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. 2, May

Are Students and Their Parents Viewed as Customers by AACSB-International Member Schools? Survey Results and Implications for University Business School Leaders
INTRODUCTION AND DEFINITIONS All forms of organizations, businesses, hospitals, governments and educational providers, seek to attain and maintain high levels of performance. But, can a particular organizational strategy or culture lead to improved...
Commuter Students: Involvement and Identification with an Institution of Higher Education
INTRODUCTION Since the 1980's, many public universities in the United States have evolved from "state" universities to "state supported" universities. A "state-assisted" university is one that receives less than 50% of their budget from the state...
Comparing Business Faculty's Salaries by Rank and Gender: Does AACSB Accreditation Really Make a Difference?
INTRODUCTION Once collegiate business schools have achieved accreditation recognition through the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business International (AACSB), there is the burden of proof for maintaining the more rigorous standards...
Empirical Evidence of the Fairness and Quality of Peer Evaluations
INTRODUCTION A challenge to academics has long been the fair and rigorous evaluation of the performance of students in classes, when such evaluation is called for (such as in most western European and American universities.) During the 1990s, due...
Guided Development of Reflective Thinking in the Observations of Classroom Teachers by Pre-Service Candidates
GUIDED DEVELOPMENT OF REFLECTIVE THINKING IN THE OBSERVATIONS OF CLASSROOM TEACHERS BY PRE-SERVICE CANDIDATES By its very nature education is a profession in which the teacher, during the normal course of events, has limited interaction with other...
Impact of Behavioral Factors on GPA for Gifted and Talented Students
INTRODUCTION An upper-level residential school for accelerated learners faces many of the same concerns as employers. The school administration wants to attract and retain students who have both the behavioral, social and academic skills needed...
Predicting and Monitoring Student Performance in the Introductory Management Science Course
INTRODUCTION There is a growing concern about poor performance of undergraduate students in the introductory management science course, which is a core requirement in many business degree programs and a prerequisite for advanced courses. Various...
Principal Desirabilitiy for Professional Development
INTRODUCTION Today's American educational system is facing a revolutionary change involving high-stakes testing designed to raise student achievement. The No Child Left Behind Act (NCLB) is potentially the most significant educational initiative...
Using Student Course Evaluations to Design Faculty Development Workshops
INTRODUCTION Teaching consumes fifty percent or more of a professors time (Bowen and Schuster, 1986), yet professors are tenured, promoted and evaluated more on the basis of their research and scholarly activities than on their teaching. It may...