January 10, 2009
Christopher Weppler Receives New Appointment
Greenley Library Welcomes New Instructional Designer
Christopher Weppler has received an appointment as an Instructional Designer with the Thomas D. Greenley Library at Farmingdale State College. His duties in this new role will be to oversee the implementation of Farmingdale State College's new ANGEL Course Content and Management System, and to provide support to faculty who use the system to teach online courses.
For nearly a decade, Weppler has provided technological support and instruction at Farmingdale State College. He joined the college in 1999 as a computer/technology support technician. A year later he was promoted to the position of Instructional Technologist. In this role, he was charged with implementation of equipment and training for all Technology Enhanced Classrooms (TECs) on campus. As the college's Blackboard Course Resource Management software manager, he also conducted faculty and staff workshops on the program, as well as providing helpdesk support. In addition to his role as a technologist, Weppler held the position of Assistant Professor of Computer Systems/Security Systems at the college. In this capacity, he taught courses on Introduction to Computers, Computer/Network Security, Computer Forensics, HTML Programming, and Management of Information Systems.
Weppler received a Master of Science degree in Information Technology/Information Security from the University of Maryland University College (UMUC) in 2007. He also holds a Bachelor of Science in Management of Technology from Farmingdale State College. He is currently completing his PhD in Information Technology/Information Security at Capella University.