As part of the 2014 Emens Distinguished Professorship, the College, graduate students have been invited by their programs to present recent or current research on any combination of the following topics:
These and related topics of entrepreneurship, creativity, and teacher effectiveness will be explored in a daylong series of seminars and a keynote address by the 2014 Emens Distinguished Professor, Dr. Yong Zhao. Zhao is the Director of the Institute for Global and Online Education at the University of Oregon. He is an internationally known scholar focusing on globalization and technology in education. Zhao has designed schools that cultivate global competence, developed computer games for language learning, and founded institutes to explore innovative education models.