Education

2010 - 2011

Postdoc Fellow, Bilingual Language Disorder, CUNY Graduate Center and Lehman College, Supervisors: Prof. Loraine Obler and Prof. Mira Goral

2004 - 2007

Ph.D  Linguistics, Bar Ilan University, Israel
"Bilingual Autobiographical Memory across the Lifespan”

Advisor: Joel Walters

1997 - 2001

BA and MA- Direct Track, Linguistics, Bar Ilan University, Israel

Awards and Scholarships

2013 - 2019

ISF (Co-PI Walters) – Bilingual narrative intervention in English-Hebrew and Russian Hebrew preschool children with ‎developmental language disorder (DLD) and typical language development

2018 

Bar Ilan Center of Excellence research group. (with Armon-Lotem &  Walters)

2017 - 2018

Ministry of Education- Bilingualism, Language Impairment, and Socioeconomic Status: Impact on Emergent Literacy (Co-PIs Altman, Armon-Lotem & Walters)

2016 - 2017

Scientific Conference Organization- ISF Workshop on Organizer (with Adi-Japha, Armon-Lotem and Walters) "Procedural and declarative memory, language acquisition, and cognitive processes: developmental trajectories and impairments in monolingual and bilingual children"

2014 - 2016

Young Excellent Research Forum in Humanities and Social Sciences of the Israeli Academy of Science and Humanities (Functional Linguistic, Language Acquisition)

2014 - 2018

ISF (Co-PIs Armon-Lotem/Walters/Altman) - Language acquisition and emergent literacy among preschool children with and without SLI from two bilingual disadvantaged population

2004 - 2007

Bar Ilan University Presidential Fellowship

2006

Myers-JDC-Brookdale Institute of Gerontology and Human Development Eshel Association for the planning and development of services for the aged in Israel 

Academic Affiliation and Appointments

2011 - 2019

Lecturer School Counseling & Child Development Programs School of Education 
Bar-Ilan University

2011 - 2014

Adjunct Lecturer - Hadassah Academic College,MA Program – Multiculturalism and Multilingualism in Communications Disorder

2009 - 2010​

Instructor - Psycholinguistics, Sociolinguistics, Bilingualism, Talpiot College

2009 - 2010​

Instructor, Second Language Acquisition, Language Testing, School of Education, Bar Ilan University, Israel

2007 - 2008​​

Instructor Language and Aging Department of English Linguistics Department, Bar-Ilan University, Israel

2007 - 2010

Project Manager (funded by BMBF-German Ministry of Education) Language acquisition in early childhood among Russian-speaking language minority children in Germany and Israel, Bar Ilan University/ZAS-ZAS Berlin

2004 - 2007

Research Assistant in Child Bilingualism, Bilingualism and Aging, Bilingualism, English Linguistics Department, Bar Ilan University, Israel

Courses Taught

MA Courses

• Multilingualism and Multiculturalism Seminar
• Child Language Development  
• Early Childhood Language Development  
• Early Childhood Thinking Processes
• Normal Development
• Abnormal Development
• Systemic School Counseling
• Dealing with Diversity
• Learning Disabilities and the Brain
• Second Language Acquisition
• Language and Learning Difficulties
• Learning Disabilities- Counseling Interventions
• Language and Aging

BA Courses

• Early Childhood Thinking Processes and their advancement
• Cognitive, Social and Language Development 
• Psycholinguistics
• Sociolinguistics 
• Bilingualism

 
 

Contact me:

+972-35318046carmit.altman@biu.ac.il

Bar Ilan University, Ramat Gan 52900