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Investigating Site Use through Ethnobotanical Analysis in the Upper Gila River Valley, Arizona
(The UTSA Journal of Undergraduate Research and Scholarly Work;Volume 6, 2019)
Lexical-Semantic Transfer and Strategies for Teaching and Learning Putonghua Vocabulary for Cantonese-speaking Learners
(The UTSA Journal of Undergraduate Research and Scholarly Work;Volume 1, 2016-04-26)
Language transfer refers to the language that learners apply to the knowledge of one language to the language that they are learning. According to Bransford (2000), �all new learning involves transfer based on previous ...
Allies in Action: The Communicative Experiences of People Who Challenge Social Injustice on Behalf of Others
(Communication Quarterly;59(5), 2011-10-14)
This study explores the lived experiences of people who act as allies in the interest of social justice. Interviews were conducted to investigate the meaning of the ally identity and the tactics allies use to interrupt ...
Variable production and indexical social meaning: On the potential physiological origin of intervocalic /s/ voicing in Costa Rican Spanish
(Studies in Hispanic and Lusophone Linguistics;10(1), 2017-05-02)
In several dialects of Spanish, men tend to exhibit more intervocalic /s/ voicing than women, e. g., oso ‘bear’ as [ozo], and this difference may have a physiological basis. File-Muriel et al. (2015, Disentangling the ...
Incorporating Research in the Studio: A Case Study of Faculty/Librarian Collaboration
This poster presents a pedagogical case study involving the collaboration of an art faculty member and a librarian subject specialist to incorporate research in a studio art class in order to accomplish specific information ...
Qualitative and Quantitative Evidence Regarding the Intrusiveness of Recording Devices in Naturalistic Research
(Journal of Social Sciences ResearchVolume 1, 2016)
Critics of naturalistic social science research charge that participant awareness of the existence of a recording device alters the behavior of the research participants, known as the “Hawthorne effect.” This study compares ...
On the use of course evaluations for purposes of faculty personnel decisions
(Business Research Yearbook;Volume 19, Issue 2, 2012)
Many universities utilize student teaching evaluations even though their validity is hotly contested in the research. This study examines publicly available data of all sections of courses evaluated in a program at a ...
Does Religious Involvement Mitigate the Effects of Major Discrimination on the Mental Health of African Americans? Findings from the Nashville Stress and Health Study
Several decades of scholarly research have revealed the significant toll of discrimination experiences on the well-being of African Americans. Given these findings, investigators have become increasingly interested in ...
Mystical Body Theodicy
In this paper I develop a new theodicy--Mystical Body Theodicy. This theodicy draws on the Christian doctrine of the mystical body of Christ to argue that some evil can be defeated by a set of three goods connected with ...
Kept in His Care: The Role of Perceived Divine Control in Positive Reappraisal Coping
A formidable body of literature suggests that numerous dimensions of religious involvement can facilitate productive coping. One common assumption in this field is that religious worldviews provide overarching frameworks ...