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  • Temperature-induced multi-species cohort effects in sympatric snakes 

    King, Richard B. (Wiley, 2022)
    In reptiles, reproductive maturity is often determined by size rather than age. Consequently, growth early in life may influence population dynamics through effects on generation time and survival to reproduction. Because ...
  • Understanding and Improving Outcomes for Students in an Underserved Secondary School in Kenya: A School-Community-University Partnership 

    Wasonga, Teresa A.; Burgin, Ximena D.; Daniel, Mayra C. (Kenya Scholars and Studies Association, 2021)
    Although universities are positioned to lead change, specifically by improving educational systems, there is no evidence of universities in Kenya engaging with schools. Concurrently, the quality of education in Kenya is ...
  • The Impact of Insider Trading on the Market Price of Securities: Some Evidence from Recent Cases of Unlawful Trading 

    Rosenfeld, David (The Journal of Corporation Law, 2018-11-01)
    The government's recent crackdown on insider trading has revived an old debate about the wisdom of insider trading prohibitions. Opponents of insider trading laws often argue that insider trading contributes to market ...
  • Civil Penalties Against Public Companies in SEC Enforcement Actions: An Empirical Analysis 

    Rosenfeld, David (University of Pennsylvania Journal of Business Law, 2019-11-01)
    Civil penalties have become an increasingly important part of the Securities and Exchange Commission’s (SEC) enforcement program. The SEC now routinely obtains large civil penalties in enforcement actions, regularly trumpets ...
  • Ecuadorian and Uruguayan Teachers’ Perceptions and Experiences of Teaching Online during COVID 

    Burgin, Ximena D.; Coli, Sheila; Daniel, Mayra C. (Emerald Insight, 2022)
    Purpose: The COVID-19 pandemic is a unique event that forced K-12 schools to rethink the delivery of instruction to protect the well-being of school system stakeholders. Teachers, school administrators, and parents had ...
  • Challenging Endocrinology Students with a Critical Thinking Workbook 

    Daemicke, Alexandra K.; Galt, Nicholas J.; Samonds, Karen E.; Bergan-Roller, Heather E. (Advances in Physiology Education, 2020-02-14)
    A central goal of science education is to help students develop higher order thinking skills to enable them to face the challenges of life. Accordingly, science instructors are now urged to craft their classrooms such that ...
  • Establishing a Baseline of Science Communication Skills in an Undergraduate Environmental Science Course 

    Shivni, Rashmi; Cline, Christina; Newport, Morgan; Yuan, Shupei; Bergan-Roller, Heather E. (SpringerOpen, 2021-07-23)
    Background Seminal reports, based on recommendations by educators, scientists, and in collaboration with students, have called for undergraduate curricula to engage students in some of the same practices as scientists—one ...
  • A Framework & Lesson to Engage Biology Students in Communicating Science with Nonexperts 

    Wack, Jason; Jaeger, Collin; Yuan, Shupei; Bergan-Roller, Heather E. (The American Biology Teacher, 2021-01)
    Communicating science with non-experts (SciComm) is an important scientific practice. SciComm can inform decision making and public policies. Recently, seminal reports have indicated that SciComm is a practice in which ...
  • Assessing How Students Value Learning Communication Skills in an Undergraduate Anatomy & Physiology Course 

    Bergan-Roller, Heather E.; LaDue, Nicole D.; Samonds, Karen E.; Santuzzi, Alecia M.; Cline, Christina (Anatomical Sciences Education, 2021)
    Students, particularly those in STEM and healthcare-related programs, should develop proficient interpersonal skills, including communication. To help students develop effective communication skills, instructors need to ...
  • Preparing for class: actions and resources of introductory biology students 

    Ballard, Tina M.; Sattar, Sabah; Wright, Kendra D.; Sabel, Jaime, L.; Bergan-Roller, Heather E. (Journal of Microbiology and Biology Education, 2021-11-30)
    Instructors want students to be prepared for class. There are several different resources and activities available to help students prepare for class, but very little is known about how students choose to prepare for class ...
  • The Doomed Constitutional Case Against Exclusive Representation 

    Oswalt, Michael M. (American Constitution Society, Washington, D.C., 2021-06)
    When the Supreme Court decided Janus v. American Federation of State, County, and Municipal Employees (AFSCME) in 2018, the decision not only made it unconstitutional for public sector unions to require “fair share fees” ...
  • Mathematicians’ beliefs, instruction, and students’ beliefs: how related are they? 

    Rupnow, Rachel (Taylor & Francis, 2021-11-29)
    It is generally accepted that teachers’ beliefs impact their instructional choices, but characterizations of that relationship are limited in college settings. Furthermore, examinations of instructor beliefs, instruction, ...
  • ProQuest Dissertations & Theses Global 

    Droog, Alissa A., 1993-- (Charleston Advisor, 2021-10-01)
    ProQuest Dissertations & Theses Global is the world’s largest multidisciplinary database for electronic theses and dissertations. The database contains over 5 million citations and 2.7 million full text works. The intuitive ...
  • Exploring the impact of the pandemic on reference and research services: A literature review 

    Droog, Alissa A., 1993--; Osorio, Nestor L. (Taylor & Francis, 2021-10-07)
    This literature review explores the impact of COVID-19 on reference and research services in academic libraries. The first half of the review identifies changes and initiatives during the previous ten years using meaningful ...
  • Diet and nutrition of adult Spalangia cameroni (Hymenoptera: Pteromalidae), a parasitoid of filth flies 

    Taylor, Elizabeth H.; King, Bethia H.; Burgess, Edwin R. IV (2021)
    Most parasitoid wasps parasitize herbivorous insects, so nectar from flowers is readily available. However, parasitoid wasps are also an important component of the rich invertebrate communities at livestock facilities in ...
  • How mathematicians assign homework problems in abstract algebra courses 

    Rupnow, Rachel L., 1990--; Hegg, Meredith; Fukawa-Connelly, Tim; Johnson, Estrella; Weber, Keith (2021)
    While many aspects of the teaching and learning of advanced mathematics have been explored, the role, construction, and values of homework have been virtually ignored. This report draws on task-based interviews with six ...
  • More, Hannah 

    Droog, Alissa A., 1993-- (De Gruyter, 2021)
    Hannah More (1735–1833) was a prolific writer and Evangelical philanthropist in Britain. More’s writing is significant to biblical reception history as it showcases how the Bible was used by British Evangelicals to encourage ...
  • Mortimer, Favell Lee 

    Droog, Alissa A., 1993-- (De Gruyter, 2021)
    Favell Lee Mortimer (1802–1878) was a bestselling children’s author in the moralistic tradition who authored nineteen publications for children about the Bible and the world.
  • Localizing Environmental Federalism 

    Fox, Sarah (University of California Davis School of Law, 2020)
    Local environmental action has gained attention and importance in the face of inaction by the federal government and many states. By taking action when other levels of government are not, these local governments are ...
  • Environmental Gentrification 

    Fox, Sarah (University of Colorado School of Law, 2019)
    Gentrification is a term often used, much maligned, and difficult to define. A few general principles can nonetheless be distilled regarding the concept. First, gentrification is spurred by rising desirability of an area ...

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