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. 8, No. 3, September

Accounting Educators' Perceptions of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002 and Their Role in Preparing Students for a Challenging Profession
ABSTRACT Concerns over the effects of financial reporting scandals involving large corporations and public accounting firms have led to the creation of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002 (SOA). The purpose of this Act is to preserve and enhance the...
Andragogy for Adult Learners in Higher Education
ABSTRACT There is much information available to the public through published course curricula, syllabi, and online course descriptions at university websites from which we could speculate what is taught to undergraduate business students in the...
Business Education and Technology: Observations on the Use of Personal Digital Assistants (PDAs) by Domestic and International Educators
ABSTRACT Most business educators all over the world have not remained indifferent to changes in technology that directly or indirectly provide opportunities to enhance administrative and academic responsibilities. Although the acceptance of innovations...
Introductory Accounting Curriculum Changes: A Longitudinal Investigation of the Complex Issues Facing Small Schools
ABSTRACT This paper investigates the effects of changes to the introductory accounting curriculum on student retention, student course grades, student attitudes toward accounting and faculty attitudes toward the new teaching approach. In an effort...
Online Homework Assessments: Benefits and Drawbacks to Students
ABSTRACT What are the benefits and drawbacks to students of completing homework assessments online, as compared to using the pen-and-paper method? This research addresses this question within the context of multiple-choice homework assignments delivered...
Senior Level Business Student College Selection Factors
ABSTRACT This research, completed in 2001, identifies market segments based on students' classification of influence variables affecting their selection of a particular university: Stephen F. Austin State University. This study has identified through...
Sourcing the Leadership Needs of the Academic Enterprise: The Critical Role of the Department Chair
ABSTRACT This article reports the results of a survey of department chairpersons and describes its results in terms of the critical leadership needs facing academic departments. The survey results reveal that department chairs are heavily focused...
The Initial Interview: Job Search of Accounting Phd Candidates and Relocating Faculty
ABSTRACT This research examines how accounting PhD candidates and current accounting faculty seek, conduct, and draw inferences from interviews at the American Accounting Association national convention. The initial interview is critical for further...
The Preparedness of Secondary School Teachers concerning the Education of Limited English Proficient Students
ABSTRACT As the number of Limited English Proficient (LEP) students increases in American secondary schools, so does the need to properly educate them. An increasing challenge for educators is to enable LEP students to gain access to the core curriculum...
Using Games to Teach Basics: Learn to Love Learning Accounting
ABSTRACT Teaching accounting principles courses continues to challenge accounting educators because many students have difficulty with the classes and often resist the commitment of time necessary for learning accounting through traditional classroom...

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