Learning Objectives

4-1 Summarize the role of ethics in the research process.

4-2 Discuss the role of institutional regulations and policies in research ethics.

4-3 Identify the purposes and procedures common to Institutional Review Boards (IRB).

4-4 Report ethical considerations for managing research relationships with schools and districts.

4-5 Explain key ethical considerations when planning, designing, carrying out, and reporting research.

4-6 Define the unique ethical considerations inherent to particular research approaches (for example, qualitative versus quantitative research methodologies).

4-7 Construct examples of ethical issues that you might encounter when engaging in educational research.