Lead Instructional Designer and Language Specialist
234 Sparks Building, University Park, PA 16802
Rebecca Zoshak is a Ph.D. candidate in the Department of Applied Linguistics at The Pennsylvania State University. She received a B.S. in Radio/Television/Film from Northwestern University and an M.A. in Teaching English as a Second Language from Penn State where she has been teaching ESL Composition, Pronunciation, and Conversation classes since 2011. Additionally, she has worked as a Language Specialist at Penn State Law, developing and implementing courses, workshops, and individual meeting strategies that provide international students with linguistic support.
Rebecca’s research interests include teaching humor in the second language classroom, language play, and teacher education, as well as English for Specific Purposes, with a focus on legal writing.