Dr. Loretta Kasper's
Content-Based ESL Home Page
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.