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Music Appreciation: To What End?

Description: This paper was awarded a Nicholas and Anna Ricco Ethics Award for 2013. This paper discusses music appreciation. The author looks at who is qualified to teach a Music Appreciation course, what the true purpose of such a course is in the general curriculum, and what our responsibility in musically educating our citizens is.
Date: February 2013
Creator: Spring, Staci
Partner: UNT College of Music
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Attitudes Toward Teaching and Research Among Biology Faculty in Texas Institutions of Higher Education

Description: This study investigated the attitudes toward teaching and research among biology faculty in Texas institutions of higher learning. The purposes of the study were to: 1) determine what the attitudes of Texas biology faculty were toward teaching; 2) to determine the attitudes of Texas biology faculty toward research; 3) to determine if biology faculty attitudes toward teaching vary according to faculty rank; 4) to determine if biology faculty attitudes toward research vary according to faculty ra… more
Date: December 1993
Creator: Salehi, Faiz
Partner: UNT Libraries

Bill Jason Priest, Community College Pioneer

Description: There are few things that are purely American. On that short list are baseball and the two-year community college. Bill Jason Priest possessed skill and acumen for both. The better part of his life was spent developing and defining the junior college into the comprehensive community college. His contributions earned him a prestigious place in the annals of higher education, but his personality was not one of a stereotypical stodgy educator, nor is the story of his life a dry read. After workin… more
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Date: February 15, 2004
Creator: Whitson, Kathleen Krebbs
Partner: UNT Press
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Vocational teaching.

Description: "This manual is designed to help officers in the armed forces, enlisted men, or civilian instructors who are to teach for the first time." Discusses student characteristics, various aspects of teaching, and testing.
Date: September 30, 1943
Creator: United States. War Department.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Ethics of Teaching: Beliefs and Behaviors of Community College Faculty

Description: This study examines the ethical beliefs and behaviors of full-time community college faculty. Respondents report to what degree they practice sixty-two behaviors as teachers and whether they believe the behaviors to be ethical. Survey participants engaged in few of the behaviors, and only reported two actions as ethical: (1) accepting inexpensive gifts from students and (2) teaching values or ethics. The participants reported diverse responses to questions about behavior of a sexual nature,… more
Date: August 2002
Creator: Scales, Renay Ford
Partner: UNT Libraries
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A Study of the Ratio of Achievement of Factual Material to the Ability to Learn of Intermediate Children when Taught the Seperate Subjects as Compared with Those Taught in Correlated Core Area Fields

Description: This study used achievement and the ability to learn to measure the success of two teaching methods. One method focused on factual information alone and the other related material to specific subjects. of the ratio of achievement of factual material to the ability to learn of intermediate children when taught the separate subjects as compared with those taught in correlated core area fields.
Date: August 1939
Creator: Jones, W. Prentiss
Partner: UNT Libraries

Attitudes toward Research and Teaching: Differences Between Faculty and Administrators at Three Saudi Arabian Universities

Description: This study is an investigation of the perceived attitudinal differences between administrators and faculty toward research and teaching at three Saudi Arabian universities, King Saud University (KSU), King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals (KFUPM), and the Islamic University (IU). The researcher also investigated the effect of several variables, such as rank, university, and academic field on administrators and faculty members' attitudes toward teaching and research. Little Attention … more
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Date: May 2000
Creator: Alsouhibani, Mohammed A.
Partner: UNT Libraries
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Iron Sharpens Iron: Duets for Two Women in the Teaching/instruction of Undergraduate Women

Description: Duet literature remains largely untapped as a pedagogical tool in the undergraduate voice studio. This dissertation examines the ways in which eight duets for female voices, although not written primarily for pedagogical use, may be used to teach four main areas of voice technique: intonation, vocal agility, legato singing, and dramatic skills. Duets are chosen primarily from the standard repertoire and are in English, German, French, Italian and Latin. The compositional styles range from th… more
Date: August 2013
Creator: Backlin, Laurissa
Partner: UNT Libraries
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A Phenomenology of Fostering Learning: Alternate Reality Games and Transmedia Storytelling

Description: This dissertation presents the essence of the experience of instructional designers and instructors who have used alternate reality games (ARGs) and transmedia storytelling (TS) for teaching and learning. The use of game-like narratives, such as ARGs and TS, is slowly increasing. However, we know little about the lived experiences of those who have implemented such transmedia experiences in formal or informal learning. The data consists of written transcripts from interviews with 11 co-research… more
Date: May 2016
Creator: Wakefield, Jenny S.
Partner: UNT Libraries

[Students sitting in a classroom film set]

Description: Photograph of young students in a classroom film set. The room has very short walls over which the rest of the room where the show is being filmed is visible. There are eleven students visible, three sitting to the left of the image with their backs to the camera and the rest sitting to the right of the image. In between the rows of desks is a man in a suit who is holding crayons and is stooped down as if he is teaching the students. The classroom has a desk to the left of the image, a piano in… more
Date: December 19, 1958
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
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