Joni Kay Barnard, PhD

Distinguished Senior Adjunct Faculty, School of Education

Areas of Expertise:

  • ​Human Resource Development
  • Training and Development
  • Workforce Development

Education:

  • ​PhD, The Ohio State Univeristy, Columbus, Ohio

Dissertation:

  • ​The Effects of a Near versus Far Transfer of Training Approach on Trainee's Confidence to Coach Related and Unrelated Tasks

Research Areas of Interest:

  • ​Training
  • Development

Certifications and /or Licenses:

  • ​Certified Instutional Review Board Specialist (CIP)

Select Publications:

Journal Articles

  • Sutton, K.L; Barnard, J.K. & Klein, H.J. Distance learning and learning preferences: Does gender matter? (In Process)
  • Barnard, J.K. & Jacobs, R.L. (In Process). Effects of a near versus far transfer of training approach on trainees' confidence to coach related and unrelated tasks, forthcoming Human Resource Development Quarterly.
  • Hawley, JD; & Barnard, J.K. (2005). Work environment characteristics and implications for training transfer: A case study of the nuclear power industry. Human Resource Development International,(8),1, 65-80.

Book Chapters

  • Fry, L; & Barnard, l (2002). Implementing an E-Learning management system for call center employees. In R.1. Jacobs (Ed.), Implementing on-the-job learning (pp. 159-166). Alexandria, VA: American Society for Training and Development.

Internal Reports

  • Jacobs, R; Barnard, J; & Paek, J. (2003). "Evaluation of the Workforce Programs: Final
  • Reports." Eleven separate reports presented to the State of Ohio, Department of Administrative Services and the Ohio Civil Service Employees Association (OCSEA).
  • Jacobs, R; Barnard, J; & Paek, J. (2002). "Evaluation of the High Performance Workplace Conference: Interim Report." One of several reports presented to the State of Ohio, Department of Administrative Services and the Ohio Civil Service Employees Association (OCSEA).
  • Jacobs, R.L; Barnard, J; & Paek, J. (2002). An Evaluation of Participants' Behaviors that
  • Contribute to Learning Success and Using Learned Information: Final Report. Prepared for the State of Ohio and the Ohio Civil Service Employees Association (OCSEA).
  • Hawley, J.D; Wanstreet, C; & Barnard, J. (2001). Nuclear Training Managers Course: End of Course Evaluation. Prepared for Institute of Nuclear Operations' National Academy for Nuclear Training.

Select Professional Experience:

  • 2012 - Present, Distunguished Senior Adjunct Faculty, Northcentral Univiersity
  • 2012-2020       Quality Improvement Specialist – SBS Education and Outreach The Ohio State University, Research Foundation, Office of Responsible Research Practices
  • 2008- 2012      IRB Administrative Manager (Behavioral and Social Sciences), The Ohio State University; Office of Responsible Research Practices
  • 2005-2007       Assistant Professor, Pittsburg State University, Department of Technology, Management: Human Resource Development
  •  2007-2020       Member, PRIM&R, Public Responsibility in Medicine and Research