Dr. Nathalie Coté

Dr. Nathalie Coté
Dr. Nathalie Coté
Professor, Director of Financial Literacy Program,

Meet Dr. Nathalie Coté

Instructs courses including Statistics for Psychology, Research Methods, Cognitive Psychology and Biological Psychology.

Helping students in introductory psychology courses learn what they are passionate about.

Talking with students about personal finance at Money The Abbey Way financial literacy events.

“We [the Psychology Department] build relationships with the students and help guide them towards their best path as a person. We don’t just stand up in front of the class and lecture.”

Examples of the classes taught by Dr. Nathalie Coté:
  • Introduction to Psychology
  • Statistics for Psychology
  • Research Methods
  • Cognitive Psychology
  • Biological Psychology
  • Science and Practice of Psychology
  • B.A., Furman University
  • M.S., Vanderbilt University
  • Ph.D., Vanderbilt University
  • Graduate Certificate in financial planning from Queens University of Charlotte
  • Coté, N., Nodarse, A., Whaley T.M., Fungate, M.D., Stansberry, A.E., Martinez, E.M., Murillo, R.C., Monrroy, S.G., & Hetzel, G.E. (2020, June-September). Financial self-efficacy and values predict money management behavior in college students. [Poster presentation]. Association for Psychological Science, Virtual Poster Showcase.
  • Stoloff, M., Coté, N., & Heesacker, M. (2014). Chairing the psychology department. In Oxford Handbooks Online: Handbook of Undergraduate Psychology Education (Dana S. Dunn, ed.). DOI: 10.1093/oxfordhb/9780199933815.013.064.
  • Goldman, S. R., Meyerson, P. M., & Coté, N. (2006). Poetry as a mnemonic prompt in children’s stories. Reading Psychology, 27, 345-376.
  • Coté, N., & Goldman, S. R. (2004). Building representations of informational text: Evidence from children’s think-aloud protocols. In R. B. Ruddell & N. J. Unrau (Eds.), Theoretical models and processes of reading (5th ed., pp. 660-683).
  • Newark, DE: International Reading Association. (Reprinted from The construction of mental representations during reading, pp. 169-193, by H. van Oostendorp & S. R. Goldman (Eds.), 1999, Mahwah, NJ: Erlbaum.)Nathalie Coté updated August 2015 CV page 3
  • Coté, N., Goldman, S. R., & Saul, E.U. (1998). Students making sense of informational text: Relations between processing and representation. Discourse Processes, 25, 1-53. DOI 10.1080/01638539809545019.
  • Coté, N., with the Cognition and Technology Group at Vanderbilt. (1997). The Jasper project: Lessons in curriculum, instruction, assessment, and professional development. Mahwah, NJ: LEA.
  • Coté, N., with the Cognition and Technology Group at Vanderbilt. (1996). Looking at technology in context: A framework for understanding technology and education research. In D.C. Berliner & R.C. Calfee (Eds.), Handbook of Educational Psychology. NY: MacMillan Publishing.
  • Hmelo, C.E., & Coté, N. (1996, July). The development of self-directed learning strategies in problem-based learning. In D. C. Edelson & E. A. Domeshek (Eds.), Proceedings of the Second International Conference for the Learning Sciences, Evanston, IL.
  • Goldman, S. R., Varma, S., & Coté, N. (1996). Extending capacity-constrained construction integration: Toward “smarter” and flexible models of text comprehension. In B. K. Britton & A. C. Graesser (Eds.), Models of text comprehension. Hillsdale, NJ: LEA.
    Goldman, S.R., Saul, E.U., & Coté, N. (1995). Paragraphing, reader, and task effects on discourse comprehension. Discourse Processes, 20, 273-305.
  • Novick, L.R., & Coté, N. (1992). The nature of expertise in anagram solution. Proceedings of the Fourteenth Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society (pp. 450-455). Hillsdale, NJ: LEA.
  • Einstein, G.O., McDaniel, M.A., Owen, P.D., & Coté, N.C. (1990). Encoding and recall of texts: The importance of material appropriate processing. Journal of Memory and Language, 29, 566-581.
  • American Psychological Assoc. (APA)
  • Southeastern Psychological Assoc.
  • Assoc. for Psychological Science
  • Society for the Teaching of Psychology
  • American Assoc. of University Women
  • Charlotte Area Network for the Teaching of Psychology (CANTOP)
  • Financial decision-making
  • Development of moral reasoning
  • Financial Planning Association

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