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Work Made For Hire – Analyzing The Multifactor Balancing Test, Ryan G. Vacca 2015 The University of Akron School of Law

Work Made For Hire – Analyzing The Multifactor Balancing Test, Ryan G. Vacca

Ryan G. Vacca

Authorship, and hence, initial ownership of copyrighted works is oftentimes controlled by the 1976 Copyright Act’s work made for hire doctrine. This doctrine states that works created by employees within the scope of their employment result in the employer owning the copyright. One key determination in this analysis is whether the hired party is an employee or independent contractor. In 1989, the U.S. Supreme Court, in CCNV v. Reid, answered the question of how employees are distinguished from independent contractors by setting forth a list of factors courts should consider. Unfortunately, the Supreme Court did not give further ...


Student And Teacher Experiences With Informal Learning In A School Music Classroom: An Action Research Study, Mark C. Adams 2014 University of Nebraska - Lincoln

Student And Teacher Experiences With Informal Learning In A School Music Classroom: An Action Research Study, Mark C. Adams

Student Research, Creative Activity, and Performance - School of Music

Despite the ubiquitous nature of music in the lives of adolescents, school music education rarely offers experiences with the informal music making practices that are used by their favorite vernacular artists. This action research study implemented informal learning practices into the formal learning environment of my current teaching position in a rural Midwestern community, to understand more about student experiences and the educator’s role in such a classroom. The qualitative research approach used in this study borrowed from grounded theory techniques. Data collection included twenty-five total interviews with nine first-year beginning instrumentalists. Interviews were conducted in three waves, where ...


Closely Distant, Crisha Yantis 2014 University of Nebraska - Lincoln

Closely Distant, Crisha Yantis

Theses, Dissertations, and Student Creative Activity, Department of Art and Art History

Drawing upon my own experiences and observations of the world around me I use the figure to explore what it means to be human. This body of work addresses the universal experience of anxiety through the dynamics of both personal and interpersonal relationships, specifically focusing on fear of the unknown or what subconsciously lies just out of our comfort or understanding.

Often what is unknown is also what brings about questions of our own power and what we can or cannot control. In my work, I address ideas of power and powerlessness formally through what the figures lack. Their control ...


Re-Envisioning A Historic Home: Andre Steiner Remodel And Renovation, Adriano Cappuccitti, Jovita Juozaityte 2014 Georgia State University

Re-Envisioning A Historic Home: Andre Steiner Remodel And Renovation, Adriano Cappuccitti, Jovita Juozaityte

Georgia State Undergraduate Research Conference

No abstract provided.


U[-Bahn], Trek Matthews 2014 Georgia State University

U[-Bahn], Trek Matthews

Georgia State Undergraduate Research Conference

No abstract provided.


Pomegranate, Sarah Justice 2014 Georgia State University

Pomegranate, Sarah Justice

Georgia State Undergraduate Research Conference

No abstract provided.


Mary, Burned, Angelita L. Propes Ms. 2014 Georgia State University

Mary, Burned, Angelita L. Propes Ms.

Georgia State Undergraduate Research Conference

No abstract provided.


Reading Cleopatra Vii: The Crafting Of A Political Persona, Angelica E. Delaney 2014 Kennesaw State University

Reading Cleopatra Vii: The Crafting Of A Political Persona, Angelica E. Delaney

The Kennesaw Journal of Undergraduate Research

No abstract provided.


The American Flag, Dahlonega, And The University Of North Georgia, Jillian B. Conner, Sydney L. Dye 2014 University of North Georgia

The American Flag, Dahlonega, And The University Of North Georgia, Jillian B. Conner, Sydney L. Dye

University of North Georgia Annual Research Conference

“The American Flag, Dahlonega, and the University of North Georgia”

A Presentation by Jillian Conner

Intentions

The goal of the project was to create a work of art showing pride in the United States, The University of North Georgia’s military heritage, and the gold history of Dahlonega. We explored these topics in relation to a large format American flag painting we were creating alongside our studies. The painting is a reflection of our findings. The creation of the painting also fit within the goals of many art departments in institutions of higher education to create and exhibit public artwork ...


Kuna Mola Tradition: The Jane Gruver Collection, Jane Gruver 2014 The University of Maine

Kuna Mola Tradition: The Jane Gruver Collection, Jane Gruver

Molas Collection

Jane Gruver, the Mola Lady, collected these molas between 1964 and the present to document the tradition and its evolution. Jane had a keen eye for selecting works that were well executed and artistic, but also documented the world of the Kuna and their traditions. These molas were set aside by Jane and were destined as a museum collection. They are now among the holdings of the Hudson Museum and join other molas donated by Jane.

Molas are reverse applique panels made in pairs for the front and back of women’s blouses. Several layers of cloth are stacked together ...


Carrying Water: A M.F.A. Thesis Exhibition By Aaron Sober, Aaron M. Sober 2014 University of Nebraska - Lincoln

Carrying Water: A M.F.A. Thesis Exhibition By Aaron Sober, Aaron M. Sober

Theses, Dissertations, and Student Creative Activity, Department of Art and Art History

For all of us, everyday life is punctuated by moments of victory, defeat, pride, and vulnerability. The process of welcoming gain and tolerating loss is a basic lesson in proportionality. My work is a personal reckoning with the contradictions that define this very human experience. Through animal imagery, symbol, and metaphor I explore the unpredictable circumstances that form a life lived.

We engage with, and understand our own place in the world through stories. By doing so, the avatars we create reflect the scope of our experiences, both sublime and damaged. The animal protagonists who inhabit my work are placeholders ...


Fragments Of What? Postmodernism, Hybridity And Collage, David A. Gall 2014 The Florida State University

Fragments Of What? Postmodernism, Hybridity And Collage, David A. Gall

Journal of Art for Life

This paper argues that unresolved issues about identity affecting art historical and art education theory-practice are traceable to modernism’s anxiety about hybridity’s imagined threat to cultural purity and integrity. Postmodernism’s solution to modernist anxiety involved showing the fallacy of deriving identity from essences and exposing identity’s socially constructed origins. This advanced recognition of cultural plurality and relativity, but cast identity’s integrity as the effect of cultural imagination projected onto autonomous fragments. Fragments, however, presuppose wholes. A picture of integrated interrelated dynamic wholes is retrieved by reconceiving the concepts of hybridity and collage outside the dualistic ...


From The Inside Out, And Through., Dominique Ovalle 2014 Claremont Colleges

From The Inside Out, And Through., Dominique Ovalle

The STEAM Journal

These photographs describe “Science” born of consumerism, hijacked by me, economically disenfranchised, or rather—temporarily embarrassed, artist. I was putzing around Malibu—my old college stomping ground, looking for free food; maybe a sample of some gourmet $5 chocolate, and all I got were these photographs.


Musings From A Year Of Ste[A]M...How It Looks Walking Down The Path, Ruth Catchen 2014 Claremont Colleges

Musings From A Year Of Ste[A]M...How It Looks Walking Down The Path, Ruth Catchen

The STEAM Journal

This is a follow up article to one in the inaugural issue which describes the beginnings of implementing a STE[a]M curriculum in a school with a high at-risk student population. This article discusses the outcomes and the future after a year of STE[a]M.


Can Art Stress?, Bojana Joksimovic-Ginn 2014 Claremont Colleges

Can Art Stress?, Bojana Joksimovic-Ginn

The STEAM Journal

Presented in this paper is an interactive, acoustic installation morphologically and functionally influenced by the evolutionarily developed phenomena of two particular defense mechanisms. The first one is the prey’s reduction of noise once a predator is detected; the second one is an internal physiological response to danger known as stress. Conducted in a manner of an experiment, this interactive artistic project has interesting and unpredicted results.


Mana & Ea, Dan Taulapapa McMullin 2014 Claremont Colleges

Mana & Ea, Dan Taulapapa Mcmullin

The STEAM Journal

This work, Mana and Ea, expresses Polynesian indigenous sovereignty struggles with colonialism and globalism in the Pacific Islands.


Crochet As A Model For The Elasticity Of Skin Cells, Jaqueline (Jackie) Bell Johnson 2014 Claremont Colleges

Crochet As A Model For The Elasticity Of Skin Cells, Jaqueline (Jackie) Bell Johnson

The STEAM Journal

My artwork is a result of the exploration of materials through process. The sculptures I make are the solutions to problems of how to combine materials, and create structure and form that I am able to build and transport on my own.


Design In Nature, Farhana Azim 2014 Claremont Colleges

Design In Nature, Farhana Azim

The STEAM Journal

Floral Designs are a combination of, line, form and space. By creating balance while incorporating all these three elements in proportion to the space allowed, with an eye on the use of color and contrast, enabling the smooth visual flow of the design one produces the perfect arrangement.


Pipo Nguyen-Duy Interview, Emily Flanagan 2014 DePaul University

Pipo Nguyen-Duy Interview, Emily Flanagan

Asian American Art Oral History Project

Artist Bio:

Pipo Nguyen-duy was born in Hue, Vietnam. Growing up within thirty kilometers of the demilitarized zone of the 18th Parallel, he describes hearing gunfire every day of his early life He immigrated to the United States as a political refugee.

Pipo has taken on many things in life in pursuit of his diverse interests. As a teenager in Vietnam, he competed as a national athlete in table tennis. He also spent some time living as a Buddhist monk in Northern India. He earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in economics at Carleton College. He then moved to New ...


Acclimation, Rory Dlugos 2014 Providence College

Acclimation, Rory Dlugos

Art Journal

In fragmenting the human figure, I hope to express loss of control or the inability to know one’s future. On a daily basis, I am bombarded with this anxiety-ridden dilemma. In my work, this struggle manifests itself in the figures’ expressions and poses. The seamless integration of figures into the background can be seen as their successful ability to merge with their changing environment; in other words, a positive adaptation of self.

At other times, the figure-background dichotomy represents the struggle to adapt to change and maintain a constantly evolving, healthy self. In some works, the figures are rooted ...


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