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. 3, September

Creating Active Learning Applications and Opportunities for an On-Line Leadership Course
INTRODUCTION The growing popularity and acceptance of web-delivered education make it an attractive and desired option for expanding the educational opportunities available to students (Petrides, 2002; Rivera & Rice, 2002; Robinson & Stull,...
Factors Influencing Student Performance in the Introductory Management Science Course
INTRODUCTION There is a growing concern about the poor performance of undergraduate students in the introductory management science course, which is a core requirement in most business degree programs and a prerequisite for advanced courses. At...
Factors Influencing the University Selection of International Students
INTRODUCTION The number of international students pursuing secondary education at United States (U.S.) universities has been increasing over the past 25 years, and is expected to continue into the foreseeable future. However, these students have...
Job Order Costing: A Simulation and Vehicle for Conceptual Discussion
INTRODUCTION Job order costing is typically covered in cost accounting and managerial accounting courses and appears in virtually all such textbooks (e.g., Hilton, 2005; Schneider, 2009). Students often have difficulty understanding job order costing...
Moving towards a Culturally Diverse Accounting Profession
INTRODUCTION The U.S. population as a whole has seen a shift in demographics to increased minority representation. According to the 2005 census, the largest growth in the nation's population was attributed to Hispanics, up 21% from 2000. Not far...
Strategically Planning Campuses for the "Newer Students" in Higher Education
INTRODUCTION "If colleges and universities are to survive in the troubled years ahead, a strong emphasis on planning is essential (Kotler & Murphy, 1981)." Those words are as true today as they were almost 30 years ago when they were first written....
To Consolidate or Not to Consolidate, That Is the Question: Optimal School Size and Teacher Incentive Contracts
INTRODUCTION Over the last few decades the US school system has received much attention from researchers and administrators on a variety of issues such as incentive pay and accountability (Holmstrom & Milgrom, 1991; Kane & Staiger, 2002);...
What Is a Better Predictor of Success in an MBA Program: Work Experience or the GMAT?
REVIEW OF THE LITERATURE In a part-time program such as the one being studied in this paper, students are often older and have more significant leadership and management work experience than students admitted to a traditional MBA program. To maximize...