Becoming an ethical researcher
Becoming an ethical researcher

Start this free course now. Just create an account and sign in. Enrol and complete the course for a free statement of participation or digital badge if available.

Free course

Becoming an ethical researcher

Activities

Session 6 activity planner

Activity Details Time
1

Activity on identifying vices

Activity on identifying pressures

5 minutes (Part A)

10 minutes (Part B)

2 Think about research scenarios 10 minutes
3 Contribute to a discussion forum about an issue raised by a research scenario 20 minutes
4 Choose from different forms of dissemination 10 minutes
5 Review websites for how they aim to increase scale of dissemination 15 minutes
6

Watch a video and reflect on questions

Think of ideas for research

15 minutes (Part A)

5 minutes (Part B)

7 Watch a video and reflect on questions 10 minutes
8 Match the virtues or vices to research statements 5 minutes
9 Review a responsibilities checklist and add ideas 5 minutes
  Session 6 quiz As required
10 Summarise top tips for the ethical (and virtuous) researcher 10 minutes
EE831_1

Take your learning further

Making the decision to study can be a big step, which is why you'll want a trusted University. The Open University has 50 years’ experience delivering flexible learning and 170,000 students are studying with us right now. Take a look at all Open University courses.

If you are new to University-level study, we offer two introductory routes to our qualifications. You could either choose to start with an Access module, or a module which allows you to count your previous learning towards an Open University qualification. Read our guide on Where to take your learning next for more information.

Not ready for formal University study? Then browse over 1000 free courses on OpenLearn and sign up to our newsletter to hear about new free courses as they are released.

Every year, thousands of students decide to study with The Open University. With over 120 qualifications, we’ve got the right course for you.

Request an Open University prospectus371