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. 1, January

Achieving Quality Enhancement Program (QEP) Objectives: Impact of On-Line and On-Ground Course Characteristics by Undergraduate Student Personality Traits
INTRODUCTION With technology progressing at a rapid rate, and the advent of more and more sophisticated interactivity programs, the field of on-line education has experienced enormous growth in recent years. The literature dealing with on-line education...
A Strategic Framework for Auditing and Planning for Reform of an Undergraduate Marketing Curriculum: A Practical Application of the Boyer Commission Report
INTRODUCTION In the late 1980s a reformation movement had taken a strong foothold in the minds of undergraduate curriculum planners. In 1987, Chickering and Gamson codified the Seven Principles for Good Practice in Undergraduate Education which...
Congruence between Entry-Level Accountants' Required Competencies and Accounting Textbooks
INTRODUCTION Demand for accounting professionals has increased dramatically in the wake of financial disasters at Enron, MCI WorldCom, Tyco, and Arthur Anderson. A survey conducted by the National Association of Colleges and Employers published...
Improving Group Dynamics: Creating a Team Charter
INTRODUCTION In our institution's graduate business program, incoming students are organized into class cohorts. Through activities at an orientation weekend, including: the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator personality inventory, completion of a work...
MBA: Past, Present and Future
A SLOW START While not the first to offer business courses, Harvard University is credited with establishing the first business program in the U.S. exclusively for college graduates (Harvard Guide, 2004). What began in 1908 at Harvard University...
Professorial Presentations: The Link between the Lecture and Student Success in the Workplace
THE INTRODUCTION In business, image is everything. Unfortunately, most students do not learn this harsh reality until they enter the workforce. This little tidbit of information for success in business is generally first discovered during a job...
Students' Rights: A Conceptual Framework for Postsecondary Student Academic Freedom
INTRODUCTION Historically, colleges and universities have various legal relationships with students. One of the most common relationships is under the doctrine of in loco parentis as institutions serve "in the place of parents." However, the phrase...
Teaching Management by Telling Stories
INTRODUCTION "He (Jesus) did not say anything to them without using a parable." Mark: 4:34 Storytelling is one of the world's most powerful tools for achieving results (Guber, 2007). It is particularly appropriate for all students of business...
The Good, the Bad and the Controversial: The Practicalities and Pitfalls of the Grading of Class Participation
INTRODUCTION The concept of student involvement and participation in the learning process is rooted in the Socratic Method of inquiry, traceable back to the times of Plato and Socrates. It is utilized to facilitate the development of critical thinking...