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. 13, No. 2, 2009

Academic Dishonesty and Intention to Cheat: A Model on Active versus Passive Academic Dishonesty as Perceived by Business Students
ABSTRACTAcademic dishonesty seems to be an increasing problem in colleges. There seems to be a positive correlation between academic dishonesty in college and unethical behavior in work environment as well. Therefore, for a more ethical business environment...
Academic Publishing and Teaching Effectiveness: An Attitudinal Study of Aacsb Accredited Business School Faculty
ABSTRACTThe purpose of this study was to understand faculty attitudes toward research and publishing and its role in and contributions to teaching effectiveness and student learning at non-doctoral granting AACSB-accredited business schools. A questionnaire...
A Comparison of the Achievement of Students Taught by Full-Time versus Adjunct Faculty in Business Courses
ABSTRACTIn recent years there has been a significant increase in the numbers of adjunct faculty teaching at the college level. As of 2005, almost half of four-year college teachers were part-time faculty members. The causes of this shift toward a part-time...
Differential Effects of Student Characteristics on Performance: Online Vis-À-Vis Offline Accounting Courses
ABSTRACTThe purpose of this study is to examine if there exist any systematic differences in the effects of student characteristics on student performances as measured by test scores between online courses and offline courses. Student characteristics...
Essay versus Multiple-Choice: Student Preferences and the Underlying Rationale with Implications for Test Construction
ABSTRACTThe budget cuts experienced at many universities are leading to larger class sizes and pressuring faculty to make greater use of multiple-choice exams, a practice that conflicts with the frequently held intuitive belief that multiple-choice is...
Examining Tolerance for Ambiguity in the Domain of Educational Leadership
ABSTRACTThe tolerance for ambiguity (or intolerance for ambiguity) construct relates to a person's disposition or tendency in addressing uncertain situations. Research literature has pointed out that tolerance for ambiguity (TFA) or intolerance for ambiguity...
Faculty Utilization of End-of-Chapter Textbook Material in Developing Intermediate Accounting Students' Professional Competencies
ABSTRACTThis paper reports the results of a survey of faculty members who taught intermediate accounting in Fall, 2005, using the Kieso, Weygandt & Warfield (2004 and 2005) textbook. The purpose of the study was to determine the extent to which the...
Student Driven Business Projects: Motivation, Implementation, and Consequences
ABSTRACTThe importance and advantages of experiential learning is well documented. Student driven business projects can be a powerful tool to creating meaningful experience and be an invaluable tool to effective achievement of learning outcomes in accordance...
Student Perceptions of the Importance of Instructor Traits: A Cross-Cultural Study
ABSTRACTThis study attempts to explore students' perceptions of importance of instructor traits in three countries; The United States, Jordan, and Chile. A survey questionnaire was administered to samples of college students in the three countries during...