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. 16, No. 1, January

Addressing the Shortage of Accounting Faculty: Using Non-Tenure-Track Positions
INTRODUCTION An increasing shortage of doctorally qualified accounting faculty has been documented in recent years. This shortage is due to both supply and demand issues; specifically, the supply of PhDs in accounting is near an all time low, while...
Click Click: Over 1,000 International College Students Detail Traditional Computer Usage
INTRODUCTION In a YouTube video, "Social Media Revolution", Erik Qualman (2009a) reported how quickly technology is changing. Qualman (2009a) is already at work on an updated version of this video which was posted in August 2009. Indeed, social...
Course Selection: Student Preferences for Instructor Practices
INTRODUCTION Colleges guide students through the process of selecting courses to meet requirements for academic majors. The students' choices influence their development of competencies, the selection of future courses, and career choices (Babad,...
Cross-Level, Cross-Disciplinary, Cross-Cultural Collaborations in Action: A Public Service Educational Initiative Integrating Health, Engineering and Entrepreneurship
INTRODUCTION QAccording to a recent report of the AACSB International Task Force on Business Schools and Innovation (2010), a business school's mission should include fostering innovation. One of the models suggests that a way to integrate innovation...
Distance Learning in a Core Business Class: Determinants of Success in Learning Outcomes and Post-Course Performance
INTRODUCTION One of the most rapidly growing areas in college education is the offering of distance learning courses (Pina, 2008). For example, in the ten year period leading up to 2007, enrollment of students in some form of online learning coursework...
Stress, Strain and Coping Mechanisms: An Experimental Study of Fresh College Students
INTRODUCTION Stress is something that all of us experience from time to time but have difficulty defining it. Different ideas were given to explain the word stress. This ranges from simple physiological definition into more interpretative processes....
Student Perceptions about Team Projects as a Pedagogical Tool in Upper Division Undergraduate Accounting Courses: Indifference Curves
BACKGROUND In the past decade, Corporate America has embraced the team concept as a platform for building and re-engineering organizations. They also claim that teamwork is the structural norm now in organizations across the globe. Katzenbach and...
The Impact of Personality Type and Gender on Students' Performance in a Business Capstone Course
INTRODUCTION The theory that individuals exhibit specific personality types was introduced by Carl Gustav Jung in his book Psychological Types in 1921. Jung described a set of dichotomous differences in the human psyche that he defined "introverted"...
The On-Campus International Seminar vs. International Travel: Changed Perceptions
INTRODUCTION It is widely accepted that exposure to foreign cultures and business practices is a key ingredient to the success of educational business programs. Now that industry and commerce truly span the globe and are no longer limited by national...
Using Publicly Available Podcasts and Vodcasts in the Accounting Curriculum: Suggestions and Student Perceptions
INTRODUCTION Podcasts are a relatively new phenomenon. Over the course of the last six years, the number of podcasts has grown exponentially. Similar to Internet sites, not all podcasts are credible or educational. However, a plethora of credible...

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