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. 9, No. 1, January

Academic Model or Corporate Model: Is Tenure Still Viable?
ABSTRACT Tenure has come under attack because in the age of corporate downsizing, corporate leaders, legislatures, and some board of trustee members have questioned why colleges and universities should not also be made "leaner and meaner" (DeGeorge,...
Adding an Accounting Component to a Computer-Based Interdisciplinary Exercise: Descriptive Results
ABSTRACT Educators and accreditation organizations have recently been extolling the value of interdisciplinary education in business. Often, students work in a single-major vacuum and do not see the inevitable working relationships that are established...
A Proposed Model to Evaluate Faculty Research Productivity
ABSTRACT Faculty annual evaluation is one of the most important responsibilities of academic administrators, as annual evaluation results are generally used to determine merit pay raises for faculty. Without an effective evaluation system in place,...
Conditions of Technology Progress in the Learning Environment
ABSTRACT This article presents an examination of the basic conditions of the learning environment that are necessary for effective technology-based teaching and learning. First, an overview of nationally utilized instruments purporting to measure...
Distance Learning and the Faculty: An Analysis of Perceptions, Concerns, and Opportunities
ABSTRACT Higher education is experiencing a major paradigm shift from the traditional lecture/face-to-face learning environment to online/distance learning. Studies showing student, faculty, administrative, and the institution's adjustments, concerns...
Group versus Individual Learning of Quantitative Accounting Topics: Effects on Test Performance in the First-Year Accounting Course
ABSTRACT Educators continue to search for ways to improve both accounting and methods of teaching. Increased use of cooperative learning is often a feature of curriculum revision. Although previous research has shown that cooperative learning techniques...
Merit Pay, COLAs, and the Return to Faculty Seniority
ABSTRACT The distinction between annual COLA and merit increases at a unionized, public, liberal arts college allows us to estimate the return to faculty seniority with respect to total salary and its components, cost-of-living and promotion-adjusted...
Review and Analysis of E-Business Education: A Look at U.S. Colleges and Universities
ABSTRACT The overall research objectives of this paper were to explore the prevalence of E-business programs in a broad, representative sample of U.S. institutions of higher education, and to provide an overview of E-business education in this sample....
Taking Time to Conduct a Needs Analysis in Creating an Online Course
ABSTRACT How do you design an online International Management course that simulates the issues global managers face in managing and motivating virtual teams? How do you incorporate stakeholder feedback (i.e. students, faculty, university administrators,...