2011.01UCSD Course Home
NOTE: This course is not currently being taught. For further information, contact the Research Ethics Program.
Dena Plemmons, Ph.D.
Research Ethics Program, 0612
University of California, San Diego
La Jolla, CA 92093-0612
OverviewThis course consists of multiple topics. Each topic includes:
This course includes a required text: Macrina FL (2005): Scientific Integrity: Text and Cases in Responsible Conduct of Research. 3rd Edition, American Society for Microbiology Press.
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Required AssignmentsThere are three requirements for this course; two are group discussion assignments, and the third is an individual writing assignment.
For the group assignments, the course instructor will divide the participants in this course into groups of 4-6 members and send an e-mail message about a week in advance of the start date to let you know your group, including names and e-mail addresses of others in the group.
You and the other members of your group should then meet by e-mail to decide which two of the eleven course topics will be assigned to each member of your group. Although some topics may be assigned to two or more group members, at least one member of your group should be assigned to each topic (unless your group has fewer than 6 members). Your group should select one group member to be responsible for summarizing the division of assignments to the course instructor.
Each participant is responsible for:
Once again, all group members are responsible for taking part in e-mail discussions led by the other members of the group and for copying the instructor on all e-mail discussion messages.
For the individual writing assignments, each participant will be responsible for:
The required assignments can be submitted at any time; however,
Credit for the course depends on completion of the course assignments, including readings and e-mail discussions/case analyses, and individual assignments.
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