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|B.A.||Washington and Jefferson College||1973||Foreign Language Education|
|M.A.||University of Pittsburgh||1979||German Language Literature & Linguistics|
|Ph.D.||Purdue University||1987||Foreign Language Education|
|Pennsylvania Department of Education, Secondary Teaching Certification, 1973 |
Certification in TESOL/Applied Linguistics, 1975
|1974-1976||Teaching Assistant - TESOL, Applied Linguistics Dept., University of Pittsburgh|
|1976-1979||Teaching Fellow - Germanic Languages & General Linguistics, University of Pittsburgh|
|1979-1987||Graduate Teaching Assistant in German & Foreign Language Education, Purdue University|
|1987-1993||Assistant Professor of Language Education|
|1993-present||Associate Professor of Language Education|
|1988-present||Program Director of Foreign Language & Second Language Education|
|1988-||Acting Chair, Language Education Department, Indiana University|
|2000-present||Chair, Language Education Department, Indiana University|
|.50 administration .50 teaching|
|2001||M445||Methods in Foreign Language Teaching|
|2002||L520||Advanced Study in Foreign Language Teaching|
|2002||L536||Methods and Materials for TESOL Teacher Trainers (Methods for Teacher Educators: Research on ESL/FL Teacher Training/Development)|
|2002||L630||Learning Strategies & Styles in Language Learning|
|2002||L650||Internship in Language Education|
Nyikos, M. (1999). The effect of key background variables on high school learning strategies. In R. Oxford (Ed.), Language Learning Strategies in the Context of Autonomy: Strategy Research Compendium (pp. 51-53). Teachers College, Columbia University, New York.
Nyikos, M. & Hashimoto, R. (1997). Constructivist theory applied to collaboration: In search of ZPD. Modern Language Journal, 81, 506-517.
Nyikos, M. (1996). The conceptual shift to learner-centered classrooms: Increasing teacher and student strategic awareness. In R. Oxford (Ed.), Language learning strategies around the world: Crosscultural perspectives (pp.117-131). Manoa: University of Hawaii Press.
Nyikos, M. and Oxford R.. (1997). Guest Editors: Special issue of the Modern Language Journal volume 81, No. 4 Winter 1997, Topic: Interaction, Collaboration, and Cooperation: Learning Languages and Preparing Language Teachers.
Nyikos, M.(1994). Linguistics and pedagogy: Critical considerations in teacher education. Linguistics Association of Canada and US: LACUS Forum. 699-705.
Nyikos, M. (1994). Enhanced learnability of prefixed Hungarian verbs through simplified categorizations. Studies in Applied Linguistics. Debrecen, Hungary: Akademia Kiado, 67-83.
Active Learning Grant, Instructional Development for Interactive Software in Language Teacher Education ($2,000) 1999
USIA Grant “New Directions in Educational Training & Leadership: A Summer Institute for South African and Namibian Educators” ($180,831), with African Studies, Office of International Programs, School of Education, Indiana University: Summer 1998
Fulbright-Hays Group Projects Abroad Grant: Co-Director with Virginia Delancey, African Studies Program ($107,000), US Department of Education, 1996
Nyikos, M. (Oct. 2000) Diverse learning strategies for diverse student populations: What our students tell us about the strategies they use to learn English. Indiana Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages, Indianapolis, IN
Nyikos, M. (March 1999) Factor Analytic Study of American High School Students’ Language Learning Strategies: Key Factors. Columbia University, New York, Invitational Symposium on Learner Differences, New York,
Nyikos, M. (Dec. 1999) Sociocultural Variables in Collaborative versus Individual Language Learning Strategy Application” University of Pittsburgh Seminar on Sociocultural Aspects of Language
Nyikos, M. (1999) When they come from different cultures and language backgrounds. Lafayette School Corporation, Lafayette, IN
Nyikos, M. (March, 1998) Sociocultural Theory and Second language Learning, TESOL Seattle
Nyikos, M. (November 1998). The 1990s: Key Curricular Developments in Teacher Education Models,” American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages (ACTFL) Chicago
Indiana Department of Education, Foreign Language Curriculum Guide Task Force, 1993-1995
Indiana Department of Education, Division of Language Minority and Migrant Programs for English as a Second Language Teacher Education Programs, 1988-present.
Co-Chair, Indiana Professional Standards Board, Advisory Group on English as a New Language, May-November, 1996
Chair, International Programs Committee, 1993-4. 2000-present
Liaison, Foreign Language Education and Certification, Departments of French & Italian, Classical Studies, Germanic Studies, East Asian Languages & Cultures, Spanish and Portuguese and Slavic Languages & Literatures, Indiana University, 1987-present.
Chair, Diversity Committee, Policy Council, 1993-5
Invited to be Guest Co-editor, Special Issue on Interaction. Collaboration, and Cooperation: Learning Languages and Preparing Teachers (with R. Oxford), Modern Language Journal,1997.
Invited by the Government of Spain for Teacher Education Reform, Canary Islands: Tenerife and Gran Canaria, Spain, for the month of April, 1996
Invited by World Bank and the Soros Foundation to Eotvos Lorand University, Budapest Hungary, for the month of October 1995
Editorial Board Member: The Modern Language Journal 1993- present.