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. 3, September

Accounting for a Simulated Investment Portfolio: Active Learning Pedagogy in Intermediate Accounting
INTRODUCTION Accounting for Investments is the focus of Chapter 17 in the 12th and 13th editions of the Kieso, Weygandt, and Warfield "Intermediate Accounting" textbook. In order to enhance student learning and to assess students understanding of...
Authentic Leadership and Budget-Building: Superintendents Reveal Origins, Strategies, and Connections
INTRODUCTION The intersection of leadership style and organizational practices reveals a great deal about how school superintendents attempt to influence their district's progress. The purpose of this paper is to explore the relationships among...
Cognition & Risk Perception in Business Environmental Sustainability Education
"We can't solve problems by using the same kind of thinking we used when we created them" Albert Einstein "All real change is grounded in new ways of thinking and perceiving.... Different ways of thinking lead to different ways of acting" Peter...
Development of Students' Emotional Intelligence: Participative Classroom Environments in Higher Education
INTRODUCTION The purpose of the present study is to explore the role participative classroom environments play in the development of college student's emotional intelligence (EI), and whether EI is related to academic achievement. Emotional intelligence...
Management of Innovative E-Learning Environments
INTRODUCTION Southern University at New Orleans (SUNO) is an HBCU (95% African American, 2% White and 3% others) open admission institution. The female/male student ratio is 60/40. Traditionally a brick and mortar university, it now offers both...
Recall and the Serial Position Effect: The Role of Primacy and Recency on Accounting Students' Performance
INTRODUCTION The serial position effect is the phenomenon in which faster learning and greater recall of items occur at the beginning (primacy effect) and end (recency effect) in comparison to items at the middle of a list. The majority of the research...
Student Use of a Free Online Textbook
INTRODUCTION Textbook prices are a concern to many groups, from students, to parents, to teachers and school administrators. Students spend an average of $700-1000 per year on textbooks (Allen, 2008). Furthermore, a 2005 report by the United States...
The Impact of Voluntary Accountability on the Design of Higher Education Assessment
INTRODUCTION Few institutions of higher education today question the merit of careful and consistent assessment of student learning. The assessment movement, which started in earnest in the late 1980s, is now well entrenched in higher education...
Wikis and Podcasts: An Application in Undergraduate Management Education
INTRODUCTION Organizations have been profoundly changed in the past quarter century by rapid innovation in desktop computing and communication technologies. Commercialization of the Internet through the World Wide Web (WWW) has allowed organizations...