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. 1, 2010

Achieving Quality Enhancement Program (Qep) Objectives: Impact of On-Line and On-Ground Course Characteristics by Undergraduate Student Personality Traits
ABSTRACTWith the increasing popularity of distance education, a growing body of research is emerging which investigates personality characteristics, the types of students that are successful on-line courses and the differences between on-line students...
A Strategic Framework for Auditing and Planning for Reform of an Undergraduate Marketing Curriculum: A Practical Application of the Boyer Commission Report
ABSTRACTThis paper applies the directives and guidelines found in the Boyer Commission Report (1998) entitled, "Reinventing Undergraduate Education: A Blueprint for America's Research Universities" to create a curriculum assessment tool. As an auditing...
Congruence between Entry-Level Accountants' Required Competencies and Accounting Textbooks
ABSTRACTWhile there appears to be consensus that the demand for accounting majors is on the rise, widespread concern exists that the gap between current accounting education and the needs of industry are widening. Evidence in the accounting literature...
Improving Group Dynamics: Creating a Team Charter
ABSTRACTThe current article explores the rationale and details behind the first project assigned to students in a cohort-based, team-oriented MBA program - the Team Charter. The article presents the approach used to take the student through the development...
Mba: Past, Present and Future
ABSTRACTIn the U.S., the Masters of Business Administration (MBA) degree has become the hallmark of distinction for people seeking advanced positions in organizations. However, few realize that business as a formal field of study has been in existence...
Professorial Presentations: The Link between the Lecture and Student Success in the Workplace
ABSTRACTWhen a student makes that first presentation to his/her potential employer during a first interview, the presentation skills of the student is on trial. Very few students are naturals when it comes to presenting, as it is generally a learned...
Students' Rights: A Conceptual Framework for Postsecondary Student Academic Freedom
ABSTRACTStudent rights have become a growing concern for institutions ever since the court case, Dixon v. Alabama State Board of Education (1961) rejected the idea of in loco parentis. More recently students and stakeholders have been promoting students'...
Teaching Management by Telling Stories
ABSTRACTStorytelling is a powerful and effective teaching tool, yet management professors often overlook its use. A good story can illustrate management principles such as decision-making, leadership, group dynamics, power and politics in a way that...
The Good, the Bad and the Controversial: The Practicalities and Pitfalls of the Grading of Class Participation
ABSTRACTThree things in life are certain; death, taxes and the fact that management educators all have an opinion, usually a strong one, regarding the grading of class participation. There appears to be three different "camps" on the issue. The first...
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