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Art Across The Disciplines: How The Integration Of Fine Arts Across The Curriculum Is Influencing And Changing Stem Pedagogy, Ida Bazan 2019 The Graduate Center, City University of New York

Art Across The Disciplines: How The Integration Of Fine Arts Across The Curriculum Is Influencing And Changing Stem Pedagogy, Ida Bazan

All Dissertations, Theses, and Capstone Projects

Within the past decade, several academic institutions have begun to investigate techniques combining the fine arts and humanities into STEM coursework and curriculum. The resulting trend STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, Mathematics) indicates that the arts could contribute to critical thinking, transfer across subject domains, and higher order thinking skills. This work examines the theoretical foundations of STEAM along with early and recent methodologies. Case studies are evaluated and the thesis concludes with recommendations suggesting how academics could apply these concepts to undergraduate studies.


Simply Mo., Marjolijn Jaliene Oskam 2019 University of San Francisco

Simply Mo., Marjolijn Jaliene Oskam

Creative Activity and Research Day - CARD

Small portfolio presentation of design work by Marjolijn Oskam, branded under simply mo. The poster includes school work as well as professional work.


Fiber Arts In Ireland: Using Art To Raise Awarenss Of Enviornmental Destruction, Kayla Rondinelli, Sumner Wick, Moira Meehan 2019 Ohio Wesleyan University

Fiber Arts In Ireland: Using Art To Raise Awarenss Of Enviornmental Destruction, Kayla Rondinelli, Sumner Wick, Moira Meehan

Student Symposium

The fashion and textile industry is one of the largest contributors to waste on the globe today. Most of the materials used in production practices are dangerous to the ecosystem, thus in our art we use the sustainable medium of wool as a solution. Additionally, we can use an environmentally safe alternative to chemical dyeing, a process called eco-printing. We were introduced to this in our work with fibers in the OWU Fine Arts department Professor Cynthia Cetlin’s Honors Fiber Seminar. With the generous help of Professor Cetlin, Professor Jonathan C. Quick, and Professor Carol Neuman de Vegvar, we ...


Chinese Arts: Visualizing The World Through The Taoist Eye, Harrison Nickels 2019 Ohio Wesleyan University

Chinese Arts: Visualizing The World Through The Taoist Eye, Harrison Nickels

Student Symposium

Over the centuries of Chinese tradition, abundant art works were created as expressions of people’s views of life and as indications of the way they observed and understood the natural and human world around them. These works, therefore, are of grand importance for scholars today to glean information on the social, cultural, political, and economic environments of the time. Among the schools of the arts, quite a few had been under the influence of the Taoist philosophy. Specifically, the Taoist inherent concern with the passivity of life found its way in the works of artists, which, in a variety ...


How To Build A Museum, Anna L. Davies 2019 Ohio Wesleyan University

How To Build A Museum, Anna L. Davies

Student Symposium

Who are museums for? This question drove our research. Originally motivated by a Travel-Learning Course in Spring 2017 to Manchester, London, and Liverpool, this project seeks to explore the narratives, motivations, and cultural implications for museum exhibits. We focused particularly on art museums. Our primary inspiration was the International Museum of Slavery at the Maritime Museum (Liverpool) and the London, Sugar and Slavery exhibit at the Museum of London Docklands (London). While both historical exhibits, we wanted to examine the symbolism and motivations for creating these exhibits as a form of public history and consciousness in Britain, and apply it ...


How To Build A Museum, Anna L. Davies 2019 Ohio Wesleyan University

How To Build A Museum, Anna L. Davies

Student Symposium

No abstract provided.


Painting A Biblical Worldview In Children, Brook Blackwell 2019 Liberty University

Painting A Biblical Worldview In Children, Brook Blackwell

Senior Honors Theses

Children are impressionable beings shaped by the changing world around them; this has become increasingly more true as the years progress and the impact and prevalence of media rises. Television shows, movies, music and books, no matter how insignificant they may seem, can play a tremendous part in the growth of children’s worldviews. It is important for authors and artists to delve deep into the impact of media on the growth and development of children in today’s media-rich world. In doing so, they should hope to find the best way to implement a Christian worldview into the media ...


An Act Of God: A Technical Direction Analysis, Daniel d'Egnuff 2019 University of Nebraska-Lincoln

An Act Of God: A Technical Direction Analysis, Daniel D'Egnuff

Student Research and Creative Activity in Theatre and Film

The Nebraska Repertory Theatre in partnership with the Johnny Carson School of Theatre and Film at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln selected An Act of God to open its 50th Season during the 2018-2019 school year. Artistic Director Andy Park chose 2nd year graduate student Jill Hibbard as the production’s scenic designer. The show opened in the Johnny Carson Studio Theatre which is located in the Lied Center on September 26, 2018 and closed on October 14 after 14 performances. Graduate faculty named me technical director for this production, to fulfil the duties commonly associated with this position ...


This Is Just To Say, Iren Tete 2019 University of Nebraska-Lincoln

This Is Just To Say, Iren Tete

Theses, Dissertations, and Student Creative Activity, School of Art, Art History and Design

My memories are marked by the desire to evade logic. At a young age I became a proficient player of the “What If” game.

What if I could hold light in my hands?

What if shadows had form that could be touched?

What if I could see through structures?

These mental exercises affected my relationship with reason and validity. Aware of the threat of the ordinary, I embraced the inherent magic in the notion of possibility. I understand possibility as the limitless potential of object, thought, or scenario. This potential extends beyond the apparent and prompts more questions than it ...


Shostakovich And The Memoirs, Hanna Bahorik 2019 Cedarville University

Shostakovich And The Memoirs, Hanna Bahorik

Musical Offerings

The life, politics, and music of Dmitri Dmitriyevich Shostakovich have been subjects of extreme controversy. Despite the turmoil of his dealings with Stalin, many people thought of him as a loyal servant of Russia and a masterful composer. It was not until the publication in 1979 of a book called Testimony: The Memoirs of Dmitri Shostakovich surfaced that debates began to take form that would eventually charge into the realm of violent disputes from many sides. This book, written by Solomon Volkov, portrayed Shostakovich as a bitter dissident. One year later, an American researcher and specialist in Russian and Soviet ...


Emanuel Bach: A Composer Ahead Of His Time, Tyler Dellaperute 2019 Cedarville University

Emanuel Bach: A Composer Ahead Of His Time, Tyler Dellaperute

Musical Offerings

Up until recently, many musicologists perceived music history through the lens of what is known as the “linear view.” This is the idea that one “musical period” seamlessly gave way to another, with brief transitionary periods to bridge the gaps. As a result, composers were expected to fall neatly into categories depending on their chronological placement. For this reason, Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach, the eldest son of J. S. Bach, was (and still is) regarded as merely the bridge between the late Baroque style and that of the Viennese Classicists. In the past half-century, however, scholars have begun to study ...


Benefits Of Doodling, Olivia Bevacqua 2019 Western Michigan University

Benefits Of Doodling, Olivia Bevacqua

Honors Theses

Hello, my name is Olivia Bevacqua and my thesis is on the benefits of doodling. Doodling is something that’s really important to me as an artist and a human. I doodled growing up at lot, especially in high school. It’s something that I often do when I’m bored or when I need something to ground myself during lectures.

Growing up and into adulthood, doodling is seen as a frivolous act. Multiple studies have proven that doodling can be beneficial in many ways including relaxation, focus, and information retention. For these reasons among others, discouraging doodling during development ...


Engaging Visitors With Conservation: The Key To Museum Sustainability, Megan Crutcher 2019 Duquesne University

Engaging Visitors With Conservation: The Key To Museum Sustainability, Megan Crutcher

Graduate Student Research Symposium

What is museum conservation and why does it matter? Increasingly, museum professionals are having to answer this question not only for themselves, but for the public as well. I argue that conservation’s definition is twofold, encompassing the actual work, as well as public engagement and presentation. First, conservation is the act of preserving and protecting cultural heritage to improve its structural integrity and historical significance. Second, conservation’s ultimate effectiveness lies in its ability to leave the public informed and passionate. Two of the best examples of these programs are the conservation of the Star Spangled Banner at the ...


Pamela Colman Smith: The Untold Story By Stuart R. Kaplan With Mary K. Greer, Elizabeth Foley O'Connor, And Melinda Boyd Parsons, Emily E. Auger 2019 Independent Scholar

Pamela Colman Smith: The Untold Story By Stuart R. Kaplan With Mary K. Greer, Elizabeth Foley O'Connor, And Melinda Boyd Parsons, Emily E. Auger

Mythlore: A Journal of J.R.R. Tolkien, C.S. Lewis, Charles Williams, and Mythopoeic Literature

No abstract provided.


All Signs Point To Profitability, Hannah Bender 2019 Brigham Young University

All Signs Point To Profitability, Hannah Bender

Marriott Student Review

No abstract provided.


Marshall University Music Department Presents A Graduate Recital, John Seals, Saxophone, John Seals 2019 Marshall University

Marshall University Music Department Presents A Graduate Recital, John Seals, Saxophone, John Seals

2019 Performances

John Seals, Saxophone, in collaboration with:

Dr. Johan Botes, piano
Dr. Júlio Alves, guitar
Dr. Adam Dalton, conductor
The Emerald Saxophone Quartet


Escaping The Patriarchy: The Depictions Of Women And Goddesses In Ancient Greek Art, Gracie Durham 2019 Kent State University

Escaping The Patriarchy: The Depictions Of Women And Goddesses In Ancient Greek Art, Gracie Durham

Undergraduate Research Symposium

My research will be comparing and contrasting the depiction of women and Greek goddesses in Ancient Greek art. Much of the art will show the power and freedom the goddesses had that the common woman did not, but also show Greek mythology mirrored and perpetuated the life of a common woman during the Greek patriarchy.

The Greek patriarchy oppressed and secluded women throughout the thousands of years of what is considered “Ancient Greece.” Women were only to marry, bear children, and provide around the house. They were not to attend school or social events or participate in political or military ...


When The Party's Over, Sophie Harris 2019 Furman University

When The Party's Over, Sophie Harris

The Echo

No abstract provided.


Maybe It's Better That Way, Ren Zimmerman 2019 Furman University

Maybe It's Better That Way, Ren Zimmerman

The Echo

No abstract provided.


The Lampshade, Evan Myers 2019 Furman University

The Lampshade, Evan Myers

The Echo

No abstract provided.


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