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 Department: Political Science
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Using Calibrated Peer Review to Facilitate Writing Assignments in Large Classes

Using Calibrated Peer Review to Facilitate Writing Assignments in Large Classes

Date: March 28, 2012
Creator: Ishiyama, John & Watson, Wendy
Description: This poster discusses a project using Calibrated Peer Review (CPR). CPR is a web-based instructional tool. CPR assignments require students to write an essay, evaluated three 'canned' calibration essays on the same topic, evaluate three of their peers' essays, and finally evaluate their own essay. The authors' goal was to determine whether the CPR process improves student learning of the essay content and whether the CPR process improves student writing.
Contributing Partner: UNT College of Arts and Sciences
Income Tax Complexity: A Work in Progress

Income Tax Complexity: A Work in Progress

Date: April 2, 2009
Creator: Oakes, Trayton & Battaglia, Kari
Description: Poster presented at the 2009 University Scholars Day at UNT. This poster discusses research on the complexity of income taxes.
Contributing Partner: UNT Honors College
Causes of Terrorism: A Socioeconomic Analysis - A Work in Progress

Causes of Terrorism: A Socioeconomic Analysis - A Work in Progress

Date: April 3, 2008
Creator: Pascoe, Henry & Books, John
Description: Poster presented at the 2008 University Scholars Day at UNT. This poster discusses research on the causes of terrorism and an analysis of how socioeconomic conditions of the Middle East cause individuals to be recruited into terrorist organizations and participate in terrorist activities.
Contributing Partner: UNT Honors College
Torture: A Threat-Based Perspective - A Work in Progress

Torture: A Threat-Based Perspective - A Work in Progress

Date: April 3, 2008
Creator: Sowell, Marsha & Meernik, James David
Description: This poster discusses research on torture. The authors suggest threat is the determining factor behind torture; torture is provisional. The authors argue that the more threatened a state feels, the more likely they are to participate in the act of torture. These assumptions will be tested through an empirical and quantitative analysis on the compliance of CAT member states over time.
Contributing Partner: UNT Honors College
Could an environmental-themed dance promote audience awareness of climate change?

Could an environmental-themed dance promote audience awareness of climate change?

Date: April 19, 2012
Creator: Henkel, JoAnn & Verrill, Diane
Description: Poster presented at the 2012 University Scholars Day at UNT. This poster discusses research on whether an environmental-themed dance could promote audience awareness of climate change and inspire viewers to live more eco-friendly lifestyles.
Contributing Partner: UNT Honors College
Parent's Education and Children's Test Scores

Parent's Education and Children's Test Scores

Date: April 19, 2012
Creator: Jennings, Garrett & Verrill, Diane
Description: This poster discusses research on correlations between parent's education and children's test scores.
Contributing Partner: UNT Honors College
Do Open-Source Software Development Teams Have Enough Eyes?

Do Open-Source Software Development Teams Have Enough Eyes?

Date: April 19, 2012
Creator: Widick, Logan & Verrill, Diane
Description: Poster presented at the 2012 University Scholars Day at UNT. This poster discusses research on open-source software and their development teams.
Contributing Partner: UNT Honors College
Depression and Obesity: Does Depression Cause Obesity, or Obesity Cause Depression, or Both?

Depression and Obesity: Does Depression Cause Obesity, or Obesity Cause Depression, or Both?

Date: April 19, 2012
Creator: Battikh, Ahmed H. & Verrill, Diane
Description: Poster presented at the 2012 University Scholars Day at UNT. This poster discusses research on the relationship between depression and obesity.
Contributing Partner: UNT Honors College
Transitioning Coal-fired Power Plants into Combined Solar and Wind Energy Power Plants

Transitioning Coal-fired Power Plants into Combined Solar and Wind Energy Power Plants

Date: April 19, 2012
Creator: Brown, Megan & Verrill, Diane
Description: This poster discusses research on transitioning coal-fired power plants into combined solar and wind energy power plants. Using a combination of solar power during the day and wind energy at night, the author is attempting to eliminate coal from society's energy equation by transforming coal-fired power plants into renewable energy based power plants.
Contributing Partner: UNT Honors College
What Are the Most Important Factors For Maximizing Fan Attendance at Sporting Events?

What Are the Most Important Factors For Maximizing Fan Attendance at Sporting Events?

Date: April 19, 2012
Creator: Sierra, William & Verrill, Diane
Description: This poster discusses research that pertains to fan attendance in sporting events. Its goal is to answer the question "what factors affect fan attendance?" This research seeks to find the balance in winning and suspense along with other variables that may affect attendance.
Contributing Partner: UNT Honors College
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