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. S1, November

An Empirical Study of Gender Issues in Assessments Using Peer and Self Evaluations
INTRODUCTION Traditionally, instructors unilaterally assess students' performance. However, increasing use of teaching and learning strategies in which students learn with and from each other may lead to increasing reliance on peer assessments....
An Integrated Model for Practicing Reflective Learning
INTRODUCTION Although not practiced consistently or purposely in classroom experiences, reflective learning is not new to higher education. Previous research by Carson and Fisher (2006) uncovered that John Dewey (1933) is considered a key originator...
Assessment of the Online Instructor
INTRODUCTION Online instruction has become a necessity for smaller institutions to grow and maintain a broader student base (Topper, 2007). In addition to fully-online courses, many schools offer hybrid options which augment the traditional classroom...
A Study of Non-Traditional and Traditional Students in Terms of Their Time Management Behaviors, Stress Factors, and Coping Strategies
INTRODUCTION From the demographic and involvement standpoint, the study was similar to previous research (Newbold, Mehta & Forbus, 2010). This examination built upon the previous research by exploring time management characteristics, the origins...
Evidence on the Association between Major and Performance in the Introductory Financial Accounting Course
INTRODUCTION Dramatic changes in the accounting profession in the last two decades seem to have changed the landscape of accounting education. As a primary source of supply of professionals to the industry, the accounting major in higher education...
Extending the Forer Test beyond Face Validity: An Experiential Approach to Teaching Social Science Methodology
INTRODUCTION Many psychology students are familiar with the 'Forer Test'. In the test, a personality evaluation is administered and every participant gets the same personality profile as a result (Forer, 1949; Carroll, 2005). Most participants consider...
Incorporating Web-Assisted Instruction into the Business Communication Curriculum
INTRODUCTION We often judge the intelligence of people by observing how they use language. Aside from content knowledge, it is often the first basis on which personal and professional competence is determined. Our students' success in both an academic...
Integrating International Financial Reporting Standards into the Accounting Curriculum: Strategies, Benefits and Challenges
Business as well as accounting professionals must begin preparing for this impending change in accounting standards. Accounting educators should take action immediately and prepare their students for this tremendous change, which will affect not only...
Introductory Accounting for Business Majors: Revisited
INTRODUCTION This paper reports on a research project in the area of accounting education. Business faculty members at three colleges/universities were surveyed for their opinions about the essential accounting knowledge needed by business majors....
What Is Your ROA? an Investigation of the Many Formulas for Calculating Return on Assets
INTRODUCTION A recent study by Mankin and Jewell (2010) of ratios in 77 current business textbooks made several interesting discoveries. The study included accounting, finance, management, marketing, and financial statement analysis textbooks. Two...