Your submission for review should contain:
- A completed online submission form (see link on the left). The submission form requests basic contact information, a short (250 word) description of your project, and the information described below.
- Copies of your consent form, a script for oral consent which explains why consent is necessary, and a copy of the handout you will give participants telling them how to contact you and the IRB if they have any questions. For more detail on Informed Consent, including example consent forms, click on the link to the left.
- Copies of your research protocol and instruments:
- Exhaustive list of interview questions
- More than one exhaustive list of interview questions if you will be interviewing different groups (e.g., managers and employees) and tailoring the interview questions accordingly
- Description of procedures for all study conditions, including the control condition
Copies of all questionnaires or instruments
- Materials in the language in which you will be conducting your study if your participants are non-native speakers of English (i.e., include the documents in the other language, in the same form in which you will be presenting them to your participants)
Copies of your recruitment materials including flyers, recruitment emails, verbal scripts, etc.
Documentation that you have completed training in the Ethical Treatment of Human Research Participants. If you have other individuals helping you with data collection, including translators, these individuals are also required to complete the online course and provide a Certificate of Completion.
Emailed approval from your faculty adviser. The email should state, "I have reviewed [your name]'s proposal and I will oversee this research in its entirety."
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