Century 21 Accounting Series

Transform your high school accounting course with CENTURY 21 ACCOUNTING, 11e, the leader in high school accounting education for more than 100 years.

Input from educators, accounting professionals, content experts, and high school accounting students has shaped the updated real-world examples and scenarios found throughout the books, as well as the online course solution, MindTap. Century 21 Accounting is known for its step-by-step approach to teaching accounting and the wealth of activities and practice available to use in print, online, or with real-world business software like Microsoft Excel®, Sage50®, and QuickBooks®.

Century 21 Accounting is the only series that gives you the choice to teach accounting using either Multicolumn or General Journal approach. Century 21 Accounting Advanced offers even more coverage for higher-level accounting courses.
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Claudia Bienias Gilbertson, CPA

Claudia B. Gilbertson, Certified Public Accountant, served as a highly effective high school instructor for 11 years and a community college instructor for 25 years. While retired from North Hennepin ... more

Mark W. Lehman

Mark W. Lehman, assistant professor emeritus of Accountancy at the Richard C. Adkerson School of Accountancy at Mississippi State University, teaches Accounting Information Systems and Forensic Accoun... more

Debra Gentene

Debra H. Gentene has taught business education at the high school level for 20 years and currently teaches at Mason High School in Ohio. A former community college instructor and corporate training ma... more
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Aplia-powered Online Working Papers — now in MindTap™

Past users of Aplia Online Working Papers know how these assignments enhance the classroom experience by providing students with enhanced, immediate feedback that will provide students with additional instruction beyond right and wrong answers. They save teachers time with automatic grading and algorithmic problems, which offer students more practice. Online Working Papers mirror the C21 Accounting Print Working Papers, including:

  • chapter tests
  • online journals
  • ledgers
  • worksheets
  • financial Statements
  • and other forms

These Online Working Paper assignments are now INCLUDED within MindTap™ for Century 21 Accounting, allowing teachers to have all of their assessments in one location and make use of Aplia-powered performance reports as well as MindTap™ Analytics to truly gauge how their students are meeting course outcomes.

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MindTap™ for Century 21 Accounting

MindTap™ is an online, personalized learning experience with relevant assignments that guide students to analyze, apply, and improve thinking. Teachers can measure and impact outcomes with ease.

MindTap™ includes Online Working Paper Assignments, Unit Tests, Videos, Simulations, and more!

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Century 21 Accounting Walkthrough

Updated Simulations in MindTap™

Updated Simulations in MindTap™

The 11th edition of the Century21 Accounting Series now includes three online simulations for General Journal and Multicolumn Journal built with an updated interface built in HTML5 for full ADA compliance and increased interactivty. Teachers can now pull a click stream report for each student that shows the amount of time each step took with in the simulation, the outcome, and a link to watch a video recording of the student’s actual click path they took to complete each step.

Available for:

  • Simulation 1—Red Carpet Events
    Students encounter introductory accounting principles and practical applications as they experience the challenges of operating an event-planning service business organized as a proprietorship. Begin after chapter 8.
  • Simulation 2—Authentic Threads
    Students bring fashion trends into the world of accounting while they practice accounting applications in this dynamic merchandising business organized as a corporation. Begin after chapter 17.
  • Simulation 3—Digital Diversions
    Students go digital in this engaging simulation of a merchandising business organized as a corporation that sells retail software, cell phones, video cameras, and music.

Contact your Sales Consultant to purchase simulation(s) for your MindTap™ course.