International Academy of Business News and Journals

Quality of Education and Human Capital in Economic Growth: An International Perspective0

Quality of Education and Human Capital in Economic Growth: An International Perspective

Abstract: The role of human capital on economic growth has long been articulated in the theoretical literature. However, some of the empirical studies on the impact of human capital on economic growth do not...

Micro & Macroeconomic Determinants of NAV of Islamic Equity Unit Trust Funds in Malaysia: Qualitative Approach0

Micro & Macroeconomic Determinants of NAV of Islamic Equity Unit Trust Funds in Malaysia: Qualitative Approach

Abstract: This study aims to explore through a qualitative study the factors that influence the net asset value of Islamic equity unit trust funds in Malaysian unit trust industry. A phenomenology method through an...

Innovative Approaches to A Multidisciplinary Program: Developing An Undergraduate Program in Health Information Management0

Innovative Approaches to A Multidisciplinary Program: Developing An Undergraduate Program in Health Information Management

Abstract: Using technology in health care is a key component to creating an improved, higher-quality health care system. However, there is a gap between the academic education of health care workers and the real...

Web 2.0 Social Networking Technologies & Student Engagement: An Evaluation of An In-Class Question-Answer SMS Text Messaging System0

Web 2.0 Social Networking Technologies & Student Engagement: An Evaluation of An In-Class Question-Answer SMS Text Messaging System

Abstract: This paper provides a synthesis of the current literature about using Web 2.0 technologies for social networking and how these tools combined with Short-Message- Service (SMS) texting can lead to increased participation from...

Student Motivation and Performance: Evidence Based On Introductory Economics Classes0

Student Motivation and Performance: Evidence Based On Introductory Economics Classes

Abstract: A number of studies in economics, education and psychology literature have examined the link between student motivation and educational performance. This paper extends this literature by examining if more motivated students take morning, as...

Mentorship: A Critical Innovative Strategy to Improve Teaching in a Changing Mentorship Didactic Environment0

Mentorship: A Critical Innovative Strategy to Improve Teaching in a Changing Mentorship Didactic Environment

Abstract: To say that pre-service teacher training can never prepare teachers to teach for life is not an understatement. The contemporary education environment is characterized by new type of students, new political environment, different...

A Model To Improve Reading Proficiency Through Increased Involvement of African American Parents0

A Model To Improve Reading Proficiency Through Increased Involvement of African American Parents

Abstract: Limited reading proficiencyamong elementary childrenis prevalent across all racial groups. Lower performance in reading is generally more pronounced for African American children. Studies indicate that parents who assist in reading assignments have improved...

University Mentoring: Creating An Association to Develop Student Careers0

University Mentoring: Creating An Association to Develop Student Careers

Abstract: As universities find themselves in an ever-more dynamic and competitive economy, they face several challenges: graduating their students and finding opportunities for their graduates. There appears to be a near universal failure by universities...