Teaching Research Ethics: Resources

Perspectives on Teaching Ethics

Pimple, K. D. (2011). Teaching Research Ethics: An Overview.

Gunsalus, C. K. (2011). Perspectives on Teaching Research and Professional Ethics.

Loui, M. C. (2011). Using Role-Play to Teach Ethics in Engineering and Science.

Starrett, S. (2011). Perspectives on Students Creating Engineering Ethics Video Skits.

Starrett, S. (2011). Examples from “Create Your Own Code of Ethics” Assignment.

Kalichman, M. (2011). The Problem of Research Misconduct.

Requirements

21st Century Competitiveness Act of 2007: Responsible Conduct of Research. SEC. 7009. RESPONSIBLE CONDUCT OF RESEARCH. Aug 9, 2007 [Public Law 110-69]

NIH. (1992). Reminder and Update: Requirement for Instruction in the Responsible Conduct of Research in National Research Service Award Institutional Training Grants. NIH GUIDE, Volume 21, Number 43, November 27, 1992. http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/notice-files/not92-236.html

NIH. (2000). Required Education in the Protection of Human Research Participants. Release Date: June 5, 2000 (Revised August 25, 2000). NOTICE: OD-00-039. http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/notice-files/NOT-OD-00-039.html

NIH. (2009). Update on the Requirement for Instruction in the Responsible Conduct of Research. Release Date: November 24, 2009. NOTICE: OD-10-019. http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/notice-files/NOT-OD-10-019.html

NSF. (1997-present). Integrative Graduate Education and Research Traineeship (IGERT) Program. NSF 08-540. http://www.nsf.gov/pubs/2008/nsf08540/nsf08540.pdf

NSF. (2009). Proposal and Award Policies and Procedures Guide. October 1, 2009. http://www.nsf.gov/publications/pub_summ.jsp?ods_key=nsf101

PHS. (2000). Policy on Instruction in the Responsible Conduct of Research (RCR).

Overview

Clouser, K.D. (1975). Medical ethics: some uses, abuses, and limitations. New England Journal of Medicine, 293: 384-487.

Dingell, J.D. (1993). Shattuck lecture – misconduct in medical research. New England Journal of Medicine, 328(22): 1610-1615.

Kalichman, M.W. & Plemmons, D.K. (2007). Reported Goals for Responsible Conduct of Research Courses. Academic Medicine, 82(9): 846-852.

Korenman, S.G. & Shipp, A.C. with the AAMC Ad Hoc Committee on Misconduct and Conflict of Interest in Research Subcommittee on Teaching Research Ethics. Teaching the Responsible Conflict of Research through a Case-Study Approach: A Handbook for Instructors. Washington, D.C.: Association of American medical Colleges, Division of Biomedical Research.

LaFollette, M.C. (1994). The pathology of research fraud: The history and politics of the US experience. Journal of Internal Medicine, 235: 129-135.

Miles, S.H., Lange, L.W., Bickel, J., Walker, R.M., & Cassel, C.K. (1989). Medical ethics education: Coming of age. Academic Medicine, 64: 705-714.

National Academy of Sciences. (1992). Responsible Science: Ensuring the Integrity of the Research Process. Vol.1. Washington, D.C.: National Academy Press.

Pellegrino, E.D., Hart, R.J. Jr., Henderson, S.R., Loeb, S. & Edwards, G. (1991). Relevance and utility in courses in medical ethics: A survey of physicians’ perceptions. JAMA, 253: 49-53.

Sachs, G.A. & Siegler, M. (1993). Teaching scientific integrity and the responsible conduct of research. Academic Medicine, 68(12): 871-875.

Swazey, J.P., and Bird, S.J. (1997). Teaching and Learning Research Ethics. In Elliott, D. and Stern, J.E. (eds.), Research Ethics: A Reader. Hanover, NH: University Press of New England: 1-19.

US Congress, House. (1981). Fraud in Biomedical Research, Hearings before Committee on Science and Technology, Subcommittee on Investigations and Oversight; 97th Congress, 1st Session. Washington DC: US Government Printing Office.

Knowledge

Bebeau, M.J., Pimple, K.D., Muskavitch, K.M.J., Borden, S.L., & Smith, D.H. (1995). Moral Reasoning in Scientific Research: Cases for Teaching and Assessment. Indiana University.

Fischer, B.A. & Zigmond, M.J. (2001). Promoting responsible conduct in research through “survival skills” workshops: Some mentoring is best done in a crowd. Science and Engineering Ethics, 7(4):563-587.

Plemmons, D.K. & Kalichman, M.W. (2007). Reported Goals For Knowledge to be Learned in Responsible Conduct of Research Courses. Journal of Empirical Research on Human Research Ethics. 2(2): 57-66.

Sachs, G.A. & Siegler, M. (1993). Teaching scientific integrity and the responsible conduct of research. Academic Medicine, 68(12): 871-875.

Swazey, J.P. & Bird, S.J. (1997). Teaching and Learning Research Ethics. In Elliott, D. & Stern, J.E. (eds.) Research Ethics: A Reader. Hanover, NH: University Press of New England: 1-19.

Teaching specific skills

Bebeau, M.J. (1991). Can ethics be taught? A look at the evidence. Journal of the American College of Dentists, 58(1).

Bebeau, M.J. (1994). Can ethics be taught? A look at the evidence: revisited. NY State Dental Journal, 60(1), 51-57.

Bebeau, M.J. (1994). Influencing the moral dimensions of dental practice. In Moral Development in the Professions: Psychology and Applied Ethics. New York: Erlbaum Associates, 121-146.

Bebeau, M.J., Pimple, K.D., Muskavitch, K.M.J., Borden, S.L. & Smith, D.H. (1995). Moral Reasoning in Scientific Research: Cases for Teaching and Assessment. Indiana University.

Piper, T.R., Gentle, M.C. & Parks, S.D. (1993). Can Ethics Be Taught? Boston: Harvard Business School.

PHS. (July 17, 2000). Policy on Instruction in RCR. http://www.onlineethics.org/CMS/research/resref/phs_draft.aspx

Rest, J.R. (1986). Moral development in young adults. In Mines, R.A. & Kitchener, K.S.(eds.) Adult Cognitive Development: Methods and Models. New York: Praeger: 92-111.

Rest, J.R., Bebeau, M., & Volker, J.(1986). An overview of the psychology of morality. In Rest, J.R. et al. (eds.) Moral Development in Research and Theory New York: Praeger, 1-27.

Sachs, G.A. & Siegler, M. (1993). Teaching scientific integrity and the responsible conduct of research. Academic Medicine, 68(12): 871-875.

Attitudes and Behavior

Bebeau, M.J., Pimple, K.D., Muskavitch, K.M.J., Borden, S.L. & Smith, D.H. (1995). Moral Reasoning in Scientific Research: Cases for Teaching and Assessment. Indiana University.

Brown, S. & Kalichman, M.W. (1998). Effects of training in the responsible conduct of research: A survey of graduate students in experimental sciences. Science and Engineering Ethics, 4: 487-498.

Eastwood, S., Derish, P., Leash, E. & Ordway, S. (1996). Ethical issues in biomedical research: Perceptions and practices of postdoctoral research fellows responding to a survey. Science and Engineering Ethics, 2: 89-114.

Kalichman, M.W. & Friedman, P.J. (1992). A pilot study of biomedical trainees’ perceptions concerning research ethics. Academic Medicine, 67: 769-775.

Kalichman, M. (2009). Evidence-Based Research Ethics. The American Journal of Bioethics 9(6&7): 85-87.

Lazniak, G.R. & Inderrieden, E.J. (1987). The Influence of Stated Organization Concern Upon Ethical Decision Making. Journal of Business, 6: 297-307.

Rest, J.R., Bebeau, M., & Volker, J.(1986). An overview of the psychology of morality. In: Rest, J.R. et al. (eds.) Moral Development in Research and Theory. New York: Praeger, 1-27.

Sachs, G.A. & Siegler, M. (1993). Teaching scientific integrity and the responsible conduct of research. Academic Medicine, 68(12): 871-875.

Reiser, S.J. & Heitman, E. (1993). Creating a course on ethics in the biological sciences. Academic Medicine, 68(12): 876-879.

Sachs, G.A. & Siegler, M. (1993). Teaching scientific integrity and the responsible conduct of research. Academic Medicine, 68(12): 871-875.

Swazey, J.P., Anderson, M.S. & Lewis, K.S. (1993). Ethical problems in academic research. American Scientist, 81: 542-553.

 


Originally published 1999-2013 at Resources for Research Ethics Education, a web project directed by Michael Kalichman, Ph.D., and Dena Plemmons, Ph.D., from the University of California-San Diego Research Ethics Program and the San Diego Research Ethics Consortium. Republished with permission.


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