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. 15, No. 1, January

An Exploratory Study of Class Presentations and Peer Evaluations: Do Students Perceive the Benefits?
INTRODUCTION Student presentations are a common part of many courses at colleges and universities as they are one of the ways to improve learning of course material. The potential benefits of student presentations include greater class interaction...
Bridging the Gap: The Role of Outreach Programs in Granting College Access to First Generation Students
INTRODUCTION REACH Business Camp is an initiative by the College of Business and Public Management at the University of La Verne with a clear vision of reaching out to first generation, underserved junior high school students. The objective of this...
Individual Differences in Management Education: The Effect of Social Support and Attachment Style
INTRODUCTION It is essential to learn and apply effective management education techniques in order to prepare today's students to become impactful organizational leaders. The field of management education involves successfully transferring explicit...
Predictors of Critical Thinking Skills of Incoming Business Students
INTRODUCTION The promotion of critical thinking ranks among the primary goals for educators today (Elder, 2004). As reported in a review of literature by the Office of Outcomes Assessment of the University of Maryland in 2006, critical thinking...
Professional Ethical Obligations for Multicultural Education and Implications for Educators
INTRODUCTION Anyone who works in the field of intercultural relations knows how often in his community he hears the remark, "There is no problem." Parents, teachers, public officials, police, community leaders seem unaware of the undercurrents of...
Teaching with Metaphor: The Case of Alice in GAAP Land
INTRODUCTION The global economy is constantly reshaped by changing technology and new work environments. To meet the needs of business and industry, accounting educators must continually reassess the effectiveness of curricula and pedagogy. One...
The Effects of Learning Styles on Course Performance: A Quantile Regression Analysis
INTRODUCTION As faculty, one of our goals is to provide the best possible learning environment for our students. In order to create an ideal learning environment, it is important to understand our students' different learning styles (Coffield, Moseley,...
Using the Blackboard CMS to Develop Team Work Skills in Undergraduate Marketing Principles Class
INTRODUCTION Speaking in a recent interview at the Colombia School of Business, financier Warren Buffet was asked about the single most important business skill MBA students could acquire. Without hesitation, Buffet named communication skills as...