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The Association between Adult Sport, Fitness, and Recreational Physical Activity and Number and Age of Children Present in the Household: A Secondary Analysis Using NHANES

Description: Article describes how only one in three adults in the United States meets the weekly recommendation for physical activity. The purpose of this study was to examine the association between adult moderate and vigorous sport, fitness, and recreational physical activities and the number and age (0–5 and 6–17) of children in their household.
Date: May 24, 2023
Creator: Johnson, Jerraco L.; Coleman, Ailton; Kwarteng, Jamila L.; Holmes, Ahondju U.; Kermah, Dulcie; Bruce, Marino A. et al.
Partner: UNT College of Education
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Capabilities, Opportunities, and Motivation: Exploring Fitness Program Experiences of Adults with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities

Description: Article asserts that, although there are many benefits to regular engagement in physical activity, adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities often do not engage in or near the recommended amount of physical activity. The present study used qualitative methods to explore the experiences of adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities enrolled in a fitness program.
Date: May 9, 2023
Creator: Savage, Melissa N. & Colombo-Dougovito, Andrew M.
Partner: UNT College of Education
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Classroom observations of a cross-age peer tutoring mathematics program in elementary and middle schools

Description: Article describes how a growing body of research has shown the positive effects of peer tutoring on students’ academic achievement, self-concept, attitude, social, and behavioral outcomes. The authors' study examined classroom practices, as well as program teachers’ and students’ behaviors within a cross-age peer-tutoring program implemented in elementary and middle schools that serve predominantly Hispanic students.
Date: July 1, 2023
Creator: Barahona, Elba; Padrón, Yolanda N. & Waxman, Hersh C.
Partner: UNT College of Education
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Effects of Low-Intensity Aerobic Exercise on Neurophysiological and Behavioral Correlates of Cognitive Function

Description: Article asserts that acute aerobic exercise exerts a small beneficial effect on cognition. Previous research primarily examines cognitive changes following a bout of exercise, while little is currently known about changes in cognitive performance during exercise. Authors state that the primary purpose of this study was to examine the effects of low-intensity cycling on cognitive function indexed by behavioral (response accuracy; reaction time) and neurocognitive (P3 mean amplitude; P3 centroid … more
Date: May 10, 2023
Creator: Olson, Ryan L.; Cleveland, David J. & Materia, Melissa
Partner: UNT College of Education
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What Makes Children's Responses to Creativity Assessments Difficult to Judge Reliably?

Description: Article describes how open-ended verbal creativity assessments are commonly administered in psychological research and in educational practice to elementary-aged children. Authors modeled the predictors of inter-rater disagreement in a large (i.e., 387 elementary school students and 10,449 individual item responses) dataset of children's creativity assessment responses.
Date: May 26, 2023
Creator: Dumas, Denis; Acar, Selcuk; Berthiaume, Kelly; Organisciak, Peter; Eby, David; Grajzel, Katalin et al.
Partner: UNT College of Education
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The Concise Health Risk Tracking - Self-Report (CHRT-SR)—A measure of suicidal risk: Performance in adolescent outpatients

Description: Article describes how the Concise Health Risk Tracking Self-Report (CHRT-SR) assesses the risk of suicidal behavior. The authors report its psychometric properties in a representative sample of adolescent outpatients.
Date: October 10, 2022
Creator: Nandy, Karabi; Rush, John A.; Carmody, Thomas J.; Kulikova, Alexandra; Mayes, Taryn L.; Emslie, Graham et al.
Partner: UNT College of Education
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Code-switching 101: Black women counselor educators’ personal and professional identity development

Description: Article describes how the perceptions of personal and professional identity development from four Black women counselor educators were examined through a collaborative autoethnography methodology. Themes identified include (a) intentionality of code-switching, (b) inextricable identities, (c) fight for and with authenticity, and (d) mutual development of personal and professional identities.
Date: March 29, 2023
Creator: Crumb, Loni; Cartwright, Angie D.; Hammonds, Dominique S. & Harris, Janeé Avent
Partner: UNT College of Education
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It's a Shit Show, and It's Fine: Symbolic Nonviolence Practices in Higher Education in 2020

Description: Article describes how, through in-depth interviews with 22 faculty who taught during COVID in 2020, this study examines symbolic violence and symbolic nonviolence in higher education. The concept, symbolic nonviolence, was created, which is the intentional and systemic practice of recognizing and absorbing symbolic violence to transform the habitus.
Date: July 14, 2023
Creator: Evans, Aubree
Partner: UNT College of Education
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Geometry, groceries, and gardens: Learning mathematics and social justice through a nested, equity-directed instructional approach

Description: Authors of the article addressed the call for explorations of how BIPOC students’ “experiences in secondary mathematics classrooms might advance transformative, equity-focused, pedagogical models” by exploring how a nested, equity-directed approach created different kinds of opportunities for students to take up, shift, or resist what it means to teach, learn, and do mathematics. Specifically, authors looked at efforts to engage equity-directed dominant and critical approaches through a series … more
Date: June 10, 2023
Creator: Harper, Frances K. & Kudaisi, Queshonda J.
Partner: UNT College of Education
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To entrepreneur or not to entrepreneur? How identity discrepancies influence enthusiasm for academic entrepreneurship

Description: Article discusses how recognizing the commercial potential of university-based inventions and discoveries, legislators and administrators have called upon academic scientists to become academic entrepreneurs. Few academic scientists are enthusiastic about taking on entrepreneurial activities, yet the intrinsic reasons for lack of enthusiasm are poorly understood. The authors extend the research by applying self-discrepancy theory to explore the role of future-oriented self and other guides on e… more
Date: February 17, 2023
Creator: Pattnaik, Shashwatashish; Mmbaga, Nick; White, Daniel T. & Reger, Rhonda K.
Partner: UNT College of Education
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Measuring Success: Integrating Number Lines Into Measurement Instruction for Students With Learning Disabilities

Description: Article asserts that number lines can benefit students in learning an array of mathematical concepts. This article demonstrates the versatility of integrating number lines into mathematical interventions involving measurement concepts for students with learning disabilities in mathematics.
Date: August 2, 2023
Creator: Gersib, Jenna A.; Rojo, Megan; Ghafaghazi, Shadi; Uy, Jasmine & Doabler, Christian T.
Partner: UNT College of Education
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Measuring flexibility: A text-mining approach

Description: Article describes how, in creativity research, ideational flexibility, the ability to generate ideas by shifting between concepts, has long been the focus of investigation. Here, the authors build from extant research to theoretically posit, and then empirically validate, a text-mining based method for measuring flexibility in verbal divergent thinking (DT) responses.
Date: January 18, 2023
Creator: Grajzel, Katalin; Acar, Selcuk; Dumas, Denis; Organisciak, Peter & Berthiaume, Kelly
Partner: UNT College of Education
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Examining physical activity and quality of life in adults with autism spectrum disorder and intellectual disability

Description: Article discusses how quality of life and physical activity relate to each other in adults with autism and intellectual disabilities. The authors use Fitbit activity trackers to find connections between physical activity and quality of life of their sample group of autistic adults.
Date: September 13, 2021
Creator: Tomaszewski, Brianne; Savage, Melissa N. & Hume, Kara
Partner: UNT College of Education
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Social-Ecological Factors Predict College Students’ Physical Activities and Sedentary Behavior

Description: Article investigates the predictive strengths of individual, social, and physical environmental factors toward different intensities of physical activity and sedentary behavior among college students. Correlation and hierarchical regression analyses were performed to examine the associations and the relative contributions of those individual, social, and physical environmental factors to physical activity and sedentary behavior, respectively.
Date: October 9, 2022
Creator: Zhang, Tao; Lee, Joonyoung; Zhang, Xiaoxia & Gu, Xiangli
Partner: UNT College of Education
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Effects of an exogenous ketone ester using multi-omics in skeletal muscle of aging C57BL/6J male mice

Description: Article shows that oral R,S-1,3, butanediol diacetoacetate (BD-AcAc2) consumption results in body weight loss or maintenance with moderate increases in circulating ketones. The purpose of this study was to determine if a diet consisting of 25% BD-AcAc2 (ketone ester, KE) would alter body composition, transcriptional regulation, the proteome, and the lipidome of skeletal muscle in aged mice.
Date: November 15, 2022
Creator: Roberts, Brandon M.; Deemer, Sarah E.; Smith Jr., Daniel L.; Mobley, James A.; Musi, Nicolas & Plaisance, Eric P.
Partner: UNT College of Education
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Dynamic cerebral autoregulation is intact in chronic kidney disease

Description: Article describes how chronic kidney disease patients experience an elevated risk for cerebrovascular disease, and a factor that may contribute to this is an impairment in dynamic cerebral autoregulation. The authors test their hypothesis by comparing dynamic cerebral autoregulation between CKD patients stages III-IV and matched controls (CON) without CKD.
Date: November 2, 2022
Creator: Sprick, Justin D.; Jones, Toure; Jeong, Jinhee; DaCosta, Dana & Park, Jeanie
Partner: UNT College of Education
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Keep it Local: Retain More Teachers of Color By Helping Them Work Close to Where They Grew Up

Description: Policy brief sharing results from a study that looked at how new teacher retention patterns are predicted by the distance between the high school the teacher graduated from and the school where they were first employed.
Date: September 6, 2023
Creator: Edwards, Wesley L.; Kirksey, Jacob J.; Burden, Kafarra Q. L. & Miller, Alexis
Partner: UNT College of Education

A Fresh Perspectives: Newbies Implementing the SIOP Model

Description: Presentation sharing a program to support English language learners in mathematics and science by training in-service and pre-service teachers using the SIOP (Sheltered Instruction Observation Protocol) model. It was presented at the TexTESOL conference in 2017.
Date: 2017
Creator: Boyd, Rossana R.; Watson, Cindy; Jaballa, Alysha & de la Garza, Jennifer
Partner: UNT College of Education

A Systematic Review of the Impact of the COVID-19 Pandemic on the Learning Environment of Immigrant English Learners in the United States

Description: Book chapter examining how unequal access to the internet and technology impacted the school context including teachers, students, parents, and administrators, and how English Learners from immigrant backgrounds navigated this experience. Implications apply to education stakeholders to reduce inequities in online learning contexts.
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Date: July 2023
Creator: Sari, Gulhan Ceran & Eutsler, Lauren
Partner: UNT College of Education
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