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Personal Information

Name: Gary A. Cziko

Office Address: University of Illinois
Department of Educational Psychology
210 Education Building
1310 South Sixth Street
Champaign, Illinois 61820-6990

Telephone: 217/333-8527
FAX: 217/244-7620
Internet: g-cziko@uiuc.edu

Home Address: 506 West Vermont Avenue
Urbana, Illinois 6l80l

Present position: Associate Professor
Department of Educational Psychology
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Education

Bachelor of Arts: Queen's College of the City University of New York, Psychology, magna cum laude, 1974.

Master of Arts: McGill University, Montreal, Psychology, "The effects of different French immersion programs on the language and academic skills of children from various socioeconomic backgrounds," 1975.

Doctor of Philosophy: McGill University, Montreal, Psychology, "An analysis and comparison of first- and second-language reading," 1978.

Post-doctoral work: Université de Montréal, Faculté des sciences de l'éducation, Section de mesure et évaluation; study and research in statistics, research design, psychological and educational testing.

Appointments, Fellowships, Awards and Honors

1975-1978: McGill University Graduate Faculty Research Fellowship.

1978-1979: Québec Ministry of Education Post-Doctoral Research Fellowship.

1984-1985: Appointment to Bureau of Educational Research, College of Education, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

1985, spring semester: Fellow at the Center for Advanced Study, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

1985-1986: Appointment to Bureau of Educational Research, College of Education, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

1986: Selection as College of Education Scholar

1986: Nomination by College of Education for University Scholar

1986-87: Re-appointment to Bureau of Educational Research, College of Education, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

1987-88: Re-appointment to Bureau of Educational Research, College of Education, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

1990-92: Appointment to Bureau of Educational Research, College of Education, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

Published Papers and Book Chapters

Cziko, G. A., & Lambert, W. E. (1976). A French-English school exchange program: Feasibility and effects on attitudes and motivation. The Canadian Modern Language Review, 32, 236-242.

Cziko, G. A. (1976). The effects of language sequencing on the development of bilingual reading skills. The Canadian Modern Language Review, 32, 534-539.

Cziko, G. A. (1978). Differences in first- and second-language reading: The use of syntactic, semantic and discourse constraints. The Canadian Modern Language Review, 34, 473-489.

Tucker, G. R. & Cziko, G. A. (1978). The role of evaluation in bilingual education. In J. E. Alatis (Ed.), Georgetown University Round Table on Languages and Linguistics 1978. Washington, D.C.: Georgetown University Press.

Cziko, G. A., Lambert, W. E., & Gutter, R. (1979). The impact of immersion-in-a-foreign-language on pupils' social attitudes. Working Papers on Bilingualism, No. 19, 13-28. (ERIC Document Reproduction Service No. ED 184 341)

Cziko, G. A., Lambert, W. E., Sidoti, N., & Tucker, G. R. (1979). Graduates of early immersion: Retrospective views of Grade 11 students and their parents. In B. Mlacak & E. Isabelle (Eds.), So you want your child to learn French!: A handbook for parents. Ottawa: Canadian Parents for French. (ERIC Document Reproduction Service No. ED 153 462).

Cziko, G. A. (1980a). The development of a criterion-referenced test of ESL dictation. In J. E. Redden (Ed.), Proceedings of the Southern Illinois Language Testing Conference (pp. 13-23). Carbondale: Southern Illinois University, 1981.

Cziko, G. A. (1980b). Language competence and reading strategies: A Comparison of first- and second-language oral reading errors. Language Learning, 30, 101-116.

Cziko, G. A., Lambert, W. E., & Gutter, R. (1980). French immersion programs and students' social attitudes: A multidimensional investigation. Journal of the National Association for Bilingual Education, 4(2), 19-30.

Cziko, G. A., Lambert, W. E., Sidoti, N., & Tucker, G. R. (1980). Graduates of early immersion: Retrospective views of Grade 11 students and their parents. In N. St. Clair & H. Giles (Eds.), The social and psychological contexts of language. Hillsdale, N.J.: Erlbaum. (Reprinted from Cziko et al., 1979).

Cziko, G. A. (1981). Psychometric and edumetric approaches to language testing: Implications and applications. Applied Linguistics, 2(1), 28-44. (Reprinted in J. W. Oller, Jr. (Ed.) (1983). Issues in language testing research (pp. 289-307). Rowley, Mass: Newbury House.)

Cziko, G. A. (1982a). Improving the psychometric, criterion-referenced, and practical qualities of integrative language tests. TESOL Quarterly, 16(3), 367-379.

Cziko, G. A. (1982b). Vernacular education in the Southern Sudan: A test case for literacy. Journal of Multilingual and Multicultural Development, 3(4), 293-314.

Cziko, G. A. (1982c, June). Approaches to the evaluation of bilingual education: An international perspective (Professional Paper Series). Los Alamitos, California: National Center for Bilingual Research. (ERIC Document Reproduction Service No. ED 222 074)

Cziko, G. A. (1983). Another response to Shanahan, Kamil, and Tobin: Further reasons to keep the cloze case open. Reading Research Quarterly, 18(3), 361-365.

Cziko, G. A. (1984a). Some problems with empirically-based models of communicative competence. Applied Linguistics, 5(1), 23-38.

Cziko, G. A. (1984b). An improvement over Guttman scalogram analysis: A computer program for evaluating cumulative, nonparametric scales of dichotomous items. Educational and Psychological Measurement, 44, 157-161.

Cziko, G. A., & Linn, N.-H.J. (1984). The construction and analyses of short scales of language proficiency: Classical psychometric, latent trait, and nonparametric approaches. TESOL Quarterly, 18(4), 627-647.

Cziko, G.A. & Troike, R.C. (1984). Contexts of bilingual education: International perspectives and issues. AILA Review (International Association of Applied Linguistics), 1, 7-33.

Fouly, K. A., & Cziko, G. A. (1985). Determining the reliability, validity, and scalability of the graduated dictation test. Language Learning, 35, 555-566.

Cziko, G. A. (1985). [Review of Workbook in second language acquisition]. Studies in Language Learning, 5(1), 136.

Cziko, G. A. (1986). Testing the language bioprogram hypothesis: A review of children's acquisition of articles. Language (Journal of the Linguistic Society of America), 62(4), 878-898.

Cziko, G. A., & Koda, K. (1987). A Japanese child's use of stative and punctual verbs. Journal of Child Language, 14(1), 99-111.

Cziko, G. A. (1987). Review of the "Bilingual Syntax Measure I". In J. C. Alderson, J. K. Krahnke & C. W. Stansfield (Eds.), Reviews of English language proficiency tests (pp. 12-14). Washington, DC: Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages.

Cziko, G. (1988a). Implicit and explicit learning: Implications for and applications to music teaching. In Charles Fowler (Ed.), The Crane Symposium: Toward an understanding of the teaching and learning of music performance (pp. 89-117). Potsdam: Potsdam College of the State University of New York.

Cziko, G. A. (1988b). The Language Bioprogram Hypothesis: A reply to Youssef. Journal of Child Language, 15, 669-671.

Cziko, G. A. (1989a). A review of the state-process and punctual-nonpunctual distinctions in children's acquisition of verbs. First Language, 9(1), 1-31.

Cziko, G. A. (1989b). Unpredictability and indeterminism in human behavior: Arguments and implications for educational research. Educational Researcher, 18(3), 17-25.

Cziko, G. A. (1989c). Of verbs, universals and language acquisition research: A reply to Bickerton, Kuczaj and Weist. First Language, 9(1), 51-56.

Fouly, K. A., Bachman, L. B., & Cziko, G. A. (1990). The divisibility of language competence: A confirmatory approach. Language Learning, 40(1), 1-21.

Cziko, G. A., & Campbell, D. T. (1990). Comprehensive evolutionary epistemology bibliography. Journal of Social and Biological Structures 13(1), 41-81.

Cziko, G.A. (1992) The evaluation of bilingual education: From necessity and probability to possibility. Educational Researcher, 21(3), 10-15.

Cziko, G. A. (1992). Purposeful behavior as the control of perception: Implications for educational research. Educational Researcher, 21(9), 10-18, 27.

Cziko, G. A. (1992). Perceptual control theory: One threat to educational research not (yet?) faced by Amundson, Serlin, and Lehrer. Educational Researcher, 21(9), 25-27.

Cziko, G. A. (1994). Differences in first- and second-language reading: The use of syntactic, semantic and discourse constraints. In J. W. Oller, Jr., & J. Jonz (Eds.), Cloze and coherence. Associated University Presses. (Reprinted from Cziko, 1978).

Cziko, G. A. (1994). Another response to Shanahan, Kamil, and Tobin: Further reasons to keep the cloze case open. In J. W. Oller, Jr., & J. Jonz (Eds.), Cloze and coherence. Associated University Presses. (Reprinted from Cziko, 1983)

Book

Cziko, G. (1995). Without miracles: Universal selection theory and the second Darwinian revolution. Cambridge: MIT Press (A Bradford Book).

Addresses at Professional Meetings

Cziko, G. A. (1975, September). The effects of language sequencing on the development of bilingual reading skills. Invited paper presented at the Research Conference on Immersion Education for the Majority Child, Montreal.

Cziko, G. A. (1977, June). Differences in first- and second-language reading: The use of syntactic and semantic constraints. Paper presented at the meeting of the Canadian Psychological Association, Vancouver.

Cziko, G. A. (1977, September) Differences in first- and second-language reading: The use of syntactic, semantic and discourse constraints. Invited paper presented at the Conference on Second-Language Learning, University of Alberta, Edmonton.

Tucker, G. R, & Cziko, G. A. (1978, March). The role of evaluation in bilingual education. Invited paper presented at the Georgetown University Roundtable on Languages and Linguistics, Washington, D.C.

Cziko, G. A. (1980, March). Psychometric and Edumetric approaches to language testing: Implications and applications. Paper presented at the meeting of Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages, San Francisco.

Cziko, G. A. (1980, March). Canadian bilingual education: The development of bilingual reading skills. Invited paper presented at the meeting of Illinois Teachers of English as a Second Language/Bilingual Education, Chicago.

Cziko, G. A. (1980, October). The development of a criterion-referenced test of ESL dictation. Paper presented at the Southern Illinois Language Testing Conference, Carbondale.

Cziko, G. A. (1981, March). Improving the psychometric, criterion-referenced, and practical qualities of integrative language tests. Invited paper presented at the Language Proficiency Assessment Symposium sponsored by InterAmerica Research Associates, Inc., Airlie House, Warrenton, VA.

Cziko, G. A. (1981, March). Vernacular education in the Southern Sudan: A test case for literacy. Invited paper presented at the Center for Applied Linguistics Stocktaking Conference, Washington, D.C.

Cziko, G. A. (1982, May). Developing models of communicative competence: Conceptual, statistical, and methodological considerations. Paper presented at the annual convention of Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages, Honolulu. (ERIC Document Reproduction Service No. ED 226 567)

Cziko, G. A. (1983, October). Teaching language minority students: Implications of current research. Invited plenary paper presented at the meeting of Illinois Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages/Bilingual Education, Chicago.

Cziko, G. A., & Lin, N.-H. J. (1984, March). The construction and analysis of short scales of language proficiency: Classical psychometric, latent trait, and nonparametric approaches. Paper presented at the meeting of the American Educational Research Association, New Orleans. (ERIC Document Reproduction Service No. ED 243 949)

Cziko, G. A. (1984, November). Language in the classroom: Teaching, learning and use. Invited address delivered at the Fall 1984 initiation of Kappa Delta Pi, Alpha Chapter, Urbana, Illinois.

Cziko, G. A. (1985, October). Testing the language bioprogram hypothesis: A review of children's acquisition of articles. Paper presented at the Boston University Conference on Language Development, Boston.

Cziko, Gary. (1986, June). Implicit and explicit learning in music education: Implications for the teacher. Paper presented at the Crane Symposium ("Toward an Understanding of the Teaching and Learning of Music Performance"), Potsdam College, State University College of Arts and Sciences, Potsdam, NY.

Cziko, G. A. (1988, December). Implications of nonlinearity and chaos for language assessment. Paper (to be) presented at the meeting of the American Association for Applied Linguistics, New Orleans. (paper invited and prepared but not presented due to weather-related travel problems)

Cziko, G. A. (1991, August). Control theory and electronic communication: The past, present and future of CSGnet. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Control Systems Group, Durango, CO.

Cziko, G. A. (1992, July). From rubberbands to robots: Portable demonstrations of perceptual control. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Control Systems Group, Durango, CO.

Cziko, G. A., & Thurston, P. C. (1993, July). Post-Cognitive Psychology and Educational Leadership: A Perceptual-Control-Theory Perspective. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Control Systems Group, Durango, CO.

Cziko, G. A. (1995, April). Perceptual control theory: A new paradigm for research. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association, San Francisco.

Cziko, G. A. (1996, June). Three lessons of biology for psychology: The adapted mind, within-organism selection, and perceptual control. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Human Behavior and Evolution Society, Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois. 960618