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Differential Growth Trajectories for Achievement Among Children Retained in First Grade: A Growth Mixture Model (open access)

Differential Growth Trajectories for Achievement Among Children Retained in First Grade: A Growth Mixture Model

Article discussing a growth mixture model and differential growth trajectories for achievement among children retained in first grade.
Date: March 2014
Creator: Chen, Qi; Hughes, Jan N. & Kwok, Oi-Man
Object Type: Article
System: The UNT Digital Library
Collaborative Research: Equitable Science Sensemaking: Helping Teacher Candidates Support Multiple Pathways for Learning (open access)

Collaborative Research: Equitable Science Sensemaking: Helping Teacher Candidates Support Multiple Pathways for Learning

Data management plan for the grant, "Collaborative Research: Equitable Science Sensemaking: Helping Teacher Candidates Support Multiple Pathways for Learning"
Date: 2022-07-01/2023-12-31
Creator: Keifert, Danielle T.
Object Type: Text
System: The UNT Digital Library
Reliability Generalization of the Motivated Strategies for Learning Questionnaire: A Meta-Analytic View of Reliability Estimates (open access)

Reliability Generalization of the Motivated Strategies for Learning Questionnaire: A Meta-Analytic View of Reliability Estimates

This article uses a reliability generalization meta-analysis to explore the relationship between study factors and levels of alpha reliability for the 15 subscales of the Motivated Strategies for Learning Questionnaire (MSLQ).
Date: September 26, 2018
Creator: Holland, David F.; Kraha, Amanda; Zientek, Linda Reichwein; Nimon, Kim F.; Fulmore, Julia A.; Johnson, Ursula Y. et al.
Object Type: Article
System: The UNT Digital Library
Key Challenges and Some Guidance on Using Strong Quantitative Methodology in Education Research (open access)

Key Challenges and Some Guidance on Using Strong Quantitative Methodology in Education Research

Article reviews several common areas of focus in quantitative methods with the hope of providing guidance on conducting and reporting quantitative analyses. The review addresses causal inferences, measurement issues, handling missing data, testing for assumptions, dealing with nested data, and providing evidence for outcomes.
Date: November 13, 2020
Creator: Henson, Robin K.; Stewart, Genéa & Bedford, Lee A.
Object Type: Article
System: The UNT Digital Library
The Extent of Autism Knowledge of Novice Alternatively Certified Special Education Teachers in Texas (open access)

The Extent of Autism Knowledge of Novice Alternatively Certified Special Education Teachers in Texas

This article assesses the knowledge of novice alternative certification teachers in the area of autism intervention.
Date: December 2015
Creator: Alward Hauber, Jennifer; Mehta, Smita S. & Combes, Bertina H.
Object Type: Article
System: The UNT Digital Library
Examining physical activity and quality of life in adults with autism spectrum disorder and intellectual disability (open access)

Examining physical activity and quality of life in adults with autism spectrum disorder and intellectual disability

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
Object Type: Article
System: The UNT Digital Library
Longitudinal Effects of Motivation and Physical Activity on Depressive Symptoms among College Students (open access)

Longitudinal Effects of Motivation and Physical Activity on Depressive Symptoms among College Students

This article is guided by Lubans et al.'s conceptual framework and examines the longitudinal relationships of physical activity (PA) motivation with leisure-time PA and depressive symptoms among college students over one academic year. The findings suggest sex-specified motivational intervention strategies and PA promotion programs/opportunities are needed to reduce depression symptoms among college students over time.
Date: May 12, 2021
Creator: Zhang, Jie; Gu, Xiangli; Zhang, Xiaoxia; Lee, Jihye; Chang, Mei & Zhang, Tao
Object Type: Article
System: The UNT Digital Library
Challenges in measuring ACGME competencies: considerations for milestones (open access)

Challenges in measuring ACGME competencies: considerations for milestones

This article extends previous studies of the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME)'s measure of residents' training progress to examine the validity of ACGME International competency measures for an international setting across emergency medicine (EM) and neurology, and across evaluators.
Date: September 28, 2018
Creator: Natesan, Prathiba; Batley, Nicholas J.; Bakhti, Rinad & El-Doueihi, Philippe Z.
Object Type: Article
System: The UNT Digital Library
Quantitative Preparation in Doctoral Education Programs: A Mixed-Methods Study of Doctoral Student Perspectives on Their Quantitative Training (open access)

Quantitative Preparation in Doctoral Education Programs: A Mixed-Methods Study of Doctoral Student Perspectives on Their Quantitative Training

This article explores student perceptions of their own doctoral-level education and quantitative proficiency.
Date: July 19, 2017
Creator: Ferguson, Sarah L.; Hovey, Katrina A. & Henson, Robin K.
Object Type: Article
System: The UNT Digital Library
Measuring Success: Integrating Number Lines Into Measurement Instruction for Students With Learning Disabilities (open access)

Measuring Success: Integrating Number Lines Into Measurement Instruction for Students With Learning Disabilities

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.
Object Type: Article
System: The UNT Digital Library
Behavioral Artistry: Examining the Relationship Between the Interpersonal Skills and Effective Practice Repertoires of Applied Behavior Analysis Practitioners (open access)

Behavioral Artistry: Examining the Relationship Between the Interpersonal Skills and Effective Practice Repertoires of Applied Behavior Analysis Practitioners

Article describes study which investigated interpersonal skills associated with the concept of behavioral artistry (BA), a repertoire of practitioner behaviors including care, attentiveness, and creativity, among others, associated with the effective delivery of applied behavior analysis (ABA) treatment.
Date: May 24, 2019
Creator: Callahan, Kevin; Foxx, Richard M.; Swierczynski, Adam; Aerts, Xing; Mehta, Smita S.; McComb, Mary-Ellen et al.
Object Type: Article
System: The UNT Digital Library
Evidence-Based Practices for Children, Youth, and Young Adults with Autism: Third Generation Review (open access)

Evidence-Based Practices for Children, Youth, and Young Adults with Autism: Third Generation Review

This article is a systematic review describing a set of practices that have evidence of positive effects with autistic children and youth. It is the third iteration of a review of the intervention literature (Odom et al. in J Autism Dev Disorders 40(4):425–436, 2010a; Prevent School Fail 54(4):275–282, 2010b; Wong et al. in https://autismpdc.fpg.unc.edu/sites/autismpdc.fpg.unc.edu/files/imce/documents/2014-EBP-Report.pdf; J Autism Dev Disorders 45(7):1951–1966, 2015), extending coverage to articles published between 1990 and 2017.
Date: January 15, 2021
Creator: Hume, Kara; Steinbrenner, Jessica R.; Odom, Samuel L.; Morin, Kristi L.; Nowell, Sallie W.; Tomaszewski, Brianne et al.
Object Type: Article
System: The UNT Digital Library
Correction to: Evidence-Based Practices for Children, Youth, and Young Adults with Autism: Third Generation (open access)

Correction to: Evidence-Based Practices for Children, Youth, and Young Adults with Autism: Third Generation

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.
Object Type: Article
System: The UNT Digital Library
Evaluation of Threshold Selection Methods for Adaptive Kernel Density Estimation in Disease Mapping (open access)

Evaluation of Threshold Selection Methods for Adaptive Kernel Density Estimation in Disease Mapping

This article assesses the relative performance of threshold selection methods in terms of resolution and reliability for disease mapping.
Date: May 8, 2018
Creator: Ruckthongsook, Warangkana; Tiwari, Chetan; Oppong, Joseph R. & Natesan, Prathiba
Object Type: Article
System: The UNT Digital Library
The Impact of Ignoring a Level of Nesting Structure in Multilevel Mixture Model: A Monte Carlo Study (open access)

The Impact of Ignoring a Level of Nesting Structure in Multilevel Mixture Model: A Monte Carlo Study

This article uses simulation studies to examine the impact of ignoring a higher nesting structure in multilevel mixture models.
Date: March 28, 2012
Creator: Chen, Qi
Object Type: Article
System: The UNT Digital Library
Measuring flexibility: A text-mining approach (open access)

Measuring flexibility: A text-mining approach

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
Object Type: Article
System: The UNT Digital Library
What Makes Children's Responses to Creativity Assessments Difficult to Judge Reliably? (open access)

What Makes Children's Responses to Creativity Assessments Difficult to Judge Reliably?

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.
Object Type: Article
System: The UNT Digital Library
The Concise Health Risk Tracking - Self-Report (CHRT-SR)—A measure of suicidal risk: Performance in adolescent outpatients (open access)

The Concise Health Risk Tracking - Self-Report (CHRT-SR)—A measure of suicidal risk: Performance in adolescent outpatients

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.
Object Type: Article
System: The UNT Digital Library
Efectos De La Violencia De Pareja en Mujeres Migrantes (open access)

Efectos De La Violencia De Pareja en Mujeres Migrantes

This article analyzes the relationship between partner violence, depression and maternal self-efficacy in migrant women.
Date: January 30, 2013
Creator: Delgadillo-Guzmán, Leonor Guadalupe; Vargas Cortez, Agustín; Nievar, Angela; Argüello Zepeda, José Francisco & González Villanueva, Leonor
Object Type: Article
System: The UNT Digital Library
Birth Order and Divergent Thinking: A Meta-Analysis (open access)

Birth Order and Divergent Thinking: A Meta-Analysis

This article is a meta-analysis examining the association of birth order and divergent thinking (DT). The main purpose was to examine how ordinal position (only, first, middle, or last-born) is related to creativity. Results showed that first-borns had higher DT scores than later-born children.
Date: April 20, 2021
Creator: Abdulla Alabbasi, Ahmed M.; Tadik, Harun; Acar, Selcuk & Runco, Mark A.
Object Type: Article
System: The UNT Digital Library
Children’s Use of Comparative Text Signals: The Relationship between Age and Comprehension Ability (open access)

Children’s Use of Comparative Text Signals: The Relationship between Age and Comprehension Ability

This article examines age differences in children and young adolescents' use of comparative text signals in order to gain insights into the development of signaling knowledge.
Date: July 16, 2012
Creator: Meyer, Bonnie J. F.; Ray, Melissa N. & Middlemiss, Wendy
Object Type: Article
System: The UNT Digital Library

Addressing Disproportionality in Special Education Through a Social Justice Framework

Presentation discussing the disproportionality in special education programs, which is the over or under representation of a specific group or population identified with a disability or placed in special education in comparison to the actual number of students, and it provides some actionable solutions. It was presented at the 11th annual Jalisco-Texas Conference which was held virtually on March 30-31, 2023.
Date: March 30, 2023
Creator: Barrio, Brenda L.
Object Type: Presentation
System: The UNT Digital Library
Early Predictors of Child's Bully and Victim Statuses: A Longitudinal Investigation Using Parent, Teacher, and Student Reports From National Data (open access)

Early Predictors of Child's Bully and Victim Statuses: A Longitudinal Investigation Using Parent, Teacher, and Student Reports From National Data

This article studies how bullies and victims develop within the contexts of their homes and schools, and how early childhood behaviors can predict later bullying/victimization statuses.
Date: June 29, 2018
Creator: Natesan, Prathiba; Mitchell, Mary E. & Glover, Rebecca
Object Type: Article
System: The UNT Digital Library
Measurement Invariance of a Classroom Engagement Measure among Academically At-Risk Students (open access)

Measurement Invariance of a Classroom Engagement Measure among Academically At-Risk Students

This article investigates the measurement invariance of a classroom engagement measure across time points, genders, and ethnicities using a sample of 523 academically at-risk students across grades 7 through 9.
Date: January 12, 2018
Creator: Glaman, Ryan & Chen, Qi
Object Type: Article
System: The UNT Digital Library