Buban holds the position of Post Universityâ€™s Academic Program Manager for Teaching and Learning. She teaches courses in the M.Ed. program including the programâ€™s core courses and those in the Teaching and Learning, Online Teaching, and Higher Education Concentrations. Buban created the Online Teaching Concentration and continues to research and create programs at the undergraduate and graduate levels.
Prior to Post University, Buban worked in the Provostâ€™s Office at SUNY Empire State College for two years. Her six year career at Empire State College also included oversight of the online historical studies program and teaching Masterâ€™s level courses in Adult Learning and Bachelorâ€™s level courses in human development and American history. Buban taught high school for six years prior to her work at Empire State College.
Consultant, Colonial Williamsburg Education Programs
Consultant, American Council on Education
Buban resides locally with her husband and daughter. They enjoy playing both indoor and outdoor sports, reading, and spending time with friends and family.
Academic Mentoring, Technology-use in Education, Communication Methods in Education, Adult Teaching and Learning, and Online Teaching and Learning.
Buban, J.: ”Empire State College’s Capacity and Expertise in Open and Distance Learning,” Empire State College, June 2011.
Buban, J.: “Professional Doctorate Programs,” Empire State College, June 2011.
Buban, J., Benke, M., Arnold, T., Hermann, K., Lamb, C., Logsdon, S.: “Academic Matters,” Empire State College, June 2011.
Buban, J.: “Tweeting, Pinning, and Chatting: Adult Students’ Preferences in a Virtual World,” New England Education Research Conference, April 2013, Portsmouth, FL.
Buban, J. : “Undergraduate Students’ Perceptions of Technology Use in Academic Mentoring Relationships,” Higher Education Teaching and Learning Conference, January 2013, Orlando, FL.
Buban, J.: “Virtual and Traditional Mentoring Models,” Adult Education Research Conference, June 2012, Saratoga Springs, NY.
Buban, J. and Lawrence, B.: “Open Learning, Creative Commons, and WikiEducator,” Center for Distance Learning Conference, April 2012, Saratoga Springs, NY.
Buban, J., Lawrence, B., and Mackey, T.: “OERu: Reimagining Our Relationship to Content through the Design of Collaborative Educational Spaces,” Sloan-C, November 2011, Orlando, FL.
Buban, J. and Shideler, J.: “Challenging Leadership and Ownership: Collaborating in Teaching and Learning about Diversity,” Sloan-C, November 2011, Orlando, FL.
Abrahams, L., Buban, J., Harrington, A., and Rutstein-Riley, A.: “Emergent Doctoral Research in the Field of Emerging Adulthood: An Interactive Panel Presentation Conference on Emerging Adulthood,” October 2011, Providence RI.
Buban, J.: “Emerging Technology for Emerging Adults: Enhancing Virtual Communities of Practice,” Conference on Emerging Adulthood, October 2011, Providence RI.
Buban, J. and Manning, C.: “Organic v. Artificial Communities of Learners,” Community of Scholars, March 2011, Lesley University Cambridge, MA.
Buban, J. and Ward, C.: “The Academic Plan,” SUNY Empire State College All College Conference, March 2011, Saratoga Springs, NY.
Buban, J. and Rutstein-Riley, A.: “Accelerated and Distance Advising: Perspectives of a Student and Faculty Member/ Program Director in a Doctoral Program,” NACADA Northeast Region, March 2011, Burlington, VT.
Buban, J.: “I Want My Degree Yesterday: Implications for Mentoring in Accelerated and Online Undergraduate Programs,” NACADA Northeast Region, March 2011, Burlington, VT.
Buban, J., Carey, D., and Silverman, R., and Trela, P.:Â “Mentoring Workshop,” SUNY Empire State College Center for Distance Learning Conference, April 2008, Saratoga Springs, NY.
Buban, J. and VanAmburgh, R.: “Colonial Williamsburg Teachers’ Institute,” NYS Social Studies Conference, April 2005, Saratoga Springs, NY.