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Wayne Lockwood - Ph. D. (ABD), MMIS, BSIS, A+

Wayne Lockwood

Lecturer
Department of Information Technology

Phone: 478.757.2685 (Currently meeting Online thru Teams)
Website: https://www.mga.edu/directory/departments.php?dept=Information%20Technology

Locations:
  • Macon - Professional Sciences and Conference Center - 334
    Phone: 478.757.2685 (Leave message)
    Fax: 478.757.2622
Office Hours: Fall 2022
Tentative Office Hours:
Monday 11am -12 pm (Macon)
Tuesday 9 am to 12 pm (Macon)
Wednesday 12 pm to 4 pm (Macon)

Computer Conference with voice:
TEAMS - By appointment Wayne.lockwood@mga.edu
Biography: An Information Technology educator with over twenty-five years of hands-on experience in the Information technology field, working in public and government education incorporating computer and network support, design, maintenance, troubleshooting, and repair; in both wired and wireless environments. Experience working with the public, students, and vendors. Work extensively in enterprise network administration, voice telecommunications, and server administration support. Knowledge on Cisco, Nortel, Fluke, and other networking equipment, security appliances, and software. Support for Microsoft Windows, Linux, Virtualization, and a variety of client applications for server/client. Currently working on Cisco instructor training and PhD in Cybersecurity. Courses taught include: Database Principles, Linux Systems Administration, Networking Fundamentals, Operating Systems, Security Administration, Web Server Administration, Windows Server, Wireless Technologies, Network Security.
Courses: Fall 2022:
• 80068 Full ITEC 2320 02 Z ONLINE Networking Essentials
• 81290 2nd ITEC 3325 02 M Windows Systems Administration (PSC250)
• 80133 2nd ITEC 3328 02 Z ONLINE Linux Systems Admin (SII)
• 81804 1st ITEC 3328 01 Z ONLINE Linux Systems Admin (SI) (PSC255)

Courses Taught:
• Foundations of Info Assurance
• Introduction to Information Technology
• Legal & Ethical Issues
• Linux Systems Admin
• Networking Essentials
• Network Security
• Operating Systems
• Data Communications
• Windows Systems Administration
• Wireless Technologies
Education: Northcentral University, Scottsdale, Az
• Ph.D., Cybersecurity (ABD)
• MBA, Management Information Systems

Mercer University, Macon, GA
• BS, Information Systems

Northwestern Electronics Inst., Columbia Heights, MN
• AS, Electronics Technology
CV: Education
• Ph.D., Technology and Innovative Mgt, Cybersecurity, Northcentral University, (ABD)
• MBA, Management Information Systems, Northcentral University, 2019
• Bachelor of Science, Information Technology, Mercer University, 2014
• Associate of Electronics Technology, 1989
Academic Experience
• Middle Georgia State University, Macon, GA, Lecturer, Full-time, 2019 – present
• Middle Georgia State University, Macon, GA, Adjunct Faculty, Part-time, 2016-2019
• Central Georgia Technical College CIS Instructor, Full-time, 2012-2019
• Central Georgia Technical College CIS Adjunct Instructor, Part-time, 2010-2012
Non-academic Experience
• Central Georgia Technical College Network Administrator, Full-time, 2006-2012
• Evaluate, recommend, implement, monitor, and support network solutions that enhance operational efficiency to meet the needs of the college
• Mercer University, Senior PC/Network Technician, Full-time, 1992 – 2006
• Administer accounts for server access and services. Install and maintain applications on servers. Design and support network for Mercer University.
Certifications or Professional Registrations
• CompTIA A+ Certification
Membership in Professional Organizations
• Fuel - Palo Alto Networks
• Cisco Academy
• Linux.org
• CompTIA.org
Honors and Awards
• The National Society of Leadership and Success (Sigma Alpha Pi), 2020, 2021
• Magna Cum Laude, Mercer University, 2014

Service Activities
• Marketing and Recruitment Committee recorder
• Lab Coordinator – MGA School of Computing
• Student organization advisor: Cyber-Knights
• Volunteer judge for regional high-school technology fairs 2015, 2016, 2020, 2021, and 2022
• Volunteer judge for regional Georgia Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) 2019, 2020, 2021, and 2022
• MGA administrative support for Public WiFi on Poplar Street Downtown Macon, Georgia 2020, 2021, and 2022
Professional Experience: Professor
• Instruct students in assigned courses in Information Technology (ITEC). Develop course material to achieve ITEC goals and objectives, to meet Middle Georgia State requirements and standards
Middle Georgia State University

Instructor
• Instruct students in assigned courses in Computer Information Systems Technology (CIST) Develop program and course outlines, goals, and objectives to meet Georgia State Standards
Central Georgia Technical College

Network Administrator
• Evaluate, recommend, implement, monitor, and support network solutions that enhance operational efficiency to meet the needs of the college.
Central Georgia Technical College

PC/Network Administrator
• Evaluate, recommend, implement, monitor, and support network solutions that enhance operational efficiency to meet the needs of the college.
Mercer University
Professional Affiliations: • Fuel - Palo Alto Networks
• Cisco Academy
• Linux.org
• CompTIA.org
Organizations: • Advisor to Cyber Knights
Awards and Honors: • Dean's Award: Excellence in Service 2021
Publications: Spangler, S.C., Shah, K., & Lockwood W. E. (2022). Embedded Tutors in Online IT courses: Perceptions of students’ comfort, confidence, and utilization of a pilot program. 2022 Proceedings of the EDSIG Conference. Clearwater, FL. https://proc.iscap.info/2022/pdf/5729.pdf


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