About the Authors
Carol Yacht is a textbook author and accounting educator. Carol contributes regularly to professional journals and is
the Accounting Section Editor for Business Education Forum, a publication of the National Business Education
Association. She is the author of Microsoft Office Accounting, Dynamics-GP (Great Plains), Peachtree, QuickBooks,
and Excel textbooks and Carol Yacht’s General Ledger and Peachtree CD-ROMs (www.mhhe.com/yacht). In 1978,
Carol started using accounting software in her classes at institutions including California State University, Los
Angeles; West Los Angeles College; Yavapai College; and Beverly Hills High School.
Carol Yacht is an officer of the American Accounting Association’s Two-Year College section and recipient of its
Lifetime Achievement Award. She has worked for IBM Corporation as an education instruction specialist, and served
on NBEA’s Computer Education Task Force. Carol is a frequent speaker at state, regional, and national conventions.
Carol earned her MA degree from California State University, Los Angeles; BS degree from the University of New
Mexico, and AS degree from Temple University.
Susan V. Crosson is Professor and Coordinator of Accounting at Santa Fe College in Gainesville, FL. She
previously taught on the faculties of University of Florida, Washington University in St. Louis, University of Oklahoma,
Johnson County Community College, and Kansas City Kansas Community College. Susan is known for her
innovative application of pedagogical strategies online and in the classroom. She likes to speak and write on the
effective use of technology throughout the accounting curriculum. Susan is co-author of several accounting textbooks
including the Computer Accounting Essentials series.
Susan serves on the AICPA’s Pre-certification Education Executive Committee and on the Accounting Careers and
Members in Education committee for the Florida Institute of CPAs. She is active in the American Accounting
Association and has served it as a Vic