Research Database

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.

Personal Nursing Philosophy

This 7 page essay offers an example of how a nursing student might chose to describe her/his personal nursing philosophy. The student's motivation for the choice of nursing is described, as well as how the essence of nursing is perceived, beliefs and values and how the student envisions the future. Bibliography lists 6 sources.

Productivity and the Singapore Economy

This is a 4 page paper that provides an overview of productivity and growth. The Singapore economy is used as an example. Bibliography lists 10 sources.

Higher Education Business Partnerships

A 4 page paper that discusses issues around partnerships between a new college business school and industries. Issues include benefits of each, examples, internal associations. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

Follow-up Letter after an Interview

This 3 page paper is an outline for a follow up letter following a first interview with prospective employer. The purpose and content f the letter is discussed and an example presented.

Teaching Philosophy, Wrestling

This 3 page essay provides a high school wrestling instructor with an example of how the student might choose to discuss a personal teaching philosophy. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

Impacts on Education

This 3 page essay discusses the influence of parents, home life and the social culture present in schools. Examples of exemplary school programs are given. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

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.

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