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Multicultural Communication/African Americans

A 12 page research paper that examines the topic of African American communication within the context of the overall topic of multiculturalism. The writer argues that African American communication styles demonstrates the importance of, first of all, understanding the nuances and significance of African American communication and also why a multicultural approach to education is imperative in aiding the academic success of African American children, as well as in fostering improved race relations. Bibliography lists 8 sources.

Humanism in the Italian Renaissance / Two Viewpoints

A 6 page analysis of two books on this topic--Garin's Italian Humanism; Philosophy and Civic Life in the Renaissance and Baron's The Crisis of the Early Italian Renaissance: Civic Humanism and Republican Liberty in the Age of Classicism and Tyranny. The writer demonstrates how the strengths and weakness of the two scholarly works are complementary and argues that studying them both gives a good overview of this topic. No additional sources cited.

Creating an Asthma Education Program

An 8 page research paper which examines topics which should be covered in establishing an education program which will empower both the asthma patient and the patient's family to take control of this chronic, yet controllable disease. The writer covers such topics as creating a personalized care plan, the role of allergens, and how to control them in the home environment. Bibliography lists 8 sources.

Racial View of Masculinity

An 8 page research paper that offers an outline for a research proposal. The writer, first of all, introduces the topic of how conceptions of masculinity vary according to cultural background which includes race and ethnicity. The writer then proposes that a brief survey of popular media may prove to be enlightening as to how the topic of masculinity is perceived differently by White and Black men. Bibliography lists 7 sources.

Questions on Nursing Ethics

A 12 page research paper that considered several different topics related to ethics and medical issues. Topics covered include right-to-die issues, stem cell research, and whether nurses should be required to get flu shots. Bibliography lists 14 sources.

Question on Grapes of Wrath

A 5 page research paper that answer 4 specific topics taken from John Steinbeck's class novel The Grapes of Wrath. Topics addressed include the significance of the federal migrant camp; the characterization of Ma Joad; the characterization of Tom Joad and the way that the Joad family handles loss and demonstrates strength throughout the novel. No additional sources cited.

Motivation & Success in Women's Sports

A 15 page research paper that examines this topic. While there are similarities between these elements for male and female athletes, it is also true that for women, there are obstacles to motivation and confidence that stem from social and cultural beliefs. Due to this fact, the writer first begins with an examination of historical background on women's sports, but then quickly proceeds to discussing current studies that address motivation and success. Topics also addressed include women in coaching and successful women athletes. Bibliography lists 14 sources.

Introduction to the Church in History

A 10 page research paper that offers an overview of early Catholic Church history. Topics covered include the New Testament, Apostolic Fathers, growth and expansion of the Christianity, heresies, and others. All topics are examined briefly. Bibliography lists 22 sources.

Questions on Terrorism

A 5 page research paper that addresses several topics pertaining to terrorism, its investigation, nature and how terrorists are tried. Topics addressed are what one's trash can reveal about a person; the difference between domestic and international terrorism; the Christian Identity Movement (hate organizations); and how terrorist trials differ from conventional trials. Bibliography lists 6 sources.

The Controversy Regarding Embedded Reporters in Iraq

This 5 page paper provides three article reviews regarding the topic of embedded reporting. An introduction and conclusion are also included in addition to the three distinct reviews. The topic is tied together in the conclusion and several relevant points are discussed such as their right to be there, and the dangers to the journalists and the troops. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

Christian perspective/4 topics

A 5 page research paper that examines 4 articles on 4 different topics from a Christian perspective. The topics are: premarital sex, temptation in the Book of Proverbs, relationships, and the role of the Christian husband and wife. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

How People Learn

A 7 page research paper that explores the topic of how people learn. The topics covered include learning morality, impact of the environment, the nature of learning, theories of learning and cognitive processes. Bibliography lists 6 sources.

Effectiveness of Substance Abuse Programs

A 10 page research paper that addresses this topic. This literature review summarizes the findings of a variety of recent studies that address the topic of the effectiveness of substance abuse treatment programs and the conclusions reached by these research teams. The point of this investigation is to try to discern patterns in the literature that indicate common factors that have been associated with effectiveness in regards to these treatment programs. Bibliography lists 10 sources.

Utilization Management

A 11 page research paper that discusses the topic of hospital utilization management (UM) in regards to specific questions. Topics covered include the relevance of UM to hospital financial stability and its effect on nursing staff. Bibliography lists 11 sources.

Montessori, Piaget, Logico-Mathematical, Liebeck

An 8 page paper that discusses a number of topics beginning with how math is found in a young child's daily life. The other sections include discussions on logico-mathematical knowledge, Montessori's ideas about math in a child's life, Piaget's stages of development, assimilation, accommodation and equilibrium, Liebeck's ELPS model. The relationships between these different topics are include din the discussions. Bibliography lists 11 sources.

The Baptism, Eucharist, Ministry Document

An 8 page paper that discusses specific topics from this document. The essay begins by discussing Tillard's Preface in a book and focuses on recognition. Other topics discussed in the essay include responses from some churches, the need for unity, the Eucharist, Apostolic faith and faith through the ages. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

Television and Its Negative Effects on Children

This 4 page paper examines research on this compelling topic and argues that television is bad for children. Aggression and television violence is the primary topic discussed. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

Wellness & Nutrition for Healthy Aging

A 7 page research paper that includes a brief abstract, which reads as follows: This examination of nursing literature addresses the subject of nutrition and how it impacts the goal of wellness. As this is a broad topic, the paper narrows the topic to the two periods in life when nutrition is particularly crucial to wellness, which is in childhood and in regards to older adults. Bibliography lists 7 sources.

Supervisory Practices in Teaching

A 6 page research paper that discusses teacher supervision. The writer examines the educational literature on several topics, such as professional development, clinical supervision and differentiated supervision. Then, the writer offers the student research this topic advice on how to identify and define the student’s beliefs concerning supervision. Bibliography lists 4 sources.


A 3 page research paper that, first of all, defines paleoclimatology and discusses what is meant by paleo proxy data. Then the writer includes a brief chart of the sources found on the topic of iron fertilization, which is a scheme proposed to “fix” global warming by inducing ocean plankton blooms by seeding the ocean with iron. These sources are then summarized and the topic briefly discussed. Bibliography lists 6 sources.

4 Essays on the Holocaust

A 4 page research paper that encompasses 4 short 1-page essays on topics related to the Holocaust. Topics include discussion of the first chapter of Elie Wiesel’s Night; reaction to Wiesel’s first hours in Auschwitz; discussion of images from Alain Resnais’ Night and Fog; and discussion of chapter 1 from Wiernik’s A Year in Treblinka. No additional sources cited.

Problem Statements : Classroom Discipline

This 2 page paper presents 10 problem statements expressed as questions. The topic is: Classroom discipline and the rise in violent offenses in today's classrooms. The ten problems statements can be used as a catalyst for selecting a research topic. No Bibliography.

Wilhelm Wundt/Father of Psychology

A 4 page research paper that examines the life and work of Wilhelm Wundt. The history of psychology begins with this topic being studied as sub-topics under the fields of both philosophy and physiology (Oakley, 1995). It became a field in its own right primarily through the work of Wilhelm Wundt (1832-1920) who is frequently referred to as the "Father of Experimental Psychology" or simply as the "Founder of Modern Psychology." The writer briefly examines his life and accomplishments. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

Action Research : Graphic Organizers For ESL

A 3 page paper that presents an action research plan focusing on the use of graphic organizers for instructing ESL students. The research is to take place in a regular education 5th grade classroom. Headings include: topic, research questions, participants, intervention and data collection. Justification for the study is provided under the heading of topic. Different graphic organizers for content material are described as is the intervention sequence. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

Role of Culture/Mental Health Nursing

A 6 page research paper in which the writer investigates the significance of cultural competence from a nursing perspective while also offering suggests on this topic from the viewpoint offered by a transcultural assessment conducted by the student researching this topic, which examines personal beliefs and how these can affect nursing practice. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

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