Lauren Eutsler

Assistant Professor

Lauren Eutsler

Teacher Education and Administration

Ph.D., University of Florida
Matthews Hall 206-T

Lauren Eutsler, PhD, is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Teacher Education and Administration at the University of North Texas, where she began in 2016. She earned her doctorate in 2016 from the University of Florida. Her research focuses on using portable technology to support children’s literacy development and training pre-service teachers to effectively use portable technology to motivate, enhance, and improve children's literacy learning. At UNT, she teaches reading and elementary education courses in the undergraduate program.


Research and Specialties

Mobile technology integration in EC-12 and beyond literacy contexts; mobile technology integration and students' literacy achievement.

Recent Publications

  • Eutsler, L. (2019). Elevating engagement: Bringing literacy alive with robotics. Literacy Daily. Available at  
  • Xu, Z., Chen, X., Eutsler, L., Geng, Z., & Kogut, A. (2019). A scoping review of digital game-based technology on English language learning. Educational Technology Research and Development. doi: 10.1007/s11423-019-09702-2
  • Eutsler, L., & Curcio, R. (2019). Private blog reflections connecting course content with field experiences: Preservice teachers grapple with teacher identity. Reflective Practice.
  • Eutsler, L. (2019). Partnering with parents: Devices and apps to support elementary children reading. IJICTE: International Journal of Information and Communication Technology Education.
  • Eutsler, L. (2019). 1:1 iPads in 1st grade: Case study of a teacher's concerns and implementation. In Y. Zhang & D. Cristol (Eds.), Handbook of Mobile Teaching and Learning (2nd ed.). Berlin, Heidelberg: Springer.
  • Eutsler, L., Antonenko, P., & Dawson, K. (2018). How Parent Perceptions Relate to Elementary Children’s Portable Technology Use by Gender and Grade-Level. Computers in the Schools. doi: 10.1080/07380569.2018.1531652
  • Eutsler, L. (2018). Blended literature discussions increases pre-service teachers’ enthusiasm for reading. Journal of Literacy and Technology, 19(2), 128-155.
  • Eutsler, L., & Antonenko, P. (2018). Predictors of portable technology adoption intentions to support elementary children reading. Education and Information Technologies, 23, 1971-1994. doi: 10.1007/s10639-018-9700-z
  • Eutsler, L. (2018). Parents’ mobile technology adoption influences on elementary children’s use. International Journal of Information and Learning Technology, 35(1), 29-42. doi: 10.1108/IJILT-05-2017-0035