Research Database

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.

Yellow Journalism and Muckraking

This 3 page paper pertains to "yellow journalism" and "muckraking," which are terms that refer to two styles of journalism that were prevalent in the late nineteenth and the turn of the twentieth century in the United States. These terms are defined and the writer offers examples of each journalism style. Bibliography lists 2 sources.

Ethical Issue Regarding Release Of Information

A 3 page paper. This paper is based on a scenario where a client's attorney requests information to help the client in the sentencing of a court case but the psychologist does not have a signed release of information form. The paper includes ethical codes and discuses some cases where the release would be acceptable. An example from another psychologist is also reported. The paper ends with the psychologist taking one of two actions. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

Oedipus a Victim and Helper of Fate

In a paper of five pages, the author writes how Oedipus was a victim of fate and how he helped it along with pride. The author of this paper gives examples of how Oedipus was forced by his fate and how his pride led to poor decision making. 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.

Leadership Necessary For Innovation

A 4 page paper. This essay discusses the role of leadership in the process of innovation. Is leadership important? If so, how do leaders encourage and foster innovations? What are innovators like? What skills do leaders use to encourage innovation? These questions are discussed and examples of innovations in organizations are provided. Bibliography lists 6 sources.

Demographic And Economic Factors And College Enrollment

A 3 page paper. Many factors have an impact on college and university enrollments but they do not necessarily have the same effect on all colleges. This essay begins with a discussion of Lone Star College System in Houston, Texas and continues to discuss the impact of demographics and economic factors on enrollment in higher education institutions. Examples are included. Bibliography lists 6 sources.


This 4 page essay/research paper defines colonialism and discusses the problem of differentiating it from imperialism. The writer offers an example of a positive effect from colonialism, but then focuses on negative effects suffered by Native Americans due to European settlement. The essay closes with a discussion of cross-cultural influences and how African Americans affected white culture. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

Human Growth And Development Terms

A 5 page paper. This essay provides the definitions or brief explanations for 21 terms that relate to human growth and development in one way or another. Examples: cognitive neuroscience, operant conditioning, DNA, holophrase, and myelination. Bibliography lists 17 sources.

Nursing Narrative, Past and Future Roles

This 3 page essay is an example paper in which a nursing student conveys a personal conceptualization on past and future roles. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

A Discussion Of Meaningful Use

A 5 page paper that discusses the 'meaningful use ' program, the cornerstone of that Act. The paper reports the criteria eligible practitioners and hospitals must meet in each of three stages and provides examples of core objectives and menu objectives. The paper discusses the impact and effects on nurses, nursing, the patient, and national policy. Bibliography lists 6 sources.

Police Demeanor

A 3 page. One of the policing philosophies adopted in the United States came from England. It is one that directly addresses demeanor. This essay reports two principles promoted by Sir Robert Peel in London in the 1800s, how much training America's police officers receive in this control with examples, and how to train offices to present a positive demeanor and control their tempers. Bibliography lists 6 sources.

Women in IT

This 5 page paper provides an example of an autobiographical essay relates details of the student's life to her involvement, as a woman, in the IT field. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

Organizational Development Issues

A 3 page paper. There are many theories in the field of organizational development. This essay briefly explains several of those theories and discusses them in terms of their impact on the organizational culture. Examples of theories: chaos theory and autopoiesis theory. Bibliography lists 7 sources.

Cognitive Dissonance

An 8 page paper. This essay explains Festinger's theory of cognitive dissonance and its causes. The paper reports a number of research studies on this theory and notes how they relate to the core concept in the theory. The essay also explains how a person would reduce or eliminate the dissonance. Examples are included. Bibliography lists 7 sources.

Diabetes Brochure/Poster Project

This 4 page essay presents a hypothetical example of how the student might report on the experience of presenting a brochure and poster on type 2 diabetes mellitus at a health fair event. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

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