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1:1 iPads in 1st Grade: Two-Year Case Study of a Teacher's Concerns, Use, and Innovation Configuration

Description: This chapter reports the findings of a two-year case study of how one first-grade teacher in a Florida charter school with 1:1 iPads progresses through stages of concerns and levels of use to achieve technological innovation. Findings inform technology integration practices and emphasize the importance of acknowledging change concerns associated with technology acceptance.
Date: 2019
Creator: Eutsler, Lauren
Partner: UNT College of Education
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Крестьянский Союз в 1920-е годы и формирование крестьянской идентичности: модернизационный дискурс: The Peasant Union in the 1920s. The Formation of a Peasant Identity: Modernizing Discourse

Description: Book chapter discussing the Peasant Union in the 1920s, the formation of a peasant identity, and modernizing discourse.
Date: 2010
Creator: Velikanova, Olga V.
Partner: UNT College of Arts and Sciences
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Adaptive Control Optimization of Cutting Parameters for High Quality Machining Operations based on Neural Networks and Search Algorithms

Description: This book chapter presents an Adaptive Control with Optimization (ACO) system for optimising a multi-objective function based on material removal rate, quality loss function related to surface roughness, and cutting-tool life subjected to surface roughness specifications constraint.
Date: October 1, 2008
Creator: Abellan, J. V.; Romero, F.; Siller, Héctor R.; Estruch, A. & Vila, C.
Partner: UNT College of Engineering
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Annotating and Identifying Emotions in Text

Description: This book chapter discusses annotating and identifying emotions in text.
Date: 2010
Creator: Strapparava, Carlo, 1962- & Mihalcea, Rada, 1974-
Partner: UNT College of Engineering

Behavioral Economic Tools for Promotion of Physical Activity

Description: This book chapter describes two key behavioral economic constructs and four key behavioral economic tools and their application to physical activity.
Date: May 10, 2017
Creator: Leonard, Tammy & Shuval, Kerem
Partner: UNT College of Arts and Sciences
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Beyond Structural Genomics for Plant Science

Description: This book chapter provides an overview of the genomics and postgenomic technologies that are likely to have the greatest impacts on agronomy over the next 10-20 years and describes a number of case studies of their application.
Date: September 14, 2007
Creator: Dixon, R. A.; Bouton, Joseph H. (Joseph Henry), 1948-; Narasimhamoorthy, Brindha; Saha, Malay; Wang, Z.-Y. (Zeng-Yu), 1963- & May, Gregory D.
Partner: UNT College of Arts and Sciences
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Biocultural conservation in Cape Horn: the Magellanic woodpecker as a charismatic species

Description: This book chapter discusses a research project to promote biocultural conservation in Cape Horn, Chile. In an effort to achieve the goal of transdisciplinary integration, the authors used the strategy of identifying a charismatic species, since doing so serves to motivate people towards biodiversity conservation, to communicate ecological concepts, and to integrate both the ecological and social dimensions of sustainability.
Date: March 11, 2010
Creator: Arango, Ximena; Rozzi, Ricardo, 1960-; Massardo, Francisca & Ibarra, J. Tomás
Partner: UNT College of Arts and Sciences

Characteristics of Tweets about African Cultural Heritage

Description: This article investigates broad characteristics of tweets about African cultural heritage with possible implications for marketing by cultural heritage administrators and other stakeholders.
Date: May 20, 2016
Creator: Rorissa, Abebe; Assefa, Shimelis & Alemneh, Daniel Gelaw
Partner: UNT Libraries
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Complex Adaptive Systems: Adapting and Managing Teams and Team Conflict

Description: This book chapter provides an overview of teams, complex adaptive systems, conflict stages, and conflict models, while also presenting adaptive leadership as a style that offers organizations with the capabilities of reacting to changing environments quickly.
Date: August 1, 2018
Creator: Turner, John; Baker, Rose M. & Morris, Mark
Partner: UNT College of Information
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A Comprehensive Approach to Addressing Gender Equity in STEM Subjects at Four-Year Universities in England

Description: This chapter explores gender disparities in enrollment and persistence in STEM undergraduate education in England. The authors examine the difference in early educational achievement in mathematics and science subjects and students’ plan to study STEM subjects by gender. They also examine women’s odds of studying STEM subjects in England after controlling for academic performance and social class characteristics. The authors also particularly test gendered differences in studying STEM at prestigious Russell Group universities. Finally, the authors highlight factors that policy makers, researchers, instructors, and STEM workforce members should consider to close gender gaps in STEM undergraduate education.
Date: July 12, 2021
Creator: Ro, Hyun; Fernandez, Frank & Alcott, Benjamin
Partner: UNT College of Education
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Conclusion: Unique but Transferable Approaches for Pursuing Gender Equity in STEM in Higher Education across the World

Description: In this chapter, the authors offer suggestions for how policymakers and Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) educators may apply unique but potentially transferrable strategies. Finally, the authors suggest directions for innovative research and policy for pursuing gender equity in STEM fields after the economic and educational turmoil caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.
Date: July 12, 2021
Creator: Ro, Hyun; Ramon, Elizabeth J. & Fernandez, Frank
Partner: UNT College of Education
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Considering the Impact of the WPA Outcomes Statement on Second Language Writers

Description: Book chapter on considerations on the impact of the Council of Writing Program Administrators (WPA) Outcomes Statement (OS) on second language writers. This chapter examines the extent to which the WPA OS reflects (or does not reflect) the presence and needs of second language writers.
Date: 2012
Creator: Matsuda, Paul Kei & Skinnell, Ryan
Partner: UNT College of Arts and Sciences

Creating Student-Centered Classroom Environments: The Case of Mathematics

Description: This book chapter provides examples of how mathematics instruction emphasized meaning and understanding, skills embedded in context, and connections between and among subject areas and school and life outside of school.
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Date: 1999
Creator: Reyes, Pedro & Pazey, Barbara L.
Partner: UNT College of Education

Dear Facebook

Description: This book chapter is written in the form of a break-up letter from the author to the social networking website, Facebook. It discusses social networking, technological changes, urbanization, globalization, media technology, and philosophical ideas about society.
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Date: 2010
Creator: Briggle, Adam
Partner: UNT College of Arts and Sciences

Documenting Institutional Knowledge Through TRAC Self-Audit: A Case Study

Description: Book chapter on the Trusted Repository Audit and Checklist (TRAC) process through the lens of contextual dimensions within knowledge management, using the case study of the University of North Texas Libraries.
Date: October 26, 2017
Creator: Krahmer, Ana; Andrews, Pamela; Tarver, Hannah; Phillips, Mark Edward & Alemneh, Daniel Gelaw
Partner: UNT Libraries Digital Projects Unit
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