Resources: Online LinguaVideo List

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Image by Australian War Memorial collection via Flickr

This collection of videos at features linguists, including Ethan Zukerman, Erin McKean, Monica Heller, Steven Pinker, Eve Sweetser, Susan Savage Rumbaugh, Rebecca Wheeler, and Patrica Ryan.

Also recommended:

Bill Labov’s A Life of Learning: Six People I have learned from

Paul Kerswill’s TEDx talk, Who’s an Eastender now?

Steven Pinker’s views on Noam Chomsky’s theories of linguistics and politics

UCLA’s video of (Ladefoged’s?) Tongue

Peter Trudgill’s Languages in Contact


About LingEducator

Dr. Jaclyn Ocumpaugh received a PhD for her dissertation on regional variation in the acoustics of Mexican American English (Michigan State University, East Lansing). Before that, she received an MA in English/Linguistics from North Carolina State University for her work on the acoustics of /r/--a sound which is highly variable in the English language. Her passion, however, has always been to understand the social implications of language variation. In addition to her work in acoustic sociophonetics, she has worked with rape trial analysis, developed cognitive methods for understanding discourse level variation between men and women, and created sophisticated tools for teaching future educators about the kinds of dialect variation they will find in the classroom. She has taught classes in English, Linguistics, and Education at Old Dominion University, William & Mary, the University of Mary Washington, and Virginia Wesleyan College. She is currently a Post Doctoral Fellow of Learning Sciences and Technologies at Worcester Polytechnic Institute, where she is helping to develop models of student engagement in the classroom. She also consults in the private sector.
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