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 Yong Zhao Biography

Yong Zhao is currently Presidential Chair and Associate Dean for Global Education, College of Education at the University of Oregon, where he also serves as the director of the Center for Advanced Technology in Education (CATE). He is a fellow of the International Academy for Education.

Until December 2010, 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 and executive director of the Confucius Institute as well as the US-China Center for Research on Educational Excellence.

His research interests include educational policy, computer gaming and education, diffusion of innovations, teacher adoption of technology, computer-assisted language learning, and globalization and education.

Zhao has extensive international experiences. He has consulted with government and educational agencies and spoken on educational issues in many countries on six continents. His current work focuses on designing 21st-century schools in the context of globalization and the digital revolution.

Zhao has published over 20 books and 100 articles. His most recent books are Catching Up or Leading the Way: American Education in the Age of Globalization and Handbook of Asian Education: A Cultural Perspective. He has also developed computer software, including the award-winning New Chengo/ZON, the world's first massive multiplayer online role-playing game for studying Chinese.

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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Who's Afraid of the Big Bad Dragon: Why China Has the Best (and Worst) Education System in the World

Who's Afraid of the Big Bad Dragon: Why China Has the Best (and Worst) Education System in the World

World Class Learners: Educating Creative and Entrepreneurial Students

World Class Learners: Educating Creative and Entrepreneurial Students

Catching Up or Leading the Way: American Education in the Age of Globalization

Catching Up or Leading the Way: American Education in the Age of Globalization

Why Not the Best Schools?: the China Report

Why Not the Best Schools?: the China Report

Speaking Topics
  • Education should focus on developing children’s strengths, not “fixing their deficiencies.”

  • Education is much more than the addition of instruction of course content, especially in a number of limited subjects.

  • National standards/standardization have serious negative consequences. What makes a nation, a community strong is diversity of talents and creative citizens.

  • To succeed in the globalized world, we need to cultivate global competences.

  • American Education in the Age of Globalization

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Yong Zhao

Globalization & Education Expert

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Yong Zhao Biography

Yong Zhao is currently Presidential Chair and Associate Dean for Global Education, College of Education at the University of Oregon, where he also serves as the director of the Center for Advanced Technology in Education (CATE). He is a fellow of the International Academy for Education.

Until December 2010, 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 and executive director of the Confucius Institute as well as the US-China Center for Research on Educational Excellence.

His research interests include educational policy, computer gaming and education, diffusion of innovations, teacher adoption of technology, computer-assisted language learning, and globalization and education.

Zhao has extensive international experiences. He has consulted with government and educational agencies and spoken on educational issues in many countries on six continents. His current work focuses on designing 21st-century schools in the context of globalization and the digital revolution.

Zhao has published over 20 books and 100 articles. His most recent books are Catching Up or Leading the Way: American Education in the Age of Globalization and Handbook of Asian Education: A Cultural Perspective. He has also developed computer software, including the award-winning New Chengo/ZON, the world's first massive multiplayer online role-playing game for studying Chinese.

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.

Yong Zhao Videos

  • Yong Zhao from 2014 PEBC Luncheon - YouTube
  • TEDxTraverse City- Yong Zhao- Teach Children to Invent Jobs ...
  • Yong Zhao NZEI address Part 1 : How the GERM has failed our ...

Yong Zhao Books

Yong Zhao Speaking Topics

  • Education should focus on developing children’s strengths, not “fixing their deficiencies.”

  • Education is much more than the addition of instruction of course content, especially in a number of limited subjects.

  • National standards/standardization have serious negative consequences. What makes a nation, a community strong is diversity of talents and creative citizens.

  • To succeed in the globalized world, we need to cultivate global competences.

  • American Education in the Age of Globalization

FAQs on booking Yong Zhao

  • How to book Yong Zhao?

    Our booking agents have successfully helped clients around the world secure talent like Yong Zhao for speaking engagements, personal appearances, product endorsements, or corporate entertainment for over 15 years. The team at All American Entertainment represents and listens to the needs of organizations and corporations seeking to hire keynote speakers, celebrities or entertainers. Fill out a booking request form for Yong Zhao, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to discuss your upcoming event. One of our experienced agents will be happy to help you get pricing information and check availability for Yong Zhao or any other celebrity of your choice.
  • How much does it cost to book Yong Zhao?

    Booking fees for Yong Zhao, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. Pricing often varies according to the circumstances, including the talent's schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. Speaker fees listed on this website are intended to serve as a guideline only. In some cases, the actual quote may be above or below the stated range. For the most current fee to hire Yong Zhao, please fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak with an experienced booking agent.
  • Who is the agent for Yong Zhao?

    All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Yong Zhao for clients worldwide for more than 15 years. As a full-service talent booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Yong Zhao for your next private or corporate function.
  • What is a full-service talent booking agency?

    All American Speakers is a "buyers agent" and exclusively represents talent buyers, meeting planners and event professionals, who are looking to secure celebrities and speakers for personal appearances, speaking engagements, corporate entertainment, public relations campaigns, commercials, or endorsements. We do not exclusively represent Yong Zhao or claim ourselves as the exclusive booking agency, business manager, publicist, speakers bureau or management for Yong Zhao or any other speaker or celebrity on this website. For more information on how we work and what makes us unique, please read the AAE Advantage.

Yong Zhao is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics . The estimated speaking fee range to book Yong Zhao for your event is available upon request. Yong Zhao generally travels from Lansing, MI, USA and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances. Similar motivational celebrity speakers are Jim Carroll, Jim Brazell, Peter Diamandis, Thomas Frey and Alan November. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Yong Zhao for an upcoming event.

Yong Zhao Speaker Videos

  • Yong Zhao from 2014 PEBC Luncheon - YouTube
    TEDxTraverse City- Yong Zhao- Teach Children to Invent Jobs ...
  • Yong Zhao NZEI address Part 1 : How the GERM has failed our ...

Yong Zhao Speaking Topics

  • Education should focus on developing children’s strengths, not “fixing their deficiencies.”

  • Education is much more than the addition of instruction of course content, especially in a number of limited subjects.

  • National standards/standardization have serious negative consequences. What makes a nation, a community strong is diversity of talents and creative citizens.

  • To succeed in the globalized world, we need to cultivate global competences.

  • American Education in the Age of Globalization

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