Assignment 1: Research Topics with Explanation

ENG-215 Research and Writing

Select three (3) topics that interest you most and identify two (2) credible sources for each topic. Note: This is one (1) of several parts that will build toward a final draft of your persuasive writing research paper.

Write a two (2) page paper in which you:

  1. Explain the reason for selecting topic one (1), (SHOULD CHILD WELFARE REGULATIONS BE CHANGED?) identify the audience, and provide a preliminary thesis statement.
  2. Explain the reason for selecting topic two (2), (SHOULD LAWS GOVERNING NURSING HOMES BE CHANGED?), identify the audience, and provide a preliminary thesis statement.
  3. Explain the reason for selecting topic three (3), (SHOULD VEHICLES (CARS, TRUCKS, VANS, SUVâS) BE REQUIRED TO HAVE BACKUP CAMERAS?), identify the audience, and provide a preliminary thesis statement.
  4. Identify and document six (6) credible sources (two (2) for each topic) that you would expect to use. Note: Wikipedia and other Websites do not qualify as academic resources.

Your assignment must follow these formatting guidelines: 1. Be typed, double spaced, using Times New Roman font (size 12), with one-inch margins on all sides; references must follow APA or school-specific format.

Essay Paper 2 Pages
ENG 215 Assignment 1: References: Should child welfare regulations be changed? Child care and welfare reform. http://eds.a.ebscohost.com/eds/detail/detail?vid=3&sid=19a7c91f-cedd-4686-8887-8aaf8dbf40b3%40sessionmgr4006&bdata=JnNpdGU9ZWRzLWxpdmUmc2NvcGU9c2l0ZQ%3d%3d#AN=1348326&db=bth Lino, M. (1998). Child care and welfare reform. Family Economics & Nutrition Review, 11(1/2), 41. Child Care: States Have Undertaken a Variety of Quality Improvement Initiatives, but More Evaluations of Effectiveness Are Needed: GAO-02-897. http://eds.a.ebscohost.com/eds/detail/detail?vid=5&sid=19a7c91f-cedd-4686-8887-8aaf8dbf40b3%40sessionmgr4006&bdata=JnNpdGU9ZWRzLWxpdmUmc2NvcGU9c2l0ZQ%3d%3d#AN=18198199&db=bth Child Care: States Have Undertaken a Variety of Quality Improvement Initiatives, but More Evaluations of Effectiveness Are Needed: GAO-02-897. (2002).1. REFERENCES: Should laws governing nursing homes be changed? http://eds.a.ebscohost.com/eds/results?vid=7&sid=19a7c91f-cedd-4686-8887-8aaf8dbf40b3%40sessionmgr4006&bquery=XY+%22nursing%22%5b100%5d+AND+(XY+%22governing%22%5b95%5d+OR+XY+%22homes%22%5b79%5d+OR+XY+%22laws%22%5b62%5d+OR+XY+%22changed%22%5b59%5d+OR+XY+%22should%22%5b44%5d)&bdata=JmNsaTA9RlQmY2x2MD1ZJnR5cGU9MCZzaXRlPWVkcy1saXZlJnNjb3BlPXNpdGU%3d Brown, L.M., Hyer, K. & Polivka-West, L. (2007). A comparative study of laws, rules, codes and other influences on nursing homes’ disaster preparedness in the Gulf Coast states. Behavioral Sciences & The Law, 25(5), 655-675. doi: 10.1002/bsl.785 Improving the Quality of Care in Nursing Homes http://eds.a.ebscohost.com/eds/detail/detail?vid=8&sid=d214ded1-1a77-44f9-b609-f93016a2c02a%40sessionmgr4008&bdata=JnNpdGU9ZWRzLWxpdmUmc2NvcGU9c2l0ZQ%3d%3d#AN=14607&db=edsebk Improving the Quality in Nursing Homes. (1986). Washington D.C.: National Academies Press.