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. 14, No. 2, May

Accounting Student Perceptions of Ethical Behavior: Insight into Future Accounting Professionals
INTRODUCTION The Public Accounting Reform and Investor Protection Act of 2002, better known as the Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX) Act, was developed in response to corporate scandals such as those involving Enron, Tyco International, and WorldCom. WorldCom's...
Hispanic Students' Success in Business Education
INTRODUCTION The Hispanic population is the largest and fastest growing ethnic group in the United States. According to the Census Bureau's 2007 American Community Survey, Hispanics account for 45.4 million or 15.1% of the population (Business Wire,...
Professors' Use of Case Discussion Leadership at Harvard and Darden MBA Programs: Characteristics of a Successful Case Discussion
INTRODUCTION This study attempted to discover how professors in two top-ranked MBA programs describe and implement case discussion leadership in the classroom. The participants of the study were finance professors from Harvard Business School and...
Readability of Intermediate Accounting Textbooks
INTRODUCTION The selection of a textbook for use in intermediate accounting courses is an important decision for faculty. Since the intermediate accounting course sequence is at the core of the typical accounting curriculum, all accounting majors...
Revitalizing Education through a Student Incentive Structure
INTRODUCTION There exists a myriad of programs and innovative models offering potential solutions to the plight of secondary and higher education in the U.S. The literature is voluminous, and only basic themes are identified and briefly summarized...
The Relative Frequency of Faculty's Publications: A Content Analysis of Refereed Business Journals
INTRODUCTION There can be no doubt a sure way to dredge up controversy among a faculty is to drum up talk on evaluating the quality of the refereed journals in which they publish (Shugan, 2003; Uncles, 2004). A faculty member on tenure track, facing...
The Use/application of Mnemonics as a Pedagogical Tool in Auditing
INTRODUCTION Auditing encompasses a comprehensive, complex body of knowledge. Auditing students must demonstrate a detailed knowledge of auditing concepts in order to pass the auditing section of the CPA exam and enter public practice; a good general...
Using Student Feedback to Assess Team Projects in a Required, Cross-Disciplinary, Undergraduate Management Course
INTRODUCTION Team projects have been used as a teaching method in business schools for so long that the convention has been described as ubiquitous (Bacon, 2005); however, this practice has not been accepted without reservations or criticism. Critics...