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Representations of New Technologies and Related Terminology in Textbooks for Learners of French and Spanish

Description: The purpose of the thesis is to look at the presentation of vocabulary related to new technologies in four French and four Spanish textbooks for first-year university students to examine the relevance of the language presented in terms of its authenticity to French and Spanish as it is used today. The focus is on authenticity to show the correlation between what is presented to students versus what they will need to communicate effectively in ways that are linguistically, socially, and sociopra… more
Date: August 2011
Creator: Allred, Michael Kay
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The Effects of a Self-Monitoring Procedure on Sustainable Behavior

Description: Self-monitoring procedures are commonly used to assess environmentally sustainable behavior. The current experiment evaluated the effects of a self-monitoring procedure on two sustainable behaviors within a university office. A senior assistant was asked to report on light usage and energy-saver use on the copier in an office break room. Her reports were then compared with independent observations. Results showed that her reports were highly correspondent with independent observations although … more
Date: August 2011
Creator: Eni, Chinedu Peter
Partner: UNT Libraries
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Simulation Study of Hybrid Ground Source Heat Pump System in the Hot-Humid Climate

Description: The beachfront hotel with hybrid geothermal heat pump system (HyGSHP), located in the hot-humid climate, is simulated by TRNSYS in the thesis, and the simulation results are validated by the measured data. The simulation of alternative HVAC systems, complete ground source heat pump and conventional air source heat pump, are included to conduct the comparative study with HyGSHP based on the energy consumption and life cycle analysis. The advantages and disadvantages of HyGSHP are discussed in th… more
Date: August 2011
Creator: Zhu, Jiang
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Uses and Gratifications of Facebook Members 35 Years and Older

Description: Online social networking sites continue to grow as a medium of consumption, acting as a changing force for interpersonal communication and media interaction. It is important to understand how and why each demographic segment is using these sites. Facebook is the most popular social networking site in the U.S., with older adults representing a substantial portion of the site’s growth. Previous studies have investigated the use of Facebook among college students and young adults; however, older a… more
Date: August 2011
Creator: Valentine, Aimee
Partner: UNT Libraries
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Constellations: For Wind Ensemble and Computer Music

Description: Constellations is a single movement work that explores the color between acoustic instruments and computer generated sounds. It is scored for four flutes (two doubling on piccolos), two oboes, two bassoons, eight B-flat clarinets, two bass B-flat clarinets; two alto saxophones, tenor saxophone, baritone saxophone; four trumpets in B-flat, four horns in F; three trombones, bass trombone; two tubas;piano; six percussionists; and contrabass. The duration of the work is nine minutes and twenty-eigh… more
Date: August 1992
Creator: Chatham, Rick, 1962-
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String Septet

Description: A thesis about the String Septet. The author explains that it deals with problems concerned in the reconciliation of contemporary aesthetics with extensions of romantic harmony, classical and pre-classical form, classical figuration and ornamentation, and contrapuntal organization.
Date: August 1962
Creator: Hughes, Phillip Ralph B. M.
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Arda

Description: Arda is an instrumental chamber work scored for cello, percussion, and multiple keyboards with a total duration of approximately thirteen minutes. The work is structured in an arch form whose divisions are based on instrumental and textual groupings. The pitch organization utilizes prominent intervals, improvised passages on certain passages on certain pitches, and the double harmonic mode, which is derived from an Indian raga. Various instrumental techniques are also used throughout the work t… more
Date: December 1982
Creator: Howard, Bill (William Alan)
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Antithesis: Composition for Chamber Orchestra

Description: Antithesis is a composition, approximately nine minutes long, for chamber orchestra (2 flutes, 2 oboes, 2 clarinets, 2 bassoons, 2 trumpets, 2 horns, 1 percussionist, prepared electronic tape and strings). Although not formally divided into movements, there are four major sections, analagous to the classical symphony. The primary thrust of the work is to juxtapose opposing timbres, rhythms, and modes of sound generation (instrumental versus electronic) in ways that lead one to another without f… more
Date: August 1977
Creator: Crocker, R. Dean
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Ensemble: 2018-11-27 – Concert Choir and Brasswell High School Chorale and Advanced Women's Choir

Description: Concert Choir and Brasswell High School Chorale and Advanced Women's Choir concert performed at the UNT College of Music Winspear Hall.
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Date: November 27, 2018
Duration: 50 minutes
Creator: University of North Texas. Concert Choir.
Partner: UNT Music Library

Ensemble: 2018-12-07 – Concert Choir, Concert Orchestra, Men's Chorus, Women's Chorus, University Singers, and A Capella Choir

Description: Concert and Concert Orchestra performance at UNT College of Music Winspear Hall.
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Date: December 7, 2018
Duration: 1 hour 6 minutes 47 seconds
Creator: University of North Texas. Concert Choir.
Partner: UNT Music Library
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Arthur Garfield Dove's landscape assemblages: a unique intersection of European modernism, American ideas, and nature-based abstraction

Description: In the middle of his career, Arthur Garfield Dove created a smell yet novel body of landscape assemblages. They illustrate Dove's central interest in evoking nature--its motifs and rhythms--through imaginative associations of organic and man-made materials. These works represent Dove's synthesis of contemporary European stylistic and intellectual ideas as well as American philosophies and concerns. They also reflect the influence of Alfred Stieglitz and his circle and the artist Helen Torr, Dov… more
Date: August 1993
Creator: Reece-Hughes, Shirley (Shirley Ellen)
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Approximating soil loss calculations with satellite data and multivariate regression analyses

Description: Digital satellite remote sensing and Geographic Information Systems (GIS) have been used effectively to determine the Universal Soil Loss Equation (USLE) output for a number of North Texas watersheds. This method involves determining the values of each of the USLE factors and using these factors as information layers within the GIS.
Date: December 1989
Creator: Marr, Paul Gerard
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Isolation of the xylE-xylL region of Pseudomonas putida plasmid pDKR1 and determination of the complete nucleotide sequence of the xylE gene encoding catechol 2,3-dioxygenase

Description: A 5.1 kbEcoR I fragment from Pseudomonas putida TOL plsmid pDKR1, carrying the xylE and xylL genes, was inserted into pBR 325 and transformed into E. coli. The xylE region, coding for catechol 2,3-dioxygenase, was subjected to Maxam-Gilbert sequencing reactions.
Date: May 1989
Creator: Voss, John A. (John Andrew)
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Gustav Mahler's use and cyclic integration of motivic and thematic quotations

Description: All of Mahler's works may be divided into four distinct chronological groups, referred to as "symphonic cycles." Motives and themes from the songs within each symphonic cycle were quoted in symphonies in the same cycle. This system of self reference was unique to Mahler, although earlier composers such as Schubert and Wagner set precedents for some of the techniques used by Mahler. The quotations in the early periods appeared only on the surface and did not blend well with their surroundings, b… more
Date: May 1990
Creator: Zurflieh, Sharon E. (Sharon Elizabeth)
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Localization of serotonin (5-hydroxytryptamine, 5-HT) with partial purification and characterization of a serotonin binding protein in the intestinal tissue of the nematode Ascaris suum

Description: Muscle, hypodermis and gastrointestinal epithelium from adult female Ascaris lumricoides var. summ were found to contain serotonin based upon glyoxylic acid induced histofluorescence and indirect immunolabeling with an anti-serotonin monoclonal antibody conjugated to protein A-colloidal gold.
Date: May 1989
Creator: Martin, Rex E. (Rex Edward)
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The life and legend of Godfrey of Bouillon: the development of a cultural hero in art and literature

Description: In the fourteenth century Jacques de Longuyon popularized the theme of the nine worthies in his poem Les Voeux du Paon. Gofrey of Bouillon, Duke of Lower Lorraine and Protector of the Holy Sepulchre, was the last of the Christian Worthies in the poem. In his life and legends he exemplified the medieval world's heroic ideal. His achievement, the recovery of the Holy City for Christianity, was the pinnacle-the crowning glory-for the western world. By examining the historical fact of Godfrey's lif… more
Date: August 1992
Creator: Lynass, Kathryn R. (Kathryn Rose)
Partner: UNT Libraries
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