What's in Store for OETC 2015:
Keynote Speaker, Dr. Yong Zhao
OETC is proud to welcome Dr. Yong Zhao as the keynote presenter for the second day of the conference. Dr. Zhao is an internationally known scholar, author, and speaker. His works focus on the implications of globalization and technology on education. He has designed schools that cultivate global competence, developed computer games for language learning, and founded research and development institutions to explore innovative education models. In 2012, he was named one of the 10 most influential people in educational technology by Tech & Learn Magazine.
Dr. Zhao has published more than 100 articles and 20 books, including Catching Up or Leading the Way: American Education in the Age of Globalization and World Class Learners: Educating Creative and Entrepreneurial Students. He is a recipient of the Early Career Award from the American Educational Research Association , and is an elected fellow of the International Academy for Education. His latest book, World Class Learners, has won several awards, including the Society of Professors of Education Book Award (2013), the Association of Education Publishers’ (AEP) Judges’ Award, and the Distinguished Achievement Award in Education Leadership (2013). READ MORE