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A 3 page paper that discusses one aspect of positive psychology, which is a relatively new branch in psychology. This essay performs a compare and contrast analysis on two articles that reported empirical research studies on happiness, one of the main topics in positive psychology. The research studies themselves were quite diverse with the major commonality being the focus was on happiness. Bibliography lists 2 sources.
This 5 page research paper pertains to, first of all, the requirements that pertain to licensure of APNs in the State of Idaho, as this pertains directly to the student researching this topic. Then, the writer addresses the emerging roles in regards to advanced practice nursing, APN role development from a theoretical perspective, and APN role development from a global perspective are discussed. Bibliography lists 7 sources.
A 7 page research paper that focuses on a study article by Falbo (1981). The writer addresses how the study was conducted and what it tells readers concerning achievement and interpersonal personality characteristics as they relate to birth order. This examination also relates this study to the general topic of birth order, current research and theories of personality development. Bibliography lists 7 sources.
This 5 page paper is based on a case study supplied by the student. Bilby is a township in Australia, the is a plan to build a hospital on an historical graveyard site. The paper considers of a persuasive letter to the press regarding the development from the perspective of the local historical society, a press release and plan to increase opposition to the planned development. A profile of the historic committee leader is also created from an interview transcript.
This 11 page paper reviewed five empirical studies dealing with educational leadership. Topics for each study are: problem/question/hypotheses; purpose; deign; validity; findings; and whether or not the researchers made a compelling argument. Bibliography lists 5 sources.
A 5 page paper that discusses growth and development of infants and young children. The impact of the family is one of the topics, another is brain development. The essay also discusses parenting style and recommends one. Bibliography lists 5 sources.
This is a 3 page paper that provides an overview of childhood development. An annotated bibliography looks at studies into the connection between poverty and poor development. Bibliography lists 10 sources.
A 3 page paper. The question for this essay is: While research on career development of people with disabilities is important, are there inherent flaws in studying this or any other population in isolation? Do these studies distort the understanding of the subject of investigation? Bibliography lists 4 sources.
This 5 page research paper addresses 7 topics pertaining to heart and peripheral vascular system assessment. Topics covered include differences in chest pain, points to remember when inspecting upper and lower extremities, heart and lung sounds, palpation for amplitude, significance of low amplitude, SOAP evaluation in regards to a case study and laboratory results regarding this case. Bibliography lists 6 sources.
A 3 page paper. Piaget is well-known for his stages of cognitive development but he also wrote about the stages in moral development. He had four stages in cognitive development and two stages in moral development. This essay briefly describes the stages in both developmental areas. Bibliography lists 5 sources.
A 5 page paper. There are two separate topics discussed in this essay. The first topic is group or team development. Tuckman’s stages of group development are identified and discussed including the behaviors that suggest success in each stage. The second topic is delegation and particularly nurse manager delegation. The reasons managers do not delegate more often are identified. The skills nurse managers need to delegate successfully are discussed. Bibliography lists 5 sources.
This 11 page paper looks at the concept and applications of critical management studies. The paper looks first the development and general approaches of critical management studies (CMS) and critical management theory (CMT). The main body of the paper examines the way these theories may be used to examine the problem of bullying in Indian call centers. The bibliography cites 13 sources.
This is a 3 page paper that provides an introduction to a scientific study. The topic of the study is recognition of emotion in facial expressions across cultures. Bibliography lists 1 source.
This is a 3 page paper that provides an overview of Tuckman's group development. A case study is utilized to show how understanding of the stages fosters proper group development. Bibliography lists 2 sources.
3 page paper. The research results on the effects of birth order on achievement and personality have been contradictory. The topic has been studied more over 140 years and still no consensus. This research proposals includes: introduction, statement of purpose, rationale, hypotheses, methods including participants procedures, materials, instruments and statistical type to be used. Three relevant research studies are identified. Bibliography lists 7 sources.
This 19 page paper is written in three parts. The first part looks at leadership traits and characteristics, comparing them to different well known leaders, such as Richard Branson and Elon Musk. Leadership theory is then applied to a case study of an underperforming team in a call center, examining the problem and proposing a solution. The third part of the paper is a personal development plan designed to increase personal leadership skills. The bibliography cites 4 sources.
7 pages in length. A discussion of a case study involving business fraud and kickbacks. Topics include ethics within a corporation, economics of internal controls, what course of action to take, as well as employee behavior.
An 18 page research paper. The topic of ethics has become increasingly more important over the last twenty years. In this essay, the writer discusses specific principles of ethics related to the human resource development professional. Some of the topics covered include competence, responsibility, respect for others, and research, among others. The Standards of Ethics and Integrity adopted by the Academy of Human Resource Development (AHRD) in 1999 is used as a reference point. Bibliography lists 11 sources.
An 11 page paper presenting Chapter One of a thesis addressing this topic. Contents of the chapter include an introduction for the study, need for the study, statement of the problem, the purpose of the study, hypotheses to be tested, a statement of limitations and assumptions, definition of terms to be used in the study, a brief outline of the organization of the study, and a summary of Chapter 1. Bibliography lists 12 sources.
A 3 page paper. Most of the knowledge about moral development in psychology is derived from then early moral development theories from Piaget and Kohlberg but these have been criticized for different reasons. This essay identifies and discusses moral development theories and the limitations or weaknesses in Kohlberg’s theory of moral development. Bibliography lists 3 sources.
This 9 page paper reviews several studies and theories in respect to the topic and then proposes a new study, inclusive of an outline, methodology and what results might be obtained. This topic is fully explored. Bibliography lists 6 sources.
A 12 page research paper that consists of a literature review on research on this topic that can be used as part of a proposed research study project. The literature review discusses recent research pertaining to the connection between musical instruction and critical thinking skills. Studies are discussed and suggestions are made concerning possible research design on this topic. Bibliography lists 19 sources.
This 12 page paper addresses four issues and uses three journal articles to discuss each of the topics: the purpose of staff development in general and how this relates to technology staff development: trends in technology staff development, such as using a planning backwards model, using the Web for training and incorporating mentors; teaching with technology, with an example for the foreign language classroom; and measuring the effectiveness of technology staff development. Bibliography lists 12 sources.
This is a 15 page paper that includes an outline and an abstract. It offers a comprehensive overview of a personal philosophy on Christian counseling. Topics covered include understanding human personality, problem development, sourcing problems and structuring effective interventions, and the influence of worldview on theory. Bibliography lists 8 sources.
This 15 page research paper examines the topic of obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) in pediatric patients and examines 2 studies presenting interventions that pertain to this patient group. The writer examines each of these interventions in details and then selects one, arguing that it is preferable. Bibliography lists 9 sources.
The hypothesis section of any thesis or dissertation
generally sets up the "problem" to ...
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Chapter 2, known as the Literature Review, is where most of a dissertation's sources ...
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The layout of a dissertation's methodology section varies greatly depending upon the type of ...
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In Chapter 4, the "Discussion" section, students must perform a critical analysis of their study's ...
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Correct use of the APA style for the in-text citing of sources is often crucial to ...
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