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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
A 5 page paper which examines, briefly, the work of Wassily Kandinsky and his piece “First Abstract Watercolor.” Bibliography lists 5 sources.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
A 3 page research paper. Type 2 diabetes has historically been a health concern primarily for adults, but in recent year, it has been increasingly manifesting in both children and teenagers. This paper offers a proposed abstract that describes a study conducted by Whitaker, Davis and Lauer (2004), which addresses an issue pertaining to this topic. No additional sources cited.
A 12 page research paper, which includes a Table of Contents and an abstract, that presents a literature review and analysis, which examines fifteen current sources in order to discern how scholars and political commentators view the connections between climate change caused by global warming and war. Literature is summarized and then discussed before offering conclusions. Bibliography lists 15 sources.
A 4 page research paper, which includes a brief abstract and outline, which offers a proposed nursing project, which addresses the problem of hand sanitation within clinical environments and how this issue relates to high rates of nosocomial infection. After discussing this problem, its importance and significance to patient outcomes, the nurse researcher proposes formulating an educational intervention on the topic, which includes placing hand sanitizers at convenient bedside locations throughout the facility (or unit) and then verifying the efficacy of the intervention by both a posttest and the number of bottles used over a two weeks period. Bibliography lists 5 sources.
The hypothesis section of any thesis or dissertation
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Chapter 2, known as the Literature Review, is where most of a dissertation's sources ...
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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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