Research Database

Connection Between Child Sexual Abuse & Dissociative Identity Disorder

A 65 page dissertation that outlines the history and causative factors related to dissociative identity disorder (DID) with a focus on childhood sexual trauma. This research study focuses on the treatment of sexual adjustment as an outcome of the research provided. Bibliography lists 43 sources.

Wuthering Heights/Research Proposal

A 7 page research paper that takes the form of a dissertation proposal addressing Emily Bronte's Wuthering Heights. The writer proposes a research project intended to substantiate the interpretation of the novel that sees the Catherine/Heathcliff relationship in terms other than as lovers. The outlines of the project are related according to the structure recommended by Francis, Brok and Carstene in The Proposal Cookbook. Bibliography lists 7 sources.

Images of Women in Advertising

This 6 page paper considers the different theories regarding how women are portrayed in advertising. Written as the first chapter of a dissertation, the paper outlines different theoretical approaches and then applies these to the way that three magazines, all aimed at different age groups, portray women. The bibliography cites 13 sources.

The Impact of Substance Abuse on Parenting

This 18 page paper is a proposal, literature review and methodology with a pilot study for a dissertation looking at the impact of substance abuse, such as drug addiction or alcohol abuse, on parenting, specifically the way in which substance abuse can impair parent - child communications directly and indirectly. The paper considers prenatal substance abuse and the way it may impact a child’s development and communisations abilities, then the abuse of substances after birth and the direct interference it may cause. The bibliography cites 13 sources.

Annotated Bibliography

This 41 page paper is an in-depth annotated bibliography prepared for a dissertation investigating low cost airlines in Ireland and the UK and potential future strategies. The bibliography lists 55 sources which range from generic strategy reference books to academic papers and articles and news articles and case studies concerning companies such as British Airways, RyanAir, EasyJet and the first airline company to follow a low cost strategy; Southwest Airlines. The sources are summarised and their usefulness assessed. The paper contains 55 sources.

Dissertation Proposal for International Strategy and the Use of the Internet as a Tool of Globalisation

This 14 page paper looks at the trend of internationalization and he use of the internet in this trend. The sample of a dissertation proposal proposes that the student over a period of four months will formulate a new business model regarding international trade by way of the World Wide Web. The bibliography cites 10 sources.

Reason, Nature & Progress - The Elements of an Enlightened Age

A 2 page paper that discusses the elements of reason, nature and progress as they were interpreted and presented by the philosophers of the Age of Enlightenment. Discussed are Thomas Hobbes' The Elements of Law Natural and Politic (1640), John Locke's An Essay Concerning Human Understanding (1690), and Jean-Jacques Rousseau's A Dissertation on the Origin and Foundation of the Inequality of Mankind (1755). Bibliography lists 3 sources.

Research Proposal to Assess the Causes of Employee Theft

This 22 page paper is a research proposal for a full-length dissertation in the causes of employee theft. The problem is considered from the context of security risk management, looking at a number of different theoretical approaches to causes of crime, with an in-depth literature review, and a proposal for a suitable research methodology utilizing quantitative and qualitative research approaches. The bibliography cites 22 sources.

An Apologia for Medea

This 5 page report uses the character of Medea and presents an argument in her behalf or an “apologia” that follows the logic and reasoning of Gorgias’ “Encomium of Helen.” To apply a persuasive apologia for Medea in a fashion similar to Gorgias’ dissertation for Helen requires that one consider the interpretation of the import of the crime and the resulting condemnation of its perpetrator. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

THE CURE FOR LIFE

This 13 page paper examines various religious belief systems, such as Christian and Hinduism, in a philosophical dissertation on what each proposes as a 'cure for life'. Veiw of after life, temptation, death and why mankind NEEDs God. A discussion of salvation from several prospectives is entertained. Numerous quotes from experts in the field. Bibliography lists 11 sources.

CDI Training In The World Of Manufacturing

A 23 page dissertation proposal concerning a research project involving administrators of major corporations. The research proposed would serve to determine if CDi training is in fact the best method of training. Bibliography lists 21 sources.

I.B.M.'s RISC Technology / A Model Dissertation Proposal

A model 8 page dissertation proposal to discuss the possibility of preparing research into whether or not IBM's RISC technology is likely to remain a worthwhile strategy in the future. Goals, barriers & issues, and a fairly lengthy bibliography are included. This paper is linked to a complete version (Ibmrisc.wps; 20 pages)-- Please send us for more details.

Model Dissertation Proposal / Drugs & Psychology

A 20 page model research proposal designed to present plans for a dissertation on the prevalence of family-- (not social) influences in instigating drug abuse. The writer posits that the breakdown of family life occurring during the latter portion of the 20th century, is largely responsible for the increase in abuse problems we are experiencing today. Bibliography lists approximately 30 sources.

Married Women in the Workplace; A Dissertation Proposal

This 5 page paper is a proposal for a dissertation that will study the influences that act on married women determining whether or not they actively participate in the workplace. The paper considers the background, the research question, a brief literary review as well as considering how the study may be conducted. The bibliography cites 4 sources.

Contemporary American Movies and their Relationship to American Culture

A seven page paper which looks at the ways in which contemporary American films reflect or satirise modern American culture, including tutorial notes to assist the student in using the paper as the basis for a longer dissertation. Bibliography lists 9 sources.

Induction Programs And Attrition Rate Of Beginning Teachers

A 12 page paper. One of the issues faced by the education system is retaining new teachers. Various strategies have been tried to combat this problem. This research paper provides a summary and overview of six journal articles addressing the retention of new teachers and then provides a summary and analysis of two dissertations about induction programs and concerns of new teachers. The writer then offers an outline for a new research study to determine the effects of induction programs and includes an outline of the elements of an effective induction program. Bibliography lists 12 sources. P

Assessment/Students With Disabilities

This 4 page paper addresses the topics of IQ tests and formal and informal assessment within the context of special education and students with disabilities. Bibliography lists 2 sources.

Summary/Susie Smith

This 5 page paper offers a case summary of Susie Smith and her assessment findings regarding special education services. Bibliography lists 1 source.

Learning By Doing/2 Concepts

This 3 page paper discusses the Learning-by-Doing approach to education, and focuses specifically on the concepts of Design Thinkers and Interest Driven Learning. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

Higher Education In California

This 5 page paper begins with an explanation of the Higher Education Reauthorization Act. The paper comments on the California Master Plan for higher education, which was written in 1960. The writer identifies the components in the reauthorization that will help students attending higher education institutions in California. Bibliography lists 9 sources.

School Sex Education Stand On Sexual Orientation

This six-page-paper discusses whether or not sexual orientation should or should not be part of the sex education curriculum in our nation's schools. It opens with a definition of sexual orientation and outlines what is currently being taught in sex education. It then discusses the many reasons sexual orientation should be part of the overall sex education curriculum. Bibliography lists seven sources.

Parental Involvement in Education -- Journal Articles Review

This 16 page report discusses recent research conducted regarding the issue of parental involvement in their children’s education. According to the U.S. Department of Education (1997), “research over the past thirty years has consistently shown that greater family involvement in children's learning is a critical link to achieving a high-quality education and a safe, disciplined learning environment for every student.” Bibliography lists 15 sources.

The Influence of Religion on American Education

(5 pp.) When we try to break down the influence of religion on American education, it would almost seem easier to try and determine those times that religion did not have an influence on the education system in the United States. This discussion will look at historical influences of religion on American education, and project some possible reconsiderations. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

Teenage Pregnancy/The Need for Further Education

A 15 page research paper that explores the current literature on teen sex education. The writer explores the debate between those who promote abstinence-only sex education versus comprehensive sex education and argues that research shows that abstinence-only sex ed. does not work. Mandatory comprehensive sex ed. is proposed. Bibliography lists 12 sources.

Attitudes to Mathematics: A View of Attitudes in UK Education

This 50 page paper provides an overview of the issue of the attitudes towards mathematics in education in the United Kingdom. This paper considers the attitudes, how they are measured, and how these attitudes impact learning. Though this paper has a definitive bias for UK education, the studies integrated into the review of literature include sources that relate the general factors that influence views of mathematics in Western education in general, including issues like gender bias and curriculum development. Bibliography lists 30 sources

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Chapter One:  Hypothesis

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Chapter Two:  Literature Review

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Chapter Three:  Methodology

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Bibliography

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