Dean of Graduate Studies
|2007-2008||Post-Doctoral Fellowship, the Hebrew Language Department, Bar-Ilan University (VATAT Grant for excellent researchers).|
PhD., the Hebrew Language Department, University of Haifa.
Title of the PhD. Dissertation: “The denotations of emotion words and the lexical means for their expression in Hebrew”. Supervised by: Prof. Michal Ephratt (324 pp.)
M.A. in the Hebrew Language Department, University of Haifa (Summa Cum Laude).
Personal M.A. Program: “Models of Cognitive Mechanisms in the Acquisition of Hebrew as a Mother Tongue”.
Title of the M.A. Thesis: “Passive Knowledge Compared to Active Usage of “Beautiful Words” among Modern-Hebrew Native Speakers”, supervised by Dr. Michal Ephratt (won the Rector's award for the best M.A. Thesis of the year).
|1992||B.A., Psychology and Hebrew Language, Haifa University.|
|Positions In And Out Of Gordon College|
|Dean of Graduate Studies|
|Senior Lecturer in the Hebrew Language Department|
|Member in NAPH (National Association of Professors of Hebrew).|
|Areas Of Expertise And Interest|
|Psychology of Language|
|Language and Emotion|
|Modern Hebrew semantics|
|Semantics of Modern Hebrew|
|1) Argaman O. & Vaknin-Nusbaum V. (accepted), 2016, "Language Awareness of Teacher Trainees", Journal of Language Teaching and Research, 1ST issue of the year|
|2) Argaman O. & Shaked S., 2015, "Being Galila Ron-Feder-Amit: On linguistic changes in the writer's Language", Journal for Children Literature, 24, pp. 160-194 (in Hebrew).|
|3) Argaman O., 2011, "5 fat men from Raanana seeking for 5 thin women from Kfar Saba" (Language humor), PANIM: A Journal for Culture, Society and Education, 54 (in Hebrew). http://automail7.daronet.com/Index.asp?ArticleID=17249&CategoryID=1789&Page=1|
|4) Argaman O., 2010, "The difference between Knowledge and Usage of “Beautiful Words” in the Education system", MOFET Institute Journal, 44, pp. 53-57 (in Hebrew).|
|5) Argaman O., 2010, "Emotion's Intensity and Linguistic Markers", Journal of Psycholinguistic Research, 39, 1, pp. 89-99. Also published online (2009), DOI 10.1007/s10936-009-9127 http://www.springerlink.com/content/g6064l61q7667677/|
|6) Argaman O., 2007, "Do Emotion words have denotative meanings? The case of Happiness and sadness", Hebrew and Sister Languages, 6-7, pp. 73-88 (in Hebrew).|
|7) Argaman O., 2005, "Beautiful words in the era of globalization: Avoidance models versus Cognitive models as an explanation for avoiding beautiful words in Hebrew", in: Ashley L.R.N. & Finke W.H. (eds.), Selected papers from the International conference of the American society of Geolinuistics, New-York: Cummings & Hathaway, pp.43-48.|
|8) Argaman O., 2005, "Beautiful words: from the speaker's intuition to a scientific definition", Hebrew Linguistics, 56, pp.49-70 (in Hebrew).|
|9) Argaman O., 2005, “Language Anxiety", Helkat Lashon, 56, pp.76-105 (in Hebrew).|
|10) Argaman O., 2002, “Passive Knowledge versus Active Usage of Beautiful words in Modern Hebrew", 2-3, pp.151-169 (in Hebrew).|
|11) Argaman O. & Abu-Rabia S., 2002, “The influence of language anxiety on English reading and writing tasks among Native Hebrew speakers”, Language, Culture and Curriculum, 15, 2, pp.143-160.|