Professor Leeva Chung: USD Magazine Feature
Wednesday, July 17, 2013
USD Magazine -- “Don’t even think about sitting at the same desk two days in a row in my class. Settling into routines is not part of the program.”
For Communications Professor Leeva Chung, student engagement is all about inspiring young minds to make connections that spark learning into action.
“This might sound counterintuitive considering where my career path has taken me, but I really didn’t enter the communication profession to become a teacher. I grew up in the ’70s in San Francisco, and went to five different elementary schools. I really had to adjust to different types of teaching, whether it be 2nd, 3rd and 4th graders all being taught together in one classroom, being bussed into a predominately African-American school as an Asian-American or being taught in a non-traditional format where parents determined the curriculum. (Full Story)