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Communication Skills for the 21st Century

Description: Coursebook developed for pre-intermediate to intermediate English language learners. The course focuses on improving students' reading, listening and speaking skills. There is a focus on teaching discreet skills such as main idea, supporting details, making inferences, identifying referents and using context clues while reading. Specific speaking strategies are taught to improve fluency. Academic vocabulary is taught explicitly and implicitly. Book A topics: sleep, fashion, historical figures Ruby Bridges and Harriet Tubman Book B topics: Distractions, family, and the World Cup
Date: 2022
Creator: Geary, Shannon
Partner: University of North Texas
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Dysphoric History: A Trans/Historical Approach

Description: Video recording of a presentation by Dr. Gabrielle M.W. Bychowski which unpacks how dysphoria has been an organizing pattern within trans literature since the premodern period, predating the adoption of the term within the modern medical sciences, and she emphasizes the need for critical trans literary and historical theory to better identify and analyze trans history and narratives that have been silenced in archives. The event was organized for LGBTQ History Month and held virtually on November 14, 2022.
Date: November 14, 2022
Duration: 1 hour 21 minutes 57 seconds
Creator: Bychowski, Gabrielle
Partner: University of North Texas
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The Constitution in the Digital Age: Data Technology, Surveillance, and Privacy [Video]

Description: Video recording of UNT's 2022 Constitution Day webinar event that featured a wide-ranging conversation on data technology, surveillance, cybersecurity, social media, privacy, and information freedom in honor of Constitution Day. The event was a moderated panel presentation with speakers Amy K. Sanders, Associate Professor, School of Journalism and Media and School of Law, UT Austin; Scott H. Belshaw, founder and director, Cyber Forensics Lab, University of North Texas; Daniella Smith, Director of the Information Science Ph.D. program, University of North Texas; and moderated by Dr. Rafael Major and Dr. Catherine Borck, University of North Texas. A watch party for this webinar was held in 250H of Willis Library.
Date: September 22, 2022
Duration: 1 hour 16 minutes 21 seconds
Creator: Sanders, Amy K.; Belshaw, Scott H. & Smith, Daniella
Partner: University of North Texas
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Proteomic and metabolic disturbances in lignin-modified Brachypodium distachyon

Description: This article investigates global metabolic responses to lignin pathway perturbations in the model grass Brachypodium distachyon using a systems biology approach.
Date: June 7, 2022
Creator: Barros, Jaime; Shrestha, Him K.; Serrani-Yarce, Juan C.; Engle, Nancy L.; Abraham, Paul E.; Tschaplinski, Timothy J. et al.
Partner: University of North Texas
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Dual Mechanisms of Coniferyl Alcohol in Phenylpropanoid Pathway Regulation

Description: This article reports that a major monomer unit of the lignin polymer can function as a signal molecule to trigger proteolysis of the enzyme L-phenylalanine ammonia-lyase, the entry point into the lignin biosynthetic pathway, and feedback regulate the expression levels of lignin biosynthetic genes.
Date: May 6, 2022
Creator: Guan, Mengling; Li, Changxuan; Shan, Xiaotong; Chen, Fang; Wang, Shufang; Dixon, R. A. et al.
Partner: University of North Texas
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The Constitution in the Digital Age: Data Technology, Surveillance, and Privacy [Flyer]

Description: Flyer for UNT's 2022 Constitution Day webinar event that featured a wide-ranging conversation on data technology, surveillance, cybersecurity, social media, privacy, and information freedom in honor of Constitution Day. The event was a moderated panel presentation with speakers Amy K. Sanders, Associate Professor, School of Journalism and Media and School of Law, UT Austin; Scott H. Belshaw, founder and director, Cyber Forensics Lab, University of North Texas; Daniella Smith, Director of the Information Science Ph.D. program, University of North Texas; and moderated by Dr. Rafael Major and Dr. Catherine Borck, University of North Texas. A watch party for this webinar was held in 250H of Willis Library.
Date: September 22, 2022
Creator: Borck, Catherine A.; Sittel, Robbie & Henson, Brea
Partner: University of North Texas
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Connecting Communities with Libraries, Archives, and Historians through Oral Histories

Description: Grant narrative for the grant, "Connecting Communities with Libraries, Archives, and Historians Through Oral Histories." The University of North Texas (UNT) Department of Information Science, partnering with the UNT Oral History Program, will host a series of forums to identify best practices and strategies to respond to challenges around building, implementing, preserving, and accessing community oral history projects. The project team will convene librarians, archivists, oral history practitioners, public historians, community-based memory workers, and others working in oral history to identify good practices, share challenges and lessons learned, and prepare an actionable roadmap for building, implementing, preserving, and sustaining community oral history projects.
Date: 2022
Creator: Kim, Jeonghyun; Moye, J. Todd & Roeschley, Ana
Partner: University of North Texas
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Laser Diffraction Zones and Spots from Three-Dimensional Graded Photonic Super-Crystals and Moiré Photonic Crystals

Description: This article reports the holographic fabrication of three types of 3D graded photonic super-crystals (GPSCs) through nine beam interferences and their characteristic diffraction patterns.
Date: June 3, 2022
Creator: Hurley, Noah; Kamau, Steve; Alnasser, Khadijah; Philipose, Usha; Cui, Jingbiao & Lin, Yuankun
Partner: University of North Texas
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Empirical Studies on Effect of Low-Level Laser Treatment on Glioblastoma Multiforme in Combination with Ag-PMMA-PAA Nanoparticles: Paired Red Region Optical-Property Treatment Platform

Description: This article investigates low-level laser therapy for brain tumor treatment. The results provide evidence that the paired optical-driven agents provide a tunable platform that can generate significant U251 cell death increase.
Date: June 13, 2022
Creator: Atluri, Rohini; Korir, Daniel K.; Choi, Tae-Youl & Simmons, Denise Perry
Partner: University of North Texas
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Highly efficient and selective electrocatalytic hydrogen peroxide production on Co-O-C active centers on graphene oxide

Description: Article demonstrating that single cobalt atoms anchored on oxygen functionalized graphene oxide form Co-O-C@GO active centres (abbreviated as Co₁@GO for simplicity) act as an efficient and durable electrocatalyst for H₂O₂ production.
Date: March 28, 2022
Creator: Zhang, Bin-Wei; Zheng, Tao; Wang, Yun-Xiao; Du, Yi; Chu, Sheng-Qi; Xia, Zhenhai et al.
Partner: University of North Texas
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Optimization of production parameters of particle gluing on internal bonding strength of particleboards using machine learning technology

Description: This article presents a study using grey relation analysis (GRA) and support vector regression (SVR) algorithm to develop a prediction model to accurately predict internal bond strength (IB) of particleboard production (PB) through particle gluing processing parameters in a PB production line.
Date: April 9, 2022
Creator: Zhang, Beilong; Hua, Jun; Cai, Liping; Gao, Yunbao & Li, Yilin
Partner: University of North Texas
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Polymeric Coatings for Skutterudite-Based Thermoelectric Materials

Description: Article is a study with the main objective of mitigation of thermal degradation of skutterudite-based thermoelectric materials—so as to extend the service life of those materials and make them more attractive for industry from the economical perspective. Significant mitigation of oxidation and sublimation of thermoelectric (TE) materials was achieved.
Date: February 17, 2022
Creator: Brostow, Witold, 1934-; Chen, Ikang & Hagg Lobland, Haley E.
Partner: University of North Texas
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Mechanisms of Social Interaction and Virtual Connections as Strong Predictors of Wellbeing of Older Adults

Description: Article examining the domains of social determinants of health, specifically the social and community context per Healthy People 2030 objectives. These mechanisms of social interaction, in the form of group activities, community engagement, and virtual interactions via email or text message, were assessed using hierarchical regression analysis to find out their association with wellbeing, depression symptoms, and cognition of older adults.
Date: February 27, 2022
Creator: Sen, Keya; Prybutok, Victor R.; Prybutok, Gayle & Senn, William
Partner: University of North Texas
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Unsupervised learning in images and audio to produce neural receptive fields: a primer and accessible notebook

Description: This article presents a consolidated review of Independent Component Analysis (ICA) as an efficient neural coding scheme with the ability to model early visual and auditory neural processing.
Date: July 16, 2021
Creator: Urs, Namratha; Behpour, Sahar; Georgaras, Angie & Albert, Mark
Partner: University of North Texas
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The extreme rainfall gradient of the Cape Horn Biosphere Reserve and its impact on forest bird richness

Description: Article studying the effects of extreme rainfall variations on forest bird communities by monitoring the bird species richness in the different forest types present in the Cape Horn Biosphere Reserve (CHBR).
Date: January 20, 2022
Creator: Quilodrán, Claudio S.; Sandvig, Erik M.; Aguirre, Francisco; de Aguilar, Juan Rivero; Barroso, Omar; Vásquez, Rodrigo A. et al.
Partner: University of North Texas
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Correction to: Evidence-Based Practices for Children, Youth, and Young Adults with Autism: Third Generation

Description: Correction to the article "Evidence-Based Practices for Children, Youth, and Young Adults with Autism: Third Generation Review." The original article can be found online at https://doi.org/10.1007/ s10803-020-04844-2.Autism Spectrum Disorder
Date: January 20, 2022
Creator: Hume, Kara; Steinbrenner, Jessica R.; Odom, Samuel L.; Morin, Kristi L.; Nowell, Sallie W.; Tomaszewski, Brianne et al.
Partner: University of North Texas
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Formation and Photoinduced Electron Transfer in Porphyrin- and Phthalocyanine-Bearing N-Doped Graphene Hybrids Synthesized by Click Chemistry

Description: Article presents research where N-doped graphene (NG) has been covalently decorated with porphyrin and phthalocyanine moieties using click chemistry. Evidence of charge separation in these hybrids is secured from femtosecond transient absorption studies, acting NG as electron acceptor.
Date: March 7, 2022
Creator: Arellano, Luis M.; Gobeze, Habtom B.; Barrejón, Myriam; Parejo, Concepción; Álvarez, Julio C.; Gómez-Escalonilla, María J. et al.
Partner: University of North Texas
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User needs in language archives: Findings from interviews with language archive managers, depositors, and end-users

Description: This article is an exploratory study providing empirical data on language archive user needs and supports some anecdotal evidence of known issues facing language archive end-users, depositors, and managers in primarily academic contexts.
Date: April 2022
Creator: Burke, Mary; Zavalina, Oksana; Chelliah, Shobhana Lakshmi & Phillips, Mark Edward
Partner: University of North Texas
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The Effect of Multi-mode Stimuli of Feedforward and Eye Tracking on Metacognition— An Exploratory Study Using Digital Dictionaries

Description: Article presents a study employing multi-mode stimuli of learners’ eye movements and feedforward that aims to develop the effect of Stimulated Recall (SR) on activating learners’ metacognition in remote settings.
Date: January 2022
Creator: Zhai, Xuesong; Chu, Xiaoyan; Wang, Minjuan; Spector, J. Michael; Tsai, Chin-Chung & Liu, Hui
Partner: University of North Texas
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UNT Upward Bound

Description: Data management plan for the grant, "UNT Upward Bound". The University of North Texas (UNT), located in Denton, Texas, proposes a cooperative partnership with four school districts to sponsor a five-year Upward Bound program for eligible students in four target high schools in North Texas.
Date: 2022-09-01/2027-08-31
Creator: Nelson, Tori
Partner: University of North Texas
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University of North Texas Upward Bound

Description: Data management plan for the grant, "University of North Texas Upward Bound". The University of North Texas (UNT), located in Denton, Texas, proposes a cooperative partnership with four school districts to sponsor a five-year Upward Bound program for eligible students in four target high schools in North Texas.
Date: 2022-09-01/2027-08-31
Creator: Nelson, Tori
Partner: University of North Texas
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Breeding strategies of open-cup-nesting birds in sub-Antarctic forests of Navarino Island, Chile

Description: Article describing the breeding strategies (i.e., nest dimensions, nest height from the ground, egg laying rhythm, clutch size, length of the developmental periods, breeding phenology, and diversity of nesting substrate) of five passerine birds that inhabit sub-Antarctic ecosystems.
Date: November 20, 2018
Creator: Jara, Rocío Fernanda; Crego, Ramiro D.; Arellano, Francisco Javier; Altamirano, Tomás A.; Ibarra, J. Tomás; Rozzi, Ricardo, 1960- et al.
Partner: University of North Texas
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