logo

您所在位置网站首页 > 海量文档  > 外语学习 > 英语学习

Go Away” Participant Objections to Being Studied and the Ethics of Chatroom Research.pdf 13页

本文档一共被下载: ,您可全文免费在线阅读后下载本文档。

  • 支付并下载
  • 收藏该文档
  • 百度一下本文档
  • 修改文档简介
全屏预览

下载提示

1.本站不保证该用户上传的文档完整性,不预览、不比对内容而直接下载产生的反悔问题本站不予受理。
2.该文档所得收入(下载+内容+预览三)归上传者、原创者。
3.登录后可充值,立即自动返金币,充值渠道很便利
特别说明: 下载前务必先预览,自己验证一下是不是你要下载的文档。
  • 内容提供方 l215322(上传创作收益人)
  • 发布时间:2017-04-06
  • 需要金币100(10金币=人民币1元)
  • 浏览人气
  • 下载次数
  • 收藏次数
  • 文件大小:153.3 KB
下载过该文档的会员
Go Away” Participant Objections to Being Studied and the Ethics of Chatroom Research
你可能关注的文档:
The Information Society, 20: 127–139, 2004 Copyright c? Taylor & Francis Inc. ISSN: 0197-2243 print / 1087-6537 online DOI: 10.1080/01972240490423030 “Go Away”: Participant Objections to Being Studied and the Ethics of Chatroom Research James M. Hudson and Amy Bruckman College of Computing, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, Georgia, USA In this article we present an empirical study aimed at better understanding the potential for harm when conducting research in chatrooms. For this study, we entered IRC chatrooms on the ICQ network and posted one of three messages to tell participants that we were recording them: a recording message, an opt-in message, or an opt-out message. In the fourth condition, we entered the cha- troom but did not post a message. We recorded and analyzed how subjects responded to being studied. Results of a regression analysis indicate significantly more hostility in the three conditions where we said something than in the control condition. We were kicked out of 63.3% of the chatrooms we entered in the three message con- ditions compared with 29% of the chatrooms in the control con- dition. There were no significant differences between any of these three conditions. Notably, when given a chance to opt in, only 4 of 766 potential subjects chose to do so. Results also indicate signifi- cant effects for both size and the number of moderators. For every 13 additional people in a chatroom, the likelihood getting kicked out was cut in half. While legal and ethical concerns are distinct, we conclude by arguing that studying chatrooms constitutes hu- man subjects research under U.S. law, but that a waiver of consent is appropriate in most cases as obtaining consent is impracticable. Keywords chatrooms, ethics, informed consent, IRB, online research, waiver of consent Learning what will in fact benefit may require exposing persons to risk. The problem posed by these imperatives is to decide when it is justifiable to seek certain benefits despit

发表评论

请自觉遵守互联网相关的政策法规,严禁发布色情、暴力、反动的言论。
用户名: 验证码: 点击我更换图片

“原创力文档”前称为“文档投稿赚钱网”,本站为“文档C2C交易模式”,即用户上传的文档直接卖给(下载)用户,本站只是中间服务平台,本站所有文档下载所得的收益归上传人(含作者)所有【成交的100%(原创)】。原创力文档是网络服务平台方,若您的权利被侵害,侵权客服QQ:3005833200 电话:19940600175 欢迎举报,上传者QQ群:784321556