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Social Aging (open access)

Social Aging

Book chapter discussing social issues in aging such as structural lag theory, race and ethnic differences in aging, different social roles associated with older adults, and how the role of retirement has changed in recent years.
Date: 2001
Creator: Eve, Susan Brown; Prentice, Sharon; Pruitt, Charlie D. & Torrez, Diana
System: The UNT Digital Library
Self-Medication Among Older Adults in the United States (open access)

Self-Medication Among Older Adults in the United States

Book chapter discussing self-medication among older adults in the United States.
Date: 1986
Creator: Eve, Susan Brown
System: The UNT Digital Library
Unions of Slavery: Slavery, Politics, and Secession in the Valley of Virginia (open access)

Unions of Slavery: Slavery, Politics, and Secession in the Valley of Virginia

Book chapter discussing research on the issues involved in the secession of Virginia around the Civil War, including slavery and politics.
Date: 2006
Creator: Torget, Andrew J., 1978-
System: The UNT Digital Library
Network Theory (open access)

Network Theory

This book chapter discusses network theory, defined as the proposed processes and mechanisms that relate network properties to outcomes of interest.
Date: 2011
Creator: Borgatti, Stephen P. & Lopez-Kidwell, Virginie
System: The UNT Digital Library
Teaching Functional Communication to Adults with Autism Spectrum Disorders (open access)

Teaching Functional Communication to Adults with Autism Spectrum Disorders

This book chapter focuses on functional communication, including procedures for establishing speech and the use of one or more augmentative and alternative communication modes.
Date: 2014
Creator: Lang, Russell; Sigafoos, Jeff; van der Meer, Larah; Carnett, Amarie; Green, Vanessa A.; Lancioni, Giulio E. et al.
System: The UNT Digital Library

Behavioral Economic Tools for Promotion of Physical Activity

This book chapter describes two key behavioral economic constructs and four key behavioral economic tools and their application to physical activity.
Date: May 10, 2017
Creator: Leonard, Tammy & Shuval, Kerem
System: The UNT Digital Library
Adaptive Control Optimization of Cutting Parameters for High Quality Machining Operations based on Neural Networks and Search Algorithms (open access)

Adaptive Control Optimization of Cutting Parameters for High Quality Machining Operations based on Neural Networks and Search Algorithms

This book chapter presents an Adaptive Control with Optimization (ACO) system for optimising a multi-objective function based on material removal rate, quality loss function related to surface roughness, and cutting-tool life subjected to surface roughness specifications constraint.
Date: October 1, 2008
Creator: Abellan, J. V.; Romero, F.; Siller Carrillo, Héctor Rafael; Estruch, A. & Vila, C.
System: The UNT Digital Library
Biocultural conservation in Cape Horn: the Magellanic woodpecker as a charismatic species (open access)

Biocultural conservation in Cape Horn: the Magellanic woodpecker as a charismatic species

This book chapter discusses a research project to promote biocultural conservation in Cape Horn, Chile. In an effort to achieve the goal of transdisciplinary integration, the authors used the strategy of identifying a charismatic species, since doing so serves to motivate people towards biodiversity conservation, to communicate ecological concepts, and to integrate both the ecological and social dimensions of sustainability.
Date: March 11, 2010
Creator: Arango, Ximena; Rozzi, Ricardo, 1960-; Massardo, Francisca & Ibarra, J. Tomás
System: The UNT Digital Library
A Voice of Their Own—Letting Library Collections Tell Their Story: The UNT Libraries Collection Map (open access)

A Voice of Their Own—Letting Library Collections Tell Their Story: The UNT Libraries Collection Map

This chapter describes the development and use of a unique collection assessment tool, the Collection Map, to track the needs of academic disciplines and their fulfillment.
Date: 2018
Creator: Harker, Karen & Klein, Janette
System: The UNT Digital Library
Inclusivity Instead of Exclusivity: The Role of MOOCs for College Credit (open access)

Inclusivity Instead of Exclusivity: The Role of MOOCs for College Credit

This book chapter reviews the extant model, programs, and available outcomes for the massive open online course (MOOC) credit acceptance process.
Date: 2018
Creator: Baker, Rose M.; Passmore, David L. & Mulligan, Brian Martin
System: The UNT Digital Library
Connecting the silos: Systematic data collection for library and collections assessment (open access)

Connecting the silos: Systematic data collection for library and collections assessment

This book chapter describes the efforts of University of North Texas Libraries to organize data relevant for assessing subject-based collections.
Date: October 26, 2017
Creator: Harker, Karen
System: The UNT Digital Library

Creating Student-Centered Classroom Environments: The Case of Mathematics

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This book chapter provides examples of how mathematics instruction emphasized meaning and understanding, skills embedded in context, and connections between and among subject areas and school and life outside of school.
Date: 1999
Creator: Reyes, Pedro & Pazey, Barbara L.
System: The UNT Digital Library
Planning and Improvisation in Emergency Management (open access)

Planning and Improvisation in Emergency Management

Book chapter from "Critical Issues in Disaster Science and Management: A Dialogue Between Researchers and Practitioners." This chapter includes both a theoretical and practical examination of planning and improvisation in emergency management.
Date: 2014
Creator: McEntire, David
System: The UNT Digital Library
Complex Adaptive Systems: Adapting and Managing Teams and Team Conflict (open access)

Complex Adaptive Systems: Adapting and Managing Teams and Team Conflict

This book chapter provides an overview of teams, complex adaptive systems, conflict stages, and conflict models, while also presenting adaptive leadership as a style that offers organizations with the capabilities of reacting to changing environments quickly.
Date: August 1, 2018
Creator: Turner, John; Baker, Rose M. & Morris, Mark
System: The UNT Digital Library
[Preface of a Book Written by Oscar Bodansky and Meyer Bodansky] (open access)

[Preface of a Book Written by Oscar Bodansky and Meyer Bodansky]

Preface written by Oscar Bodansky and Meyer Bodansky from an unknown book, detailing the importance of biochemistry of diseases to physicians and expressing gratitude toward the sources of the material used in the book.
Date: unknown
Creator: Bodansky, Meyer, 1896-1941 & Bodansky, Oscar, 1901-
System: The Portal to Texas History
Disrupting Labor in Digital Humanities; or, The Classroom Is Not Your Crowd (open access)

Disrupting Labor in Digital Humanities; or, The Classroom Is Not Your Crowd

This chapter critiques the use of student labor on digital humanities projects in and out of the classroom.
Date: November 6, 2018
Creator: Keralis, Spencer D. C.
System: The UNT Digital Library
Teaming up with Your Graduate School for Academic and Career Success (open access)

Teaming up with Your Graduate School for Academic and Career Success

As libraries continue to reinvent themselves to remain relevant, spaces, services, and instruction targeted specifically for the needs of the graduate student community are essential. This chapter describes how the Library Research Support Services Department (LRSS) of the University of North Texas (UNT) Libraries has collaborated with The Toulouse Graduate School (TGS) to support graduate students through the process of achieving the following three milestones: (1) writing the dissertation or thesis proposal, (2) completing the writing of the dissertation or thesis, and (3) developing an elevator speech for potential employers.
Date: 2018
Creator: O'Toole, Erin; Barham, Rebecca; Monahan, Jo & Smith, Susan
System: The UNT Digital Library
Scholarly Communications Librarian (open access)

Scholarly Communications Librarian

The Future Academic Librarian’s Toolkit is a thorough handbook designed to guide future academic librarians from library school through first several years. This chapter specifically focused on scholarly communications librarian, which is a relatively recent area of professional focus for academic librarians.
Date: 2019
Creator: Martin, John Edward
System: The UNT Digital Library
“¿Son Modos? Tonos y salmodia en Andrés Lorente (open access)

“¿Son Modos? Tonos y salmodia en Andrés Lorente

This book chapter discusses the distinction between modes and tones as corresponding to different epistemologies.
Date: 2013
Creator: Illari, Bernardo
System: The UNT Digital Library
Electrochemical Synthesis of Rare Earth Ceramic Oxide Coatings (open access)

Electrochemical Synthesis of Rare Earth Ceramic Oxide Coatings

This book chapter discusses the electrochemical synthesis of lanthanum, cerium, and praseodymium oxides.
Date: November 11, 2015
Creator: Golden, Teresa; Shang, Yajuan; Wang, Qi & Zhou, Ting
System: The UNT Digital Library
Ferromagnetic ZnO Nanowires for Spintronic Applications (open access)

Ferromagnetic ZnO Nanowires for Spintronic Applications

This book chapter reviews experimental results of observed room temperature ferromagnetism in transition metal doped group II-VI semiconductors.
Date: December 19, 2012
Creator: Philipose, Usha & Sapkota, Gopal
System: The UNT Digital Library
Effectiveness of Nature Conservation - A Case of Natura 2000 Sites in Poland (open access)

Effectiveness of Nature Conservation - A Case of Natura 2000 Sites in Poland

This book chapter examines problems emerging due to the designation of protected areas as well as implementation and management of the Natura 2000 in Poland.
Date: August 8, 2012
Creator: Grodzińska-Jurczak, Małgorzata; Strzelecka, Marianna; Kamal, Sristi & Gutowska, Justyna
System: The UNT Digital Library
Electrodeposition of Cu-Ni Composite Coatings (open access)

Electrodeposition of Cu-Ni Composite Coatings

This book chapter reviews the electrodeposition of Cu-Ni incorporated with nano- to microparticles to produce metal matrix composites.
Date: March 23, 2016
Creator: Thurber, Casey; Mohamed, Adel M. A. & Golden, Teresa
System: The UNT Digital Library
IamWe: Digital Storytelling, Personal Journeys, and Praxis (open access)

IamWe: Digital Storytelling, Personal Journeys, and Praxis

This chapter discusses the practice of digital storytelling as it relates to personal growth among high school youth who were part of the IamWe program.
Date: 2017
Creator: Nuñez-Janes, Mariela & Franco, David Oliveira, Jr.
System: The UNT Digital Library