Read: Lopez-Alvarado. (2017). Educational research: Educational purposes, the nature of knowledge and ethical issues.
Prompt: Using Chapter 4 of Mertler and the Alvarado article, consider the statement:
What are challenges facing research related to ethics?
What ethical factors do I need to consider before planning an in-class or at work experiment that involves students or fellow workers as participants who I teach or interact with on a daily basis? Why? What ethical factors may influence my research? – Apply this to your specific area of study/emphasis/work (I am a preschool teacher)