a researcher wants to observe preschoolers at a local public playground to evaluate levels of cooperation. the researcher will not interact with the children. this research would be eligible for which type of irb review?

a researcher wants to observe preschoolers at a local public playground to evaluate levels of cooperation. the researcher will not interact with the children. this research would be eligible for which type of irb review?

Friday, September 15, 2017

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A researcher wants to observe preschoolers at a local public playground to evaluate levels of cooperation. The researcher will not interact with the children. This research would be eligible for which type of IRB review?

This research would not require IRB review because it would be eligible for exemption since the researcher is not interacting with the children and the playground is a public setting.

This research would require full committee review since it involves children.

This research would be eligible for expedited IRB review since the researcher is participating in the activities observed.

This research would be eligible for expedited IRB review since the researcher is not interacting with the children and the playground is public.

Answer: This research would not require IRB review because it would be eligible for exemption since the researcher is not interacting with the children and the playground is a public setting.