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Computer-Based Training for Researchers on Protecting Human Subjects

Computer-Based Training for Researchers on Protecting Human Subjects

This site links to computer-based training for researchers on protecting human subjects and information on topics related to human subjects research including forms, checklists and figures to initiate and facilitate the review of research activities. It also has links to computer-based training for Institutional Review Board (IRB) members and the guidelines for the conduct of research involving human subjects at the National Institutes of...

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Nancy J. Pelaez
Nancy J. Pelaez (Faculty)
20 years ago
This tutorial is useful for college students (undergraduate and graduate
students) who need to understand more about the issues surrounding the
protection of human subjects in research studies. This site is currently under
review by the Teacher Education Editorial Review Board. 55
Barbara Levin
Barbara Levin (Faculty)
21 years ago
This is an essential assignment for any graduate student who is contemplating
doing research with human subjects. It offers a solid introduction to the issues
for students and would be a good refresher for faculty. Most examples are from
the sciences, but the historical examples are universal.

Technical Remarks:

This tutorial ran very smoothly for me when using a T-1 line and a cable modem.
It may not load and run as quickly with a 56K modem.