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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: Finding Joy in Hard Times

Instructor: Christy Vrtis
​Librarian: Ryan Gjerde
 

Section 2: The Cold War, in the US and Abroad

Instructor: Todd Pedlar
Librarian: Ryan Gjerde
 

Section 3: 19th and 20th-century America as Reflected in the Arts

Instructor: Kathy Reed
Librarian: Andi Beckendorf
 

Section 4: US Civil Rights, 1954-64

Instructor: Martin Klammer
Librarian: Germano Streese
 

Section 5: Germany Divided and Reunited

Instructor: Elizabeth Steding
Librarian: Germano Streese
 

Section 6: Weimar Germany

Instructor: Jonathon Struve
​Librarian: Andi Beckendorf
 

Section 7: Debates

Instructor: Mark Guerci
​Librarian: Germano Streese
 

Section 8: Music and Social Change

Instructor: Melanie Batoff
Librarian: Andi Beckendorf
 

Section 9: Propaganda and Fake News

Instructor: Mike Garcia
Librarian: Ryan Gjerde
 

Section 10: Resistance Movements

Instructor: Lise Kildegaard
Librarian: Germano Streese
 

Section 11: Untold Story of your Major

Instructor: Amy Weldon
Librarian: Ryan Gjerde
 

Section 12: US Civil Rights, 1954-64

Instructor: Martin Klammer
Librarian: Germano Streese
 

Section 13: Asia America

Instructor: Brian Caton
Librarian: Andi Beckendorf
 

Section 14: 19th and 20th-century America as Reflected in the Arts

Instructor: Kathy Reed
Librarian: Andi Beckendorf

 
Section 15: Social History of Shakespeare's England

Instructor: Kate Narveson
​Librarian: Ryan Gjerde
 

Section 16: American Women 1940-1961

Instructor & Librarian: Rebecca Sullivan
 

Section 17: Nature and Society

Instructor: Richard Mtisi
​Librarian: Ryan Gjerde​

 
Section 18: The Sixties

Instructor: Novian Whitsitt
Librarian: Ryan Gjerde

 
Section 19: Weimar Germany

Instructor: Jonathon Struve
​Librarian: Andi Beckendorf
 

Section 20: Ableism & Disability

Instructor: Lindsey Row-Heyveld
Librarian: Germano Streese
 

Section 21: Bias

Instructor: David Thompson
Librarian: Ryan Gjerde
 

Section 22: Transhumanism

Instructor: Gereon Kopf
Librarian: Germano Streese
 

 
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