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. 7, No. 3, September

Accounting Students' Perceptions of Financial Reporting and the Usefulness of a Financial Reporting Project
INTRODUCTION In recent years, the need for improvement of accounting graduates' non-technical skills has received significant attention. However, recent financial reporting scandals involving large public companies, such as WorldCom and Enron have...
Alternative Approaches Utilized in the Case Method: Their Philosophical Foundations
INTRODUCTION ... we hope that this article can be the first of a series of communications in which many will participate, and in which the goal will be a careful cataloguing of many different pedagogic techniques now indiscriminately lumped together...
An Analysis of the Concerns of Accounting Educators
INTRODUCTION In order to identify these concerns, the authors present a brief background on the effects of declining enrollment within the accounting profession and a "Statement of the Problem" where six concerns that affect the teaching and learning...
Communicating with Faculty: A Strategy for Avoiding Groupthink and Escalation of Commitment
INTRODUCTION Communicating with, and gaining acceptance from, faculty can sometimes be challenging. Faculty members often have strongly held opinions about many issues. Further, tenure and promotion pressures may prevent junior faculty members from...
CPAs' Two Tracks of AIS Use: Implications for AIS Classes
INTRODUCTION This paper presents findings of two different tracks in which CPAs work with accounting information systems (AIS). Our findings have implications for accounting education in the selection of which topics to cover and whether we should...
Evaluating the Effectiveness of WebCT Using Student Feedback
INTRODUCTION It is readily becoming apparent that with the advancement of instructional technology in education the teaching duties of the college professor are changing. Technological developments like the World Wide Web, CD-ROMs, Web Course Tool...
Increasing American Students' Interest toward Courses and Careers in International Business: An Exploratory Research Study with Marketing Implications
INTRODUCTION As we move into the 21st century, the ever-increasing internationalization of business continues to dominate world economies. Both large and small companies from all industrialized, as well as developing nations are looking beyond their...
Mandatory Computer Initiatives and Their Impact upon Marketing Strategy for Colleges and Universities
INTRODUCTION Over the past decade, a significant number of colleges and universities have adopted some sort of institution-wide computer initiative (Chronicle of Higher Education, 2001). These initiatives span a wide array of approaches, impacting...
Using Expectancy Theory to Assess Gender Differences in Russian Accounting Student Motivation
INTRODUCTION Recent empirical evidence suggests accounting students from different nations have different motivations and weight differently the expectancy of success when deciding to exert academic effort (e.g. Geiger & Cooper, 1996; Geiger...