Text The Conversation: research ethics collection

TLF ID M019097

This is a series of short articles on the topic of research ethics and the scientific method. It includes ethics of social sciences, animal research, clinical trials, and legal issues. The articles are written in plain language and are authored by experts from universities in Australia and around the world. The articles support student investigations and in-depth studies of issues relevant for secondary school students in science and English.The articles are written in plain language and authored by experts from universities in Australia and around the world. The collection is regularly updated with new contributions.

Educational details

Educational value
  • This collection provides a highly valuable source of content on contemporary issues in science particularly in the science as a human endeavour strand in the Australian Curriculum for Years 9 and 10 as it relates to research methods and processes.
  • The articles would also be useful for issues based studies in secondary English classrooms by providing a range of persausive texts that examine values, beliefs and practices in science presented in a mode appropriate for classroom use.
  • It also supports the development of the general capabilities of ethical understanding and personal and creative thinking.
Year level

9; 10; 11; 12

Learning area
  • English
  • Science

Other details

  • Contributor
  • Name: Education Services Australia
  • Organization: Education Services Australia
  • Description: Data manager
  • Address: VIC, AUSTRALIA
  • URL: http://www.esa.edu.au/
  • Copyright Holder
  • Name: The Conversation Media Group
  • Organization: The Conversation Media Group
  • Address: AUSTRALIA
  • URL: http://theconversation.com/
  • Publisher
  • Name: The Conversation
  • Organization: The Conversation
  • Description: Publisher
  • Address: AUSTRALIA
  • URL: http://theconversation.com/
  • Resource metadata contributed by
  • Name: Education Services Australia Ltd
  • Organisation: Education Services Australia Ltd
  • Address: AUSTRALIA
  • URL: www.esa.edu.au
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Learning Resource Type
  • Text
  • Online
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