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Degree Institution Year of Graduation
PhD Middle East Technical University (METU) 2006-2012
English Language Teaching
Title: A Constructivist Approach to the
Integration of Systematic Reflection in
EAP Courses: An Action Research Study
GPA: 3.93 (over 4.00)
MA METU, Ankara, Turkey 2002-2005
Thesis: “Jungian Archetypes in Beckett’s Trilogy”
GPA: 3.43 (over 4.00)
BA METU, Ankara, Turkey 1995-1999
English Language Teaching
GPA: 3.64 (over 4.00)
Curriculum development, Materials design, Testing and assessment, Alternative assessment, Classroom Interaction
Year Place Positions
2007-present Department of Modern Languages R & D
METU , Ankara, Turkey Coordinator
2011-2014 Department of Foreign Language
Education Part-time instructor
METU, Ankara, Turkey Teaching Language
Skills (FLE 324)
Testing & Evaluation
Materials Adaptation &
Evaluation (FLE 405)
Teaching English to
Young Learners (FLE 308)
1999-2007 Özel Bilkent High School English teacher
Ankara, Turkey Head of the English
Department for 2 years
Mentor for 4 years
1998-1999 TAA, Ankara, Turkey English instructor
Kızılcık H. & Salli-Copur, D. Designing a Dynamic Reading-into-Speaking Test for Tertiary Level EAP Classes. American Association for Applied Linguistics Conference, Chicago, US, March 24-27, 2018 (paper accepted for presentation)
Kızılcık, H. Assessing Speaking in EAP Contexts: Workshop for Teachers. April 25, 2017. TED University. Ankara, Turkey
Kızılcık, H., Dewan, A. & Salli-Copur, D. Insider Reflections on the British Council “the State of English in the Higher Education in Turkey” Report. Towards Higher Education: Bridging the Gap.
Boğaziçi University, Turkey. April 15, 2017
Salli-Copur, D. & Kizilcik, H. An Interactive Approach to Reading via WhatsApp: A Social-Cultural Model. IConEGS 2017 International Conference on Education and Global Studies.
Kyoto, Japan. April 4-6, 2017 (received distinguished paper award)
Kızılcık, H. & Salli-Copur, D. Integrating Dynamic Assessment Principles in Testing Discussion Skills: Operationalizing Theory. IATEFL Testing, Evaluation and Assessment Special Interest Group (TEA SIG) Conference. Aigle, Switzerland. 28-29 October, 2016
Kızılcık, H. & Bozatlı, Ö. The Impact of Task Type on Listening Comprehension: While-listening vs. Note-taking. 14th BUSEL International Conference Classroom Assessment:
Bridging Teaching, Learning and Assessment, Bilkent University of English Language, Ankara, Turkey. 16-18 June, 2016.
Kızılcık H. & Salli-Copur, D. Designing a Group Dynamic Assessment Frame for Group Discussions: An Exam Validation Study. American Association for Applied Linguistics Conference, Orlando, US, April 8-12, 2016
Kızılcık, H. Which vocabulary? Are we teaching what our students need? MLD Talks V. Department of Modern Languages, Middle East Technical University, February 1, 2016.
Ötkür, A. & Kizilcik, H. English at work: A Case Study of Engineering Graduates. IATEFL BESIG and IATEFL Hungary Symposium. Budapest, Hungary. June 20, 2015.
Salli-Copur D. & Kizilcik, H. ESP: What Does the Faculty Say? The Second International Conference on Teaching English for Specific Purposes and New Language Learning Technologies. University of Nis, Serbia. May 22-24, 2015 (proceedings)
Kızılcık, H. & Salli-Copur, D. Managing Program Evaluation: Giving Voice to Stakeholders. ELT Ireland Conference. Dublin, Ireland. 21-22 February, 2015.
Kızılcık, H. & Salli-Copur, D. Tests as security valves: Backwash effect on course syllabus. IATEFL TEA SIG Conference. Granada, Spain. 23-25 October, 2014.
Kızılcık, H. Self-assessment in EAP: Overcoming the Obstacles. Sabanci University International Freshman English Conference, Istanbul, Turkey, 18-19 September, 2014
Salli-Copur, D & Kızılcık, H. A code for objective writing: An action research study. IATEFL Annual Conference Harrogate, England. 2-5 April, 2014. (proceedings)
Kızılcık, H. & Salli-Copur, D. Testing English as a world language: Challenges and solutions. IATEFL TEA SIG Conference Siena, Italy. 22-23 November, 2013.
Kızılcık, H. Invited panellist: Diversity, plurilingualism and their impact on language testing and assessment. IATEFL TEA SIG Conference Siena, Italy. 22-23 November, 2013.
Kızılcık, H. & Salli-Copur, D. Scaffolding secondary school students to understand and enjoy poetry. The 16th INGED International ELT Conference Dokuz Eylül University. 4-6 October, 2013.
Kızılcık, H. & Daloglu, A. Learning through reflecting on student reflections: An action research study. Bilkent University of English Language, Ankara, Turkey. 17-18 June, 2013.
13th BUSEL International Conference Teachers Exploring Practice for Professional Development Bilkent
Akel, Y. & Kızılcık, H. The role of text and item characteristics in predicting reading comprehension difficulty: A study on low-stakes exams. EALTA SIG Conference. 23 May, 2013
Kızılcık, H. The place of direct and indirect tests in the assessment of speaking skills: A case study. EALTA SIG Conference, Ankara, Turkey. 30 May, 2012.
Kızılcık, H. & Salli-Copur, D. How teacher educators interpret standards: A case study on rubrics. IATEFL TEA SIG Conference Prague. 12-13 October, 2012.
Vanlı, G. & Kızılcık, H. In-class assessment of speaking through debates. IATEFL TEA SIG Conference Cyprus 23-24 October, 2009