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February 15th 2016:Most Likely to Succeed: A Conversation with Tony Wagner

The same forces at work bringing change to engineering education and higher education, more generally, are at work at the primary and secondary levels the world over. In this episode, join host Dave Goldberg and guest commentator Mark Somerville (Olin College) for a wide-ranging and expansive conversation with Harvard's Tony Wagner concerning the imperatives for education in the 21st century. Author of six books and frequent speaker around the global, Tony Wagner's most recent book is "Most Likely to Succeed: Preparing Our Kids for the Innovation Era." He also served recently as a special adv

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Tony Wagner

Tony Wagner currently serves as an Expert In Residence at Harvard University’s new Innovation Lab. Previously, Tony was the first Innovation Education Fellow at the Technology & Entrepreneurship Center at Harvard, and the founder and co-director of the Change Leadership Group at the Harvard Graduate School of Education for more than a decade, as well as 12 years as a HS teacher, K-8 principal, university professor in teacher education, and founding executive director of Educators for Social Responsibility. Tony is a frequent speaker at worldwide conferences and a widely published author. His work includes numerous articles & six books. Tony's latest book is Most Likely To Succeed: Preparin
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Mark Somerville

Mark Somerville is Professor of Electrical Engineering and Physics at Olin College where he currently serves as Associate Dean for Faculty Affairs and Development at Olin. In this capacity, he led a complete re-design of Olin’s faculty hiring, faculty development, and faculty reappointment and promotion procedures. Mark is increasingly recognized as a thought leader for the transformation of engineering education. His short courses on educational change and curriculum design are regularly attended by hundreds of faculty from scores of institutions of higher learning around the globe. A Rhodes scholar, Mark received a dual degree in electrical engineering and English from the University o
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