Loretta Li

Faculty Profiles

Loretta Li

Associate Professor Emerita



BS, MA, PhD, University of Kansas

Research Interests 

  • Social studies curriculum
  • Graphic organizers
  • Writing at the primary level
  • Curriculum theory



    Courses Recently Taught 

    EDUC 222: Intro to English as a second language

    EDUC 302: Teach social studies elementary and middle school

    EDUC 306: Multicultural approaches teach reading

    EDUC 335: Clinical field study

    EDUC 406: Reading assessment elementary and middle school

    EDUC 425: Clinical field study

    EDUC 430: Foundations ESL/BBE

    EDUC 432: Mths and materials of ESL/BBE

    EDUC 443: Teach social studies middle and high school

    EDUC 497: Independent study

    Creative and Scholarly Work 

    • Confusion at the Tower (paper)
    • Preparing Outstanding Literacy Teachers (symposium)
    • What Can We Expect of Low Income Students? First Graders’ Engagement with Writing (paper)
    • The Legacy of Jesus the Teacher (presentation)
    • Expanding Students’ Vocabulary Options (presentation)
    • The Image of Daniel: An Ancient Graphic Organizer (paper)