[Air-L] informed consent
SMalta at groupwise.swin.edu.au
Mon Dec 17 19:22:35 PST 2007
I'm in the process of conducting semi-structured interviews with older adults via instant messaging. My ethics committee had much the same requirements that Mary-Helen's did. Viz, sending out an informed consent with an information sheet, with respondents emailing back to say they had read and understood and agreed to participate in the study.
Hope this helps.
Australian Centre for Emerging Technologies & Society
Faculty of Life & Social Sciences
>>> Erika Pearson <erika.pearson at stonebow.otago.ac.nz> 12/18/2007 10:31 am >>>
I am curious as to people's experiences in gathering informed
consent? Our university has a paper document that it requires
participants to sign -- but I was wondering if any of you have any
experience in alternate ways of gathering this consent (i.e.: email
or electronic document, printing out and mailing back or even
scanning in a signed copy of the document) and any problems you
any help would be much appreciated.
Dept. of Media, Film and Communication.
University of Otago
P.O. Box 56
Ph: (+0064 3) 479-8680
erika.pearson at otago.ac.nz
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