College of Staten Island
 The City University of New York
  William Bernhardt
Associate Professor

William Bernhardt
Associate Professor

Office : Building 2S Room 212
Phone : 718.982.3671
Fax : 718.982.3643
Department Faculty Profile

Degrees :
BA, Reed College
MA, Cornell University

Biography / Academic Interests :
Educated at Reed College, Keele University (U.K.), Cornell and Indiana Universities, William "Bill" Bernhardt has taught a broad range of courses including writing on all levels from remedial to post-graduate, English as a Second Language, Reading, and Literature. He has also been a teacher-trainer in many of these academic areas in China, Brazil, France, U.K. and Vietnam. He has been active in the application of computers to the teaching of writing both in traditional courses and as an online instructor and faculty trainer.††Current academic interests include Composition and Basic Writing, Teaching Online, Teaching English as a Foreign Language (EFL) using the Silent Way.

Scholarship / Publications :
A frequent presenter at national and international conferences on the teaching of writing and the application of computers to learning, he has published widely in conference proceedings and academic journals including the following:

Just Writing (Teachers and Writers, 1977)
Becoming a Writer (St. Martinís Press, 1986 with Peter Miller)
Journal of Basic Writing, Co-editor, 1988-94