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    • 30 Days on Route 30: A Search for Nostalgia on America's Main Street 

      Kunz, Emily (2016)
      The road trip continues to be a central idea in the American collective psyche, conjuring emotions like "freedom" and "joyous abandon." Multiple scholars have argued that the road trip’s appeal is in its blend of a number ...
    • Accessible Web Typography for the Visually Impaired 

      McCoy, Erica (2018-05)
      Background: Visual impairments affect millions of people worldwide. Accessible web typography is important in ensuring online legibility for this diverse group of users to help them maintain their independence. However, ...
    • The Augmented Shopping Experience with Intuitive Intelligence and Machine Learning 

      Kreisel, Amber (2019-05-30)
      Computer algorithms are increasingly being used to predict people's preferences and make recommendations. Data is being collected like never before, through advancing technologies and enhanced data scraping techniques. ...
    • Bridging the Gap: How Voice User Interface Technology Breaks Down Learnability Barriers of Human Computer Interaction for Older Adult Users 

      Scruggs, Justin R. (2018-01)
      This paper will focus on how voice user interface technology has the potential to break down the barrier of usability between older adult users and technology by supporting verbal communication. To explore and support this ...
    • But Just Listen 

      Castro, Katrina (2018-03-16)
      “But Just Listen” is a website that explores the way stories of young voices can be told through conversations with an adult: particularly showcasing the student-teacher relationship. I created “But Just Listen” as a way ...
    • Caddy Grips 

      Andrews, Julian Christopher (2016-12)
      With the rise and fall of Tiger Woods, the sport of golf has been in a critical juncture where it needs to find innovate ways to not only maintain interest but increase participation in the game. This paper is a brief ...
    • Charitably App: Charity and the future of digital fundraising 

      Hammelburger, Yitzchok (2017-12)
      This app aims to help users with their charitable donations by giving them a platform where they can find trustworthy charities and easily allocate funds to them. Users are challenged with keeping track of their donations ...
    • Choice Overload and the Senior Population; Guidelines for a Designer. 

      Flamm, Sara L. (2019-05)
      Much research has been conducted and published regarding choice behavior and the concept that less is more. Too many choices can cause cognitive overload for users, lead to choice paralysis, and negative emotions. Past ...
    • Clocked Out Web Series 

      Minor, Eric (2016-12-19)
      At the time of this writing, I had recently been laid off from an employer with whom I worked for since 2006. The company consisted of the husband and wife owners and eight to ten full-time employees, depending on the sales ...
    • Co-Design with Children: A KidsTeam Toolkit for Librarians 

      Skinner, Zoe Marie (2020-12)
      This exploratory study aims to create a draft of a standalone KidsTeam toolkit (Toolkit v.1) to support public librarians when they plan, implement and facilitate KidsTeam collaborative design (co-design) sessions with ...
    • A Collaborative Approach to Improving Adolescent eHealth Literacy 

      McGowan, Bethany (2017-12-01)
      Open Educational Resources (OERs) could provide relief for common issues related to the digital divide, particularly issues related to appropriate digital content for classroom use, teacher discomfort using digital content, ...
    • A Comparative Study in the Effectiveness of Interactive E-books to Teach Children Online Privacy and Security 

      Rouil, My-Linh (2021-02-01)
      The purpose of this study was to evaluate whether interactive e-books could as effectively teach online privacy and security to children ages 7 through 10 in Maryland, Virginia, and Maine as to Canadian children. The ...
    • Corita: The forgotten legacy of a beloved artist, educator, and activist 

      Wollman, Katelyn (2019-12)
      I have created an interactive gallery experience to tell the inspirational story of artist Corita Kent’s impact in art, education, and activism. By inviting audiences to explore Kent’s work and life, my goal is to strengthen ...
    • Creating The Colored Girl Beautiful 

      Smith, Aseloka (2020-05-01)
      The Colored Girl Beautiful podcast is narrative non-fiction storytelling podcast about Black womanhood that was created as a way to process some of the themes in the book, The Colored Girl beautiful, which was published ...
    • Crowdsourced Alternative Healthcare: Mobile Applications for User-Generated Natural Remedies 

      Uzoma, Ada (2018-12)
      Smartphone applications have the ability to improve population health, mostly because of their widespread use; their rapid technological advancements and updates; and their use of features such as geolocation, video and ...
    • Data Mapping Vacancies in Baltimore 

      Stevenson, Joel (2017-11-30)
      Currently, there is a wealth of data regarding property and vacancy information in Baltimore, but not a publicly cohesive way to access and report it. There exist many private software packages that require a user to log ...
    • Demographic factors in relation to acculturation and acculturative stress: a comparison of international and domestic university students 

      Guzel, Hande (2016-06)
      This study examined the relationship between 207 international and 173 domestic students' demographic factors on acculturation and acculturative stress. It also examined the extent to which cultural values, Uncertainty ...
    • Design the Conversation 

      Watkins, Katie (2021-05)
      Design the Conversation is a website designed to synthesize the latest research on conversation, design, and the under explored area of shaping conversation in our workplaces; a place where together we can explore what new ...
    • DesignEye 

      Forbes, Craig (2019-10-09)
      An exploration of the use of an augmented reality enabled iOS application to designed to index and annotate the work of creators in and around Lancaster, Pennsylvania. Includes the processes of research, design, prototyping, ...
    • Designing a Digital Timesheet System for YouthWorks Baltimore 

      McLaughlin, Kiel (2018-02-06)
      Baltimore YouthWorks is a program operated by the Baltimore City Mayor’s Office for Employment Development (MOED). Approximately 8,000 Baltimore City youth, aged 14-21, receive short-term summer employment at minimum wage ...