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American-British Sporting Rivalries and the Making of the Global Sports Industry
This article examines a key aspect of American sports history within a transnational context.
The Impact of Ignoring a Level of Nesting Structure in Multilevel Mixture Model: A Monte Carlo Study
This article uses simulation studies to examine the impact of ignoring a higher nesting structure in multilevel mixture models.
Efectos de la violencia de pareja en mujeres migrantes
This article analyzes the relationship between partner violence, depression and maternal self-efficacy in migrant women.
Teacher Efficacy as a Multigroup Model Using Latent Class Analysis
This article used Latent Class Analysis (LCA) to find that mathematics efficacy groups of preservice teachers vary based on where they were in their academic program.
The Extent of Autism Knowledge of Novice Alternatively Certified Special Education Teachers in Texas
This article assesses the knowledge of novice alternative certification teachers in the area of autism intervention.
Coherent district reform: A case study of two California school districts
This article argues that whole district reform is possible in ways that increased student achievement results on standardized tests across two districts.
Exceptional Friction Mitigation via Subsurface Plastic Shear in Defective Nanocrystalline Ceramics
This article reports that atomic layer deposition {0002}-textured ZnO films, with nanocolumnar grains and defective sub-stoichiometric structure, exhibit nanocrystalline plasticity and exceptionally low sliding friction and wear.
Relación entre violencia de pareja y estrés parental en población mexicana
This article explores the relationship between intimate Domestic Violence and Parental Stress in Mexican women.
The Epitome of Counseling Ethics
This paper was awarded a Nicholas and Anna Ricco Ethics Award for 2013. In this paper, the author discusses ethics in counseling, including the admiral qualities of courage that counselors must have to live by personal and professional ethical convictions.
"Remixing" Current Events: Navigating the Transmedia Terrain with Fifth Graders
This article discusses two democratic media literacy skills that teachers can model and teach to help students as 21st century citizens.
Response to Intervention: Perspectives of General and Special Education Professionals
This article describes implications for school leadership and the need for preservice and continuing professional development concerning all aspects of response to intervention (RTI).
Naming Her World: A Freirean Analysis of a Young Woman with Asperger Syndrome's Post-High-School Experience
This article seeks to better understand to what extent the Individual Education Plan (IEP) adequately prepared one girl for major life transitions following high-school graduation.
The Virtual Workroom: Using Social Media, Teachers Reach Beyond School Walls to Learn and Grow
This article discusses educators' use of professional learning networks and its impact on their teaching and student learning.
Teacher Evaluation in the Special Education Setting: Voices from the Field
This article uses a qualitative, multi-case study research design to gain insight into the perceptions and experiences of special education teachers and administrators.
Tensions and Transformations: Using an Ethical Framework to Teach a Course on Disability Law to Future Educational Leaders
This article explores the authors' experience using an ethical framework to teach a course on disability law to graduate level education students.
Platforms, Purpose, and Pedagogy: Reclaiming Context and Resisting Technopoly with Participatory Media
This article examines the work of media theorist and cultural critic Neil Postman in the wake of participatory media.
Learning in 140 Characters: English Teachers’ Educational Uses of Twitter
This article describes results from a survey of 109 English teachers describing their frequent and versatile uses of Twitter.
Transforming Educational Leadership Preparation: Starting with Ourselves
This article describes a duoethnography of two faculty members working in different leadership programs to reveal how their understanding of diversity and social justice has been formed over the course of their lives.
Democratic Twittering: Microblogging for a More Participatory Social Studies
This article uses the example of the Arab Spring to discuss how new media lowers barriers so that more voices may be heard.
“Being Wholly Muslim and Wholly American”: Exploring One Islamic School’s Efforts to Educate Against Extremism
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.
Teaching Functional Communication to Adults with Autism Spectrum Disorders
This book chapter focuses on functional communication, including procedures for establishing speech and the use of one or more augmentative and alternative communication modes.
(Mis)Understanding Islam in a Suburban Texas School District
This article reports a Texas suburban school district's efforts to promote cultural proficiency after leadership trainings.
"Together We Are Better": Professional Learning Networks for Teachers
This article reports the findings of a qualitative study that investigated professional learning network experiences through the analysis of survey data from 732 P-12 teachers.
Book Review: Engaging Students Through Social Media: Evidence-Based Practices for Use in Student Affairs
Book review of "Engaging Students Through Social Media: Evidence-Based Practices for Use in Student Affairs" by Reynol Junco.
Book Review: Using Social Media Effectively in the Classroom: Blogs, Wikis, Twitter, and More.
Book review of "Using Social Media Effectively in the Classroom: Blogs, Wikis, Twitter, and More" by K. Kyeong-Ju Seo.
Ethical Leadership: A Texas School District's Efforts Toward Cultural Proficiency
This article discusses the use of cultural competency training at a Texas school district to bring about openness in talking about issues of diversity.
Book Review: Transformation in Teaching: Social Media Strategies in Higher Education
Book review of "Transformation in Teaching: Social Media Strategies in Higher Education" by C. Cheal, J. Coughlin, & S. Moore.
Videoconferencing for Global Citizenship Education: Wise Practices for Social Studies Educators
This article reviews literature on videoconferencing for global citizenship education and analyzes those efforts towards cosmopolitan citizenship.
Participatory Learning Through Social Media: How and Why Social Studies Educators Use Twitter
This article draws on Deweyan conceptions of participatory learning and citizenship aims of the field as lenses through which to consider social media activities.
The Enlightenment Meets Twitter: Using Social Media in the Social Studies Classroom
This article explains how social studies educators can, and have, used the microblogging service Twitter.
Better Health-Related Fitness in Youth: Implications for Public Health Guidelines
This article discusses the upcoming 2018 update to public health physical activity guidelines.
Meeting USDHHS Physical Activity Guidelines and Health Outcomes
This article discusses relating health markers (blood pressure, percent fat, BMI, blood glucose, cholesterol, and cardiorespiratory fitness) to verify the dose response for physical activity guidelines revision.
An Analysis of the Medical Costs of Obesity for Fifth Graders in California and Texas
This article uses data from FitnessGram® and previous studies to estimate the lifetime economic impact of childhood obesity for a single age cohort in the two most populous states: California and Texas.
Succession Planning Activities at a Rural Public Health Department
This article provides an overview of a qualitative case study utilizing interviews and evaluation of publically-available documents to investigate the process of succession planning in a moderately-sized public health office located in a metropolitan community in a frontier-rural state.
Drama: A Comparative Analysis of Individual Narratives
This article contains a narrative that explores how a selected group of educators made meaning of their experiences teaching college courses in prison.
Is There a General Motor Program for Right Versus Left Hand Throwing in Children?
This article discusses whether a general motor program controls some or all aspects of overhand throwing.
A Book Review: Charter Schools, Race, and Urban Space Where the Market Meets Grassroots Resistance By Kristen L. Buras
Book review of "Charter Schools, Race, and Urban Space: Where the Market Meets Grassroots Resistance" by Kristen L. Buras.
Oral Supplementation with Baker's Yeast Beta Glucan Is Associated with Altered Monocytes, T Cells and Cytokines following a Bout of Strenuous Exercise
This article discusses a study to determine if 10 days of oral supplementation with Baker's yeast beta glucan (BYBG) could modify previously observed suppression of monocytes, T cells, circulating and whole blood LPS-stimulated cytokines due to strenuous exercise.
International Perspectives Curriculum Project: EDAD 5680 Administration of the EC-12 Curriculum
Poster presented as part of the 2013 University Forum on Teaching & Learning. This poster discusses the international perspectives curriculum project. The project described in this poster was developed as part of the "Globalizing your Curriculum" Transformational Instructional Innovation (TII) Fellowship sponsored by the Center for Learning Enhancement, Assessment, and redesign (CLEAR) and UNT - International.
Utilizing Emerging Technologies to Enhance Students' Engagement and Learning
This poster discusses using clickers to improve students' classroom engagement and gauge students' understanding of the course materials during lecture classes, introducing emerging technologies to improve students' learning experiences, and introducing exergames such as Wii Sports and Wii Fit to promote students' motivation and engagement.
Bringing Global and Multicultural Considerations into the Counseling Curriculum
Poster presented at the 2013 University Forum on Teaching & Learning at UNT. This poster describes the effectiveness of a peer co-constructed project involving multiple interviews. The interview data is compared, contrasted, and the similarities and differences are accounted for through the lens of lifespan development.
Hispanic physicians' tobacco intervention practices: a cross-sectional survey study
Article discussing a cross-sectional survey study of Hispanic physicians' tobacco intervention practices.
A Survey of U.S. Olympic Coaches: Variables Perceived to Have Influenced Athlete Performances and Coach Effectiveness
This article discusses research on variables perceived to have influenced athlete performances and coach effectiveness.
Perceptions of Youth Obesity Among Physical Educators
This article discusses perceptions of youth obesity among physical educators.
Self-Objectification Among Physically Active Women
This article discusses self-objectification among physically active women.
Physique Attitudes and Self-Presentational Concerns: Exploratory Interviews with Female Group Aerobic Exercisers and Instructors
Article discussing physique attitudes and self-presentational concerns and exploratory interviews with female group aerobic exercisers and instructors.
Fighting Fat: How Do Fat Stereotypes Influence Beliefs About Physical Education
Article discussing a study on how fat stereotypes influence beliefs about physical education.
Prevalence of Eating Disorders and Disordered Eating Behaviors Among Male Collegiate Athletes
This article discusses the prevalence of eating disorders and disordered eating behaviors among male collegiate athletes.
Reimagining the Funding of Higher Education in Uganda
Paper accompanying a presentation for the 2015 University of North Texas (UNT) Student and Faculty Research Symposium on African Studies. This paper discusses reimagining the funding of higher education in Uganda.
A Proposal to Expand Doctoral Production in Sub-Saharan Africa
Paper accompanying a presentation for the 2015 University of North Texas (UNT) Student and Faculty Research Symposium on African Studies. This paper discusses a proposal to sustainably expand doctoral production and retain more doctoral graduates in Africa in university service