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Do You Doodle?, Natalie S. Sherif 2013 Gettysburg College

Do You Doodle?, Natalie S. Sherif

Blogging the Library

If you were, are, or will become a student, then you have probably thought about doodling during class. Fear not! We are not the only generation to draw in the midst of a lecture. Today’s research escapade led me to investigate George Currier’s notes from his time as a student at the Medical Department of Pennsylvania College. [excerpt]


A Hypochondriac Investigates The Evolution Of Medicine, Natalie S. Sherif 2013 Gettysburg College

A Hypochondriac Investigates The Evolution Of Medicine, Natalie S. Sherif

Blogging the Library

This exhibit will open to the public in February 2014, but until then I have my work cut out for me. I am currently researching various aspects of medical history spanning from the mid-1800s, through the Civil War, to WWI. Thus far I have read accounts of women volunteers during the American Civil War, important changes that went into effect during WWI, and an overly detailed description on how to perform tooth extractions according to the latest science of the 1860s. [excerpt]


We've Got Rythm, Buffalo Gay Men's Chorus 2013 State University of New York College at Buffalo - Buffalo State College

We've Got Rythm, Buffalo Gay Men's Chorus

Programs

Welcome to our spring season concert "We've Got Rythm", as we celebrate some of the most influential music written in the 20th century by American composers. What a pleasure it is for the BGMC to bring music from the American Songbook alive for you this evening; music that many of you have asked us to perform for years. I believe it is also a very poignant time for LGBT Americans as we celebrate composers who brought us iconic music, some of which has been embraced for decades by our community but also some who were gay themselves.


An Evaluative Study Of Family Guides And Subsequent Design Of A Multi-Museum Third Grade Explorer's Guide, Katherine Hillman 2013 Bank Street College of Education

An Evaluative Study Of Family Guides And Subsequent Design Of A Multi-Museum Third Grade Explorer's Guide, Katherine Hillman

Graduate Student Independent Studies

The idea for this project began with the evaluative study of a cultural organization's family guide. The results of that study, garnered from interviews with and observations of families, serves as the inspiration for a newly designed family guide intended for third graders and their families. The guide incorporates several museum visits with NY State Social Studies Scope and Sequence criteria and is based on personal teaching experience, age-relevant developmental guidelines, theoretical influences, a literature review of family learning and current family guides, as well as the results of the evaluative study.


Making Power Visible For Museum Educators : A Theoretical Framework For Multicultural Museum Education, Sehr Karim-Jaffer 2013 Bank Street College of Education

Making Power Visible For Museum Educators : A Theoretical Framework For Multicultural Museum Education, Sehr Karim-Jaffer

Graduate Student Independent Studies

The central guiding question of this study is how can museum educators (and volunteers) effectively engage multicultural audiences, who may face langauge and socioeconomic barriers, with objects of art in museum galleries?.


At The Meadows - Spring 2013, Southern Methodist University 2013 Southern Methodist University

At The Meadows - Spring 2013, Southern Methodist University

Member Magazine

No abstract provided.


Crescendo!, Spring 2013, Buffalo Gay Men's Chorus 2013 State University of New York College at Buffalo - Buffalo State College

Crescendo!, Spring 2013, Buffalo Gay Men's Chorus

Crescendo! The Newsletter of the Buffalo Gay Men's Chorus

Spring 2013 issue of Crescendo!, the newsletter of the Buffalo Gay Men's Chorus.


Hooray For Love Caberet, Buffalo Gay Men's Chorus 2013 State University of New York College at Buffalo - Buffalo State College

Hooray For Love Caberet, Buffalo Gay Men's Chorus

Programs

Need an idea to help celebrate Valentine's Day? We've got the perfect date night planned for you!

Join the men of the Buffalo Gay Men's Chorus for a two and a half hour cabaret featuring many of its members performing different songs about love, commitment, friendship, and being together.

Don't have a date? No problem, come with your friends. Tables will seat 8 people so you won't feel singled out or alone!


Intergenerational Groups And Emerging Science: How Can Museums Facilitate Learning?, Jessica L. Holm 2013 University of Colorado Boulder

Intergenerational Groups And Emerging Science: How Can Museums Facilitate Learning?, Jessica L. Holm

University of Colorado Museum of Natural History Graduate Theses & Dissertations

New research in science and technology is emerging today at a faster pace than ever, and staying informed can be challenging for the public, especially families with younger children. Museums are already a resource to promote science literacy, and museum educators are trained to make all kinds of scientific ideas accessible to a variety of audiences. Unfortunately, because emerging science is fast-paced and ever-changing, many museums - especially smaller institutions - do not have the staff or budgetary resources to present this research to a wide audience. This study surveyed current literature in museum education and science learning, and current museum professionals ...


Object Biographies: A Mandan-Hidatsa-Arikara Nation Buckskin And Quillwork Outfit, A Nez Perce Woman's Buckskin Dress, A Ramos Polychrome Jar, And A Navajo Man's Military Style-Jacket, Kayla Kramer 2013 University of Colorado Boulder

Object Biographies: A Mandan-Hidatsa-Arikara Nation Buckskin And Quillwork Outfit, A Nez Perce Woman's Buckskin Dress, A Ramos Polychrome Jar, And A Navajo Man's Military Style-Jacket, Kayla Kramer

University of Colorado Museum of Natural History Graduate Theses & Dissertations

The objects and collections held in museums have larger histories, contexts, and meanings outside of their stewardship within these institutions. They have life histories, which can be traced and documented by creating biographies spanning from their creation and use to museum acquisition and life within the museum. As a type of restorative justice, the life history approach illustrates an example of decolonizing museum practice and the changing responsibilities of best practice standards. Creating a full life history for museum artifacts is much more than recuperating facts and events or filling archives with object documentation. Creating an object biography is about ...


Memories Of Games: Exploring The Long-Term Impacts Of After-School Museum Programming On Girls' Attitudes Towards Science, Sarah Elizabeth Snow 2013 University of Colorado Boulder

Memories Of Games: Exploring The Long-Term Impacts Of After-School Museum Programming On Girls' Attitudes Towards Science, Sarah Elizabeth Snow

University of Colorado Museum of Natural History Graduate Theses & Dissertations

The purpose of this study is to investigate any lasting impacts of the University of Colorado Museum of Natural History's Girls at the Museum Exploring Science (GAMES) Program. Using assessment document analysis, student focus groups, and adult interviews, this study examined whether students' positive associations with science continue after completion of the program and whether the program affects the academic and career choices of past participants. Results from the analysis suggest that GAMES has a generally positive impact on participant attitudes towards science in both the short- and long-term. These results also support existing research in identifying key factors ...


Mammalian Body Size Change During The Paleocene-Eocene Thermal Maximum In The Powder River Basin, Wyoming, Deborah Eileen Wagner 2013 University of Colorado Boulder

Mammalian Body Size Change During The Paleocene-Eocene Thermal Maximum In The Powder River Basin, Wyoming, Deborah Eileen Wagner

University of Colorado Museum of Natural History Graduate Theses & Dissertations

The Paleocene-Eocene Thermal Maximum (PETM) represents a rapid global warming at the Paleocene-Eocene (PE) boundary. In the Powder River Basin, northeast Wyoming, strata of the "Wasatch" formation contain a terrestrial mammalian fauna spanning the PETM. I tested whether the dwarfing of mammalian taxa observed by researchers in the Bighorn Basin occurs in the Powder River Basin (and is therefore a more regional pattern).

Using tooth crown area as a proxy for body size, I looked for patterns of body size change during the PETM. Arctodontomys, Cantius, Apheliscus, Hyopsodus, and Paramys all suggest that dwarfing occurred in the Powder River Basin ...


Mounting A Costume Exhibit:, Linda Arthur Bradley 2013 Washington State University

Mounting A Costume Exhibit:, Linda Arthur Bradley

International Textile and Apparel Association (ITAA) Annual Conference Proceedings

Our apparel program is fortunate to have a large historic costume collection, and access to an exhibition gallery. We have a class on costume museum management. It is an elective, and low enrollments in the class have been a problem. Until recently the course had primarily been taught through standard readings and lectures, followed by some work with garments in the collection.


Correcting Misperceptions: Strategies For Attracting And Educating A Reluctant Audience To A Museum Of Textiles And Clothing, Sara B. Marcketti, Janet E. Fitzpatrick 2013 Iowa State University

Correcting Misperceptions: Strategies For Attracting And Educating A Reluctant Audience To A Museum Of Textiles And Clothing, Sara B. Marcketti, Janet E. Fitzpatrick

International Textile and Apparel Association (ITAA) Annual Conference Proceedings

In 1900, the International Exhibition in Paris displayed the first popular fashion history exhibition. Since then, clothing and textiles have been incorporated in exhibitions around the world and effectively used to educate, engage, and entertain (Palmer, 2008). Throughout the United States, many universities, colleges, and community colleges have collections of historic dress ranging from very small holdings consisting of a few hundred garments to large collections of 50,000 plus garments and textiles (Queen & Berger, 2006). However, museums and collections that include textiles and clothing face challenges regarding their perceived importance both within and outside of academia (Marcketti, Fitzpatrick, Keist ...


A Cape Covered In Wealth: Interpreting Colonial Encounter In Museum Collections, Denise Nicole Green 2013 University of British Columbia

A Cape Covered In Wealth: Interpreting Colonial Encounter In Museum Collections, Denise Nicole Green

International Textile and Apparel Association (ITAA) Annual Conference Proceedings

Museum collections sometimes present researchers with unanticipated objects; however, through careful research, close material examination, and an understanding of cultural-historical context, these material outliers may prove revealing. This paper examines one such anomaly: a Nuu-chah-nulth (NCN) First Nations’ dentalium-covered plaited cedar bark cape trimmed with mountain goat wool. Through ethnological contextualization, followed by analysis of the cape’s material, manufacture, and provenance, I use the cape to interpret power relations, colonial encounter, and NCN social organization at the turn of the century.


Barnett Directs The University Museum At Siue, Aldemaro Romero Jr. 2013 CUNY Bernard M Baruch College

Barnett Directs The University Museum At Siue, Aldemaro Romero Jr.

Publications and Research

No abstract provided.


Entertaining, Informing, Persuading: Figures Of Speech To Prepare For Health And Safety, David H. Lee, Frederick Steier, Wit Ostrenko 2013 New York City College of Technology

Entertaining, Informing, Persuading: Figures Of Speech To Prepare For Health And Safety, David H. Lee, Frederick Steier, Wit Ostrenko

Publications and Research

The public mandates science center exhibits that are entertaining as well as informative. In addition, exhibits can also be performative, in that they act back upon the visitors with an injunction to change their ways. We give examples from two exhibits that not only inform, but also open up space for changes in behavior and perception, particularly in arenas of public health. We look at two recent and ongoing exhibits at MOSI – “Disasterville” and “The Amazing You” - and examine the affordances suggested by figures of speech such as eponymy, hyponymy, hypernymy and retronymy. Tropological research into museum exhibits appears to ...


Soldiers Of Science--Agents Of Culture: American Archaeologists In The Office Of Strategic Services (Oss), Despina Lalaki 2013 The New York City College of Technology

Soldiers Of Science--Agents Of Culture: American Archaeologists In The Office Of Strategic Services (Oss), Despina Lalaki

Publications and Research

"Scientificity" and appeals to political independence are invaluable tools when institutions such as the American School of Classical Studies at Athens attempt to maintain professional autonomy. Nonetheless, the cooperation of scientists and scholars with the Office of Strategic Services (OSS), among them archaeologists affiliated with the American School, suggests a constitutive affinity between political and cultural leadership. This relationship is here mapped in historical terms, while, at the same time, sociological categorizations of knowledge and its employment are used in order to situate archaeologists in their broader social and political context and to evaluate their work not merely as agents ...


Crescendo!, Autumn 2013, Buffalo Gay Men's Chorus 2013 State University of New York College at Buffalo - Buffalo State College

Crescendo!, Autumn 2013, Buffalo Gay Men's Chorus

Crescendo! The Newsletter of the Buffalo Gay Men's Chorus

Autumn 2013 issue of Crescendo!, the newsletter of the Buffalo Gay Men's Chorus.


Singer's Handbook, Third Edition, Buffalo Gay Men's Chorus 2013 State University of New York College at Buffalo - Buffalo State College

Singer's Handbook, Third Edition, Buffalo Gay Men's Chorus

Handbooks

The third edition of the Buffalo Gay Men's Chorus Singer's Handbook.


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