ETHICS

Chapter 2 provides a good opportunity for introducing ethics.
Discussion may be more productive if you make have students bring their books and refer to  Boxes 2.1-2.4.
If you want to discuss ethics in great depth, you may also want to assign Appendix D.

After introducing the basic ethical principles, describe studies and have students determine whether ethical principles were compromised. In addition to describing studies and having students determine whether ethical guidelines were compromised, have students think about times where NOT doing research is unethical. For example, shouldn't prison programs, educational programs, speed limits, new drugs, and new psychotherapies be researched before we are all subjected to their effects?

Student activities you can use include

Links of interest include


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