The Research Proposal
The topic that will be discussed in this paper will address the impact college athletics has
on student life. College athletics have always been a huge part of the college experience for
individuals. In American society at
The Annotated Bibliography
The Impact of College Athletics on Student Life
Bloomberg News. "New report: Rutgers sports now cost each student almost $1,000 a year in
Fees, university funding." NJ.com. Star-Ledger, 4 May. 2012. N. page. Web.19
Research Question & Related Questions:
What are the negative and positive effects resulted from college athletics and how do they
have an impact on student life?
o Are there more negative effects or positive effects that result from college
Bloomberg News. "New report: Rutgers sports now cost each student almost $1,000 a
year in Fees, university funding." NJ.com. Star-Ledger, 4 May. 2012. N. page.
Final Research Paper: The Impact of College Athletics on Student Life
In todays society history is known as an examination of the past put together as a whole.
Individuals use history for references, learning, and for people in moder
The Impact of College Athletics on Student Life
Research in the Disciplines: Photography Section 14
Dr. Peter Sorrell
May 6th, 2013
This paper states the positive and negative impacts of college athletics on student life.
Bok, Derek. The Politics of Happiness. Princeton: Princeton University Press,
Frey, Bruno S., and Alois Stutzer. Happiness & Economics. Princeton: Princeton
University Press, 2002. 73-93.
Freud, Sigmund. Civilization and Its Dis
Using Text: Example 1:
Philosophers like to say subjective states are irreducible which is to say that nothing
we point to, nothing we can compare them with, and nothing we can say about their
neurological underpinnings can fully substitute for the experi
TOPIC TO FRAME WORKSHEET: Your Name:_
A. Topic Background: When did you first hear about this topic? What is the recent
history of this topic: when did it first become a topic of interest to you? To society in
B. Who would most likel
Autism: an Enigma
Prior to the 1980s, autism was largely perceived as a rare disorder, affecting less than
0.05% of the population. However, this statistic has radically changed. Today, the United States
is ostensibly afflicted with an autism epi
1. What are limiters for a research topic?
2. Name one way you could go about finding or establishing some limiters for your
3. Name one major difference between the way you use keywords in Google and in a
RESEARCH QUESTIONS SET 2: Please underline the keywords in your question.
1. Does being shy mean we are overall unhappy?
2. Do relationships affect a persons success rate?
3. Does a persons happiness dwindle or increase as they age?
4. Does the level of s
RESEARCH IN THE DISCIPLINES: Peer-Review, Research Paper: Draft #1:
Reviewer: Wait! This is NOT a silent peer review! Answer all questions with
the help of the writer. If something is missing or hard to find, the writer
should be the first to k
I will be exploring the ethics of lobbying in politics in the US over the past 20
years. Lobbyists try to influence government officials to create legislation that would
benefit their interests. This profession has turned into a circle of favors
PEER DISCUSSION of RESEARCH IDEA
Instructions: Find a partner. Answer the following questions about your proposal: You
should about 15 minutes per paper.
1) Discuss the debate around your question. Go beyond the two-sided model
Go to http:/www.libraries.rutgers.edu/
Click on SEARCH IRIS AND OTHER CATALOGS
1. In the Quick Search box, type your topic.
2. You can leave the search default as WORDS anywhere or change it
to SUBJECT begins with or SUBJECT keyword.
3. Click SEARCH
A Library Research Guide
KEY LIBRARY LINKS
Search IRIS and other Catalogs
Indexes and Databases
1) Do people who suffer from anxiety and shyness feel less accomplished then those who do
2) Are families that immigrate happier in the new country or back in their home country?
3) Does fitness bring happiness to ones life?
EXAMPLE #1 Using text in Introductions
Todays world is fueled by the media and what we can make of it. Societies today
use the media more now to spread the news of different people, places, or things. As the
medias images are a part of many peoples lives,
Religion has always been a significant factor in human life. Religion has influenced
humankind in almost all aspects of living, ranging from politics to personal values. Religion is
often thought of as a way to answer the big questions like w
Discussion of Lit Review #1: Please have a discussion about the Lit Reviews for your
group. If the subheadings are different than below, be sure the information is the same.
You are being graded on having these 10 pieces of info.
FORMAT REQUIREMENTS: Plea
Developing a Conceptual Framework:
Your conceptual framework can initially come from the class readings, but must
be expanded by the library research.
Look for articles that give you background on your topic. These articles can be
older and established
Degrees of Happiness: Peer Review for Draft 3 Paper of:_
The following THREE sections are largely the ways your paper is evaluated by
the professor and RUs Writing Program.
Formatting: Consult Draft 3 Guidelines for specifics:
DEGREES OF HAPPINESS:
DRAFT 3 Guidelines
Format: Please check your format! Points will be deducted for non-MLA style. If you
have trouble with MLA style, sign up for tutoring (theres only a few last chances to do
so!) or go to the Librarys Learning Tools
Converting your paper to an oral presentation:
1) Outline your paper. Which points or studies are most significant? Which are less
so and could be omitted if necessary?
2) Use attributions rather than citations since there is no Works Cited page.
CONVERTING PROPOSAL to RESEARCH PAPER
Structuring paragraphs and finding points and subheadings.
You need to begin tying research/readings together. That means you need more
than one, preferably similar, reading.
If you are grouping your articles accordin