Research Database

Television and Its Negative Effects on Children

This 4 page paper examines research on this compelling topic and argues that television is bad for children. Aggression and television violence is the primary topic discussed. Bibliography lists 4 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.

Supervisory Practices in Teaching

A 6 page research paper that discusses teacher supervision. The writer examines the educational literature on several topics, such as professional development, clinical supervision and differentiated supervision. Then, the writer offers the student research this topic advice on how to identify and define the student’s beliefs concerning supervision. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

Paleoclimatology

A 3 page research paper that, first of all, defines paleoclimatology and discusses what is meant by paleo proxy data. Then the writer includes a brief chart of the sources found on the topic of iron fertilization, which is a scheme proposed to “fix” global warming by inducing ocean plankton blooms by seeding the ocean with iron. These sources are then summarized and the topic briefly discussed. Bibliography lists 6 sources.

4 Essays on the Holocaust

A 4 page research paper that encompasses 4 short 1-page essays on topics related to the Holocaust. Topics include discussion of the first chapter of Elie Wiesel’s Night; reaction to Wiesel’s first hours in Auschwitz; discussion of images from Alain Resnais’ Night and Fog; and discussion of chapter 1 from Wiernik’s A Year in Treblinka. No additional sources cited.

Problem Statements : Classroom Discipline

This 2 page paper presents 10 problem statements expressed as questions. The topic is: Classroom discipline and the rise in violent offenses in today's classrooms. The ten problems statements can be used as a catalyst for selecting a research topic. No Bibliography.

Wilhelm Wundt/Father of Psychology

A 4 page research paper that examines the life and work of Wilhelm Wundt. The history of psychology begins with this topic being studied as sub-topics under the fields of both philosophy and physiology (Oakley, 1995). It became a field in its own right primarily through the work of Wilhelm Wundt (1832-1920) who is frequently referred to as the "Father of Experimental Psychology" or simply as the "Founder of Modern Psychology." The writer briefly examines his life and accomplishments. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

Action Research : Graphic Organizers For ESL

A 3 page paper that presents an action research plan focusing on the use of graphic organizers for instructing ESL students. The research is to take place in a regular education 5th grade classroom. Headings include: topic, research questions, participants, intervention and data collection. Justification for the study is provided under the heading of topic. Different graphic organizers for content material are described as is the intervention sequence. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

Role of Culture/Mental Health Nursing

A 6 page research paper in which the writer investigates the significance of cultural competence from a nursing perspective while also offering suggests on this topic from the viewpoint offered by a transcultural assessment conducted by the student researching this topic, which examines personal beliefs and how these can affect nursing practice. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

Curriculum Development

A 4 page research paper that consists of 2 short 2-page topics. The first topic deals with the importance of planning and organization of curriculum at distinct school levels. The second addresses an experiment in differentiated instruction. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

The First Virtual Computer Generated Symposium on Developmental Psychology

This 20 page paper addresses the problems of ADHD treatment, treatment of juvenile offenders as adults, and the treatment of many psychiatric or psychological problems with drugs. While a symposium including Freud, Erikson and Gilligan would be impossible, with the magic of virtual reality and imagination, such a symposium comes to life. How might these theorists feel about these twenty-first century topics? Background information is also provided on each particular topic. Bibliography lists 12 sources.

Music Ed./Elementary Grades & Critical Thinking

A 12 page research paper that consists of a literature review on research on this topic that can be used as part of a proposed research study project. The literature review discusses recent research pertaining to the connection between musical instruction and critical thinking skills. Studies are discussed and suggestions are made concerning possible research design on this topic. Bibliography lists 19 sources.

Questions and Answers in Crisis Communication

This 14 page paper is written in Q & A format and provides seven different essays on different topics under the communication umbrella. Topics addressed are burnout, PTSD, codependency, death and dying, relationships, gangs and responsibility. Bibliography lists 7 sources.

Article Summaries on Topics of Computer Viruses, CPUs and Speed, and the Internet

In six pages this paper features the summaries of articles that address what the author selected as relevant issues pertaining to each of the topics of computer viruses, CPUs and speed, and the Internet. Three articles per topic are summarized. Nine sources are listed in the bibliography.

Mathematics Test Anxiety

A 9 page paper that begins with a speech about the topic. The paper explains anxiety and it prevalence, test anxiety, mathematics anxiety and mathematics test anxiety. The writer comments on the increase in anxiety with high stakes testing. Research about the topics is discussed. The paper ends with ideas teachers can use to reduce this type of anxiety. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

ECOFEMINISM, PLURALISM AND ENVIRONMENTAL PRAGMATISM

This 5-page paper compares the topics of ecofeminism, pluralism and environmental pragmatism. The paper also discusses which topic an individual might be more likely to embrace. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

Literature Review on Absenteeism

An 8 page research paper that addresses the topic of chronic school absenteeism, that is, when a student misses more than 18 days of schools, which is a severe problem that is evident throughout the public school system and not just a phenomenon of the upper grades (Breaoen, 2007). This literature review examines what empirical literature conveys on the topic of elementary school absenteeism. Bibliography lists 12 sources.

Gypsy, Etc.

A 4 page paper in which 3 separate topics are presented. The first 2 pages are a critical review of the musical "Gypsy." The next is a one page term topic proposal on the rhetoric used after 9/11 and the last page is the personal opinion of the writer regarding the TV series "To Catch a Predator." Bibliography lists 3 sources.

Drug Legislation

This 4 paper examines myths or fictions, regarding drug legislation and also displays many hard facts about the same topic. Various topics are discussed inclusive of but not limited to medical marijuana and needle exchange programs. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

Music Benefits Children

A 4 page paper. Two topics are discussed in this paper. The first is how music can be used to reach children. Two examples are offered, autistic children and children who are both deaf and blind. The other topic is preparing children to take music lessons. Different tips, exercises and activities are reported. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

Multiple Intelligences, Metacognition And Moral Development

This 14 page paper explains and provides an analysis of each of these three mental processes, including any criticisms about them. †he writer provides an example of how to use each with a topic for 13-14-year-olds and a different topic for 18-year-olds. Bibliography lists 16 sources.

Stereotypes, Bias, and the Disabled

A 6 page research paper that begins by relating the topic of prejudice against the disabled to a short story by Raymond Carver, "Cathedral." The writer then summarize the latest findings of empirical research on the topic. Bibliography lists 6 sources.

Modern Slavery and the Impact of Slavery

A 4 page research paper that addresses two topics, the first of which is the fact that slavery continues in the modern world. The second topic is the impact of slavery on the United States. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

The Effect of Race and Class on Voting Behavior

This 9 page paper reviews several studies and theories in respect to the topic and then proposes a new study, inclusive of an outline, methodology and what results might be obtained. This topic is fully explored. Bibliography lists 6 sources.

The More We Globalize The More We Stay Apart

This five-page-paper presents the topic of alienation as depicted by D.H. Lawrence, James Joyce, and Doris Lessing. The way each author incorporated the topic in a book and the cause of the alienation are all discussed. Bibliography lists three sources.

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