Dr. Carol Lord
Office Location: PSY 207
Phone Number: (562) 985-1146
E-mail Address: Carol.Lord@csulb.edu
Bachelor’s Degree: 1960, English, Stanford
Master’s Degree: 1961, Education, Stanford.
Ph.D.: 1989, Linguistics, UCLA
Research interests: the nature of language structures and how they got that way, in individuals and in communities, with focus on the connection between form and meaning.
- Language development in individuals: the language learner as hypothesis maker vs. imitator.
- Language development in communities: language change over time, grammaticalization.
- Language structures: discourse, syntax/semantics, lexicon, typology; implications for text understanding and student assessment.
LING 329: Language Acquisition
LING/EDSE 339: Linguistics for Crosscultural Academic Development in Secondary School Settings
LING 363i: Implications of Human Language
LING 421: English Syntax
LING 500: Educational Linguistics
LING 562: Second Language Testing and Assessment
LING 580: Linguistic Field Methods
LING 593: Practicum in TESL
EDRG 540: Advanced Studies in Literacy
EDRG 558: Language Study for Reading Teachers
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