Fred Coulter, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Education

Program: Education

Phone: 419-783-2416

Email: fcoulter@defiance.edu

Fred Coulter

CERTIFICATIONS

Certified Family Life Educator (CFLE), National Council on Family Relations
Certified Online Facilitator (OFC), Quality Matters

TEACHING INTERESTS

Instructional technology; family, school, and community relationships; child, adolescent, adult growth and development, and exceptional students
Parent Partnership Coordinator, Hench Autism Studies Program

RESEARCH EXPERIENCES

Teaching and learning, families, child, adolescent, adult growth and development; people with disabilities
Associate McMaster Fellow to Cambodia, McMaster School for Advancing Humanity, 2006-2007, 2010-2011
McMaster Fellow to Cambodia, McMaster School for Advancing Humanity, 2009-2010, 2011-2017

PUBLICATIONS

Coulter, F. (2017). McMaster scholar led training sessions in Cambodia: Measuring the impact. In Press.

Coulter, F. (2016). McMaster scholar led training sessions in Cambodia: Measuring the impact. McMaster Journal 9, p. 49-52. McMaster School for Advancing Humanity, Defiance College, Defiance, Ohio.

Coulter, F. (2016). Measuring the impact of training sessions for professionals in Cambodia. McMaster Journal 9, p. 34-37. McMaster School for Advancing Humanity, Defiance College, Defiance, Ohio.

Coulter, F. (2014). An exploratory survey of available technology for professional development in Cambodia. McMaster Journal 8, p. 41-43. McMaster School for Advancing Humanity, Defiance College, Defiance, Ohio.

Coulter, F. (2012). A Survey of Available Technology for Teacher Training in Selected Cambodian Schools. McMaster Journal 7, p. 37. McMaster School for Advancing Humanity, Defiance College, Defiance, Ohio.

Coulter, F. (2010). Reflecting on reflection: Facilitating critical thinking in a learning community. McMaster Journal 6, McMaster School for Advancing Humanity, Defiance College, Defiance, Ohio.

Coulter, F. (2008). Fulfilling a need for teachers in Cambodia: Defiance College students develop lesson plans to be used as training materials. McMaster Journal 3, McMaster School for Advancing Humanity, Defiance College, Defiance, Ohio.

Coulter, F., Goin, R., Gerard, J. (2004). Assessing graduate students’ needs: the role of graduate student organizations. Educational Research Quarterly 28(1), 15-26.

Coulter, F. (1982, June). Growing up Appalachian: Youth plus and resources. Youth Magazine.

Coulter, F. (1982, May). Youth plus: A leader's guide. Youth Magazine.

AWARDS & HONORS

Distinguished Faculty Award, Defiance College, 2016
Outstanding Student Service Award, Department of Child and Family Studies, College of Human Ecology, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, 2001
Outstanding Student Service Award, Department of Child and Family Studies, College of Human Ecology, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, 2000
Andersen Consulting, Peer Achievement Awards for Leadership in Student Government, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, 1999
Outstanding Student Organization Leader, Department of Child and Family Studies, College of Human Ecology, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, 1998
National Honor Society of Human Ecology, Kappa Omicron Nu, inducted 1997
United States Coast Guard Auxiliary, Academy In Mission (AIM) Excellence Award, 1990 

ACADEMIC DEGREES

Ph.D. in Child & Family Studies, The University of Tennessee
Master of Divinity, Andover Newton Theological School
B.A. in Psychology, University of Rhode Island