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. 10, No. 2, 2006

Accounting Students' Knowledge and Perceptions of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002
ABSTRACTThe Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002 (SOX) affects many accounting and other business professionals. As future accounting and business professionals, accounting and other business majors must be knowledgeable about the provisions of this important...
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Acknowledging the Student as the Customer: Inviting Student Input into Course Weights
ABSTRACTBusinesses recognize the necessity of listening to the customer. Small businesses do not have the resources to provide the on-the-job re-education needed to advance this employee understanding. Although higher education providers allow student...
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Competitive Intelligence in Higher Education: Opportunities and Threats
ABSTRACTDespite widespread use of strategic planning processes in universities, few leaders in higher education have taken advantage of competitive intelligence techniques. This paper highlights operational threats faced by today's higher education leaders...
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Dimensionality of a Student Evaluation of Teaching Scale: A Ten-Year Review
ABSTRACTThis work reports results of a project designed to assess the validity of a student evaluation of teaching (SET) scale employed for over ten years in a business school at a small private college. The SET instrument was developed, pilot-tested,...
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Empowering Students with Disabilities through Music Integration in the Classroom: Music Therapy on Student
ABSTRACTThe purpose of this study is to suggest ways in which teachers can employ music therapy to encourage the cognitive, learning, perceptual, motor, social and emotional development of disabled children. The paper is organized into the following...
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Learning Styles and the Use of the Wall Street Journal in the Introductory Finance Course
LEARNING STYLES AND THE USE OF THE WALL STREET JOURNAL IN THE INTRODUCTORY FINANCE COURSEABSTRACTIn the context of the learning-styles tradition, this paper provides one Wall Street Journal homework assignment for almost each chapter of a standard introductory...
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The Impact of Changing Culture in Higher Education on the Person-Organization Fit, Job Satisfaction, and Organizational Commitment of College Faculty
ABSTRACTThe purpose of this research was to analyze the impact of cultural change on the person-organization fit, job satisfaction, and organizational commitment of faculty at a small private college. The conclusion of this mixed-model study suggests...
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Today's Coaches Prepare Tomorrow's Mentors: Sustaining Results of Professional Development
ABSTRACTSchool districts use a variety of professional development initiatives, many of them successfully. Unfortunately, teachers often return to their previous ways of teaching soon after the initiatives are over. Consequently, sustaining or growing...
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