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, 2012

Addressing the Shortage of Accounting Faculty: Using Non-Tenure-Track Positions
ABSTRACTA serious imbalance between the supply of and demand for doctorally-qualified accounting faculty exists in the United States. Recent research shows that this shortage is likely to become more severe in the next five to ten years if no new action...
Click Click: Over 1,000 International College Students Detail Traditional Computer Usage
ABSTRACTThis article investigates the availability of computers and the tasks for which computers are used by undergraduate students enrolled in business classes at 12 selected universities in 7 countries. This research will expand the literature related...
Course Selection: Student Preferences for Instructor Practices
ABSTRACTWhen students select courses and choose from multiple class sections, their preferences serve as criteria for comparisons during the selection process. The primary purpose of this study is to determine some of the preferences, so information...
Cross-Level, Cross-Disciplinary, Cross-Cultural Collaborations in Action: A Public Service Educational Initiative Integrating Health, Engineering and Entrepreneurship
ABSTRACTThis paper outlines a project that represents collaboration between faculty members across three colleges: Professional Studies (Health), Engineering and Business at one University to educate a group of high school students, a class of undergraduate...
Distance Learning in a Core Business Class: Determinants of Success in Learning Outcomes and Post-Course Performance
ABSTRACTIn this paper, we outline the results of a study at a small Midwestern university regarding distance-learning education in a core business class. In a comparison of distance- and non-distance-learning students in an Introduction to Business course,...
Stress, Strain and Coping Mechanisms: An Experimental Study of Fresh College Students
ABSTRACTThis paper discusses the stress, strain and coping mechanisms among fresh college students. The purpose is to understand stress related problems, and suggest suitable solutions. Simple Random Sampling was assigned to all 120 first year students...
Student Perceptions about Team Projects as a Pedagogical Tool in Upper Division Undergraduate Accounting Courses: Indifference Curves
ABSTRACTResults of a survey conducted at two large accounting programs reveal a student indifference type curve with respect to the amount of time and number of team meetings required to complete team projects used as a tool in upper division undergraduate...
The Impact of Personality Type and Gender on Students' Performance in a Business Capstone Course
ABSTRACTAn empirical study of Keirsey Temperament Sorter (KTS-II) finds that students' personality type as measured by the KTS-II correlates to their performance as evidenced by course grade in an undergraduate business capstone course. The study also...
The On-Campus International Seminar vs. International Travel: Changed Perceptions
ABSTRACTMulticultural experiences and international travel have become critical components of many MBA programs. Exposure to foreign cultures and business practices are important to the educational foundation of future business leaders, especially as...
Using Publicly Available Podcasts and Vodcasts in the Accounting Curriculum: Suggestions and Student Perceptions
ABSTRACTThis paper examines student attitudes toward the use of podcasts and vodcasts in accounting courses. Podcasts and a vodcast were assigned in a Managerial Accounting class and an Accounting Information Systems class as an assignment to supplement...

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