Code of Ethics: American Educational Research Association (2011)

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Reference Title: Code of Ethics: American Educational Research Association (2011)
Author: American Educational Research Association
Publication Type: Statement Promulgated By A Professional Group
Publication Date: 2011
Course Level: Advanced
Credits: 1
Price: $10.00
About This Course: The most recent revision of the Code of Ethics: American Educational Research Association, approced by the AERA Council, February 2011.
  1. Overview of this CE Home-Study Program
  2. Information About the Course
    1. Educational Objectives
    2. Target Audience
    3. Schedule
    4. Cost and Refund/Cancellation Policy
    5. Author Credentials
    6. Number of CE Credits Offered
    7. Location and Format
    8. Detailed Description of Program Material
  3. Conflict of Interest Statement

1. Overview of this CE program (top)

This home study course entails the independent study of the Code of Ethics: American Educational Research Association (2011), followed by the completion of a multiple-choice test on-line. Participants who receive a passing grade of 75% or higher on the test will receive 1 CE credit. Failing participants may retake the test as often as they wish at no additional charge, and receive CE credit when they do pass.

A copy of the reading for this course is available for free download at the American Educational Research Association web site.

More detailed information on the content of this article is given in section 2h below.

APR Testing Services is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. APR Testing Services maintains responsibility for this program and its content.

2.a Educational Objectives (top)

Upon completion of this home study program, the participant will be able to:

  1. Demonstrate knowledge of the practical implications of the Preamble and Background.
  2. Describe the differences between the General Principles and the Ethical Standards.
  3. Describe the specifics of each of the 22 Ethical Standards outlined in the code.

2.b Target Audience (top)

This CE program is intended for psychologists who hold a doctoral degree. The course may be taken by other interested professionals (e.g.,senior human resource executives and consultants; upper-level managers).

2.c Schedule (top)

Access to program registration and post-test is available 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

2.d Cost and Refund/Cancellation Policy (top)

The fee for this home-study program is $10, which is $10 per CE credit. The fee is fully refundable for 60 days or until the post-test is taken, whichever comes first.

A copy of the reading for this course is available for free download at the American Educational Research Association web site.

2.e Author Credentials (top)

From the American Educational Research Association web site.

The Code of Ethics of the American Educational Research Association was approved by the AERA Council in February 2011. The Code sets forth the ethical principles and standards that govern the professional work of education researchers. The Code of Ethics replaces the Ethical Standards, which were adopted in 1992 and have been only minimally modified since that time. The current Code is intended to provide guidance that informs and is helpful to education researchers in their research, teaching, service, and related professional work.

2.f Number of CE Credits Offered (top)

Participants who complete this course by taking and passing the multiple-choice test will receive 1 CE credit.

2.g Location and Format (top)

This activity requires independent home-based study of the Code of Ethics: American Educational Research Association (2011). Following completion of the reading material, participants complete an Internet-based multiple-choice post-test on the content of the material.

2.h Detailed Description of Program Material (top)

Publication citation:

Code of Ethics: American Educational Research Association. Approved by the AERA Council February 2011. Educational Researcher, 40, 145-156.

From the reading:

The Code of Ethics of the American Educational Research Association was approved by the AERA Council in February 2011. The Code sets forth the ethical principles and standards that govern the professional work of education researchers. The Code of Ethics replaces the Ethical Standards, which were adopted in 1992 and have been only minimally modified since that time. The current Code is intended to provide guidance that informs and is helpful to education researchers in their research, teaching, service, and related professional work.

3. Conflict of Interest Statement (top)

APR Testing Services (APR) has no known conflict of interest with respect to this CE program. APR has not received any commercial support for this CE program.