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  • A Childhood Memoir Under Construction 

    Mohsen, Abir Abu (East Carolina University, 2017-05-03)
    Sanctuary, a noun identifying a place of safety, refuge, or shelter, may also refer to a Holy place, or a sacred place. It is also the concept in which I identify a home, a place that is meant to provide fulfillment to our ...
  • 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 ...
  • A STUDY ON THE MUSIC EDUCATOR’S VIEW OF MENTORSHIP IN NORTH CAROLINA 

    Martel, Jenna L (East Carolina University, 2017-05-03)
    The purpose of this study was to investigate the overall perception of the mentorship-training program in the state of North Carolina through the music educator lens. Four main questions guided this study: (1) What are the ...
  • AFTER SIX YEARS... : AN EXAMINATION OF THE EFFECTIVENESS OF THE ABOVETHEINFLUENCE CAMPAIGN ON ITS INITIAL TARGET AUDIENCE 

    Moore, Leslie (East Carolina University, 2011)
    In November 2005, the Office of National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP) implemented a new form of the National Youth Anti-Drug Media Campaign (NYAMC). The AboveTheInfluence campaign targets 12-17 year olds, with a specific ...
  • An Explanation of Sympathetic Magic 

    Banks, Greg (East Carolina University, 2017-04-27)
    These supernatural stories come to life from my research as new photographs appropriated from my family albums and vernacular images to create visual folklore about the Appalachian Mountains of Eastern Kentucky. The images ...
  • An Analysis of Donald Grantham's Baron Cimetière's Mambo and Baron Samedi's Sarabande (and Soft Shoe). 

    Jackson, Bonnie Rebecca (East Carolina University, 2010)
    The present analysis summarizes and clarifies the compositional tools and techniques employed in Donald Grantham's Baron Cimetière's Mambo (2004) and Baron Samedi's Sarbande (and Soft Shoe) (2005) in the context of their ...
  • ANAMNESIS 

    McFadyen, Barbara (East Carolina University, 2017-05-03)
    The beauty of nature and the experience of awe that it evokes can serve to remind us of our place in the world. This thesis examines that beauty, love and loss, remembering, and finding solace through reflections of the ...
  • Art From the Abyss 

    French, Timothy Paul (East Carolina University, 2011)
    This document is written in support of the thesis exhibition, Art from the Abyss, which represents and supports the idea of art-making as a catharsis. Through these works, negative emotions are identified, named, and given ...
  • ART, MUSIC, and STORY AT WOODS CHARTER SCHOOL : An Exploration of A/r/tography Methods 

    Durham, Derrick Brett (East Carolina University, 2012)
    Over the course of the 2009-2010 school year, I worked with my 8th grade art students to implement a series of projects using an interdisciplinary approach within the art classroom. The main thrust of the project was the ...
  • ART, PRIDE AND HERITAGE : LEARNERS RESPONDING TO MULTICULTURAL IMAGES 

    Waller, Angela Rae (East Carolina University, 2012)
    Do students naturally select artwork that is of their own heritage or do they choose what they find inspiring for other reasons? The purpose of this study was to detect if students prefer artwork based on what they find ...
  • Articulation of Balance 

    Erisman, Graham (East Carolina University, 2012)
    This is my report on my creative research. It is supplementary to my thesis exhibition of works of sculpture, images of which are included in this report. These sculptures explore the idea of balance through articulation ...
  • Bonds 

    Sogol, Sydney Jaye (East Carolina University, 2014)
    This report of creative thesis is a visual interpretation of the stages in the relationship between me and my horse, Dolly. The work represents a timeline from when we were first paired at a riding academy, to when we ...
  • Breaking Barriers in Provider-Patient Relationships : An Analysis of Perceived Intercultural Communication Competence among Nursing Students 

    Deal, Kelley Paynter (East Carolina University, 2014)
    Communication can be particularly challenging for community college nursing students during their labor and delivery clinicals as there is an influx of Latino patients at the local medical facilities due to Migrant and ...
  • 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 ...
  • CAN'T FIGHT THE MUSIC : UTILIZING IMPROVISATIONAL MUSICAL PERFORMANCE TO COMMUNICATE WITH CHILDREN ON THE TOPIC OF BULLYING 

    Smith, Kristin E. (East Carolina University, 2013)
    This thesis examines the utilization of improvisational music techniques as a form of communication to address bullying in the Pitt County Community Schools and Recreation after-school program at Wintergreen Intermediate ...
  • Cavern 

    Ward, Julian; Ward, Julian (2015-04-20)
    Premiere performance of a composition for electronic media by ECU student composer Julian Ward. Recorded at A.J. Fletcher Recital Hall on April 20th, 2015
  • Celebration and ceremony through life 

    Strader, Molly (East Carolina University, 2010)
    This written report supports a creative thesis investigation about objects used for celebrations and ceremonies. My work in precious metals and textiles symbolically represents significant transitions in a human life. ...
  • Clouds in Theory 

    Gilliam, Jamie; Franklin, Nia (2015-03-22)
    Premiere performance of a piano composition by ECU student composer Nia Franklin. Recorded at A.J. Fletcher Recital Hall on March 22nd, 2015.
  • Codified Artifice 

    Brown, Liz Kohler (East Carolina University, 2013)
    This written report supports the thesis exhibition entitled Codified Artifice, images of which are included in this report. The focus of this creative research is the cultural and nutritional implications of packaged foods. ...
  • 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 ...