Research Database

The Challenges of Stay at Home Mothering

This 6 page essay provides pitfalls of staying at home and raising children. The controversy of such a decision is emphasized but the paper supports neither side. An abstract is included. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

Care Partners/RNs & PCTs

A 7 page research paper (which includes an abstract) and offers a proposal for a research study that evaluate Care Partner teams, composed of an RN and a PCT (Patient Care Technician). Bibliography lists 6 sources.

Human Services/African AIDS Orphans

A 19 page research paper, which includes a 1 page abstract, that presents an overview of the crisis situation in Africa regarding children who have been orphaned by AIDS. This report is divided into four major sections: history of the problem; current scope of the problem; current research; issues involved in the provision of human services; summary and recommendations. Bibliography lists 13 sources.

Inclusion Program In High School/A Research Proposal

A 15 page proposal for a research study, which includes a table of content and an abstract as part of this page total. This proposal describes a study that would examine the success or failure of inclusion at the high school level by examining the attitudes of general education teachers and special education teachers as to whether or not inclusion programs are meeting the needs of all students and can, therefore, be classified as successful. The page count also includes suggestions as to proposed methodology and instrumentation. Bibliography lists 10 sources.

Death and Spirituality in Different Cultures

This 7 page paper examines spirituality and the subject of death and how it manifests in different cultures. The perspectives discussed are Cuban, Mexican, Brazilian and Puerto Rican. An abstract is included. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

Wassily Kandinsky: First Abstract Watercolor

A 5 page paper which examines, briefly, the work of Wassily Kandinsky and his piece “First Abstract Watercolor.” Bibliography lists 5 sources.

Bilingual Education/Issue Pro & Con

A 6 page research paper that includes a 1 page abstract. This research offers a limited review of the literature pertaining to the national debate concerning the value and effectiveness of bilingual education versus the methodology varied by those who opposed bilingual education, those advocating "English-only" or "English-immersion." The writer defines the parameters of this debate and then reviews the results of a number of recent studies on English-learner instruction, before offering a personal position on these issues. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

Standardized Testing - Overview

This 6 page paper provides an overview discussion of standardized testing, including a definition. The writer discusses the controversy concerning these types of tests and what the research says. The writer also comments on the value of these tests and on their limitations and reports instances of human error that hurt thousands of students. The paper begins with an abstract. Bibliography lists 7 sources.

Cognitive Learning Theories

A 6 page paper that begins with an abstract. The text begins with an overview of cognitive learning theories, then continues with an explanation of the major tenets of theories from Bruner, Ausubel and Gagne. The writer also includes an outline of the key elements in cognitive learning theory. Bibliography lists 10 sources.

Adolescent Depression Treatment Research Study

This 16 page paper is an extension of PGdpadl6.rtf. This paper includes an abstract, method section, results and discussion. The writer discusses depression in adolescents beginning with the high prevalence of this condition. Different treatments are explained and discussed, including SSRIs. The focus of the paper is on the effectiveness of medication, cognitive behavior therapy and interpersonal psychotherapy. Statistical data included. Bibliography lists 7 sources.

Are Teachers Prepared For Multicultural Education

A 20 page paper that presents a modified research proposal, including an abstract and purpose of study. The literature review reports scholarly articles related to the preparation of preservice teachers in multicultural education. The purpose of the present study is to obtain information from teachers as to how prepared they feel to implement a multicultural education program. Bibliography lists 8 sources.

2 Article Critiques/Studies w/Elementary Students

A 4 page paper that offers 2 article critiques. Each critique begins with an abstract of the article and then offers evaluation. The first article pertains to a study about social skill instruction to disabled students and the second article deals with reading fluency instruction with students who have emotional and behavioral problems. Bibliography lists 2 sources.

Goals and Objectives for a Degree in Organizational Leadership

This 6 page paper provides an overview of the goals and objectives of an individual seeking a MBA degree in organizational leadership. This paper includes an outline and abstract for this project. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

Health Promotion Proposal/Childhood Obesity

A 12 page research paper, which includes a 1 page abstract, which presents a health promotion proposal study that addresses the problem of childhood obesity and focuses on a proposed intervention that would be geared toward educating and helping the parents of toddlers to establish good eating habits early in life. Bibliography lists 10 sources.

Comparative Analysis of Prometheus Bound and Medea

In a paper consisting of sixteen pages which includes an abstract of one page and an outline of two pages these ancient Greek literary works by Aeschylus and Euripides are compared and contrasted. Eight sources are cited in the bibliography.

U.S. Nursing Shortage

A 6 page research paper, which includes a brief abstract, which addresses the problem of the U.S. nursing shortage. This examination of the shortage, first of all, looks at the causes for the shortage and then explores the possible solutions that have been proposed, before offering conclusions. Bibliography lists 10 sources.

Loren D. Estleman: Writing Style

4 pages in length. Loren D. Estleman has a style of writing that was born from the unlikely combination of conventional American writers and historical abstract artists, a coupling that has earned him the well-earned reputation of being a detective novel pro whose writing style is both based in visual imagery and a "traditional, tough-yet-tender" (Anonymous 70) manner. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

Transcendental Abstracts

This 3 page paper consists of abstracts for two of Ralph Waldo Emerson's essays, "Self-Reliance" and "The American Scholar," and Henry David Thoreau's "Walden." Bibliography lists 5 sources.

Discrimination in Canadian Employment: An Outline of the Problem and Possible Solutions

This 6 page paper addresses the topic of racism and discrimination in the workplace in Canada. An abstract is included. Solutions for the problem are provided. Bibliography lists 6 sources.

Sean Scully/Wall of Light

A 4 page research paper/essay that discusses and analyzes the work of Sean Scully. Roughly twenty years ago, abstract artist Sean Scully was inspired by the interplay of light and shadow that he observed while visiting Mayan ruins (Wall of Light). This inspired a long series of paintings over the next two decades entitled "Wall of Light." This examination of Scully's work looks specifically at three of these paintings, focusing specifically on their form, content and meaning. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

The "Ideal" Health Care Organization Structure

A 3 page paper discussing how the structure of the organization can impart either freedom for creativity and innovation or condemn the organization to maintaining rigid hierarchy that serves no good purpose. The ideal structure will serve the needs of the mission and vision statements, and the ideal organizational structure can contribute to fostering individuals' attainment of Maslow's third level in his hierarchy of needs, that of belonging to something larger than they. Includes an abstract. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) Used in the Treatment of Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)

This 9 page report explores Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) as it relates to Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT). The concepts are first introduced and defined, and then explored in historical context. Specific studies are referenced to demonstrates that the recommendation is credible. The conclusion reached is that Cognitive Behavioral Therapy is a good treatment modality for Post Traumatic Stress Disorder. An abstract is included. Bibliography lists 7 sources.

Afghanistan Development - Goals And Budget Calendar Issues

A 20 page paper that includes an abstract and a 4 page annotated bibliography. The essay begins with background information regarding the development plan and millennium development goals. It discusses U.S. involvement, including activities already accomplished. The writer reports the budget year in the U.S. as compared to the Afghan budget year and discusses the differences in holidays, workdays and work weeks. 1 Table included. Bibliography lists 14 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.

Schizophrenia and Weight Gain

An 8 page research paper that includes a sample abstract, in which the writer aids a student in writing a research utilization proposal that addresses the problem of weight gain among schizophrenic patient who gain weight to a side effect of psychoactive medication. Bibliography lists 8 sources.

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