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Political Mandate and Clarity of Responsibility: Economic Policies under Rightist Governments in Latin America

Description: This article uses panel data for eighteen Latin American countries from 1995 to 2015 to study whether clarity of responsibility can influence presidential decision-making concerning unpopular policies, especially microeconomic policies.
Date: June 13, 2018
Creator: Biglaiser, Glen & McGauvran, Ronald J.
Partner: UNT College of Arts and Sciences

Sanctuary Cities: A Discussion About Senate Bill 4

Description: Video of the 2017 Constitution Day: Sanctuary Cities event. This is a forum style discussion featuring Texas House Representative Ramon Romero, who argued vigorously against SB4, and Texas House Representative Lynn Stucky, who is a strong supporter of the new law. Students will also ask the speakers questions via Twitter using hashtags #UNT #Constitution Day.
Date: September 14, 2017
Creator: Evans-Cowley, Jennifer; Major, Rafael; Romero, Ramon & Stucky, Lynn
Partner: University of North Texas

Using Calibrated Peer Review to Facilitate Writing Assignments in Large Classes

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.
Date: March 28, 2012
Creator: Ishiyama, John & Watson, Wendy
Partner: UNT College of Arts and Sciences