An Instructional Designer/LX Analyst at UC-Riverside, Samantha Eastman develops hybrid and online courses, and coordinates hybrid, faculty professional development programs focusing on technology. She has developed and implemented web-based and multi-platform, educational programs and services, and has worked on various grant-funded, teacher-education initiatives that emphasize technology integration and training. Having assisted students and faculty in higher education settings, she has worked as a Research Assistant in Special Education, and as an Instructional Assistant in Educational Psychology. Samantha Eastman holds an M.Ed. in Instructional Technology.