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. 16, No. 2, May

A Study of the Cognitive Determinants of Generation Y's Entitlement Mentality
INTRODUCTION During the past forty (40) years, the nature of the American economy has shifted dramatically from one focused on manufacturing and heavy industry to one that is dominated by "white collar" professions and service industry jobs (Robbins,...
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Bringing Culture Alive in the Marketing Classroom: Using the Novel Speaker for the Dead to Teach Global Marketing
INTRODUCTION One challenge in teaching international or global marketing courses is to vividly illustrate the importance of cultural differences and, thus, sensitize students who have never been abroad to the important role of culture in global...
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Can a Business Ethics Course Affect Academic Dishonesty?
INTRODUCTION Academic dishonesty is regarded as unfair and unethical by most academicians and those students who do not engage in it. In the short term, academicians can be frustrated and honest students can legitimately feel that they are at a...
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Communication Preferences among University Students
INTRODUCTION University students and other members of the Net Generation are highly involved with using technology to communicate and stay connected with friends. According to Rishi (2007, p. 7), "Contemporary students use a new and different model...
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Convergence of Information Technology in Ugandan Higher Education and Entrepreneurship: A Fulbright Scholar's Perspective
BACKGROUND The Fulbright program is an international exchange program for educators that is sponsored by the Bureau of Education and Cultural Affairs of the United States Department of State and is administered by the Council for the International...
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Differences between and Influences on Male and Female Students' Applied Project Learning Outcomes
INTRODUCTION Employers continue to expect better prepared college graduates in their knowledge and skills (St. Clair & Tschirhart, 2002). While active learning has been mostly used in the social sciences and liberal arts (Zlotkowski, 1996),...
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Ethical Reasoning Instruction in Undergraduate Cost Accounting: A Non-Intrusive Approach
INTRODUCTION This article discusses a series of studies designed to yield statistically significant improvements in student moral reasoning when specific strategies and instructional materials were utilized in non-ethics undergraduate accounting...
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Linking the Classroom to the Living Room: Learning through Laughter with the Office
INTRODUCTION The use of comedy in the classroom has received moderate attention in pedagogical research. Genevieve (2010) discusses classroom personality and specifically applauds professors who are authentic, passionate and fun. Related works suggest...
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Statistical Process Control Applied within an Education Services Environment
INTRODUCTION To acquire and maintain accreditation, business schools must assess learning. Business schools accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business International (AACSB) are required to implement and maintain comprehensive...
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Transforming a University: A Study of Process Leadership
INTRODUCTION Across the U.S., public higher education is facing daunting challenges, as college and university administrators attempt to meet the growing needs of their current student population with less financial support from state governments...
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