Areas of Expertise
Web Site Development and Management
University of Northern Colorado, Greeley, Colorado
Ph.D. in Educational Technology 2013
Dissertation: Asynchronous Collaborative Exam Preparation: Working or Waiting in a Wiki
Eastern New Mexico University, Portales, New Mexico
M.A. in Education 1997
Texas Christian University, Fort Worth, Texas
B.A. in English 1989
Dr. Nicholas Eastham is a faculty and administrative member of the University of North Florida’s College of Education and Human Services. His areas of expertise include curriculum design, 3D Printing, Web Design, and collaborative learning environments. He has degrees in education and educational technology. He has been a university teacher educator since 2008, specializing in instructional technology. He was a K12 classroom teacher for seven years, teaching in New Mexico and Hawaii.
2016-17 Outstanding Adjunct Teaching Award
2008 UNCO CEBS Honors Student
Publications & Presentations
Brown, L. A., Eastham, N. P. and Ku, H.-Y. (2006), A Performance Evaluation of the Collaborative Efforts in an Online Group Research Project. Performance. Improvement Quarterly, 19: 121–140. doi: 10.1111/j.1937-8327.2006.tb00381.x
Cavanaugh, T., Eastham, N. & Liao, Y. (2015). Exploration of Daily Digital Textbook Delivery in Preservice Teacher Education. In D. Slykhuis & G. Marks (Eds.), Proceedings of Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2015 (pp. 1598-1603). Chesapeake, VA: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE).
Cavanaugh, T. & Eastham, N. (2014). Student Trends with Digital Textbook Options in Preservice Education. In M. Searson & M. Ochoa (Eds.), Proceedings of Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education (SITE) International Conference 2014 (pp. 267-271). Chesapeake, VA: AACE.
Eastham, N. & Cavanaugh, T.(2016). Easing Teachers and Students into the 3D Printer Maker Movement. In D. Slykhuis & G. Marks (Eds.), Proceedings of Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2016 (pp.). Chesapeake, VA: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE).
Lohr, L., Eastham, N., & Kendrick, D. (2009). Constructivist strategies to optimize four levels of interaction in a distributed learning environment: A case study. In Payne, C.R. (ED.), Information technology and constructivism in higher education: progressive learning frameworks (pp. 247-261). doi: 10.4018/978-1-60566-654-9.ch016
Shaughnessy, M. F., & Eastham, N. (1996). " Righting" the Writing Problem. Retrieved from ERIC database. ( ED408583)
Shaughnessy, M. F., & Eastham, N. (1998). Using the College/University Library for a Term Paper. Retrieved from ERIC database. (ED415508)
Shaughnessy, M. F., Siegel, J., Eastham, N., Stanley, N. V., & Isham, M. (1997). Educational Technology: Regular, Reading and Special Education. Technology and teacher education annual, 2, 1029-1031.
Williams, L., Hall, K., Eastham, N., Hedrick, W., & Boller, D. (2015). Providing pre-service
and inservice teachers with virtual field experiences using interactive videoconferencing. The
Reading Professor, 37(1), 13-18.
Eastham, N. & Cavanaugh, T. (2016, January). 3D printing: You don’t have to be a designer. Florida Educational Technology Conference (FETC), Orlando, FL.
Eastham, N. & Cavanaugh, T. (2015, October). 3D Printing and STEM (and you don’t need your own 3D printer). Session presented at the Florida Association of Science Teachers (FAST) conference, Tallahassee, FL.
Cavanaugh, T., Eastham, & Liao, Y. (2014, October). Opening Up Digital Textbooks in Introduction to Technology for Teachers. Florida Association of Teacher Educators (FATE) Conference. Boca Raton, FL.
Cavanaugh, T. & Eastham, N. (2014, February). Baseline results of student digital textbook reading. Session presented at the Eastern Educational Research Association (EERA) conference, Jacksonville, FL.