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. 13, No. 2, May

Academic Dishonesty and Intention to Cheat: A Model on Active versus Passive Academic Dishonesty as Perceived by Business Students
INTRODUCTION Academic dishonesty in colleges is a global problem (Chapman & Lupton, 2004). More and more students seem to be cheating on their tests and assignments significantly for the past few decades (Bolin, 2004; Brown & Choong, 2005;...
Academic Publishing and Teaching Effectiveness: An Attitudinal Study of AACSB Accredited Business School Faculty
INTRODUCTION Historically the role of publishing in the academy has been to provide a venue for academic discourse and the dissemination of newly created knowledge, a role that is as valid today as it was fifty or one hundred years ago. There is,...
A Comparison of the Achievement of Students Taught by Full-Time versus Adjunct Faculty in Business Courses
INTRODUCTION Educators strive to understand how students learn from a number of perspectives. Faculty seek technology and nurturing environments to facilitate student achievement in course work which will support future learning and eventual career...
Differential Effects of Student Characteristics on Performance: Online Vis-a-Vis Offline Accounting Courses
INTRODUCTION A considerable body of research on distance learning suggests that there is no significant difference in achievement levels between online learners and offline learners (E.G., The Institute for Higher Education Policy (1999), Chamberlin...
Essay versus Multiple-Choice: Student Preferences and the Underlying Rationale with Implications for Test Construction
INTRODUCTION Many universities are experiencing budget cuts that result in larger classes. The need to teach these larger classes without suffering an excessive reduction in the amount of time available for research and service-related endeavors...
Examining Tolerance for Ambiguity in the Domain of Educational Leadership
INTRODUCTION The principal, who is the instructional leader of a school, is central to the effectiveness of students' academic outcomes (Barth, 2001; Lunenburg & Ornstein, 2004). Moreover, the campus leader directs the infusion of a moral order...
Faculty Utilization of End-of-Chapter Textbook Material in Developing Intermediate Accounting Students' Professional Competencies
INTRODUCTION For over 20 years, those interested in accounting education have pondered the question, "What type of curriculum will best prepare students for successful careers in accounting?" The American Accounting Association's Bedford Committee...
Student Driven Business Projects: Motivation, Implementation, and Consequences
INTRODUCTION Our goal as an educational institution is to make students self-educating people. We aim to develop in students the ability to synthesize knowledge from various sources and help them learn practical business methodologies. Specifically,...
Student Perceptions of the Importance of Instructor Traits: A Cross-Cultural Study
INTRODUCTION Instructional effectiveness is an integral component of the educational process. In practice, considerable time/effort and financial resources are devoted to formal preparation of learners for successful personal and professional lives....