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Campbell, Annhenrie; Filling, Steven; Firch, Tim; Lindsay, David H. – American Journal of Business Education, 2015
In 2011, Arum and Roksa challenged the higher education community to examine its practices and improve its performance in Academically Adrift. While recognizing the near universal accessibility achieved by American colleges and universities, the study suggested that students are not learning as well as they should. They measured academic rigor by…
Descriptors: Audits (Verification), Accounting, Business Administration Education, Majors (Students)
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Hunt, Steven C. – American Journal of Business Education, 2015
The AACSB claims that its accreditation provides evidence of business school quality in a variety of areas. This paper reviews and synthesizes existing research on the value of AACSB accreditation on four key topics of importance to schools, prospective students, and employers: effect on obtaining quality students, students' job placement, faculty…
Descriptors: Business Administration Education, Accreditation (Institutions), Student Recruitment, Job Placement
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Fredin, Amy; Fuchsteiner, Peter; Portz, Kris – American Journal of Business Education, 2015
Prior research indicates that student engagement is the key to student success, as measured by college grades, degree completion, and graduate school enrollment. We propose a set of goals and objectives for accounting students, in particular, to help them become engaged not only in the educational process, but also in the accounting profession.…
Descriptors: Accounting, Learning, Student Improvement, Student Development
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Kopp, Thomas J.; Rosetti, Joseph L. – American Journal of Business Education, 2015
Out-of-class faculty services, such as advising, career advice, and lecture series, stimulate student interest, retention, and graduation rates. Through modeling the interrelationships between the allocation of faculty lines and a college's general education core requirements, its impact on the provision of out-of-class faculty services is…
Descriptors: College Faculty, Academic Advising, Core Curriculum, Teacher Responsibility
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Arzumanyan, George; Halcoussis, Dennis; Phillips, G. Michael – American Journal of Business Education, 2015
This paper presents the Agresti & Coull "Adjusted Wald" method for computing confidence intervals and margins of error for common proportion estimates. The presented method is easily implementable by business students and practitioners and provides more accurate estimates of proportions particularly in extreme samples and small…
Descriptors: Business Administration Education, Error of Measurement, Error Patterns, Intervals
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Gilfoil, David M.; Focht, Jeffrey W. – American Journal of Business Education, 2015
Value-based delivery of healthcare has been discussed in the literature for almost a decade. The concept focuses on the patient and defines value as the improvement of patient outcomes divided by healthcare costs. Further refinements, called the Triple Aim model, focus on improving patient outcomes, reducing treatment costs, and improving patient…
Descriptors: Delivery Systems, Open Education, Open Source Technology, Online Courses
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Vicknair, David; Wright, Jeffrey – American Journal of Business Education, 2015
Evidence of confusion in intermediate accounting textbooks regarding the annual percentage rate (APR) and annual effective rate (AER) is presented. The APR and AER are briefly discussed in the context of a note payable and correct formulas for computing each is provided. Representative examples of the types of confusion that we found is presented…
Descriptors: Accounting, Business Administration Education, Textbook Content, Textbook Evaluation
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Hart, Claudia; Vroman, Margo; Stulz, Karin – American Journal of Business Education, 2015
In this paper the authors discuss the challenges and rewards of building a graduate level Managerial Communication course around an experiential communication audit project. The purpose of the project was to provide MBA (Master of Business Administration) students with exposure to the real world responsibilities and demands of working in a complex…
Descriptors: Graduate Study, Business Administration Education, Experiential Learning, Business Communication
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Arling, Priscilla A.; Kirby, Jill; Saajasto, Kegan – American Journal of Business Education, 2015
For college graduates entering the workforce, contributing to an employer-sponsored 401(k) retirement plan can be an important way of saving for the future. However, contribution rates for young people in these plans are far below recommended percentages, leading to concerns about future financial stability for these individuals. Prior work has…
Descriptors: Critical Thinking, Thinking Skills, Preretirement Education, Financial Services
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Muhammad, Aliyu Dahiru; Aliyu, Sirajo; Ahmed, Selim – American Journal of Business Education, 2015
Entrepreneurial intention (EI) is one of the major contributing factors to the formation, growth and development of entrepreneurship. It promotes self reliance and brings about initiatives. Entrepreneurship on the other hand, has been considered as an engine of growth for economic growth and development of developed and emerging economies.…
Descriptors: Entrepreneurship, Foreign Countries, Unemployment, College Students
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Malliaris, Mary; Guder, Faruk – American Journal of Business Education, 2015
There are many voices today discussing the necessity of changing the ways we teach, for example, Gen Y studies about the way students learn, employers' lists of skills they say current graduates need, and colleges that desire to always improve how they deliver information. These have led to classes where the learning styles are more hand-on, less…
Descriptors: Learner Engagement, Undergraduate Students, Undergraduate Study, Decision Making
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Santicola, Craig F. – American Journal of Business Education, 2015
The literature indicates that there is a lack of learning outcomes in economics that can be attributed to the reliance on traditional lecture and the failure to adopt innovative instructional techniques. This study sought to investigate the student learning effects of academic controversy, a cooperative learning technique that shows promise in the…
Descriptors: Macroeconomics, Cooperative Learning, Economics Education, Quasiexperimental Design
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Noe, Kelly – American Journal of Business Education, 2015
The purpose of this paper is to discuss the development, implementation and outcome of a field-based learning flow-charting project that was conducted in an accounting information systems (AIS) course. The emphasis for the project was strengthening the students' critical thinking skills. This paper advances AIS education by sharing a field-based…
Descriptors: Accounting, Information Systems, Flow Charts, Field Experience Programs
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Seevers, Matthew T.; Johnson, Bryan R.; Darnold, Todd C. – American Journal of Business Education, 2015
This study examines personality factors as antecedents of student social capital. We hypothesize relationships between two constructs taken from the five-factor model of personality (agreeableness and extraversion) and two variables that reflect a student's social capital (quantity of ties and strength of ties) in an academic setting. Analysis of…
Descriptors: Social Networks, Classroom Environment, Classroom Techniques, Social Capital
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Roe, C. William; Toma, Alfred G.; Yallapragada, RamMohan R. – American Journal of Business Education, 2015
Online degree programs were probably pioneered by for-profit universities such as University of Phoenix. Many online degree programs were initially considered low quality academic programs compared to traditional programs. Therefore, many public and private universities were slow to adopt the online programs. However, gradually more and more…
Descriptors: Business Education, Business Administration Education, Masters Programs, Program Development
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