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Association of Internet Researchers0

Posted by Admin in on May 31, 2015

In addition to articulating the AoIR’s commitment to the ethical conduct of research this web site includes the 200 and 2012 reports on Ethical decision-making and Internet research 2.0: Recommendations from the AoIR ethics working committee.

Australian Psychological Society ethical resources0

Posted by Admin in on May 31, 2015

“APS members are required to abide by principles of professional conduct, responsibilities and confidentiality. These are set and monitored by the APS in its Code of Ethics. The Code was developed to safeguard the welfare of consumers of psychological services and the integrity of the profession. The APS Ethics Committee may investigate breaches of these standards, and those found guilty of breaches may be censured or excluded from membership of the APS.”

The web site includes links to:

APS Code of Ethics (Update 7 September 2007)
Go to APS Ethical Guidelines (Members only)
Ethics resources (Members only)
Charter for clients

Australian Association for Research in Education Code of Ethics (undated)0

Posted by Admin in on May 31, 2015

The following are the section headings of the AARE’s Code of Ethics

Moral reasoning
Four Basic Principles
Specific Principles – The Participants
Studying Groups
Research Institutions and the Public Domain
Research Methods
Social Responsibility
Reports of Research
Sponsorship and Ownership
Training Researchers
Editing, Reviewing and Appraising
Maintaining Ethical Standards

Online research: the dangers – (The Times Higher Ed, Chris Parr 2015)0

Posted by Admin in on May 31, 2015

Academics face issues around privacy and identity in the digital world

“Academics are increasingly carrying out their research online, using tools that allow them to reach more people more efficiently than before.

It is no surprise. The internet gives scholars wanting to conduct surveys or observe human interactions access to uncountable numbers of people at the click of a button. But what are the potential pitfalls of internet-based research?”