Myoungwhon Jung, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Early Childhood Education


Special and Early Education (SEED)


  • Ph.D., Indiana University, Curriculum Studies
  • M.S., Indiana University, Early Childhood Education
  • B.S., Chung Ang University, Mathematics


Myoungwhon Jung is an associate professor in early childhood education in the department of Special and Early Education. He has taught several courses in both the undergraduate and the graduate early childhood programs, including early childhood math and sciences methods courses and primary curriculum Dr. Jung received his doctorate in curriculum and instruction, specializing in early childhood education at Indiana University in 2006. He developed his expertise in designing professional development materials for pre- and in-service teachers by working for special projects at Indiana University, including Indiana University-NAEP project, in which he and his team members published a set of multimedia (manual-plus-CD-ROM) teacher education materials.

His research interests include mathematics for young children, professional development of teachers, and the use of technology with young children. In recent years, he has actively worked with public preschool programs in the Chicago suburban area, providing professional development workshops for preschool teachers as well as conducting math intervention research on site.


  • SEEC 343 Teaching Science and Mathematics to Children Ages 5-8
  • SEEC 382 Practicum in Early Childhood Education
  • SEEC 485/585 Student Teaching
  • SEEC 500 Analysis of Instruction in Early Childhood Education
  • SEEC 535 Family and School Partnerships for Academic Success
  • SEEC 586 Internship
  • SEEC 598 Master’s Project

Recent Publications

Young, N., Conderman, G., & Jung, M. (2019). Preparing pre-service early childhood candidates for diverse classrooms: The Open Doors program. International Journal of Teacher Education and Professional Development, 2(2), 37-52.

Jung, M., & Conderman, G. (2017). Early geometry instruction for young children. Kappa Delta Pi Record, 53(3), 126-130.

Jung, M., & Conderman, G. (2015). Using computers to support mathematics instruction in preschool classrooms. Young Children, 70(3), 64-69.

Conderman, G., Jung, M., Hartman, P. (2014). Subitizing and early mathematics standards: A winning combination. Kappa Delta Pi Record, 50(1), 18-23.

Conderman, G.,& Jung, M. (2014). Using technology to support effective instruction in early childhood settings. Problemy Wczesnej Edukacji: Issues in Early Education, 1(24), 6-19.

Jung, M., & Conderman, G. (2013). Intentional mathematics teaching. Childhood Education. 173-177.

Jung, M., Hartman, P. A., Smith, T. J., & Wallace, S. R. (2013). The effectiveness of teaching number relationships in preschool. International Journal of Instruction. 6(1), 165-178.

Myoungwhon Jung


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