Recent Submissions

  • Building Civic Capacity for College Students: Flexible Thinking and Communicating as Puppeteers, Community Partners, and Citizen-Leaders 

    Thomson, Deborah; Dumlao, Rebecca; Howard, John (2016-07)
    College students face a complex world filled with pervasive social problems that require strong knowledge bases, critical thinking abilities, and sustained engagement in civic life. This article details key pedagogical ...
  • VISUAL REPRESENTATIONS IN AUGMENTATIVE AND ALTERNATIVE COMMUNICATION (AAC): AN EYE TRACKING STUDY TO EXPLORE INFLUENCES OF ABSTRACTION, REALISM, AND FAMILIARITY ON THE GAZE PATTERNS OF A PERSON WITH ANGELMAN SYNDROME WHO USES AAC TECHNOLOGIES AND IMPLICATIONS FOR RESEARCH AND THE ART CLASSROOM 

    Allen, Nicole E (East Carolina University, 2016-05-04)
    People who are non-verbal and have intellectual disabilities often use augmentative and alternative communication (AAC) technologies to have a voice, but are often left out of decisions about how their language is represented ...
  • Dreamscape 

    Harvell, Sarah (East Carolina University, 2016-05-03)
    Inspired by the allure of nature, I perpetually seek to surround myself with flowing organic forms, specifically seedpods. I form copper sheet into three-dimensional forms that mimic the sensuous shapes and curving lines ...
  • With Salivating Tongues We Gaze Lustingly At Sugar, Salt, And Fat 

    Watts, Amber D (East Carolina University, 2016-05-03)
    This is a report of a thesis to complete the Master of Fine Arts Degree at East Carolina University. The body of work presented is the result of research and creative activity which addresses a number of food-related issues. ...
  • A PHENOMONOLOGICAL APPROACH TO FOUR PIECES 

    Wells, Timothy (East Carolina University, 2016-05-03)
    This paper explores the use of phenomenological analysis as prescribed by Lawrence Ferrara. After a brief explanation of some of the questions and issues leading to a phenomenological approach, four pieces are analyzed in ...
  • The Industrial Image: Preserving a Deteriorating Identity 

    Loch-Test, Sarah (East Carolina University, 2016-04-27)
    Reclamation is essential in preserving the history and changing identity of America's Rust Belt. This body of work uses photography and historic events as material that can be repurposed. Imagery is preserved when fired ...
  • Fresh Tracks 

    Mannino, Joe (East Carolina University, 2016-04-25)
    Fresh Tracks is inspired by my life and my upbringing as a hunter. I am creating this body of work for the same reasons I hunt: for the connection to my environment and my food, because I have a vested interested in the ...
  • Release 

    Karpa, Alyssa (East Carolina University, 2016-05-03)
    This thesis work depicts my process of therapy and rejuvenation found through artwork about abuse I suffered during high school. Through creating metaphors about the abuse, PTSD, and my anxiety, I discovered that my work ...
  • Distant Transmissions 

    Zuercher, Christine (East Carolina University, 2016-04-19)
    Shortwave radio and the Space Race technology of the 1950's and 1960's cultivated intensely individual and collective cultural experiences that encouraged us to explore the unknown. My research on shortwave radio and space ...
  • Music Discovery Requirements Document 

    Newcomer, Nara L. (2012-02-24)
    The world of discovery in general and of library discovery in particular is changing rapidly today. FRBR, RDA, discovery tools, and faceted browsing are key factors related to these changes in the way our users encounter ...
  • Vyvirian Folk Tale (The Merry Trickster) 

    Guthrie, Michelle; Ward, Julian (2016-03-31)
    Premiere performance of a composition for violin by ECU student composer Julian Ward. Performed by Michelle Guthrie. Recorded at A.J. Fletcher Recital Hall on 31 March 2016.
  • College Men and Women and Their Intent to Receive Genital Human Papillomavirus Vaccine 

    Richards, Keith (2016-02-05)
    The study set out to investigate what influences the intentions of college students to get vaccinated against genital human papillomavirus (HPV). College men and women were surveyed to understand their intentions. Regression ...
  • College Men and Women and Their Intent to Receive Genital Human Papillomavirus Vaccine 

    Richards, Keith (2016-02-05)
    The study set out to investigate what influences the intentions of college students to get vaccinated against genital human papillomavirus (HPV). College men and women were surveyed to understand their intentions. Regression ...
  • Yesterday and Tomorrow 

    Alotaibi, Samirah (East Carolina University, 2015-12-16)
    This thesis is written in support of the creative body of work entitled Yesterday and Tomorrow, a work of digital weaving and printing that examines memories, familial history, and cultural identity. This work presents ...
  • Tribulation Enshrined 

    Younge, Erin E. (East Carolina University, 2015)
    This research and creative activity is a series of seven interactive art shrines called Tribulation Enshrined. Using my knowledge of Judeo-Christianity, my work compares that religious visual culture with art practices ...
  • Tools of Mass Consumption 

    Klacza, Mary E. (East Carolina University, 2015)
    Today, with cheaply produced plasticware introduced in the 1960s and foods that can be consumed directly out of the wrapper, our culture has essentially acknowledged the necessity for function and convenience when eating. ...
  • Reflect 

    Speranza, Katherine (East Carolina University, 2015)
    This document is written in conjunction with a series of work titled, Reflect. Through historical research, personal narrative, interviews, and the making process, I examine the differences between loneliness and solitude, ...
  • An Interview with Yotburd : Creating as a Collector 

    Lechtenberg, Zachery (East Carolina University, 2015)
    As an artist I believe it is important to present work in a new way rather than continually looking to traditional methods. The context for the presentation and distribution of art is changing and the collectors of art ...
  • The Form of Healing Vibrations 

    Hall, Steven (East Carolina University, 2015)
    The focus of my research is the production of singing bowls to enhance my understanding of the healing art Reiki. By making singing bowls it is possible to form an awareness of non-visual energies that can be applied to ...
  • Designing Ceramics for Social Events 

    Bailey, William Gaines (East Carolina University, 2015)
    My work considers the role of functional objects in common rituals. I am investigating how handcrafted ceramics can fit the demands of social events in both functional and decorative capacities. Specifically my thesis work ...

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