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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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Accessing Physical Activity and Health Disparities among Underserved Hispanic Children: The Role of Actual and Perceived Motor Competence

Description: Paper describes study examining the relationship of actual motor competence and perceived motor competence with PA participation and health-related quality of life (HRQoL) among underserved Hispanic children who were born in the U.S.
Date: April 26, 2020
Creator: Zhang, Tao; Lee, Joonyoung; Chu, Tsz Lun; Chen, Changzhou & Gu, Xiangli
Partner: UNT College of Education
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Adolescents’ Physical Activity and Depressive Symptoms: A Psychosocial Mechanism

Description: Article tests a hypothesized path model of Theory of Planned Behavior (TPB) variables (i.e., attitude toward behavior, subjective norm, perceived behavioral control, and intention) with physical activity (PA) and depressive symptoms. The findings support the theoretical tenets of TPB and provide empirical evidence of the psychosocial mechanism of PA and depressive symptoms in Chinese adolescents. It suggests that building PA intervention strategies while considering the TPB framework may promote adolescents’ physical and mental health.
Date: December 31, 2021
Creator: Zhang, Tao; Shen, Liang; Gu, Xiangli & Lee, Joonyoung
Partner: UNT College of Education

Analysis Gender Stereotypes in Perception Profile of Conduct in Track and Field

Description: This poster was present at the International Association of Physical Education & Sport for Girls & Women (IAPESGW) 18th World Congress in May 2017 at Barry University, Miami Shores. The poster examines gender stereotypes of men and women's profile of conduct in athletics.
Date: May 2017
Creator: Rodríguez-Fernández, Carmen; González Zuluaga, Julián E.; Martínez Patiño, María José & Ospina Betancur, Jonathan
Partner: UNT College of Education
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Analysis of the start to the first hurdle in 110 m hurdles at the IAAF World Athletics Championships Beijing 2015

Description: Article describes study in which observational analysis was used to evaluate the relationships between variables measured at the start of the men’s 110 hurdles event and race performance itself.
Date: May 2018
Creator: del Amo, José Luis López; Rodríguez, M. Carmen; Hill, David W. & González, Julián Ernesto
Partner: UNT College of Education
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Avoiding the School to Couch Pipeline

Description: Video from the Fall 2018 3 Minute Thesis (3MT®) Final Competition. In this video, Jamie Thomas presents her research methods, findings, and its significance in non-technical language.
Date: November 17, 2018
Duration: 3 minutes 01 second
Creator: Thomas, Jamie
Partner: UNT College of Education
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Baker's Yeast Beta Glucan Supplementation Increases Salivary IgA and Decreases Cold/Flu Symptomatic Days After Intense Exercise

Description: Article describes study which sought to determine if baker's yeast β-glucan (BG) could positively affect the immune system of individuals undergoing intense exercise stress.
Date: August 9, 2013
Creator: McFarlin, Brian K.; Carpenter, Katie C.; Davidson, Tiffany & McFarlin, Meredith A.
Partner: UNT College of Education
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A Bayesian Rate Ratio Effect Size to Quantify Intervention Effects for Count Data in Single Case Experimental Research

Description: This article formulates a within-subject Bayesian rate ratio effect size (BRR) for autocorrelated count data that would obviate the need for small sample corrections. The authors illustrate this within-subject effect size using real data for an ABAB design and provide codes for practitioners who may want to compute BRR.
Date: June 19, 2020
Creator: Batley, Pathiba Natesan; Mehta, Smita S. & Hitchcock, John H.
Partner: UNT College of Education
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“Being Wholly Muslim and Wholly American”: Exploring One Islamic School’s Efforts to Educate Against Extremism

Description: This article reports findings from a qualitative case study of an Islamic school in the United States that counters religious extremism through the promotion and development of an American Muslim identity in its students, an ideology that advances the idea that an individual can be wholly American and wholly Muslim without any incongruity.
Date: 2017
Creator: Brooks, Melanie C. & Ezzani, Miriam
Partner: UNT College of Education
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Birth Order and Divergent Thinking: A Meta-Analysis

Description: This article is a meta-analysis examining the association of birth order and divergent thinking (DT). The main purpose was to examine how ordinal position (only, first, middle, or last-born) is related to creativity. Results showed that first-borns had higher DT scores than later-born children.
Date: April 20, 2021
Creator: Abdulla Alabbasi, Ahmed M.; Tadik, Harun; Acar, Selcuk & Runco, Mark A.
Partner: UNT College of Education
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