Research Database

Real Estate Investment Trusts

A 5 page paper which involves the analyzing of 4 separate articles relating to real estate investment trusts (REIT). An abstract of each article is included. This is followed by a discussion which illustrates how the 4 articles relate to one another. Also included is a section illustrating how these articles can be used to understand financial marketing. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

Human Resource Training & Computers

Approximately 12 pages in length. "Concept paper" (similar to a proposal/abstract) examining the usefulness of CD-Interactive training within manufacturing industries. Bibliography lists 10+ references.

Using Computers to Increase Self-esteem, Motivation and Success in Learning Disabled Students

This 12 page paper with 1 page abstract outlines the increasing use of computers in Special Education classrooms and the attempts by educators to use computers to increase self-esteem, motivation and success in learning for children with learning disabilities. This paper considers a number of different programs and research perspectives and underscores the importance of new techniques for integrating computers into the learning model. Bibliography lists 20 sources.

Left-Handedness And Accidents / A Non-Experimental Study

This 9 page paper provides a model for a non-experimental study in which the thesis is that left-handers have more accidents than do right-handers and the reasons for this propensity are environmental. A literature review supports the thesis. Sections include: abstract; introduction; literature review; results and discussion. Bibliography lists 9 sources.

Clinical Depression & Wellness

A 7 page (plus FREE abstract) research paper on depression; its treatment, prevention, cures, etc; Writer uses DSM-III. Bibliography lists more than 6 sources.

Marriage Counseling & Keeping Couples Together

A detailed, 6 page examination of marriage counseling theory & technique today. The writer cites key statistics concerning marriage/divorce rates and pointing at the work of certain theorists, argues that there exists a grave need for change. Much of this essay is written from a "Christian perspective" on marriage counseling in which the emphasis is to be upon keeping the couple together and helping them to both understand and appreciate their sacred vows. FREE abstract included ! Bibliography lists 5 sources.

Microsoft / Overview

A 5 page overview of the historical and present-day Microsoft Corporation. The writer covers history, background, type of business, state of the business, projections and opinions about Microsoft. Bibliography cites 11 sources. Abstract included.


This 5 page paper discusses the effects of colors on the emotional health and physical health of a person. Abstract included as well as well defined sections on color therapy, possible integration into the traditional medical practice. Bibliography lists 5 sources.


This 6 page paper discusses the condition of orthostasis as it relates to the geriatric patient. Possible causes, treatments, medications and preventive therapies offered. Documented research and one case study. Abstract included. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

Primitivism And 20th Century Art

5 pages in length. The extent to which primitivism impacted the development of twentieth century art is such that it virtually transformed the artistic direction of myriad artisans. Discovered in 1906, tribal sculpture had all at once become fitting due to modifications in the very nature of modern art. The vast array of twentieth century artists who embraced the concept of primitivism included the likes of Gauguin, Picasso and Brancusi, not to mention the German Expressionists, the Surrealists and the Abstract Expressionists. Bibliography lists 3 sources.


This 10 page paper discusses the assumed role of the independent auditor and compares it to the reality of the job. The collapse of Enron and the Phar-mor investigations are discussed in relation to the independent auditor's roles. Predictions are made about the future structure of big business and the way in which the independent auditor is utilized. Congressional testimonies as well as quotations from experts in the field are included. Abstract included. Bibliography lists 10 sources.


This 5 page paper gives two Journal abstracts concerning the topic of behavioral self management in the disabled student in the classroom. Single subject designs used. Bibliography lists 2 sources.

Communication and Negotiation in Employee Relations

A 7 page paper abstracting an article and a book chapter describing two large companies’ approach to negotiating with employees with the aim of improving conditions for each side. Federal Express and Chubb Group took very different approaches to negotiating solutions to problem areas in employee relations, but each operated within the framework presented in “Getting to Yes,” and each arrived at solutions acceptable both to managers and employees. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

Small Groups/Research

A 10 page research paper and abstract that offers the framework for a hypothetical research study concerning observing group behavior at three different age levels. Background and literature review on this subject is also covered. Bibliography lists 8 sources.

What is Fun?

A 5 page paper which defines the abstract and often allusive term that is fun. No sources cited.

Experiential Learning: The School Environment

A 5 page narrative of how the writer bluffed her way through high school term papers, vowed to do better in college but wound up writing all night the day before the first was due. Based on Kolb’s model of experiential learning, the narrative is divided into Kolb’s four divisions: concrete experience, reflective observation, abstract conceptualization and active experimentation. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

The Development of Artist Mark Rothko

A 5 page paper which examines the development of artist Mark Rothko. The paper discusses his surrealist style and his mature style which utilized abstract expressionism. Bibliography lists 6 sources.

The State of the Rubber Tire Industry

This 5 page paper provides an overview of the industry after the problems it encountered due to the Firestone debacle. Firestone/Bridgestone is highlighted. An abstract is included. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

Justice in Plato's "Republic"

A six page paper looking at this Socratic dialogue in terms of its analysis of justice. The paper breaks down Socrates' entire argument as presented in Book I, and shows how Plato used logical deduction to render an abstract argument in concrete terms. No additional sources.

Characterization: Good And Evil

5 pages in length. Literary history demonstrates that good and evil do not exist merely in people who are good or evil but rather as abstract forces battling within them. As a direct result, readers of such works find few characters who can be called good or evil, with particular emphasis upon Melville, Thoreau and Whitman. Bibliography lists 7 sources.


An 18 page paper which argues that ageism affects the medical treatment received by the elderly in this country, and other countries as well. The paper presents information relating to how the elderly are treated as a whole, through the workplace, government, and society, which serves to help support the problems with ageism as it involves medical treatment. An abstract and outline. Bibliography lists 30 sources.

The So-Called Problem With Other Minds

7 pages in length. The other mind concept has long intrigued philosophers and scientists alike, inasmuch as it is an illusive notion. Indeed, to consider that there are other minds besides one's own is a theory that not only requires abstract thought, but it also demands that individuals look beyond their own myopic existence. The writer discusses the other mind theory as it relates to John Stuart Mill, Norman Malcolm and René Descartes. Bibliography lists 2 sources.

Forensic Nursing

A 7 page paper discussing this discipline that is not yet a full decade old, but it is highly effective in determining the true causes or some of the most perplexing and troubling cases of physical abuse that enter into hospitals' emergency departments. Forensic nursing uses many of the same techniques and approaches that pathologists and medical examiners have used for years in connection with murder cases. Includes an abstract. Bibliography lists 6 sources.

Mount Rushmore

This 6 page paper provides information about Mount Rushmore with an emphasis on its history. Its meaning is also explored. An abstract is included. Bibliography lists 6 sources.

Curriculum Mapping: Literature Review

A 20 page paper. This research paper provides an abstract, an outline of the literature review with suggestions for further searching, a literature review focusing on curriculum mapping. The body of the paper discusses what mapping is, why it is used, the benefits of mapping, the phases of mapping and the strengths and limitations of the literature review. The writer concludes with what was learned from the project. Bibliography lists 16 sources.

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