BACKGROUND: There are ethical aspects to research which should guide your work as a researcher. In this section, we'll focus on the ethics of information use.
BACKGROUND: If your research involves human subjects, federal guidelines and DSU policies must be followed. Your research protocol must be reviewed and approved BEFORE you collect data.
Data collected without prior approval may not be used!
Following is a short video on the IRB process. The content is still correct, the speaker, however, is no longer chair of the IRB Committee. If you have any questions now, you may contact Jack Walters.
Here is the video:
For a more in-depth look at the process, here is a document with the Researcher's Perspective to IRB.
a. What is one valuable point about author rights that you learned from the video? Provide your answer in a brief paragraph (2 or 3 sentences).
2. On the Author rights web page, watch the video "Open Access Explained."
4. In the above activities, you used a tool that can help you discover the journals in which you might want to publish.
You have to know your audience in order for a joke to be funny. I thought this was the right audience for this one.
Enjoy this tale of peer review from The Onion. https://www.theonion.com/fifth-grade-science-paper-doesnt-stand-up-to-peer-revie-1819567814
I hope that the modules you've completed have been useful and that you will continue to use what you learned throughout your doctoral program.
The more you practice using the research tools available to you, the better researcher you become.
Know that if you need assistance, librarians are always ready and willing to help you discover the resources you need.
If you have suggestions for improving the modules, email suggestions to me.
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