Curriculum Vitae

College of Education-Chris ColemanChristopher D. Coleman

Information Technology Coordinator
College of Education, Louisiana Tech University
Woodard Hall 202F
205 Mayfield Ave., Ruston, LA  71272
Office:  (318) 257-2580
E-mail: ccoleman (at) latech.edu
Website: http://www.cdcoleman.com
ORCID0000-0003-3257-5143

Education


May 2019
(Expected)
Ph.D. Student, Learning Technologies
University of North Texas; Denton, Texas
June 2015 M.S., Information Security and Assurance
Norwich University; Northfield, Vermont
Academic Concentration: Project Management
Research Project: Influence of Personality Factors on Information Security Behaviors
March 2007 B.S., Computer Science
Louisiana Tech University; Ruston, Louisiana
French Minor; extensive undergraduate coursework in electrical engineering.
May 1999 High School Diploma
Saline High School; Saline, Louisiana

Other Education


2016-2017 Graduate Certificate in Higher Education Administration. Louisiana Tech University; Ruston, Louisiana.
2016 CopyrightX, 12-week online course in copyright law. Berkman Klein Center for Internet and Society/ Harvard Law School. Harvard University; Cambridge, Massachusetts.

Academic Honor Societies


2015 Upsilon Pi Epsilon (Computing and Information Science Honor Society)
2006 Pi Delta Phi (French Honor Society)

Appointments and Work Experience


2007-Present Information Technology Coordinator
College of Education, Louisiana Tech University; Ruston, LouisianaIn my current position, I manage IT assets at all points in their life-cycle from beginning to end. This includes the identification and anticipation of trends in educational technology, design and deployment of new data systems, procurement (including grant-writing) of new hardware/software, physical inventory management, software inventory management, updates to network infrastructure and server systems, design and maintenance of various websites for the College, management of instructional technology, and management of digital signage systems.
Additionally, I am required to regularly communicate and coordinate with other campus IT personnel as well as other administrative personnel at the university, college, and departmental levels. This ranges from project collaboration to professional development presentations.
2002-2009 Director of Media and Technology
Quitman Baptist Church; Quitman, Louisiana
2002 Student Technology Assistant
Center for Instructional Technology and Distance Learning,
Louisiana Tech University; Ruston, Louisiana
1997-1998 LSMSA Student Assistant
Circulation, Watson Memorial Library,
Northwestern State University; Natchitoches, Louisiana

Publications

Please see the Publications page for a complete listing of published/presented research.

Internal Grant Funding


  • Coleman, C.D., “Creating a Student Resource, Research, and Collaboration Center for the College of Education.” 2015—2016 Louisiana Tech University Student Technology Fee Board Grant. Funded at $50,532.
  • Coleman, C.D. & Schillinger, D., “College of Education Classroom Technology Enhancement.” 2013—2014 Louisiana Tech University Student Technology Fee Board Grant. Funded at $70,875.
  • Coleman, C.D. & Schillinger, D., “College of Education Classroom Technology Enhancement.” 2012—2013 Louisiana Tech University Student Technology Fee Board Grant. Funded at $43,915.
  • Coleman, C.D. & Schillinger, D., “College of Education Classroom Technology Enhancement.” 2011—2013 Louisiana Tech University Student Technology Fee Board Grant. Funded at $64,602.

Awards and Recognition


2015 Invited to and Participated in Norwich University’s Third Annual Leadership Conference
2010 Dean’s Commendation for Outstanding Service to NCATE Continuing Accreditation Activities
1999 Bienvillle Parish 4-H Scholarship
1999 Patriotism Award
1999 First Place, Computer Concepts, Louisiana State FBLA Leadership Conference
1999 First Place, Information Processing Concepts, Louisiana State FBLA Leadership Conference

Major Projects


2014-Present Network Infrastructure Upgrades (Funding Solicitation Phase)
2014-Present Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (Funding Solicitation Phase)
2014-Present Student Collaboration Center (Procurement Phase)
2013-2014 College of Education Website Redesign
2013-2014 Active Directory Migration
2013 Classroom Instructional Technology/Usability Upgrades
2012 Classroom Instructional Technology/Usability Upgrades
2010 Digital Signage Deployment
2009-2010 NCATE Accreditation, Online Exhibit Repository Design
2007-2008 College of Education Website Refresh

Training Seminars/Presentations


  • Introduction to the Promethean ActivClassroom; Faculty Training Seminar; Presented 2012
  • Security and Online Safety; Student Training Seminar; Developed, not yet presented.
  • Instructional Methods using ActivInspire; Faculty Training Seminar; In Development

University Service


2014-Present College of Education Outreach and Advancement Committee
2014-Present Contributor to the (newly established) College of Education Blog
2011-Present Grassroots Information Technology Subcommittee
Member
2009-2010 NCATE Accreditation Technology Committee
Co-chair

Professional Certifications


2015 Microsoft Certified Educator
2015 Microsoft Certified Technology Associate
2015 Microsoft Certified Office Specialist

Professional Organizations


2014 Information Systems Audit and Control Association (ISACA)
2013 Association for Computing Machinery (ACM)

  • SIG on Human-Computer Interaction (SIGCHI)
  • SIG on Computers and Society (SIGCAS)
2013 Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers (IEEE)

  • IEEE Computer Society (IEEE CS)
  • IEEE Society on Social Implications of Technology (IEEE SSIT)