Megan Buning

Assistant Professor

Megan Buning

Assistant Professor

Academic Appointment(s)

College of Education
Department of Advanced Studies & Innovation

The Graduate School
Department of Graduate Studies

  • (706) 729-2921
  • UH 311

Education

  • Ph.D., Higher Education/Higher Educat University of Mississippi, 2013

  • MS, Psych, Other Florida State University, 2008

  • BS, Exercise Physiology University of South Carolina (, 2003

Awards & Honors

  • OHRP Research Community Forum Scholarship AU IRB Office, 2017

  • Intramural Travel Grant College of Education, 2017

  • Scholarly Activity Award Office of Faculty Development and Teaching Excellence, 2016

  • Teaching Excellence Award College of Education, 2016

  • Outstanding Faculty Member-College of Education University Senate, 2016

Courses Taught Most Recent Academic Year

  • EDEI 8999

    Dissertation in Practice
  • EDEI 8025

    Adv Quan Data Analysis in Educ
  • EDUC 6021

    Intro to Educational Research
  • EDUC 6040

    Tests & Measurement
  • EDUC 7021

    Conducting Ed Research
  • EDEI 8998

    Dissertation in Practice Prep

Teaching Interests

Graduate level research methods (quantitative, qualitative, and mixed methods) Tests and measurement in education

Scholarship

Selected Recent Publications

  • Beyond supervised learning: A multi-perspective approach to outpatient physical therapy mentoring, 2018
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • An exploratory examination of GLOBE leadership constructs in education, 2016
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • An exploratory examination of GLOBE leadership constructs in education, 2015
    Conference Proceeding
  • Promoting student well-being: It takes a village, 2014

Research Interests

The use of athletic technology/programming in the classroom Athlete motivation and perceptions of coach success and communication STEM program effectiveness Statistical anxiety in students

Department Service

  • ASI Goal Setting Committee 2016 - Present

    Role: Committee Member
  • Doctoral Admissions Committee 2015 - Present

    Role: Committee Member
  • Research Faculty Search Committee 2015 - Present

    Role: Committee Member
  • Department Chair Search Committee 2014 - 2015

    Role: Committee Member

College Service

  • Doctoral Steering Committee for Ed.D in Educational Innovation 2014 - Present

    Role: Committee Member
  • EdD Advisory Board 2014 - Present

    Role: Committee Member
  • College of Education Faculty Development Committee 2014 - 2016

    Role: Committee Member
  • College of Education Scholarship Committee 2014 - 2016

    Role: Committee Member
  • Advanced Practice for Qualitative Research Course Development Committee, Ed.D. in Innovative Leadership 2014 - 2014

    Role: Committee Member

University Service

  • Outreach and Economic Development Strategic Planning Team 2016 - Present

    Role: Committee Member
  • University Athletics Committee 2016 - Present

    Role: Committee Member
  • Student Conduct Board 2014 - Present

    Role: Chairperson
  • Co-primary Investigator Carnegie Project on the Education Doctorate 2014 - Present

    Role: Other
  • Phi Kappa Phi Ceremonies Committee 2016 - 2017

    Role: Chairperson

Professional Service

  • Journal for the Transformation of Professional Practice 2016 - Present

    Role: Reviewer
  • Research Focus on Education & Sport Program Committee Member 2016 - Present

    Role: Committee Member
  • American Education Research Association (AERA) Sig - Research Focus on Education and Sport 2014 - Present

    Role: Reviewer
  • American Education Research Association (AERA) SIG-Research Focus on Education and Sport 2016 - 2017

    Role: Chairperson
  • American Education Research Association (AERA) Advances in Methodology Award 2017 - 2017

    Role: Reviewer, Ad Hoc Reviewer

Public Service

  • Wheeless Road Elementary School 2017 - Present

    Role: Other
  • Evans High School High School-Senior Project Judge 2014 - Present

    Role: Reviewer
  • Lakeside High School High School-Senior Project Judge 2014 - Present

    Role: Reviewer
  • Women Athletes Supporting Women Athletes (WASWA) 2012 - Present

    Role: Other
  • Columbia County School District 2017 - 2017

    Role: Reviewer