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Digital Preservation of Newspapers: Findings of the Chronicles in Preservation Project

Description: In this paper, the authors describe research led by Educopia Institute regarding the preservation needs for digitized and born-digital newspapers. The 'Chronicles in Preservation' project, builds upon previous efforts (e.g. the U.S. National Digital Newspaper Program) to look more broadly at the needs of digital newspapers in all of their diverse and challenging forms. This paper conveys the findings of the first research phase, including substantive survey results regarding digital newspaper curation practices.
Date: October 2012
Creator: Skinner, Katherine; Schultz, Matt; Halbert, Martin & Phillips, Mark Edward
Partner: UNT Libraries

Teaching French Verbal Aspect through Concept-Based Instruction

Description: This poster describes a pilot study on teaching French verbal aspect through concept-based instruction. This poster outlines and describes the background and context of a verbal aspect, the tasks and assessments for the study, student learning outcomes, the theoretical framework, and the results of the study.
Date: March 28, 2012
Creator: Williams, Lawrence
Partner: UNT College of Arts and Sciences

Acquisition of Sino-Japanese Characters by Non-Native Language Students: A Primary Language Approach

Description: Poster for the 2012 University Scholars Day at the University of North Texas. This poster discusses research on how non-native, western speakers acquire languages involving Sino/Japanese characters. Specifically, it addresses how elements from instruction in the native language and culture may be modified to enhance mastery of the given language with regard to character use and literacy.
Date: April 19, 2012
Creator: Posey, Eric & Verrill, Diane
Partner: UNT Honors College