Live from Magna Teaching with Technology Conference

Drs. Elder and Leavitt presented at the Magna Teaching with Technology conference in downtown St. Louis on Sunday, October 7th. For their presentation they discussed this podcast, CapIT!, and they recorded a live podcast with another presenter, Madeline Craig. After the presentation they sat down with each other to discuss the other sessions they attended, and conferences and collaboration in the 21st century world. Join the Magna conversation!

Conversation with New Acting Assistant Dean: Dr. Bob Steffes

The Educational Leadership Department has a new Acting Assistant Dean, Dr. Bob Steffes! He graciously takes time out of his busy schedule to sit down with Drs. Elder and Leavitt to tell us about his career, new role at the university, work as a doctoral student, and advice for current EdD students. His inspiring words and great conversation makes for another must listen episode of CapIT!

New Cayuse System: Conversation with IRB Director Mike Leary

Mike Leary, Director of IRB, joins the CapIT! podcast once again; this time to discuss the new IRB system, Cayuse. Lindenwood recently transitioned to Cayuse from IRBnet to process IRB applications. Mike Leary reviews the online system, application, and the importance of understanding human subject research. So much is learned when Director Leary stops by the CapIT! studio; do not miss this enlightening conversation!

Internship Course Discussion & First Week Reflection

The fall semester is in full swing and this includes changes to the Internship course. Drs. Elder and Leavitt take time to reflect on the first week of the new semester and what students can expect in the Internship course. They also discuss feedback from students regarding what they most often need as they finish coursework and the dissertation. Join the conversation!

Welcome to the New Semester!

Summer is over and a new fall semester is about to begin. Drs. Elder and Leavitt discuss everything you need to know to have a great year, including important updates to the EdD program. There is a new IRB system, important tips for your dissertation writing, two new positions in our program, and so much more! Join us as we fill you in on all the news to keep you informed on all things EdD.

Comprehensive Exams

At the end of the EdD Program, students take the Comprehensive Exams before enrolling in their final course: Capstone III. Today Drs. Elder and Leavitt discuss the components of the exam including the standards they are aligned to, the best way to prepare in the weeks and days leading up to exam day, and specific takeaways from this summer’s preparatory sessions. If you are taking the exam this Saturday, August 4th, or in the future, you want to hear these valuable insights on the Comps!

Discussion with School of Education Dean, Dr. Anthony Scheffler

Dr. Anthony Scheffler, Lindenwood’s new Dean in the School of Education, joins Drs. Elder and Leavitt for a CapIT! conversation. He discusses his journey to Lindenwood, reflects on his own doctoral experiences, and shares how he stayed motivated on the way to dissertation completion. You don’t want to miss Dr. Scheffler’s inspiring words and advice. Join us for a summer edition of CapIT!

How to Have a Successful Summer

Summer is just around the corner and we want to make sure your writing stays on track! Join us as we discuss courses, writing labs, and tips for overall success during these upcoming months and in the future. Don’t take a break, stay on your journey and join the conversation!  [Music by Brian Elder, “Gateway City”,]

Talking Technology Part II with Jana Gerard

We continue our conversation on technology with Jana Gerard, the Learning Specialist for our Educational Technology Lab. Jana gives us excellent insight into the importance of getting out of our comfort zone (with technology, careers, and in all that we do!), technology and the K-12 world, what it means to be technologically literate, and explores topics for EdD students. You don’t want to miss this informative and inspiring technology driven discussion!  [Music by Brian Elder, “Gateway City”,]

Talking Technology with JeLena Fleming

Technology is all around us and can at times be overwhelming for students and professors. Lindenwood’s Academic Technology Specialist and EdD student JeLena Fleming shows us how technology can be a useful tool for all of us. Listen as she gives us great programs and apps to use as well as tips for ease of use. Techies and old school learners alike do not want to miss this enlightening conversation!  [Music by Brian Elder, “Gateway City”,]