Research Database

How People Learn

A 7 page research paper that explores the topic of how people learn. The topics covered include learning morality, impact of the environment, the nature of learning, theories of learning and cognitive processes. Bibliography lists 6 sources.

Effectiveness of Substance Abuse Programs

A 10 page research paper that addresses this topic. This literature review summarizes the findings of a variety of recent studies that address the topic of the effectiveness of substance abuse treatment programs and the conclusions reached by these research teams. The point of this investigation is to try to discern patterns in the literature that indicate common factors that have been associated with effectiveness in regards to these treatment programs. Bibliography lists 10 sources.

Utilization Management

A 11 page research paper that discusses the topic of hospital utilization management (UM) in regards to specific questions. Topics covered include the relevance of UM to hospital financial stability and its effect on nursing staff. Bibliography lists 11 sources.

Montessori, Piaget, Logico-Mathematical, Liebeck

An 8 page paper that discusses a number of topics beginning with how math is found in a young child's daily life. The other sections include discussions on logico-mathematical knowledge, Montessori's ideas about math in a child's life, Piaget's stages of development, assimilation, accommodation and equilibrium, Liebeck's ELPS model. The relationships between these different topics are include din the discussions. Bibliography lists 11 sources.

The Baptism, Eucharist, Ministry Document

An 8 page paper that discusses specific topics from this document. The essay begins by discussing Tillard's Preface in a book and focuses on recognition. Other topics discussed in the essay include responses from some churches, the need for unity, the Eucharist, Apostolic faith and faith through the ages. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

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 studentís 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 ďfixĒ 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 Wieselís Night; reaction to Wieselís first hours in Auschwitz; discussion of images from Alain Resnaisí Night and Fog; and discussion of chapter 1 from Wiernikís 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.

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