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. 3, No. 1, January

A Classical Literature Approach to Teaching Leadership and Meeting AACSB Mission Standards
BACKGROUND Over the years a number of colleges and universities such as Columbia College, University of Chicago, the University of Virginia, Harvard, Mercer, St. John's College and others have provided students a curriculum based on the "Great Books"...
Alignment of Employer and Faculty Expectations of Student Communication Competencies: A Collaborative Approach to Business Communication Curriculum Development
INTRODUCTION Schools of Business Administration are being challenged to adopt curriculum that is continually improving while holding faculty accountable for graduating students who meet employer's needs. Schools are attempting to meet these demands...
An Empirical Study of the Factors Underlying Student Service Quality Perceptions in Higher Education
INTRODUCTION The "marketing concept" often studied in business schools today argues that customer needs must be the central focus of the firm's definition of its business purpose, and that profits are produced through creating customer satisfaction....
Examining Teacher Preparation Programs: Students' Perceptions in the Era of Restructuring
INTRODUCTION As the 21st century draws near, modern day students will be faced with many educational demands, challenges, and opportunities for learning and growth. These challenges will require teacher education programs, and the pre-service teachers...
Multidimensional Budgeting: A Tool for Transformational Leadership
INTRODUCTION A number of tools have become available to managers in recent years that can help them do a better job of planning and controlling. Many of these tools are based in computer technologies that make reporting, summarization, and analysis...
Quality of Continuing Education
INTRODUCTION This paper aims to put forth a model that would be useful in describing the phenomenon of quality within the context of continuing education. Not only is it aiming at developing a model, but also testing its applicability and the power...
Sabbatical: A Necessity in the Millennium
INTRODUCTION Faculty development has never been more critical than it is today. With technological changes happening every second, full-time faculty are at a disadvantage when trying to keep up with technology. What opportunities exist for the faculty...
Students as Customers and Higher Education as Industry: A Review of the Literature and the Legal Implications
INTRODUCTION Higher education all over the world has undergone many changes over the last few decades. As some commentators have observed, "what was an enterprise of culture now displays the features of an enterprise culture in which education is...
Supporting the Implementation of Student Outcome-Based Assessment: The Role of a School-Wide Assessment Committee
INTRODUCTION The national focus on improving education (AAHE, 1994), as well as, changes in accreditation (Lopez, 1996), have generated several highly visible projects at the post-secondary level (Tomovic, 1997; AAHE, 1994; Seymour, 1992). While...
Teamwork Strengths and Weaknesses: Perceptions of Practicing Educators
INTRODUCTION Teamwork, cooperation and effective group communication are being emphasized today in both public and private sector organizations (Varney, 1989; Wycoff, 1995). In fact, these terms are often found in mission and/or vision statements...