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Dr. Loretta Kasper

Biographical Information:

Loretta F. Kasper, Ph.D. is Associate Professor of English at Kingsborough Community College/CUNY. She regularly teaches content-based courses with an Internet component.

Reports of her work have appeared in a number of national and international journals among them, Language Learning and Technology, TESL- EJ, ITESL-J, English for Specific Purposes, Journal of Adolescent and Adult Literacy, and Teaching English in the Two-Year College.

She is the author of two content-based student texts, Teaching English through the Disciplines: Psychology (2nd ed.) (Whittier, 1997) and Interdisciplinary English (2nd ed.) (McGraw-Hill, 1998), as well as the professional volume Content-Based College ESL Instruction (Lawrence Erlbaum Associates, 2000).

Dr. Kasper serves on the editorial review boards of the journals Teaching English in the Two-Year College, Educational Technology and Society, and is a member of the review board for the Special Issue on Sustained Content Instruction of TESOL Journal. She also served on the review board of the journal Reading Online from 1997-2000.

She also serves as the Chair of the English Department committee on Computers in the Curriculum at Kingsborough Community College/CUNY.