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. 3, September

A Labor Negotiation Case Useful in an Introductory Business Course
INTRODUCTION A positive relationship between management and employees is vital to every company's success. Companies seek to hire and retain competent, knowledgeable, productive workers at a reasonable cost while individuals desire pleasant working...
Assessment of a Master of Accountancy Program: A Case Study at the University of Idaho
INTRODUCTION According to AACSB, "Student learning is the central activity of higher education. Definition of learning expectations and assurance that graduates achieve learning expectations are key features of any academic program." To be able...
Evaluation of Distance Education Components: A Case Study of Associate Degree Programs
INTRODUCTION Researchers have argued that when there are physical distance between students and their teacher in terms of interpersonal and group communication, encountering some problems when teaching is unavoidable. It was a bid to solve some...
Extending the Forer Test beyond Face Validity: An Experiential Approach to Teaching Social Science Methodology
INTRODUCTION Many psychology students are familiar with the 'Forer Test'. In the test, a personality evaluation is administered and every participant gets the same personality profile as a result (Forer, 1949; Carroll, 2005). Most participants consider...
Mindfulness-Based Business Ethics Education
INTRODUCTION Articles which recommend new approaches to teaching business ethics typically begin with a litany of famous corrupt business activities. From Lockheed to Lincoln Savings and Loan, Kenneth Lay to Bernard Madoff, recent decades have witnessed...
Nontraditional Adult Masters Degree Students and Their Choice of Program of Study
INTRODUCTION According to the American Council on Education (2006), it is estimated that more than 40 percent of students enrolled in degree granting programs in higher education are nontraditional, adult students, age 25 or older. Of these students,...
Relationship between Dissimiliar Cognitive Styles and Use of Learning Strategies in Undergraduate Students
INTRODUCTION Recent research has continued to provide evidence supporting two seminal conclusions regarding cognitive styles. That is, cognitive style may be considered a factor in determining student academic success (Cassidy, 2004; Romanelli,...
The Team vs. the Individual: Login Activity as a Predictor of Web-Based Simulation Team Success
WEB-BASED COMPUTER SIMULATIONS In an effort to enrich the classroom experience for students in higher education, competitions, namely computer simulations, have been used heavily (Cantor, 1995). Computer simulations have been used in various business...
Total Quality Culture (TQC) in Educational Institutions: A Gulf Corporation Council (GCC) Region Study
INTRODUCTION Total Quality Management (TQM) aims at changing the culture of institutions so that employees put quality first. Literature has indicated that educational institutions have been lagging behind other organizations in implementing TQM...

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