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. 3, 2009

A Comparison of Service-Learning and Employee Volunteering Programs
ABSTRACTA growing recognition of the social responsibilities of organizations to their communities has resulted in a significant increase in volunteer activities in the United States. Two types of structured programs that promote social engagement are...
An Examination of the Relationship between Research Attitudes and Behaviors of Business School Faculty
ABSTRACTResearch and publishing have become increasingly important in colleges of business nationwide. The importance of research and publishing is even more evident in schools which are accredited, or seeking initial accreditation, by the Association...
Attributes of Effective Business Teachers
ABSTRACTAACSB International is an educational and accrediting institution, devoted to the promotion and improvement of higher education in business administration. A new effort by AACSB is the delivery of faculty training programs to elevate teaching...
Curriculum Advice from Your Advisory Board: A Survey Instrument
ABSTRACTA number of forces (rapid changes in the global business climate, accreditation requirements, and expectations by external governing bodies) have combined to force business schools and their faculty to assess on a regular basis the strengths...
Internationalizing Business Curricula: Introducing the Study of Canada into International Business Programs
ABSTRACTRecent debates about American jobs lost to Mexico, illegal Mexican immigrants, plant closings and machiladora plants on the border of Mexico and the U.S. would suggest to the uninformed reader that NAFTA is a bilateral trade agreement. Forgotten...
Mathematics and Academic Success in Three Disciplines: Engineering, Business and the Humanities
ABSTRACTThis study investigates the correlation between average grades in mathematics courses and academic success at college using students in three disciplines: engineering, business, and the humanities. Since the need for mathematical skills and knowledge...
Online Delivery of Accounting Courses: Student Perceptions
ABSTRACTThe authors taught introductory undergraduate, upper-division undergraduate and graduate accounting courses online using Tegrity Campus 2.0 integrated with a learning management system (WebCT, Angel) to prerecord and publish all course lectures...
The Postsecondary Professoriate: Problems of Tenure, Academic Freedom, and Employment Law
ABSTRACTIn recent years higher education has come under intense scrutiny from stakeholders and the public. Particularly, faculty have been indicted for what many perceive as lack luster performance. The professoriate has been indicted for being self...
Value-Added Assessment Using the Major Field Test in Business
ABSTRACTThis research uses the Educational Testing Service (ETS) Major Field Test in Business (MFTB) to assess the value-added by an AACSB-International accredited undergraduate business program. The matched-pair design shows that on average, MFTB scores...