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Paideia 112 Research Unit

A step-by-step guide to the Research Paper Unit in Paideia 112.

Welcome

Paideia OwlWelcome to the Paideia Research Guide

On this website you'll find strategies by which you can produce a successful research paper, as well as worksheet assignments that your instructor might assign.  Please consult your individual section's research syllabus for assignments and due dates.

Below you'll find links to Guides with topic-specific resource suggestions for each section.

Spring 2021 Research Topics

Section 1: Media and Identity

Instructor: Christy Vrtis
​Librarian: Ryan Gjerde

Section 2: The Cold War: Life in a Divided World

Instructor: Todd Pedlar
Librarian: Ryan Gjerde
 

Section 3: Race and Gender in the Midwest

Instructor: David Faldet
Librarian: Ryan Gjerde
 

Section 4: The Blues

Instructor: Storm Bailey
Librarian: Holly White
 

Section 5: The Creative Mind

Instructor: Thomas Johnson
Librarian: Andi Beckendorf
 

Section 6: Weimar Germany

Instructor: Jonathon Struve
​Librarian: Andi Beckendorf
 

Section 7: Media and Identity

Instructor: Christy Vrtis
​Librarian: Freeda Brook
 

Section 8: Asia America

Instructor: Brian Caton
Librarian: Andi Beckendorf
 

Section 9: Fake News and Propaganda

Instructor: Mike Garcia
Librarian: Ryan Gjerde
 

Section 10: North America as Created and Reflected in the Arts, 1830-1930

Instructor: Kathy Reed
Librarian: Andi Beckendorf
 

Section 11: Student Activism in the Civil Rights Movement

Instructor: Martin Klammer
Librarian: Ryan Gjerde

Section 12: Identity, Place, and Language

Instructor: Scott Hurley
Librarian: Holly White

Section 13: Indigenous Peoples

Instructor: Lori Stanley
Librarian: Germano Streese
 

Section 14: The Sixties

Instructor: Novian Whitsitt
Librarian: Ryan Gjerde

Section 15: Weimar Germany

Instructor: Jonathon Struve
​Librarian: Andi Beckendorf
 

Section 16: The How of Happiness

Instructor & Librarian: Rebecca Sullivan
 

Section 17: Peace Makers and Game Changers

Instructor: Lise Kildegaard
Librarian: Germano Streese

 
Section 18: Immigration

Instructor: David Thompson
Librarian: Germano Streese
 

Section 20: Storytelling from the Wild 

Instructor: Keri Bodensteiner
Librarian: Ryan Gjerde
 

Section 21: American Democracy

Instructor: Amy Weldon
Librarian: Holly White
 

Section 22: Identity, Place, and Language

Instructor: Scott Hurley
Librarian: Holly White
 

Section 24: Looking at Life Magazine

Instructor: Marie Drews
​Librarian: Ryan Gjerde

 
Section 25: Ethics of Memory: Japan

Instructor: Gereon Kopf
Librarian: Germano Streese
 

Section 26: Nature and Society

Instructor: Richard Mtisi
​Librarian: Ryan Gjerde​

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