Textbook: Financial Accounting Theory 4E by Craig Deegan, published by McGraw-Hill Education
Insightful and thorough analysis of all the problems/questions.
Ideas are clearly presented, interesting and show understandings of content and a new take on the subject. Focussed and demonstrates depth and accuracy of understanding.
Excellent ability to summarise and interpret multi-sourced data, to appraise evidence, evaluate arguments and to formulate and express very sound conclusions.
Makes appropriate, insightful and powerful connections between the issue/problem and the theory.
Evidence of broad, systematic and creative research. Demonstrates skilful use of high quality, credible, relevant sources. Selection of sources goes beyond the mainstream literature. An excellent summary of relevant data. Wide range of sources accurately reference using Harvard Referencing style.
Outstanding ability to construct a sound and consistent argument. Concise writing style totally lacking in verbosity of any form.
Well-constructed assignment: appropriate, clear, and smooth transitions; the arrangement of organizational elements seems particularly apt. Uses sophisticated sentences effectively; usually chooses words aptly; observes professional conventions of written English and report format; free of spelling, grammatical, punctuation, and typing errors.
Question 1(Marks =20) around 1,200 words
What are some of the criticisms of PAT? Do you agree with them? Why or why not?