept Overview Videos
General Ledger Problems
Accounting Cycle Review
Improved Connect user interface
David Spiceland is Accounting Professor Emeritus at the University of Memphis. He received his BS degree in finance from the University of Tennessee, his MBA from Southern Illinois University, and his PhD in accounting from the University of Arkansas.
Professor Spiceland's primary research interests are in earnings management and educational research. He has published articles in a variety of journals including The Accounting Review, Accounting and Business Research, Journal of Financial Research, Advances in Quantitative Analysis of Finance and Accounting, and most accounting education journals: Issues in Accounting Education, Journal of Accounting Education, Advances in Accounting Education, The Accounting Educators' Journal, Accounting Education, The Journal of Asynchronous Learning Networks, and Journal of Business Education. David has received university and college awards and recognition for his teaching, research, and technological innovations in the classroom. David is a co-author on McGraw-Hill's best-selling Intermediate Accounting text, with Mark Nelson and Wayne Thomas.
David enjoys playing basketball, is a former all-state linebacker, and is an avid fisherman. Cooking is a passion for David, who served as sous chef for Paula Deen at a Mid-South Fair cooking demonstration.
Jim Sepe is an associate professor of accounting at Santa Clara University, where he teaches primarily intermediate accounting in both the undergraduate and graduate programs. Professor Sepe received his BS from Santa Clara University, MBA from the University of California - Berkeley, and PhD from the University of Washington. Mark Nelson is the Anne and Elmer Lindseth Dean and Professor of Accounting at Cornell University's S. C. Johnson Graduate School of Management. He received his BBA degree from Iowa State University and his MA and PhD degrees from The Ohio State University.
Professor Nelson has won ten teaching awards, including an inaugural Cook Prize from the American Accounting Association. Professor Nelson's research focuses on decision making in financial accounting and auditing. His research has been published in the Accounting Review; the Journal of Accounting Research; Contemporary Accounting Research; Accounting, Organizations and Society; and several other journals. He has received the American Accounting Association's Notable Contribution to Accounting Literature Award, as well as the AAA's Wildman Medal for work judged to make a significant contribution to practice.
Professor Nelson served three terms as an area editor of The Accounting Review and is a member of the editorial boards of several journals. He also served for four years on the FASB's Financial Accounting Standards Advisory Council.