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Getting the College Experience: Exploring the Effect of the Residential Component of the Upward Bound Summer Program

Description: Upward Bound is a federally funded program designed to help low-income and first-generation high school students become college graduates by providing them with academic enrichment, financial aid information, and relevant educational experiences. Many Upward Bound programs throughout the country include a 6-week summer program when participants stay in residence halls on a university campus. The Upward Bound program at the University of North Texas is one such program. The goals of this researc… more
Date: August 2018
Creator: Krehbiel, Riley M
Partner: UNT Libraries
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Understanding Employability Development Skills through Co-Curricular Activities

Description: Employability skill development is being increasingly investigated among higher education scholars, corporate hiring managers, and governments around the world. Understanding employability skill development is important because it has implications on educational policy, teaching techniques, curriculum designs, and recruitment practices. This study was conducted at a public research university in a southwestern state of the United States. It was designed to understand the difference in employabi… more
Date: December 2018
Creator: Cleveland, Rachel
Partner: UNT Libraries

The impact of library instruction on undergraduate student success: A four-year study

Description: Presentation at the 2018 Texas Library Association. This presentation reflects on a four-year study of data from a freshman level English composition course to examine possible correlations between participation in a library instruction session and student success.
Date: April 4, 2018
Creator: Hargis, Carol; Leuzinger, Julie & Rowe, Jennifer
Partner: UNT Libraries
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[Notes] The Impact of Library Instruction on Undergraduate Student Success: A Four-Year Study

Description: Notes for a presentation at the 2018 Texas Library Association. This text contains speaking notes for a presentation that reflects on a four-year study of data from a freshman level English composition course to examine possible correlations between participation in a library instruction session and student success.
Date: April 4, 2018
Creator: Hargis, Carol; Leuzinger, Julie & Rowe, Jennifer
Partner: UNT Libraries
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The Relationship between Administrative Intensity and Student Retention and Success: A Three-Year Study

Description: This article describes a secondary data analysis study linking the internal organizational elements of administrative intensity to institutional results as evidenced by higher education student retention and graduation rates.
Date: September 22, 2018
Creator: Romine, Kerry; Baker, Rose M. & Romine, Karla A.
Partner: UNT College of Information

I Really Should Change My Mind About These Vegetables - A Signature Assignment with Social Responsibility in Mind

Description: This poster describes an exercise in an undergraduate nutrition class that meets Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board (THECB) social responsibility objectives and is assessed using a rubric adapted from the Association of American Colleges and Universities (AACU) VALUES rubrics. It was presented at the Society for Nutrition Education and Behavior 51st Annual Conference held in Minneapolis, Minnesota from July 21-24, 2018.
Date: July 2018
Creator: Connors, Priscilla L.
Partner: UNT College of Merchandising, Hospitality and Tourism
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Increasing Student Success with Information Literacy & Student Learning Outcomes

Description: This handout was created as part of the Information Literacy Initiative at the University of North Texas Libraries. The team conducted curriculum mapping project to improve UNT students' critical thinking and ability to use information effectively.
Date: unknown
Creator: Hardin, Gregory; Richardson, Jordan; Henson, Brea; Harker, Karen & Hargis, Carol
Partner: UNT Libraries
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Examining the Engagement of Transfer Students in Texas Universities

Description: The success of transfer students plays a critical role in improving the baccalaureate attainment rates of undergraduates attending 4-year higher education institutions in Texas; however, current indicators suggest transfer students have lower persistence and graduation rates relative to students who begin and complete their college education at one university (i.e., non-transfer students). Additionally, the research literature indicates a link between degree completion and engagement; however, … more
Date: May 2012
Creator: Fernander, Keith A.
Partner: UNT Libraries

Adding New Content to MKTG 3700 - Marketing and Money

Description: Poster presented at the 2013 University Forum on Teaching & Learning at the University of North Texas. This poster discusses creating content for student success using new case studies, worksheets, and instructor-created video for better instruction and feedback.
Date: April 12, 2013
Creator: Ganesh, Gopala
Partner: UNT College of Business
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Relationships Among Individual Short-Term Counseling, Academic Achievement, Personality Factors, and College Persistence of Certain Junior College Students

Description: The problem of this study was to investigate the relationships that exist among individual short-term counseling, academic achievement, personality factors, and college persistence of students on the junior college level.
Date: August 1969
Creator: Brewer, Ted Eugene
Partner: UNT Libraries
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Geek As a Constructed Identity and a Crucial Component of Stem Persistence

Description: The fields of science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) have long been the bastions of the white male elite. Recently, academia has begun to recognize gender and ethnic disparities. In an effort to expand the recruitment pool for these STEM fields in college, various efforts have been employed nationally at the secondary level. In California, the latest of these efforts is referred to as Linked Learning, a pedagogy that combines college preparation with career preparation. The cur… more
Date: May 2014
Creator: Liggett, Joshua B.
Partner: UNT Libraries
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"In the middle of a test, my kid throws up": A Phenomenological Case Study of Single-Mother College Students

Description: The single-mother college student population has quietly grown to over two million undergraduate students over the last two decades, but most of them will not attain a degree. What has been missing is a better understanding of the lived experiences of successfully persisting single-mother college students as told by the women themselves. This phenomenological case study interviewed 11 students from a regional university in the southwestern portion of the United States. Four themes emerged as ex… more
Date: December 2021
Creator: Kelly, Michelle
Partner: UNT Libraries

Information Literacy & Student Learning Outcomes: Increasing Student Success

Description: This poster was created as part of the Information Literacy Initiative at the University of North Texas Libraries. The team conducted curriculum mapping project to improve UNT students' critical thinking and ability to use information effectively.
Date: unknown
Creator: Hardin, Gregory; Richardson, Jordan; Henson, Brea; Hargis, Carol & Harker, Karen
Partner: UNT Libraries
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The Relationship between Self-Regulated Learning Strategies and Licensing Exam Readiness among Doctor of Chiropractic Students

Description: Graduating competent healthcare providers to meet increasing demands of the United States leads to interest in graduate health science student success. In this study, I explored the relationship between self-regulated learning strategies and licensing exam readiness among Doctor of Chiropractic students. Two research questions asked (1) how self-regulated learning strategies vary by gender and year of study, and (2) how self-regulated learning strategies relate to licensing exam readiness. One … more
Date: August 2022
Creator: Long, Ashley Nicole
Partner: UNT Libraries
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Predicting Student Success with and without Library Instruction

Description: Conference proceedings paper sharing a study to determine the impact that "one-shot" library instruction sessions had on students' success in two foundational English courses. Overall, attendance in library instruction had a small but statistically significant impact on student success metrics. The main purpose of this analysis was to demonstrate the value of predictive modeling of student success and identify the key groups for which library instruction could provide the most impact. This is t… more
Date: 2023
Creator: Harker, Karen; Rowe, Jennifer & Hargis, Carol
Partner: UNT Libraries
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School Librarians Facilitating the Success of English Language Learners

Description: Data management plan for the grant "School Librarians Facilitating the Success of English Language Learners." Grant for the University of North Texas Departments of Information Science, Learning Technologies, and Linguistics, in partnership with the International Association of School Librarians, to hold a forum about building the capacity of school librarians to provide services for English language learners (ELLs). The forum will convene contributors from the school library community and ELL … more
Date: 2021-09-01/2023-08-31
Creator: Smith, Daniella; Tyler-Wood, Tandra L.; Zhang, Xian; Kuon, Tricia A.; Evans, Sarah & Schultz-Jones, Barbara
Partner: UNT College of Information
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