- There are many interesting websites that discuss philosophy of science issues. Read the summaries of positivism and interpretivism at https://prabash78.wordpress.com/2012/03/14/interpretivism-and-postivism-ontological-and-epistemological-perspectives/. How do these summaries add to your understanding of these philosophical alternatives?
- The Collaborative Institutional Training Initiative (CITI) offers an extensive online training course in the basics of human subjects’ protections issues. Go to the public access CITI site at https://www.citiprogram.org/rcrpage.asp?affiliation=100 and complete the course in social-behavioral-educational basic research. In a brief report, consider how effective the principles are in protecting human research subjects?
- Philip Zimbardo provides extensive documentation about the Stanford Prison Experiment at www.prisonexperiment.org. Read several documents that you find on this website. In a short essay, describe the steps that Dr. Zimbardo could have taken to better protect his research subjects.
- Read the entire ACJS Code of Ethics at https://www.acjs.org/page/Code_Of_Ethics?&hhsearchterms=%22ethic+and+statement%22. Discuss the meaning of each research standard.