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Audet, Josée; Marcotte, Geneviève – American Journal of Business Education, 2018
In response to the criticisms addressed to business schools, teaching formulas that foster experiential learning are increasingly being put forward. The Missions Commerciales de l'Université Laval (MCUL--Université Laval Trade Missions) is a training program designed to foster experiential learning. This program extends over an entire academic…
Descriptors: Experiential Learning, Foreign Countries, International Trade, Personality Traits
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Stevens, Chad M.; Schneider, Elizabeth; Bederman-Miller, Patricia – American Journal of Business Education, 2018
This paper explores post-secondary faculty perceptions of awareness and preparedness relating to Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). Institutions of higher education are businesses. The largest threat to sustained viability for many businesses is litigation. Business-related litigation is often the result of non-employment discrimination or…
Descriptors: Federal Legislation, Civil Rights Legislation, Disabilities, Compliance (Legal)
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Eisner, Susan – American Journal of Business Education, 2015
Literature finds mentoring to be a substantive, enduring practice in widespread arena, and among the attributes associated with career success and satisfaction. This paper provides a tangible mentoring model that has been operational for several years, and which applies what the literature proscribes to higher education academic settings. The…
Descriptors: Mentors, Faculty Development, Success, Participant Satisfaction
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Hassan, Mahamood M.; Schwartz, Bill N. – American Journal of Business Education, 2014
This paper discusses a student research project that is part of an advanced cost accounting class. The project emphasizes active learning, integrates cost accounting with macroeconomics and statistics by "learning by doing" using real world data. Students analyze sales data for a publicly listed company by focusing on the company's…
Descriptors: Student Research, Research Projects, Accounting, Advanced Courses
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Burke, Megan M.; Gandolfi, William R. – American Journal of Business Education, 2014
This study looks to answer the question, "Does the current accounting educational system in the United States focus too heavily on the requirements of large (and SEC registered) companies at the expense of small companies and individuals who comprise the primary clientele of most practicing CPAs?" This investigation surveys CPAs…
Descriptors: Accounting, Small Businesses, Curriculum Design, Questionnaires
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Kim, Sung; Meng, Juan; Kalinowski, Jon; Shin, Dooyoung – American Journal of Business Education, 2014
The purpose of this paper is to present the development and validation of a measurement model for student user satisfaction in a laptop environment. Using a "quasi Delphi" method in addition to contributions from prior research we used EFA and CFA (LISREL) to identify a five factor (14 item) measurement model that best fit the data. The…
Descriptors: Satisfaction, Student Attitudes, Laptop Computers, Factor Analysis
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Estelami, Hooman – American Journal of Business Education, 2014
An emerging question in business education is whether all students would benefit from distance learning and if student performance can be predicted prior to enrollment in an online course based on student characteristics. In this paper, the role of student characteristics on academic performance is examined in the context two different online…
Descriptors: Distance Education, Electronic Learning, Online Courses, Business Administration Education
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Gundersen, David E.; Ballenger, Joe K.; Crocker, Robert M.; Scifres, Elton L.; Strader, Robert – American Journal of Business Education, 2013
This exploratory study evaluates the satisfaction of students with a web-based information system at a medium-sized regional university. The analysis provides a process for simplifying data interpretation in captured student user feedback. Findings indicate that student classifications, as measured by demographic and other factors, determine…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Student Attitudes, Satisfaction, Web Sites
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Lee, Jungki; Anantharaman, Sekhar – American Journal of Business Education, 2013
Although the delivery of satisfactory services is an important strategic goal in many colleges, students are known to face challenges and experience a significant amount of stress during their school life. This study proposes and tests students' experience of control over their college life as a promising factor that would enhance their…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Student Experience, College Students, Student Empowerment
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Kolachi, Nadir Ali; Mohammad, Jan – American Journal of Business Education, 2013
The paper develops a new model of the essential factors required to be a top business school in the world for the benefit of schools recognized by the Higher Education Commission (HEC) in Pakistan. Globally, top business schools are those that excel in research, attract strong faculty, and successfully foster student development. The present…
Descriptors: Business Administration Education, Excellence in Education, Foreign Countries, Reputation
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Guder, Faruk; Malliaris, Mary – American Journal of Business Education, 2013
This paper studies the reasons for low response rates in online evaluations. Survey data are collected from the students to understand factors that might affect student participation in the course evaluation process. When course evaluations were opened to the student body, an email announcement was sent to all students, and a reminder email was…
Descriptors: Online Courses, Course Evaluation, Response Rates (Questionnaires), Student Participation
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Jones, Cathleen S.; Hartley, Nell T. – American Journal of Business Education, 2013
For decades,some of the most popular devices used in educating students and employees to the values of diversity are those that are based on a four-grid identification of behavior style. The results from the scoring of the instruments provide individual profiles in terms of a person's assertiveness, responsiveness, and preferred tone of…
Descriptors: Comparative Analysis, Correlation, Personality Measures, Personality Traits
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Sullivan, Daniel; Colburn, Michael; Fox, Daniel E. – American Journal of Business Education, 2013
Team teaching an undergraduate business capstone course has the potential of providing students with an enhanced learning experience in a number of ways. This study examines the relationship between faculty and student learning styles and their impact on student perception and satisfaction in a highly collaborative team taught undergraduate…
Descriptors: Cognitive Style, Student Attitudes, Satisfaction, Team Teaching
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Siegel, Philip H.; Mintz, Steven; Naser-Tavakolian, Mohsen; O'Shaughnessy, John – American Journal of Business Education, 2012
Accounting educators have a unique role in academe because students learn about codes of ethics that will guide their actions as professionals. We identify hypernorms related to internal auditing educators that reflect unethical behaviors believed to be universally unacceptable by that community. We then compare the results to a prior survey of…
Descriptors: Accounting, Ethics, Role Models, College Faculty
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Tanner, John R.; Stewart, Geoffrey; Totaro, Michael W.; Hargrave, Melissa – American Journal of Business Education, 2012
Business simulations serve as learning platforms that stimulate the "gaming" interest of students, that provide a structured learning environment, and that should help manage the time resources of faculty. Simulations appear to provide a context where students feel learning can take place. However, faculty perception of simulation…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Undergraduate Study, Business Administration Education, Marketing
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