Academy of Educational Leadership Journal

Published semiannually by Allied Academies, the Academy of Educational Leadership Journals is a peer-reviewed journal with articles focusing on education and educational leadership.

Articles from Vol. 12, No. 2, 2008

A Study of Business Education Research Outlets
ABSTRACTBusiness school faculty are seeking to respond to a renewed emphasis on the scholarship of teaching and must find publication outlets for their work. Though a number of studies have assessed the source and content of education-oriented journal...
Demographic Factors and Student Preferences on the Syllabus in the Principles of Accounting Course
ABSTRACTAt one time, the course syllabus was a one-page document. Today's typical college syllabus is a multiple-page document that addresses a number of issues and contingencies. This paper presents the results of a survey of 1,726 students from 31...
Predicting Students Usage of Internet in Two Emerging Economies Using an Extended Technology Acceptance Model (Tam)
ABSTRACTThis study employed an extended technology acceptance model (TAM) to predict Internet usage in two developing countries (Chile and United Arab Emirates (UAE)). In addition to investigating the impacts of perceived ease of use (PEOU), perceived...
Rethinking Faculty Role in a Knowledge Age
ABSTRACTWhile the relationship and the relative importance between the primary faculty tasks of teaching and research have been debated and empirically examined, the fundamental faculty expectations at most universities remains unchanged. The shift to...
Strategies for Promoting Active Learning in a Principles of Accounting Course
ABSTRACTThis article presents strategies for creating an active learning environment in a principles of accounting course. These strategies, which promote independent and lifelong learning, include the use of interactive lecture materials, collaborative...
Structural Change in the Cpcu Curriculum and Its Effect on the Completion Time
ABSTRACTThis study investigates the impact of structural change of CPCU program's curriculum on candidates (students) completion time. The CPCU professional certification is the most recognized system in the area of property/casualty insurance, which...
Transformational Leadership as an Effective Classroom Leadership Model for Business Ethics Instruction
ABSTRACTCharges have gone out from business and academia to our university business programs to examine ethics curriculum in order to produce more ethical employees (Soule, 2005). Transformational leadership offers promise as a model for business ethics...
Utilization of Laptop Computers in the School of Business Classroom
ABSTRACTThis study uses student surveys, a faculty survey and direct classroom observation to ascertain how students use laptop computers in the classroom and to identify the pedagogical techniques which greater student engagement. Students and faculty...