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    • Bad boys and mean girls: Behavior management concerns in the music classroom 

      Iseminger, Scott K. (Wichita State University, 2014-07)
      The purpose of this study and related survey is to examine the common disruptive and aggressive behaviors exhibited by students with severe behavior and emotional disorders in the music education setting. Specific diagnoses ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • Ceramic Art: The Ability to Transgress Time 

      Eames, Matthew (Wichita State University. Graduate School, 2011-05-04)
      Being comprised of specific minerals and earthen materials, clay has been used throughout history to create art. What distinguishes clay from any other material is its resistance to decay. Through the ceramic firing process, ...
    • Chapter 15 -- Mary Magdalene and the iconography of domesticity 

      LeZotte, Annette (E J BRILL, 2012)
      Mary Magdalene, Iconographic Studies from the Middle Ages to the Baroque examines the iconographic inventions in Magdalene imagery and the contextual factors that shaped her representation in visual art from the fourteenth ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • Contemporary problems and solutions in the field of modern percussion repertoire 

      Slater, Andrew C. (Wichita State University. Graduate School, 2013-05-08)
      Contemporary music presents a unique set of challenges to its performers. This is especially so for the modern percussionist. Aside from being both mentally and physically draining, the performer must convince an audience, ...
    • 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 ...
    • The development of ottoman ceramics 

      Hellman, David William (Wichita State University. Graduate School, 2010-04-23)
      Many of the world’s ceramic objects can trace their aesthetic lineage to one source, Ming Dynasty export porcelain. Turkish or Ottoman ceramics is a tradition that drew inspiration from luxury goods acquired through trade ...
    • Dialectical parallels in Alfred Schnittke's Seid Nuchtern und Wachet and Thomas Mann's Doctor Faustus 

      Jarvis, Beau Thomas (Wichita State University, 2012-12)
      Alfred Schnittke and Thomas Mann were both fascinated by the legend of Doctor Faustus, a Germanic myth based upon the life of a real man who lived in the early sixteenth century. Doctor Faustus was a transgressive figure ...
    • The effects of kiln atmosphere on glaze color and texture 

      Mark, Monette (Wichita State University. Graduate School., 2008-04-25)
      This experiment studies the effects of the chemical colorants, red iron oxide (Fe2O3), copper carbonate (CuCO3), cobalt carbonate (CoCO3), black nickel oxide (Ni2O3), titanium dioxide (TiO2), and rutile, an iron ...
    • Elements of individualism in the life and selected works of Woody Guthrie 

      Sauceda, Jonathan (Wichita State University, 2008-08)
      Although the image of Woody Guthrie has often used as a symbol by collectivist leaning groups such as the Communist Party of the United States and the free love movement of the 1960s, and although he has been viewed by ...
    • Energy 

      Long, Courtney (Wichita State University, 2010-05)
      Instrumentation: Flute -- Clarinet in Bb -- Bass Clarinet in Bb -- Alto Saxophone in Eb -- Baritone Saxophone in Eb -- Bassoon -- Horns I and II in F -- Trumpet in Bb -- Bass Trombone -- Percussion I (Suspended Cymbal, ...
    • Examining the first women potters in America and their influence on contemporary ceramic art 

      Mark, Monette (Wichita State University. Graduate School., 2007-04-27)
      The goal of this research is to demonstrate artistic lineage and the intertwined history of early American women potters. This history shows how a technical process, pot or teacher has affected and created a lineage of ...
    • 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: ...
    • 'Flower of the lily': late-medieval religious and heraldic symbolism in Paris, Bibliotheque nationale de France, MS francais 146 

      Caldwell, Mary Channen (Cambridge University Press, 2014-01)
      Paris, Bibliotheque nationale de France, MS francais 146 (fr. 146), a manuscript well known for its inclusion of the Roman de Fauvel, also provides an important, albeit understudied, contribution to the history surrounding ...
    • Formulating iron rich clay bodies in a recycled electric kiln 

      Olsen, Ryan (Wichita State University. Graduate School., 2007-04-27)
      Clay bodies can be formulated using commonly available processed clays for a wide variety of specific functions. Some of the functions I am interested in include plasticity for throwing on the wheel, temperature range ...
    • Graven images (What's in a brand?) 

      Farmer, James Robert (Wichita State University. Graduate School, 2014-04-25)
      The research topics most relevant to my studio art practice are branding, advertising and semiotics (the study of sign systems and their meanings). My intention is to formulate a critique of capitalist globalization that ...