Recent Submissions

  • Welcome to Bridgetown: Bridging the Gaps Between the Worlds of Professional and Citizen Journalism 

    Clements-Housser, Keegan (University of Oregon, 2018)
    This study utilizes critical discourse analysis (CDA) to examine the opportunities and threats to the discursive values of professional journalism inherent in collaborating with citizen journalists, as well as areas of ...
  • Women in Schubert’s Lieder: Exploring the Female Voice through His Songs 

    Osuga, Amalia A. (University of Oregon, 2018-07)
    This document explores Franz Schubert’s songs that feature women. These include his small but significant body of songs by female poets, 12 in all. In order to gain perspective on this often-overlooked body of songs, I ...
  • Implementing Agile Methodology: Challenges and Best Practices 

    Verret, Jeffrey (University of Oregon, 2018)
    Information Technology (IT) projects have a reputation of not delivering business requirements. Historical challenges like meeting cost, quality, and timeline targets remain despite the extensive experience most organizations ...
  • Applications of Lean Methodologies for Improving Information Security 

    Messenger, Mark (University of Oregon, 2018)
    Information Technology (IT) Risk Management is critical for large organizations. Lean methodologies describe ways to reduce process waste. Duplicate IT systems and services can be viewed as Lean waste. This paper explores ...
  • Implementing Earned Value Management on Agile Projects 

    Manship, Kyle (University of Oregon, 2018)
    This study addresses the problem of implementing and integrating earned value methodologies on Agile projects. The intended audience is program and technical managers and team members on projects that lead functional groups. ...
  • Preventing Pirated Software Use within an Organization 

    Corwin, Jared (University of Oregon, 2018)
    Software piracy, or the illegal use of software, is a growing global issue. The legal and moral ramifications associated with the use of pirated materials within an organization increase the risk of criminal and civil ...
  • Leading Small and Medium-Sized Enterprise (SME) IT with Agility 

    Bulthuis, Bjørn (University of Oregon, 2018)
    Aligning IT strategy with organizational strategy is a key contributor to success. IT governance has historically been used to maintain this alignment. More recently, agile methods have been used to remain competitive in ...
  • Ransomware: Hostage Situation 

    Abedin, Khuram (University of Oregon, 2018)
    In this digitized world, data is accessible at the fingertips 24/7 and has improved the way people live and productivity and efficiency within organizations. However, security concerns have also taken a toll on reliability ...
  • Bringing Music to Underserved Children 

    Nelson, Valerie A. (University of Oregon, 2018)
    The mission of this lecture document is to present a string education nonprofit startup model which addresses the need for equal access to string education. It includes original research from interviews with four nonprofits ...
  • Grow Art: You're in Business 

    Navarro, Sophie (2018-06-08)
    The purpose of this graphic memoir is to show how artists can create a sustainable and viable art business. This guide book offers artist entrepreneurs and designers tools that support the career of an artist. I chose ...
  • The New Museology in Museum Practice in China: A Case Study in Hubei Provincial Museum 

    Lu, Sisi (2018-06-07)
    As one of the major lifelong learning possibilities outside the education system, museums have always been an important venue to the public. Throughout their long history, there has been a major shift in museology from ...
  • Biculturalism at Otago Museum: A Case Study 

    Underwood, Avery, Wailes Povelite (2018-06-06)
    Otago Museum in Dunedin, New Zealand, is an institution in the beginning stages of a museum-wide shift towards biculturalism. Presently, the Museum largely operates under a western museology, and the shift to biculturalism ...
  • How Architectural History Can be Taught in the K-5 Classroom Using Picturebooks 

    Shaw, Jordyn (2018-06-06)
    Architecture, and architectural history, is not typically a focus of art education in the K-5 classroom. In this study I aim to demonstrate how picturebooks can be used as a tool in the K-5 classroom to teach architectural ...
  • (Mis)representations of History: Displays of Difficult History in Oregon Community Museums 

    Engel, Isabel (2018-06-06)
    In Oregon, the vast majority of community museums are history museums focusing on local history. According to the Oregon Museums Association, of the 58 museums registered with them, 52 of those museums are focused on ...
  • Socially Infamous: Individual and Community Culture at the Notorious Burnside Skatepark 

    Ellerbe, Hames (2018)
    This research project involves sociocultural validation of the founding members and early participants of Burnside Skatepark. The group developed socioculturally through the creation and use of an internationally renowned ...
  • Major American Symphony Orchestras and the Fundraising Gala 

    Bayouk, Alexa (2018-06-06)
    Virtually every large symphony orchestra holds a fundraising gala. Formal events like these are costly in terms of both time and monetary resources, yet they yield a relatively small profit when compared to direct solicitations ...
  • Visitor Reception in Collaborative Museum Exhibits 

    Schmith, Erin (2018-06)
    As museums seek ways to attract wider audiences and increase their relevance to more people, collaboration with community groups has become common practice. Museums are using multiple models for these collaborations, ...
  • Curatorial Activism: Turning Activism into Practices 

    deMontigny, Breanna (2018)
    Museums are not perfect institutions-- they have a long history of marginalization of ethnicity, gender, and sexuality through “western” museological practices. With recent political upheaval, more people have been ...
  • Activating Place Identity: Programmatic Shifts in the Outdoor, Public Spaces of Downtown Eugene 

    Schenter, Melissa (2018-06)
    This study examines the City of Eugene’s adoption of creative placemaking practices in an effort to positively alter the identity of its Downtown- focusing on the resultant shifts in programming methods, and on the complex ...
  • Engaging Under-Represented Communities: A Comparative Analysis of Professional Symphony Orchestras 

    Wagner-Watt, Lauren (2018-06)
    This Master’s Research Project looked into the various ways that professional symphony orchestras are engaging with their community, specifically with under-represented populations. The paper begins with an overview of ...

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