Roger W. Geyer

Roger W. Geyer is a Microsoft® Certified Systems Engineer (MCSE+I), Developer (MCSD). Currently, he is an assistant professor of computer systems and information technology at the American University of Iraq in Sulaimani(AUIS) where he teaches IT, business statistics and programming. Roger has a Ph.D in Instructional Technology, has published numerous articles on technology, and has presented papers both nationally and internationally on the use of technology in Education.

A highlight of his career was being invited to the Windows 95 Launch on August 24th, 1995 where he gave a presentation on the uses of technology in education.

Roger continues to assist in the development of HyperLearning's certification programs and technology initiatives.

His resume may be viewed below.

Roger W. Geyer

The American University of Iraq - Sulaimani
Street 10, Quarter 410
Ablakh Area, Building No. 7
Sulaimani, Iraq
Ph: 07708640968
Skype: rgeyer4917


University of Virginia, Curry School of Education, Charlottesville, VA - 2008
Doctor of Philosophy, Instructional Technology
Dissertation: "Attitudes, Beliefs and Behaviors of Academically Talented and Well Abled Children in their Use of the Internet"

Old Dominion University, Darden School of Education, Norfolk, VA - 1993
Master of Education, Instructional Technology

Norfolk State University, Norfolk, VA - 1992
Teaching Certificate, Middle School Mathematics

New York University, New York, NY - 1971
Bachelor of Arts, Economics


The American University of Iraq - 2008 to present - Sulaimani, Iraq
Assistant Professor, Computer Science and Business Administration

  • Teaching nine undergraduate credit hours; three graduate (MBA) hours.
  • "Information Technology and Computer Applications;" "Introduction to Statistics" (two sections)
  • "Information Technology for Managers," MBA track.
  • Initiated research study on the effects of Web 2.0 applications on knowledge creation, acquisition, and distribution.

University of Virginia - 2005 to 2008 - Charlottesville, VA
Graduate Assistant, Curry School of Education

  • Provided technology and instructional design support to Curry faculty and students, edit audio and video, perform website updates and support.
  • Assisted professor in presenting instructional materials and leading class discussion in introductory and advanced instructional design graduate courses.
  • Collected, analyzed and reported observational data as part of an ongoing research study on the video and online game design preferences of middle school females.

Old Dominion University - 2002 to 2005 - Norfolk, VA
Instructor, College of Business & Public Administration

  • Taught graduate MBA courses including Telecommunications and E-Commerce, as well as Principles of Digital Information Systems. Undergraduate courses taught included Introduction to Information Systems, Principles of Information Systems, Advanced Networking and Server Operating Systems, and Business Telecommunications and Networking.
  • Advised undergraduate business students in Information Technology courses and curriculum.
  • Provided technology instruction for the Executive Development Center Certificate Program, a mini- executive MBA program for middle and upper-level managers.

HyperLearning Technologies, Inc. - 1996 to 2002 - Norfolk, VA
Consultant and Trainer
As co-founder and principal of this company, a Microsoft Certified Solution Partner, worked with multiple higher education institutions to develop curriculum and teach hybrid technology certification courses to undergraduate and continuing education students, faculty and staff.

  • Tidewater Community College Business Partner. Developed and delivered online (Blackboard) Windows 2000, Network+, and Network Security courses, Workforce Training and Development, Tidewater Community College. Norfolk, VA.
  • Virginia Community College System (VCCS), Richmond, VA. Developed and delivered MCSE training and certification to Northern Virginia Community College faculty on behalf of VCCS.
  • Provided consulting and certified training in Asymetrix ToolBook Instructor and ToolBook Assistant.

Old Dominion University - 1996 to 1997 - Norfolk, VA
Technology Consultant and Trainer, Technology Education Center

  • Developed curricula and delivered instruction in Microsoft Windows NT Server, workstation certification; Internet and World Wide Web related courses, including introductory, intermediate, and advanced courses in html and Microsoft’s FrontPage.

Chesapeake Public Schools - 1992 to 1997 - Chesapeake, VA
Computer Resource Teacher, Oscar Smith High School

  • Maintained three servers and 125 client workstations in two computer labs and media center.
  • Provided in-school and after-school technology training for teachers and school staff.
  • Assisted teachers in instructional uses of technology.
  • Managed and scheduled instruction in two computer labs.

Mansfield School of Business - 1989 to 1992 - Virginia Beach, VA

  • Provided instruction in introductory, intermediate and advanced software applications used in business.
  • Advised students on business-related career paths supported by the school.


Superior Supply Co - 1985 to 1988 - Wichita, KS
Vice President of Operations

  • Responsible for all operations at main store and two branches of this wholesale distributor of heating, air conditioning and refrigeration parts and equipment. Managed 36 employees.
  • - Inventories and Purchasing
  • - Shipping and Receiving
  • - Hiring of all personnel

Copeland Corporation - 1980 to 1983 - Rushville, IN
Production Manager

Responsible for all start-up and production operations at a new manufacturing facility of this world leader in the production of compressors, condensing units and electronics.

  • Production scheduling and Material Requirements Planning of all products
  • Inventory Management and Purchasing; Shipping and Receiving
  • Managed one foreman, two group leaders and six staff personnel

Copeland Corporation - 1978 to 1980 - Wapakoneta, OH
Quality Assurance (QA) Manager

Responsible for QA operations at a new remanufacturing facility.

  • QA Testing and equipment calibration
  • Packaging and product sampling
  • Managed one QA foreman, two group leaders, and two lab technicians


Geyer, R. (in press). Attitudes, beliefs and behaviors of academically talented and well abled children in their use of the internet. Research in Middle Level Education Online (RMLE Online)

Geyer, R. (1997). Approaching ground zero with today’s technology tools. T.H.E. Journal. 25(1), 56-59.

Bull, G., Geyer, R., Arkin, D., & Appert, C. (1995). Current technologies in k-12 education. Computer (IEEE). 28(3), 84-85.

Geyer, R. (1995, February). Educate your windows interface. The Computer Teacher. 22, 19-20.

Geyer, R. (1994). Using teacher constructed hypermedia tools in the literary classroom. Illinois Reading Council Journal. 22(3).

Geyer, R. (1994, September). Windows 3.1: A program for educators? The Computer Teacher, 22, 16-19.


Geyer, R. (2007). New kids on the block: Internet savvy youth and distributed intelligence. Presented at International Conference on e-Learning (ICEL). Columbia University, New York, NY.

Geyer, R. (2006). Perpetual beta in the virtual classroom. Presented at Universitas 21 Conference, Guadalajara, Mexico.

Geyer, R. (1995). The teacher’s ultimate classroom resources: Mosaic and the world wide web. Presented at the annual meeting of the Society for Information Technology and Teacher Education (SITE) Conference, San Antonio, TX.

Geyer, R. (1995). Using Windows 95 as a teaching tool. Presented at Windows 95 Launch, Microsoft Campus, Redmond, WA.

Geyer, R. (1994). Using Windows 3.1 as a multimedia tool in the secondary classroom. Presented at 11th International Conference for Technology in Education, University of London, London, England.

Geyer, R. (1992). Using Windows 3.1 and multimedia in the foreign language classroom. Presented at Interactive Technology in Education Conference sponsored by the Consortium for Interactive Instruction, Norfolk Academy, Norfolk, VA.

Geyer, R. (1992). LinkWay, storyboard live, and the laserdisc. Workshop. Presented at the Virginia Educational Computing Association (VECA), College of William and Mary, Williamsburg, VA.

Geyer, R. (1992). Multimedia teaching tools for the interdisciplinary classroom: LinkWay and storyboard live! Four-hour workshop. Proposal accepted by the Society for Technology and Teacher Education, University of Houston, TX.

Geyer, R. (1991). LinkWay. Two-hour workshop. Presented at the Interactive Technology in Education Conference sponsored by the Consortium for Interactive Instruction, Old Dominion University, Norfolk, VA.

Geyer, R. (1991). Teaching math with multimedia. Presented at the Interactive Technology in Education Conference sponsored by the Consortium for Interactive Instruction, Old Dominion University, Norfolk, VA.

Geyer, R., & Lucking, R. (1991). Windows for education. Presented at the Interactive Technology in Education Conference sponsored by the Consortium for Interactive Instruction, Old Dominion University, Norfolk, VA.

Geyer, R. (1991). LinkWay: A classroom multimedia tool. Four-hour workshop for teachers. Presented at the Interactive Technology in Education Conference sponsored by the Consortium for Interactive Instruction, Old Dominion University, Norfolk, VA.

Geyer, R. (1991). LinkWay for teachers. Multimedia short course. Presented at Chesapeake Public Schools, Chesapeake, VA.

Geyer, R. (1991). LinkWay: Creating computer programs for the classroom. Presented at the Tidewater Council of Teachers of Mathematics Conference, Norfolk, VA.

Geyer, R., & Lucking, R. (1990). Multimedia in the classroom. Co-presented at Interactive Technology in Education Conference, Old Dominion University, Norfolk, VA.


Co-Recipient, 2004 Old Dominion University Faculty Innovation Grant award. The purpose of this award was to fund innovative instruction in the classroom. Grant proposal involved investigating the efficacy of delivering video and audio instructional objects online.

Prepared and delivered a presentation on using technology in the K-12 classroom. Was one of two invited speakers, Educational Pavilion, Windows 95 Launch, Microsoft Corporation, Redmond, WA, August 24, 1995. Received 175 Windows 95 client licenses for my school.

Nominated, Technology Educator of the Year, Conference for Interactive Technology, Old Dominion University, Norfolk, VA, 1994.


Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)

Security Certified Network Professional (SCNP)
Microsoft Certified Database Administrator (MCDBA)
Microsoft Certified Solutions Developer (MCSD)
A+, Network+
Microsoft Certified Trainer (MCT)
Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer (MCSE+I)
Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer (MCSE)
Microsoft Certified Specialist (MCP+I)
Doc-To-Help program consultant, Wextech Corporation
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP), Product Specialist (#1496); Windows operating systems


International Society for Technology and Education
Virginia Society for Technology in Education
American Educational Research Association