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. 4, No. 2, May

A Tale of Two Universities' Videoconference Experience
INTRODUCTION In today's busy world, videoconferencing is one of the newest, most efficient tools for conducting meetings. Videoconferencing saves travel time and commuting expenses (The Desktop, 1999). University students study how businesses and...
Charting a New Course: Developing an Integrated Undergraduate Business Administration Degree
INTRODUCTION The issues facing institutions of higher education at the dawn of the 21st Century, and those affecting business education in particular, are daunting. Tectonic shifts will likely impact all content disciplines as well as the means...
Expanding American Collegiate Business School and Program Accreditation: Adding Value or Confusion
INTRODUCTION The context in which collegiate business creditors operate is changing. Among the role-shaping elements in that context are the competitors themselves, the concept of added value, and several key accreditation-related trends like federal...
Faculty Morale: A Qualitative Study of Influences and Recommendations
INTRODUCTION The institution will be what we make of it; and that in turn is a function of what we make of ourselves and each other (Bennet, 1998, p. 161). There is some consensus among researchers that faculty morale is declining in American...
Hollywood: Fictitious and Factual Case Models for Teaching Situational Reality
INTRODUCTION The roles that leadership, management, ethics, and a number of necessary social skills show in the activities of a variety of modern controversial leaders, and other organizational sources. One of the long accepted processes for teaching...
More Than Class Notes? A Features Review of Current Web-Based Course Management Tools and Their Adherence to Accepted Learning Pedagogy
INTRODUCTION Educational usage of the Internet is increasing rapidly. Academics are placing more course material on-line to supplement their classroom instructions. Seeing an opportunity, universities are placing entire courses on the web to attract...
The Impact of Computer Literacy on Student Academic Performance in the Introductory Management Information Systems Course
COMPUTER LITERACY AND PERFORMANCE "Computer literacy" is a commonly used term in the business world, but it is not precisely defined. Computer literacy, in general, is being knowledgeable about the computer and its applications (Rochester &...
Using a Self-Efficacy Scale for Training and Outcomes Assessment: A Tax Research Example
INTRODUCTION The primary objective of this study is to demonstrate to educators the usefulness of a self-efficacy scale as a training diagnostic tool and outcomes assessment measure. Self-efficacy is a judgment of one's ability to organize and execute...
Using Content Analysis in the Textbook Selection Process
INTRODUCTION Content analysis is a systematic approach to describing and understanding the meanings and potential effects of messages by gathering, categorizing, and analyzing message components (see Riffe et al., 1998, pp. 18-20, for a review of...
Videoconferencing as a Distance Learning Tool
INTRODUCTION Videoconferencing, as a component of distance learning, offers a cost-effective solution to some of the challenges facing education. K-12 education and higher learning have successfully embraced videoconference technology as a distribution...
Workplace Privacy: Enhancing Understanding of a Complex Issue
INTRODUCTION In this country, serious tension always has existed between the individual's right to privacy and exercise of personal freedoms, on the one hand, and the need to protect the interests and welfare of the community, on the other. This...