Have you completed the following?

___ Undergraduate and graduate students: advisor has reviewed protocol thoroughly

___ Undergraduate and graduate students: advisor’s signature

Protocol includes:

___ Title page

___ Description of research

___ Goal of research

___ Scholarly background (sufficient explanation)

___ Benefits of the research to human subjects

___ Description of the participants

___ Procedures and methods

___ Potential risks and discomforts to subjects

___ Means taken to minimize risk and discomfort

___ Informed consent

___ Project title at top of consent form

___ Appendix

___ Copies of data collection methods and interview protocols

___ Letters or materials introducing study to other agencies or institutions (if applicable)

___ Announcements to be posted

___ Newspaper advertisement

___ Telephone or personal recruitment scripts