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. 14, No. 2, 2010

Accounting Student Perceptions of Ethical Behavior: Insight into Future Accounting Professionals
ABSTRACTGovernmental and organizational directives often mandate ethical behavior. Much of the research into ethics relies on whether the participant believes a situation is ethical or not. This study extends ethics research by examining accounting students'...
Hispanic Students' Success in Business Education
ABSTRACTThe Hispanic population in the United States is continuing to increase, with Hispanic youth currently being the fastest growing segment of the U.S. population. Though Hispanics are increasing in number in the educational system and in the workforce,...
Professors' Use of Case Discussion Leadership at Harvard and Darden MBA Programs: Characteristics of a Successful Case Discussion
ABSTRACTThe purpose of this study was to identify the key characteristics of a successful case discussion. The participants of this field-based case study were finance professors from Harvard Business School and the University of Virginia's Darden Graduate...
Readability of Intermediate Accounting Textbooks
ABSTRACTSelecting a textbook for use in intermediate accounting courses can be a challenging task for faculty. Many criteria may be considered in such decisions, including a textbook's readability level. Using a widely-used readability index, this study...
Revitalizing Education through a Student Incentive Structure
ABSTRACTMuch has been written about the plight of secondary and higher education in the U.S., and a plethora of reform proposals have been offered. Unlike many of the suggested reforms that focus on top-down administrative solutions to the education...
The Relative Frequency of Faculty's Publications: A Content Analysis of Refereed Business Journals
ABSTRACTThis study investigated if the relative frequencies of faculty's publications in eight refereed business journals were the same for gender, professorial rank, and number of authors on a published article. Chi-Square analyses were used to test...
The Use/application of Mnemonics as a Pedagogical Tool in Auditing
ABSTRACTMnemonic techniques are learning strategies which can enhance learning and improve recall of the information learned. Research has proven that mnemonics are effective aids in learning new, abstract, and/or complex concepts. Most auditing courses...
Using Student Feedback to Assess Team Projects in a Required, Cross-Disciplinary, Undergraduate Management Course
At the authors' University, the College of Business undergraduate curriculum requires that all students take a Principles of Management course and, for the purpose of AACSB International accreditation, the faculty has determined that teamwork be assessed...