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RIA #39: Dr. Jill Buban on Transitioning from Academia to Industry

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Dr. Jill Buban

Dr. Jill Buban

On this episode, Katie is joined by Dr. Jill Buban, Online Learning Consortium’s Senior Director of Research & Innovation, where she oversees the organization’s research and publications strategy. Prior to joining the Online Learning Consortium, Dr. Buban was the Assistant Provost for Research & Innovation at Post University. Dr. Buban continues to study and present on topics surrounding effective technology use for adult learners in online environments. She is a member of the SSEA Communications Committee, an organization for which she was named an Emerging Scholar in 2012. She also continues to teach in the areas of adult and online learning.

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Show Notes

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Segment 1: Shifting from Academia to Industry [00:00-11:26]

In this first segment, Jill shares about her experiences moving from academia to the Online Learning Consortium.

In this segment, the following resources are mentioned:

Segment 2: Finding “thinking partners” [11:27-22:04]

In segment two, Jill shares ideas and strategies for finding thinking partners and mentors.

In this segment, the following resources are mentioned:

Segment 3: Tips for Working Effectively From Home  [22:04-33:42]

In segment three, Jill discusses her experiences working remotely and shares tips for effectively working from home.

In this segment, the following resources are mentioned:

Bonus Clip [00:00-04:12]: Considerations for Shifting from Academia to Industry

In this bonus clip, the following resources are mentioned:

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