Glenn Owen is a tenured member of Allan Hancock College's Accounting and Business faculty, where he has lectured on accounting and information systems since 1995. In addition, Mr. Owen is a lecturer at the University of California at Santa Barbara, where he has been teaching accounting and information systems courses since 1980. Mr. Owen has also been a lecturer at the Orfala College of Business at Cal Poly San Luis Obispo, teaching financial and managerial accounting courses. His professional experience includes five years with Deloitte and Touche, serving as vice president of finance at Westpac Resources, Inc., and working with Expertelligence, Inc. A prolific and well-respected author, Mr. Owen has developed numerous Internet-related books and accounting course supplements and is currently developing online accounting instruction modules for his Internet-based financial accounting courses. Mr. Owen recently released: USING PEACHTREE COMPLETE 2012 FOR ACCOUNTING, USING QUICKBOOKS PRO 2012 FOR ACCOUNTING and a new edition of USING EXCEL & ACCESS FOR ACCOUNTING 2013, which gives accounting students specific self-paced instruction on the use of spreadsheets and database applications in accounting. His innovative teaching style emphasizes the decision maker's perspective and encourages students to think creatively. His graduate studies in educational psychology and his 35 years of business experience yield a balanced blend of theory and practice.