Spotlight on Education: A Speaker Series Featuring Yong Zhao
|Event Start Date||Thursday, February 13, 2014|
Mother Rosalie Hill Hall 116
|Event Start Time||4:00 pm - 7:00 pm|
Please join us on February 13, 2014 for an exclusive Spotlight on Education: A Speaker Series event featuring Yong Zhao.
Two Education Paradigms: What Defines and How to Create a World Class Education
He currently serves as the Presidential Chair and Associate Dean for Global Education in the College of Education, University of Oregon, where he is also Weinman Professor of Technology and Professor in the Department of Educational Measurement, Policy, and Leadership.
Until December, 2010, Yong Zhao was University Distinguished Professor at the College of Education, Michigan State University, where he also served as the founding director of the Center for Teaching and Technology, executive director of the Confucius Institute, as well as the US-China Center for Research on Educational Excellence.
Zhao was born in China’s Sichuan Province. He received his BA in English Language Education from Sichuan Institute of Foreign Languages in Chongqing, China in 1986. After teaching English in China for six years, he came to Linfield College as a visiting scholar in 1992. He then began his graduate studies at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign in 1993. He received his AM in Education in 1994 and PhD in 1996. He joined the faculty at MSU in 1996 after working as the Language Center Coordinator at Willamette University and a language specialist at Hamilton College.
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