Research Database

Personal Essay, Disabled Veteran

This 3 page essay provides the student with a hypothetical example of how to phrase a personal essay describing his life. Bibliography lists 1 sources.

Disaster Response and Vulnerability

This is a 3 page paper that provides an overview of disaster response. Vulnerability of communities is also addressed, using Katrina as an example. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

Developing a Therapy Group

This is an 8 page paper that provides an overview of group therapy development. An art therapy group is used to provide an example. Bibliography lists 10 sources.

Head to Toe Nursing Assessments

This is a 4 page paper that provides an overview of nursing assessments. An example of a head to toe assessment is given. Bibliography lists 0 sources.

Rejecting Large Shopping Developments

This is a 3 page paper that provides an overview of large shopping developments. An example argument against them is presented. Bibliography lists 2 sources.

Presentation on Experiencing Experiential Learning

This 16 page paper is a 14 slide PowerPoint presentation with accompanying speaker notes, presenting experiences with experiential learning. The presentation starts by looking at the concepts of single and double loop learning and examples of real life learning experiences. The presentation continues by looking at the role of reflective learning, along with the advantages and disadvantages using it in business. The bibliography cites 7 sources.

Awarding Speech

This is a 3 page paper that provides an overview of an awarding speech. The granting of an Ig Nobel Prize is used as an example. Bibliography lists 2 sources.

OSHA And Disasters

A 7 page paper that includes several topics. The Kansas City Hyatt Hotel Disaster in 1981 and the Phillips Petroleum disaster in 1989 are both discussed along with what caused them. OSHA standards are reported and discussed, including the requirement for training in HAZWOPER. An example of a company that offers the 40 hour training and some of their customers are identified. The issues of asbestos and air contaminates and contaminant standards are discussed. Bibliography lists 9 sources.

Transformational Leadership in Nursing

This is a 5 page paper that provides an overview of transformational leadership in nursing. Beverly Malone is upheld as an example. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

John Jay and Statesmanship

This is a 7 page paper that provides an overview of statesmanship. Principles of statesmanship are explored through the example of John Jay. Bibliography lists 12 sources.

Adjusting to Life in Mississippi

This 3 page essay offers a student from Saudi Arabia adjusting to life in Mississippi an example of how to write about this transition. Differences and similarities between the two cultures are discussed. No sources are cited.

Saudi, American Cultural Comparison

This 3 page essay offers a Saudi student living the US an example on which the student can base her or his own observations about cultural differences between these two countries. No bibliography is offered.

Biosocial History

This 4 page essay offers an example of a biosocial history based on a hypothetical interview. No bibliography is offered.


A 6 page paper that discuses two chapters in a book by Jerry A. Coyne. The paper discuses several issues related to evolution. These are an introduction about evolution, the six components of evolution, examples of evolution, natural selection, and evolution without selection, animal and plant breeding, evolution in the test tube, resistance to drugs, and evolution in the wild. Bibliography lists 1 source.

Corporate Tax and Investment Project Assessment

This 3 page paper looks at two related finance issues. The first section considers why and how corporate tax rates and practices may impact strategies chosen by firms, giving examples of the way companies may develop strategies and tactics based on taxation issues. The second section looks at why it is important for potential investment projects to be assessed with reference to the long term returns, cash flows and risks. The bibliography cites 3 sources.

Authentic Assessment

This 4 page research paper/essay defines authentic assessment, offers examples and differentiates between traditional and authentic assessment. Bibliography lists 6 sources.

Personality Styles

This 3 page essay offers a student an example of how the student might relate his/her personality type. Bibliography lists 2 sources.

Gen Me, Primary Research

This 3 page paper describes the work of Jean M.Twenge in her text Generation Me, in which she presents assertions about the generation born in the 70s, 80s and 90s. The writer offers an example of how the student might address original research on Twenge's topic. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

Nursing Residency Programs and Other Issues

A 4 page paper. This paper briefly explains one of the IOM's recommendations for nursing education, specifically residency programs. The paper identifies agencies that support this proposal and how it has been implemented. The next section discusses federalism and offers example of policies passed at two levels of government and to what degree the federal government should be involved in health care policymaking, Bibliography lists 7 sources.

Defining Religion within Social Context

This 3 page essay offers an example of how the student might draw on personal experience and readings on world religion to discuss how religion should be defined within the context of contemporary social culture. Bibliography lists 2 sources.

DSM-5 Autism Diagnosis

A 5 page paper. Autism is often diagnosed in infancy and almost always by the age of 3 years. The DSM-5, published in 2013, changed the diagnostic criteria for this condition. This essay reports the different categories, types, the three levels of severity, examples of symptoms at each level, and some interventions that have had some amount of success. The essay also indicates the deficits and how they affect the child's life. Bibliography lists 9 sources.

Film Analysis: Scene from The Hulk (2003)

This 8 page essay pertains to a scene analysis from the film The Hulk, directed by Ang Lee. The scene is described and summarized before presenting analysis of how the scene functions within the context of the film. The concluding section of the paper examines The Hulk from the perspective of its applicability to disability studies, and argues that it can be understood as an extreme example of how society views the disabled, that is, anyone who does fit with preconceived notions the meaning of difference. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

Common Foods Both Enriched and Fortified

In a paper of three pages, the author writes about the difference between enriching foods and fortifying them. The author of this paper gives examples of foods that have been fortified and enriched. There are two sources cited in this paper.

The Importance of the Research Process

This 3 page essay offers a student an example of how the student might express the importance of research and Evidence-Based Practice (EBP) to the student's future practice as a nurse. Bibliography lists 2 sources.

Information Warfare and Cyber-Terrorism

This 3 page paper discusses the concepts of information warfare and cyber-terrorism. The concepts are first defined, and then discussed with reference to examples of each type of action. The bibliography cites 6 sources.

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