Young Mi Chang, Ph.D., is an associate professor in the Division of Education. Prior
to joining ODU, Dr. Chang worked as a post-doctoral researcher and research fellow
at Ball State University. She also served as an assistant professor of Early Childhood
Education at Bethel College in Indiana.
Dr. Chang’s research interests include diversity education utilizing Universal Design
for Learning; integration of technology in early childhood curriculum; service learning
in teacher education; and social pretend play in early childhood.
She has published and presented on topics such as:
- Critical Examination of Candidates’ Diversity Competence
- Accommodating Children with ADHD in the Early Childhood Classroom
- Understanding Diversity: Integration of Service Learning in an Early Childhood Education
- Age-Appropriateness of the Manipulation and Operation Techniques Required for Use
of Handheld Computers in a Kindergarten Classroom
- Enhancing Multicultural Understanding Through Videoconferencing
Dr. Chang holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Child and Family Studies from Yonsei
University in Seoul, Korea; a Master of Art degree in Early Childhood Education from
Ball State University and a Ph.D. in Curriculum and Instruction from Purdue University.