Recent Submissions

  • S.E.L.E.N.E: System Engineered for Lunar Environment, Navigation, and Exploration 

    Morales, Kevin; Wang, Long; Christensen, Fennie; Kim, Arnold; Alfaro, Jennifer; Smith, Brandon; Ergil, Selin; Rincon, Clarissa (Wichita State University, 2021-04-02)
    Augmented Reality (AR) display technologies utilize computer-generated virtualized content to enhance the observer's perception of the physical environment. This NASA SUITS (Spacesuit User Interface Technologies for Students) ...
  • The effects of varying melodic intervals in Melodic Intonation Therapy for persons with Aphasia 

    Darland, Kylie (Wichita State University, 2021-04-02)
    INTRODUCTION: Broca's Aphasia is an acquired language disorder that most commonly occurs after a stroke. It is characterized by deficits in expressive language, both spoken and written. Melodic Intonation Therapy (MIT) is ...
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  • Comparative pitch analysis in young children with and without Autism Spectrum Disorder 

    Harbutz, Lydia (Wichita State University, 2020-05-01)
    INTRODUCTION: Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) often experience delayed speech development. Current research shows that ASD is associated with atypical vocal quality. Early signs of ASD include difficulties ...
  • Cueing refrains in the medieval conductus 

    Caldwell, Mary Channen (Taylor & Francis, 2018-10-05)
    As lyrical refrain forms flourished beginning in the twelfth century and increased attention was paid to the mise en page of song in manuscript sources, scribes faced the dilemma of how to cue frequent repetition of poetry ...
  • Augmenting the instrumental music program: a case study of Mark Wood's "Electrify Your Strings" program 

    Samuel, Jeremy Charles (Wichita State University, 2018-05)
    The purpose of this research was to examine Mark Wood's "Electrify Your Strings" (EYS) program. Three research questions guided this study: 1) What is the history of the EYS program and what was the driving philosophy ...
  • Music teacher beliefs and classroom environments 

    Exline, Kaitlin (Wichita State University, 2018-04-27)
    The purpose of this study was to examine what music teachers believe "should" be happening in their classrooms and what they say people "will see" happening in their classrooms, with regard to "informal music learning," ...
  • Understanding gaming perceptions and experiences in a women's college community 

    Shaer, Orit; Westendorf, Lauren; Knouf, Nicholas A.; Pederson, Claudia C. (Association for Computing Machinery, 2017)
    Recent trends in gaming diversification have shown that women are both an increasingly significant pool of consumers and game producers, and regular victims of misogynistic harassment. Such observations stress the importance ...
  • Memory matters: works by Gesine Janzen 

    Lockard, Brittany J. (Taylor & Francis, 2017-09-02)
    Exhibition review: Memory matters: works by Gesine Janzen, Kauffman Museum, Bethel College, North Newton, Kansas, August 16, 2016-May 28, 2017. Memory Matters: Works by Gesine Janzen at the Kauffman Museum adds depth and ...
  • Chapter 5 -- Redefining music literacy common core to common score 

    Oare, Steve R.; Bernstorf, Elaine D.; Giray, Selim (Routledge, 2017)
    This book examines contemporary issues in music teaching and learning throughout the lifespan, illuminating an emerging nexus of trends shaping modern research in music education. In the past, most music learning opportunities ...
  • Flash phenomenon 

    Vukelich, Liz (Wichita State University, 2017-04-28)
    Purpose: This project explores color development in unglazed, wood-fired ceramic wares, specifically the phenomenon called "flashing," by testing six materials with differing proportions of silica and alumina. Background: ...
  • Neo-fado: identify creation among Portuguese-Americans 

    Briggs, Elizabeth (Wichita State University, 2017-04-28)
    Traditional Portuguese fado typically consists of two guitarists?often both a Portuguese and acoustic?along with a vocalist. However, a new instrumentation of the genre has yielded a modern style--neo-fado--popular throughout ...
  • Comparing the effects of spoken versus sung transitions in an inclusive preschool music class 

    McGovern, Jenna Rebecca (Wichita State University, 2016-07)
    Times of transition can be challenging, no matter the age. It is important at a young age that children learn how to cope with smaller transitions so that they may learn strategies to handle larger situations later in ...
  • Bathroom manifesto 

    Gossett, Kelsy (Wichita State University, 2016-04-29)
    On April 29, 2015 a pair of shoes representing a person of the opposite gender along with stories and explanatory posters were placed in bathroom stalls in over sixty restrooms on campus. Purpose: Raise awareness of the ...
  • Alexandra P. Spaulding, come together, just to burst apart 

    Lockard, Brittany J. (Routledge Journals, Taylor & Francis Group, 2015-11)
    Reviewed exhibit:: Alexandra P. Spaulding's installation, come together, just to burst apart (2014) was a temporary, site-specific work housed at the now-defunct Union Station in downtown Wichita. Spaulding notes that her ...
  • Urania for orchestra 

    Zellers, Randall Austin (Wichita State University, 2015-07)
    Urania is a work that is loosely modelled on early Greek music theory (Urania was one of the nine muses worshipped by ancient Greeks), namely the idea of creating scale structures from inserting two variable notes in ...
  • Ideological diversions: Two sentimental one-act comédies at the Salle Favart, ca. 1790-99 

    Herrington, Danielle L. (Wichita State University, 2015-07)
  • Transcendent capriccio for wind ensemble and solo piano 

    Riches, Luke (Wichita State University, 2015-05)
    This composition focuses on the concerto form and the freeness found within the caprccio. The work establishes a defined role for the wind ensemble and the piano and they interact and evolve through the piece. In addition ...
  • Beyond "pushing play": The implications of technology on music composition and performance 

    Mackey, Ryan David (Wichita State University, 2015-05)
    Some purveyors of traditional music may see the introduction of electronics and electronic instruments as stains on the grand tapestry of music; yet there are many composers and performers who have embraced the possibilities ...
  • In tune or out of tune: are different instruments and voice heard differently? 

    Geringer, John M.; MacLeod, Rebecca B.; Sasanfar, Justine K. (SAGE Publications, 2015-04)
    We studied music majors' perception of intonation in accompanied solo performances of trumpet, violin, and voice. We were interested in whether listeners would judge pitch deviations of equal magnitude in the three solo ...

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