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. 12, No. 1, January

An Empirical Examination of the Phenomenon of Grade Inflation in Higher Education: A Focus of Grade Divergence between Business and Other Fields of Study
ABSTRACT This study examined the level of grade inflation experienced by college graduate cohorts between two time periods: 1993 and 2000. Research emphasis was centered upon grade inflation of graduates in business and compared to eleven other...
Assessing Prerequisites as a Measure of Success in a Principles of Finance Course
ABSTRACT This paper seeks to determine if student success in courses that serve as prerequisites to the principles of finance course is carried over to success in the actual finance course. Also, additional variables, such as the gender of the student,...
Improving Performance through the Baldrige Organizational Profile: An Application in Business Education
ABSTRACT In recent years, business education has come under attack. CEOs, recent graduates, and business school faculty themselves are complaining that the Academy is not preparing students to deal with the complex, unquantifiable aspects of leading...
Measurement Invariance of Ten Constructs of Pre-Matriculation Freshman Attitudes to College Student Attrition
ABSTRACT This study evaluated the measurement equivalence/invariance (ME/I) of a ten-construct factorial measurement model of college student attrition based on self-reported attitudes of entering college freshmen. Establishing metric invariance...
Personality Type as a Determinant of Student Success in Introductory General Business Courses
ABSTRACT Knowledge regarding the determinants of student success in introductory general business courses is crucial from a pedagogical perspective. Although the role of personality type as a determinant of student success has been studied in several...
The Effective Use of Simulations in Business Courses
ABSTRACT Since the beginning of business education history, heated discussions have occurred and several lines have been drawn in the sand relating to the most effective methodology for the teaching of business courses. One of the most prominent...
Use of Humor as a Pedagogical Tool for Accounting Education
ABSTRACT This article focuses on the use of humor to increase the effectiveness of teaching accounting by conducting a meta-analysis on the use of humor by business executives and professors in other fields. Exclusively for this study, the meta-analysis...