Academics

LMU Graduate Faculty


Dr. Kevin Jones  Kevin Jones
 
Associate Professor, Graduate Education and Director of the Post-Baccalaureate Program
  423.869.7064
  kevin.jones@lmunet.edu







Education

PhD in Curriculum and Instruction, Utah State University, Logan, Utah
MA in English, Utah State University, Logan, Utah
MA in American Studies, Utah State University, Logan, Utah
BA in Elementary Education and Early Childhood Education, Utah State University, Logan, Utah

Other Teaching Experience

  • Southern Utah University, Assistant Professor of Teacher Education, 2000-2005
  • Taiwan University of Technology, Invited Visiting Professor, Intensive English, Summer 2007
  • Morehead State University, Assistant Professor of Teacher Education, 2005-2008

Professional Presentations

  • Literacy for All Reading Conference, July 2004, Cedar City, Utah, "Welcome to the Wonderful World of Kamishibai Storytelling!" (Jones, K. R. and Hagioka, M.)
  • Utah Rural Schools Association, July 2004, Cedar City, Utah, "Delusions of Staff Development: Converting Rhetoric and Refreshments to Actual Application” (Jones, K. R.)
  • Hawaii International Conference on Education, January 2005, “After the Party’s Over: What Becomes of Vocational/Alternative Students Following Graduation?” (Jones, K. R. and McDonald, J.)
  • Western Region Engaged Scholar Institute, February 2005, Moab, Utah, “Practice, Partnering, Public Dissemination and Policy” (Jones, K. R, et al) [Requested round table]
  • Association of Teacher Educators, February 2005, Chicago, Illinois, “Creating an Excellent Village for All Learners: What Educators Can Learn from the Schools and Community of the Piute Tribe” (Jones, K. R and DePoe, R.)
  • Hawaii International Conference on Education January 2007, Honolulu, HI, “Free Is Not Always Easy, But Expensive Is Not Always An “Option”: Using Freeware and Open Source Software In Teacher Education Programs” (Jones, K. R., Lindsey, S.)
  • Hawaii International Conference on Education January 2007, Honolulu, HI, “Eating Roasted Fat For Dinner: How Radically Different Cultural Experiences Shape the Lives of Teacher Candidates” (Jones, K. R., Lindsey, S.)
  • Hawaii International Conference on Education January 2007, Honolulu, HI, “NCLB vs. BOE: Are Federal Intentions and State Interpretation of AYP Congruent with Best Practices in Education?” (Jones, K. R., Lindsey, S.)
  • Hawaii International Conference on Education January 2007, Honolulu, HI, “Yankee Appeal and Asian Commitment: An Inquiry Into the Feasibility of Blending the Asian Work Ethic and U.S. Instructional Strategies to Increase Student Assessment Outcomes” (Jones, K. R., Lindsey, S., Chen, H. L., and Lay, C. S.
  • Martin Luther King Jr. Commemoration, January 2007, Morehead, KY. “Dear Martin” (Jones, K. R) – by special invitation.
  • Future Educators Association Conference October 2007), Morehead State University, Morehead, KY. “Why Teach? An Appeal to Teach, and an Invitation to Attend MSU  (Jones, K.)
  • Teaching and Learning Conference, October 2007, Ashland, KY, “A Taste of Taiwan Implications and Innovations for ESL Instruction        

Research

  • Determination of relationship between entrance scores for Post-Bac students (ACT, SAT, etc.) and completion rates and job placement
  • Past, current, and predicted demographic profiles of Post-Bac students
  • Enrollment trends in Post-Bac programs – program characteristics and demographics

Publications

  • Jones, K. R. and McDonald, J. 2005. After the Party’s Over: What Becomes of Vocational/Alternative Students Following Graduation? Proceedings of the Hawaii International Conference on Education, January 2005
  • Jones, K. R. and DePoe, R. 2005. Creating an Excellent Village for All Learners: What Educators Can Learn from the Schools and Community of the Piute Tribe. Proceedings of the Association of Teacher Educators Annual Conference, February 2005

Professonal and Scholarly Affiliations

  • Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development
  • National Writing Project and Utah Writing Project
  • National Education Association and Utah Education Association
  • National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM)
  • Association of Teacher Educators (ATE) and Utah ATE
  • National Council of Teachers of English (NCTE) and Utah CTE
  • International Reading Council (including state and local affiliations)
  • Phi Delta Kappa ‑ national and state chapters