Monthly Archives: November 2018

Conversation with Apple Education Team Member, Dr. Jon Landis



In celebration of the School of Education’s Centennial, Dr. Jon Landis from Apple’s Education team gave a keynote address and sat down with Drs. Elder and Leavitt for CapIT! Dr. Landis discussed his own doctoral journey while working on his PhD in Sociology; he shared many relevant takeaways such as the importance of working with an adviser or chair and exploring unfamiliar territories. The role of technology in today’s education system is also explored as Landis addressed in his keynote, it is time to change the assessment paradigms in this knowledge economy. Excellent ideas are delved into on this special edition of CapIT!  [Music by Brian Elder, “Gateway City”, widerivermusic.com]


Meet Dr. Nicole Vaux, Assistant Professor in Educational Leadership



For this edition of CapIT!, Drs. Elder and Leavitt sit down with the newest member of the Ed Leadership team, Dr. Nicole Vaux. Dr. Vaux comes to Lindenwood with a wealth of experience and knowledge from working in various K-12 schools and universities. She shares those experiences as well as her doctoral journey. Her advice on developing a topic, establishing a theoretical framework, and finding research is insightful and thought provoking. You will have a great deal to reflect upon after listening to Dr. Vaux’s wise words.  [Music by Brian Elder, “Gateway City”, widerivermusic.com]