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. 15, 2011

An Empirical Study of Gender Issues in Assessments Using Peer and Self Evaluations
ABSTRACTThe increase in the use of teaching and learning strategies in which students learn with and from each other may result in an increase in the use of peer assessments. Student self and peer assessments may also be used to determine the allocation...
An Integrated Model for Practicing Reflective Learning
ABSTRACTThe purpose of this paper is to provide an insightful background of the theories that have shaped the evolution of reflective/transformative learning, to present an integrated yet simple model to assist instructors in understanding their role...
Assessment of the Online Instructor
ABSTRACTIn addition to measuring the efficacy of educating by the examination of student assessment, we will argue that the process of educating online itself needs to be monitored. We believe that peer oversight is necessary to maintain standards established...
A Study of Non-Traditional and Traditional Students in Terms of Their Time Management Behaviors, Stress Factors, and Coping Strategies
ABSTRACTNon-traditional students have been returning to colleges and universities at a rapidly growing rate. This study investigated the stress factors and methods of coping of these non-traditional students during their university experience as compared...
Evidence on the Association between Major and Performance in the Introductory Financial Accounting Course
ABSTRACTThis study investigates the differences in student performance in the introductory financial accounting course across various combinations of majors. This paper advances current research on the association of student performance and selection...
Extending the Forer Test beyond Face Validity: An Experiential Approach to Teaching Social Science Methodology
ABSTRACTStudents studying social science methodology have difficulty understanding the concept of validity beyond the face validity. Several generations of psychology students have taken the 'Forer Test' and learned not to rely on face validity. In the...
Incorporating Web-Assisted Instruction into the Business Communication Curriculum
ABSTRACTOur survey of approximately 175 students at an AACSB-accredited university explores the impact of Web-assisted writing instruction in the business communication classroom. Our findings indicate that this instruction improves writing quality,...
Integrating International Financial Reporting Standards into the Accounting Curriculum: Strategies, Benefits and Challenges
ABSTRACTDuring the past decade, efforts to globalize financial accounting standards have accelerated not only globally, but also in the U.S. In fact, within the next five years, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) will likely require that...
Introductory Accounting for Business Majors: Revisited
ABSTRACTThis paper reports on a research project in the area of accounting education. Business faculty members at three colleges/universities were surveyed for their opinions about the essential accounting knowledge needed by business majors. This project...
What Is Your Roa? an Investigation of the Many Formulas for Calculating Return on Assets
ABSTRACTThis paper compares the eleven different versions of computing return on assets that can be found in current business textbooks. To illustrate the practical differences between the different versions, each version of ROA is calculated for eight...