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Yong Zhao to Speak About World Class Education at Kent State on Oct. 25

Posted Oct. 22, 2012

Lecture is part of the Gerald H. Read Distinguished Lecture Series

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Yong Zhao, Ph.D., presidential chair and
associate dean for Global Education in the
College of Education at the University of
Oregon will speak about world class
education at Kent State on Oct. 25

Kent State University’s Gerald H. Read Center for International and Intercultural Education will feature Yong Zhao, Ph.D., presidential chair and associate dean for Global Education in the College of Education at the University of Oregon, on Thursday, Oct. 25, at the Kent Student Center Kiva at 7 p.m.

Zhao will speak about “World Class Education: Educating Creative and Entrepreneurial Students.” This event is part of the Gerald H. Read Distinguished Lecture Series for 2012-2013 and is the Keynote speaker for the Celebrating College Teaching conference. The event  is free and open to the public. 

Zhao will discuss the need for globally competent, creative and entrepreneurial talents that will take advantage of the opportunities brought about by technology and globalization.

He is the author of two books, World Class Learners: Educating Creative and Entrepreneurial Students and Catching Up or Leading the Way: American Education in the Age of Globalization. He has earned an Early Career Award from the American Educational Research Association.