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. 17, No. 2, May

A Simple Model for Estimating Enrollment Yield from a List of Freshman Prospects
INTRODUCTION An on-going challenge facing many college administrators is predicting freshman enrollment from year-to-year. Institutions that are highly dependent on tuition dollars, in particular, are concerned about their ability to accurately...
Changes in Motivation during an MBA Program: Gender Makes a Difference from First-Year to Graduation
INTRODUCTION Students desiring a Masters of Business Administration (MBA) degree is at an all time high (Damast, 2007) and competition is growing as schools of business attempt to offer what students want (Krell, 2007). In the development of MBA...
Designing Service Learning Project in Systems Analysis and Design Course
INTRODUCTION Systems analysis and design is a complex and challenging methodology that a team of business and systems professionals uses to develop and maintain computer-based information system for an organization. In the early years of computing,...
Gender and Comparative Evaluations in Student Groups
INTRODUCTION The assessment of student performance is a critical component of the education process. With the increased use of group projects as an integral component of higher education, there has been increased interest in both self- and peer-evaluations...
Guidelines for Meetings and Presentations in Second Life
INTRODUCTION Challenging Economic Times Many governments, for-profit, and non-profit organizations throughout the world are facing limited resources to meet existing demands. The adverse economic conditions in the US and in much of the world...
Leadership Behavior and Its Impact on Student Success and Retention in Online Graduate Education
INTRODUCTION Student attrition, although some to be expected, comes at a high cost. Failure to complete studies is recognized as a personal loss for the individual, an economic loss for universities, and an intellectual loss for society. While extensive...
Residual Effects of a Professional Development Project for Aspiring School Leaders
INTRODUCTION This follow-up study with former graduate students explores residual effects of a field-based experience they participated in at one point during the past five years. There were two foci for this study. First, we looked at how former...
The Missing Link in the CCSS Initiative: Professional Development for Implementation
INTRODUCTION The Common Core State Standards (CCSS) initiative, developed by the National Governors Association (NGA) and the Council of Chief State School Officers (CCSSO) and endorsed by the American Federation of Teachers (AFT), has been adopted...
The "New" School Leader: Training Instructional Leaders for a New Generation of Teachers and Learners
"No one can say for certain how the schools of the new century will differ from those of the past century--but there can be little doubt that these schools will require different forms of leadership." Elizabeth L. Hale and Hunter N. Moorman Preparing...
Video as a Recruitment Tool at "Big Four" Public Accounting Firms: Why Video Should Be Part of Accounting Curricula
INTRODUCTION The "Big Four" public accounting firms (Deloitte, Ernst & Young (E&Y), KPMG and PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC)) are consistently ranked amongst the best employers for young professionals. Bloomberg Businessweek's 2009 list of...
Who Has the Most Skin in the Game? A Stake Owner Theory of Tenure
INTRODUCTION The institution of tenure in the academy is a long standing, widespread practice, though not universal. In the nearly century long existence of tenure systems, the true place in the institution of tenured faculty members has not been...