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The Research Essay can be assigned in just about every course at the college level, and it is given so that the student not only learns how to correctly research a subject, they also, during the process, learn a great deal about the subject, issue, topic or person they are exploring.


Of course, the college-level Research Essay goes much more in depth than the kind of research papers students wrote in high school. Since they are required to be much more analytical, academic and investigative in nature, as opposed to having the student just provide a general overview of a subject – such as the state of print publishing today – the Research Essay requires the student to find then incorporate information into an essay of considerable length (most professors require the use of library catalogues, periodical indexes, bibliographies, primary and secondary sources, journals, books and other published documents, etc.). It has them, the student-writer, evaluating and analyzing this information, so that they ultimately make and defend an argument. This particular essay should have a thesis and evidence to support the argument they are making.

Your research essay must be investigative, in-depth, academic and analytical. You should find and incorporate information, evaluate and analyze it and then make and defend an argument 

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A student writing a Research Essay may want to investigate:


• The likely causes for the fall of the Roman Empire

• How marketing has evolved since the emergence of the Internet

• How exactly Benjamin Franklin’s charm, grace and celebrity helped garner the support of the French, a partnership that was paramount in the American colonies winning Independence from Great Britain in the late 1700s

• The causes and effects of the fall of Communism

• How inner-city house projects are leading to the disintegration of the family in the African-American community

• The increase in school shootings since the rise of Social Media and the never-ending media cycle as perpetuated by the Internet

• The validity in Global Warming and whether or not people should be concerned about it

• The existence of Realism in Anton Chekhov’s fiction and what it may have been saying about the Russian (or Slavic) way of life

• How 21st-century people are so conditioned to advertising, and whether it has a negative effect on how they live their lives and spend their money

• What today is accepted and encouraged as a healthy diet

• How the role of the father has changed in society – mostly in Western societies – since more women are becoming the family’s sole breadwinner

• What constitutes Post-Modernism and what it says about life in the 21st century, if anything at all

• Why the works and the life of William Shakespeare are still relevant and studied today

• How America, though a very young country, quickly became one of the most powerful in the world

• Why there is – and perhaps always will be – conflict between Russia and the Western world

• Why a particular city, like Paris, New York, Berlin or Brussels, has become an international city marked by diversity in cultural practices and identity

• Why, it seems, that so many famous actors come from wealthy families, and why so few famous actors came from poverty or struggling families

• Whether technology is helping person-to-person interaction or straining it

• How travel benefits an individual, spiritually, mentally and emotionally

• Whether certain kinds of ads should be banned in the interest of health/morality/annoyance – alcohol, cigarettes, prescription meds, etc.

• Whether breaking the law for a cause is justifiable

• Whether society should reform laws to make it harder to get a divorce

• Whether convicted felons have the right to vote

• If companies should allow employees to exercise on work time

• How four different generations in the workplace can work together

• How most developed nations have universal health coverage. So doesn’t the U.S., the wealthiest nation, have it?

• Whether the U.S. have mandatory military conscriptions

• How men and women communicate differently using body language, and why it matters (in dating, the workplace, social circles)


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