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. 4, 2009

A Comparative Analysis of Grading Practices by Discipline within a College of Business
ABSTRACTThis research tests for differences in average grades awarded across six business disciplines in the business college at a southern regional university. Although complaints about college grade inflation have existed for over one hundred years,...
An Exploratory Analysis of Sales Career Desirability: An MBA Perspective
ABSTRACTSources of new salespeople are continually being sought and developed by many companies in numerous industries. As new salespeople are being recruited, one common location for these individuals is increasingly found on university campuses. College...
An Importance-Effectiveness Analysis of the Contemporary Auditing Course
ABSTRACTThe Sarbanes-Oxley Act, legislation enacted in 2002, increased the prominence and responsibilities of the audit profession. Historically, the profession has urged the academic community to institute changes in the accounting curriculum and specifically...
Do Online Students Make the Grade on the Business Major Field Ets Exam?
ABSTRACTThis paper examines the determinants of performance on the business major field achievement ETS exam with a focus on the impact of students taking multiple business courses in the online environment. The sample consists of 136 students at a midsized...
Educators' Role in Promoting Academic Integrity
INTRODUCTIONIntegrity without knowledge is weak and useless, and knowledge without integrity is dangerous and dreadful.Samuel Johnson (1709 - 1784)Research on academic cheating dates to the turn of the twentieth century with the earliest studies having...
How Can Interdisciplinary Collaboration between Schools Promote Culturally Diverse Students' Success?
ABSTRACTThis paper will attempt to explain how interdisciplinary collaboration between different two career schools (i.e., School of Nursing and School of Business within the same university) can improve the academic success of culturally diverse students....
Preparedness for Mid-Career Transitions: Examining Current Practices in Management Education
ABSTRACTThis paper examines how MBA programs prepare graduates for involuntary, mid-career job loss. Numerous studies have identified responses that minimize negative consequences to such job losses and even increase opportunities for personal and professional...
Readability of Introductory Financial and Managerial Accounting Textbooks
ABSTRACTSelecting a textbook for use in introductory accounting courses can be a challenging task for faculty. Many criteria may be considered in such decisions, including a textbook's readability level. Using a widely-used readability index, this study...
Student Reactions to Assignment Structure: Examining the Influence of Cognitive Style
ABSTRACTIn this study, we investigated how student cognitive styles affect reactions toward course assignments. A total of 283 business undergraduates enrolled in either a statistics course or a business strategy course were involved in the study. In...
Watch This Clip: Using Film as an Augmentation to Lecture and Class Discussion
ABSTRACTThis paper examines the use of popular film as a teaching tool for enhancing business education. An extant review of the literature regarding popular film as a teaching tool is followed by a discussion of survey data collected by the author in...
Author Advanced search

Oops!

An unknown error has occurred. Please click the button below to reload the page. If the problem persists, please try again in a little while.