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Avoiding the Resource Curse: Challenges of the Policy Process in a Nascent-Oil-Producing Country in West Africa

Description: Presentation for the 2015 University of North Texas (UNT) Student and Faculty Research Symposium on African Studies. This presentation discusses avoiding the resource curse and challenges of the policy process in a nascent-oil-producing country in West Africa.
Date: April 11, 2015
Creator: Akon-Yamga, Gordon
Partner: UNT College of Arts and Sciences

Characteristics of Actors Involved in Social Protest: An Extension of the Social Conflict Analysis Database (SCAD) [Presentation]

Description: Presentation for the 2015 University of North Texas (UNT) Student and Faculty Research Symposium on African Studies. This presentation discusses characteristics of actors involved in social protest and an extension of the social conflict analysis database (SCAD).
Date: April 11, 2015
Creator: Naughton, Kelsey Ann
Partner: UNT College of Arts and Sciences

What's Wrong with Processed Food?

Description: This presentation is part of the faculty lecture series UNT Speaks Out on the Food We Eat. The topics include what processed food is, genetically-modified foods, functional foods, and the impacts of processed foods.
Date: October 24, 2011
Creator: Kaplan, David M.
Partner: UNT College of Arts and Sciences

An Evaluation of the Correlation Between Shale Gas Development and Ozone Pollution within the Barnett Shale Region

Description: Presentation for the 2014 Fracturing Impacts and Technologies Conference. This presentation discusses an evaluation of the correlation between shale gas development and ozone pollution within the Barnett Shale region.
Date: September 4, 2014
Creator: Ahmadi, Mahdi & John, Kuruvilla
Partner: UNT College of Arts and Sciences

Not in My Back Yard!

Description: This presentation is part of the faculty lecture series UNT Speaks Out on Gas Well Drilling Redux. This presentation discusses the 'not in my back yard' (NIMBY) attitude - opposition by residents to a proposal for new development that is close to their homes - and focus on whether is it principled or hypocritical to simultaneously oppose the development while benefiting economically from it.
Date: February 8, 2012
Creator: Briggle, Adam
Partner: UNT College of Arts and Sciences

Gender and globalization through film: A Wiki course

Description: Poster presented as part of the 2012 University Forum on Teaching & Learning at UNT. This poster discusses a learning activity with a Wiki course on gender and globalization through film. The course aims to help students understand how existing gender inequalities are challenged and furthered by processes of international development and globalization.
Date: March 28, 2012
Creator: Altiok, Özlem
Partner: UNT College of Arts and Sciences

History 4263: Palestinian History

Description: Poster for the 2012 University Forum on Teaching & Learning. This poster discusses a project for a UNT history course, History 4263, on Palestinian history. In the course, students explore historical foundations and interpretations of modern Palestinian history.
Date: March 28, 2012
Creator: Stockdale, Nancy L.
Partner: UNT College of Arts and Sciences

Mock Trial on Stalin and Stalinism

Description: This poster describes an experiential learning activity for the UNT course History 5040, Historiography of Stalinism. The goal is to apply critical reasoning to Stalin's politics in a courtroom environment.
Date: March 28, 2012
Creator: Velikanova, Olga V.
Partner: UNT College of Arts and Sciences

Using Calibrated Peer Review to Facilitate Writing Assignments in Large Classes

Description: This poster discusses a project using Calibrated Peer Review (CPR). CPR is a web-based instructional tool. CPR assignments require students to write an essay, evaluated three 'canned' calibration essays on the same topic, evaluate three of their peers' essays, and finally evaluate their own essay. The authors' goal was to determine whether the CPR process improves student learning of the essay content and whether the CPR process improves student writing.
Date: March 28, 2012
Creator: Ishiyama, John & Watson, Wendy
Partner: UNT College of Arts and Sciences

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

Mediated Primaries

Description: This presentation is part of the faculty lecture series UNT Speaks Out on the 2012 Presidential Primaries. In this presentation, the author uses his background in rhetoric and debate, as well as his interests in ideological criticism, and the politics of representation to comment on the candidates' rhetoric.
Date: April 24, 2012
Creator: Lain, Brian A.
Partner: UNT College of Arts and Sciences