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Week 6 - Assignment: Explain Fundamental Ethical Issues

The aim of this assignment is to conduct a critical analysis of fundamental ethical issues in research. It is important to understand and then be able to explain contemporary ethical debates, which informs fundamental interpretations of ethical concepts.

Begin by selecting, researching, and analyzing a specific area of ethics in research that can include:

  • International research

  • Research with children

  • Animal research

  • Data ethics in research

  • Investigational drugs ethics

Then, prepare an informational pamphlet for those who are considering participating in the research study, or those who are concerned about how the study will be completed. Be sure to explain the following pertaining to key ethical issues in the area you selected:

  • Explain why these key ethical issues are important for the study area.

  • Interpret how they are usually addressed. Be sure to provide examples, if appropriate, to support your findings.

  • Determine how these issues can be solved or eliminated.

Support your pamphlet with a minimum of three scholarly resources. You are encouraged to include graphics, charts, and any other supportive visual aids.

Length: 2-3 pages, not including title and reference pages

Your pamphlet should demonstrate thoughtful consideration of the ideas and concepts presented in the course by providing new thoughts and insights relating directly to this topic. Your response should reflect scholarly writing and current APA standards where appropriate. Be sure to adhere to Northcentral University's Academic Integrity Policy.

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