Jay Buzhardt

Jay F. Buzhardt, Ph.D.

Jay F. Buzhardt

As an associate research professor at the University of Kansas, Dr. Buzhardt's interests focus on investigating factors that impact the implementation, usability and effectiveness of technology-based intervention, assessment, and training. He has directed and co-directed several federally-funded research projects from NIH, IES, OSEP, NIDRR, and local foundations, including the following: He is co-developer and investigator of the OASIS (Online and Applied System for Intervention Skills) Training to train parents how to implement evidence-based practices with their young children with autism. He has been the lead scientist in the development and experimental evaluation of the web-based progress monitoring and decision-making tools for Infant and Toddler IGDIs. He is also co-developer and investigator of the Distance Mentorship Program, an online system to promote distance collaboration and training for school teams in rural areas who serve learners deaf-blindness.


Associate Research Professor, Juniper Gardens Children’s Project ,

Ph.D., Child Psychology, University of Kansas, 2002
M.A., Child Development, University of Kansas, 1998
B.A., Psychology, Auburn University, 1996

Contact Information

Address

444 Minnesota Avenue, Suite 300
Juniper Gardens
Kansas City, KS 66101-2914

Email:
Phone:
913-321-3143, ext. 2617
Fax:
913-371-8522

Research Interests

  • Web-based Parent/Teacher Training
  • Early Childhood Data-based Decision Making
  • Usability Testing and Human-Computer Interface Design
  • Design Research Methodology

Professional Service

International

Consulting Editor
Teaching of Psychology.

Field Reviewer
Computers & Education.
Education and Treatment of Children.
Electronic Journal for the Integration of Technology in Education.
Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis.
Journal of Early Intervention.
NHSA Dialog: A Research-to-Practice Journal for the Early Childhood Field.

Guest Reviewer
The Psychological Record.

National

Member
Scientific Advisory Board, AB-Pathfinder, Inc. Developer of mobile data collection software (2011 - Present)

Regional

Board of Directors
Integrated Behavioral Technologies, Tonganoxie, KS. Provides in-home ABA therapy to children with autism throughout Kansas and Missouri (2002 - Present)

Local

Board of Directors
Century School, Inc., Lawrence, KS. Elementary School (2008 - Present)

Recent Publications