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Human Subjects and Ethics in Evaluation

Evaluations involve human participants and it is critically important that evaluators assure that they are protected and that the highest ethical standards are followed.

The Guiding Principles for Evaluators
This is the American Evaluation Association's statement of basic ethical principles for evaluators.
http://www.eval.org/Publications/GuidingPrinciples.asp

Research Methods Knowledge Base
A brief introduction to research ethics and human subjects.
http://www.socialresearchmethods.net/kb/ethics.php

Cornell University Resources

CU Institutional Review Board for Human Subjects
http://www.irb.cornell.edu/

CU Human Subjects Forms
http://www.irb.cornell.edu/forms/

Training Program for Researchers
http://www.osp.cornell.edu/HSCompliance/index.html

Materials from May 14, 2007 Presentation to the CEN

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Resources

Human Subjects Research
http://www.hrsa.gov/humansubjects/

University of Wisconsin-Madison Resources

Human Subjects Tutorial           http://www.grad.wisc.edu/research/compliance/humansubjects/tutorial