Faculty/Staff Directory

Dr. Johnathan Yerby

Johnathan Yerby

Assistant Professor & Director of CCEAR
School of Information Technology

Phone: 478.471.2809
Website: http://jyerby.wix.com/yerby

Office Hours: Tentative Office hours for Spring 2018: Jun 11 - July 30

Tuesday 10:00 am to 1:00 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am to 11:00 pm


TENTATIVE Out of office on the following dates: --
June 1 - 11
Courses: Summer 2018:

ITEC 4323 01 Z Mobile Forensics
ITEC 4370 01 Z ONLINE Virtual Computing
ITEC 4370 02 Z ONLINE Virtual Computing


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Courses taught:
• Graduate Cyber Forensics
• Advanced Digital Forensics
• Business Analysis using Excel
• Computer Forensics and Data Recovery
• Data Communications
• Introduction to Information Technology
• Internships
• Mobile Forensics
• Networking Essentials
• Network Security
• Project Management
• Windows Server Administration
• Wireless Technologies
• Virtual Computing
• Co-taught Senior Capstone Project (Networking group)
• Special Projects (Raspberry Pi Supercomputer / Cyber Knights Competition Team)
Education: Georgia State University                               Atlanta, Georgia
Ph.D. Instructional Technology (May 2017)
Dissertation Title: An Analysis of Presence in Asynchronous Online Undergraduate Courses using Structural Equation Modeling
GPA: 4.12


Georgia College & State University             Milledgeville, Georgia
Master of Management Information Systems (May 2009)
Master of Business Administration (August 2011)


Macon State College                                     Macon, Georgia
Bachelor of Science in Information Technology (May 2006)
Associate of Science in Information Technology (May 2006)
Associate of Applied Science in IT & Business (Aug 2003)


Middle Georgia Technical College                   Warner Robins, Georgia
Networking Specialist Diploma (June 2003)
Microcomputer Specialist Certificate (June 2003)
CV: http://facultyweb.mga.edu/johnathan.yerby/public/vita-yerby.pdf
Awards and Honors: Dean's Award for Outstanding Service to the School January 2018
Outstanding service and leadership Award for Southern Association of Information Systems March 2017
Dean's Award for Outstanding Service to the School January 2016
Dean's Award for Outstanding Scholarship to the School January 2018
Paraben’s Certified Mobile Examiner March 2015
Advanced CyberSecurity Education Consortium Advanced Digital Forensics Certified Instructor December 2015
Advanced CyberSecurity Education Consortium Network Forensics Certified Instructor December 2015
Advanced CyberSecurity Education Consortium Digital Forensics Certified Instructor January 2014
Advanced CyberSecurity Education Consortium Linux Certified Instructor September 2013
GA Cybersafety Initiative / GA CyberCrime Task Force - Cybersafety Presenter Certification April 2012
Dean's Award for Outstanding Service to the School August 2011
Cyber Security Education Consortium, Network Security Instructor Training / Certification July 2011
Dean's Award for Outstanding Teaching August 2010
Excellence in Teaching Award, National Society of Leadership and Success April 2010
Cum Laude MMIS, Georgia College & State University May 2009
President's List, Macon State College 2004 & 2005
Dean's List, Macon State College 2005
President's Honor Roll, Middle GA Technical College 2003
CompTIA A+ Certification 2003
Top Honors Network Design Competition, Middle GA Technical College 2002
Microcomputer Specialist Certification 2002
Publications: Journal Publications
Girard, J., Yerby, J., & Floyd, K. (2016). Knowledge Retention in Capstone Experiences: An Analysis of Online and Face-to-Face Courses. Knowledge Management & E-Learning: An International Journal, 3. http://www.kmel-journal.org/ojs/index.php/online-publication/article/view/385/326

Yerby, J. (2014). Independent project based learning: Applying knowledge by creating a low-cost supercomputer. Issues in Information Systems, 15(2), 252-257. http://iacis.org/iis/2014/120_iis_2014_252-257.pdf

Yerby, J., Hollifield, S., Kwak, M., & Floyd, K. (2014). Development of serious games for teaching digital forensics. Issues in Information Systems, 15(2), 335-343. http://iacis.org/iis/2014/135_iis_2014_335-343.pdf

Floyd, K., & Yerby, J. (2014). Information Systems Faculty Perceptions of Ethical Work Climate and Job Satisfaction. Journal of the Southern Association for Information Systems, 2(1), 1-24. http://dx.doi.org/10.3998/jsais.11880084.0002.102

Yerby, J. (2013). Legal and ethical issues of employee monitoring. Online Journal of Applied Knowledge Management, 1(2), 44-55. http://www.iiakm.org/ojakm/articles/2013/volume1_2/OJAKM_Volume1_2pp44-55.pdf

Paullet, K., Davis, G., McMillion, S., & Yerby, J. (2013). The new tech effect: A comparative analysis of two universities. Issues in Information Systems, 14(2), 12-22. http://iacis.org/iis/2013/246_iis_2013_12-22.pdf

Yerby, J., Floyd, K., & Morrison, J. (2012). Design and implementation of a network lab to enhance undergraduate networking and information assurance curriculum in a baccalaureate degree program: A case study. Issues in Information Systems, 13(1), 321-330. http://iacis.org/iis/2012/69_iis_2012_321-330.pdf

Koohang, A., Smith, T., Yerby, J., & Floyd, K. (2012). Active learning in online courses: an examination of students' learning experience. International Journal of Management, Knowledge and Learning, 1(2), 205-216. http://www.issbs.si/press/ISSN/2232-5697/1_205-216.pdf



Conference Proceedings and Presentations
Breese, J., Yerby, J. and Tkach, S. (2016, March). PANEL: Criminal court redundancy case study: the best defensive is a good offense. Southern Association for Information Systems, St, Augustine, FL.

Yerby, J., Jennings, K., & Tkach, S. (2015, July). Cyber forensics meets big data. 55TH Annual International Association for Computer Information Systems Conference, Tampa, FL. DOI: 10.13140/RG.2.2.29072.81926

Kwak, M., Yerby, J. (2015, June). Demonstration of digital forensics using python and raspberry pi. Community College Cyber Summit. National Science Foundation & Advanced Cyberforensics Education Consortium, Las Vegas, NV.

Yerby, J. and Floyd, K. (2015, March). PANEL: Advanced Cyberforensics Education Consortium. Southern Association for Information Systems, Hilton Head, SC.

Yerby, J. (2014, October). Enhancing undergraduate it curriculum with networking and digital forensics labs. University System of Georgia 43rd Annual Computing Conference, Rock Eagle, GA.

Coppa, E., Yerby, J., Floyd, K., Vilkinofsky, P. (2014, October). Initiating and expanding cyberforensics & cybersecurity curriculum through academic collaboration. International Association for Computer Information Systems Conference, Las Vegas, NV.

Kwak, M., Yerby, J., Floyd, K and Hollifield, S. (2014, June). Gamification for digital forensics: Serious games for teaching forensics processes and procedures. Community College Cyber Summit. National Science Foundation & Advanced Cyberforensics Education Consortium, Palos Hills, IL.

Coppa, E., Yerby, J., Floyd, K., and Vilikinofsky, P. (2014, June). Achieving cybersecurity excellence through evolution of the nation's cyber workforce. Community College Cyber Summit. National Science Foundation & Advanced Cyberforensics Education Consortium, Palos Hills, IL.

Floyd, K. and Yerby, J. (2014, June). Blended learning: A learner-centered model for cybersecurity and forensic courses. Community College Cyber Summit. National Science Foundation & Advanced Cyberforensics Education Consortium, Palos Hills, IL.

Franks, S. and Yerby, J. (2014, March). Creating a low-cost supercomputer with raspberry pi. Proceedings of Southern Association for Information Systems, Macon, GA.

Yerby, J. and Floyd, K. (2014, March). Development of a digital forensics lab to support active learning. Proceedings of Southern Association for Information Systems, Macon, GA.

Yerby, J., & Franks, S. (2013, October). Vanessa McRae (Chair). Low cost supercomputing using raspberry pi. Proceedings of Albany State University 2013 Regional Undergraduate Research Symposium, Albany, GA.

Yerby, J. (2013, June). Legal and ethical issues of employee monitoring. 2013 Knowledge Management Conference, Novi Sad, Serbia.

Yerby, J. and Floyd, K. (2013, March). An investigation of traditional education vs. fully-online education in information technology. Proceedings of Southern Association for Information Systems, Savannah, GA.

Ochs, W. and Yerby, J. (2013, December). Safeguarding the future of homeland security. Proceedings of Southern Association for Information Systems, Savannah, GA.

Yerby, J. (2012, November). Issues in Employee Monitoring. 2012 Information Systems Security Association, Securing the Future with Today’s Knowledge Conference, Atlanta, GA.

Yerby, J., & Ochs, W. (2012, October). Advising efficiently. Presentation delivered at the 2012 Georgia drive-in academic advising conference, Macon, GA.

Koohang, A., Smith, T., Yerby, J., & Floyd (2012).


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