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Discovering the Scientist Within offers an utterly unique approach to the research methods course. Rather than taking students through statistical methods one at a time, the authors provide a series of realistic and engaging case studies with each design-focused chapter presenting a single study start to finish. View More

Discovering the Scientist Within

Activity: Mock IRB: Determining the Ethical Conduct of Psychological Research

This exercise helps students apply ethical principles from class to a specific research project. Small groups of students serve as a mock Institutional Review Board (IRB) identifying problems and suggesting changes to make the application more ethically sound.

Ethics; Evaluating IRB Applications

Author: Natalie Ciarocco & Gary Lewandowski

Monmouth University

Posted: Wednesday, May 5, 2010