Web Survey Bibliography
Title Is May Research Ethical?
Author Duncan, G.T.
Source Communications of the ACM, 39, 12, pp. 67-68
Access date 22.07.2004
Abstract The Internet is a fresh field abounding with intriguing research questions. Much of its allure stems from being a unique and increasingly ubiquitous mode of personal expression as people create Web pages and choose what to view when surfing the creations of others. The Internet links people in unprecedented ways. Sensitivity in research to these people is required for legal, pragmatic, and ethical reasons. All criteria for ethical research apply to the process of doing ethical research on the Internet. However, Internet researchers face some issues of particular concern: Invasion of privacy of unknowing subjects while collecting data, lack of professional credentialing, and rushing to publish incomplete or unreviewed work. Much of the ethical criteria for research derives from concerns about experimentation with active, voluntary subjects or as part of large-scale survey efforts. By contrast, Internet research has a greater potential for acting on passive or unknowing subjects. The Internet gold rush can lead the unwary to make unsubstantiated claims about their qualifications or their results.
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Bibliographic typeMagazine article
Year of publication1996
Web Survey Bibliography - 1996 (78)
- Mail Surveys for Election Forecasting? An Evaluation of the Columbus Dispatch Poll; 1996; Krosnick, J. A.
- Thinking about answers. The application of cognitive processes to survey methodology; 1996; Sudman, S., Bradburn, N. M., Schwarz, N.
- The VSB-Center savings project: Data collection methods, questionnaires and sampling procedures; 1996; Nyhus, E. K.
- The how and why of response latency measurement in telephone interviews; 1996; Bassili, J. N.
- The Direction of context effects. What determines assimilation or contrast in attitude measurement?; 1996; Sudman, S., Bradburn, N. M., Schwarz, N.
- SUS - A quick and dirty usability scale; 1996; Brooke, J.
- Satisficing in surveys: Initial evidence; 1996; Krosnick, J. A. et al.
- Response latency as a signal to question problems in survey research; 1996; Bassili, J. N., Scott, S. B.
- Reducing mode effects in "mark all that apply" questions; 1996; M., Carlson, B. L.Mooney, G. M.
- Psychological sources of context effects in survey measurement; 1996; Sudman, S., Bradburn, N. M., Schwarz, N.
- Order effects within a question: Presenting categorical response alternatives; 1996; Sudman, S., Bradburn, N. M., Schwartz, N.
- Cognition and communication: Judgmental biases, research methods, and the logic of conversation; 1996; Schwarz, N.
- Addressing disturbing and disturbed consumer behavior: Is it necessary to change the way we conduct...; 1996; Petty, R. E., Cacioppo, J. T.
- A coding system for appraising questionnaires; 1996; Lessler, J. T., Forsyth, B. H.
- CGI scripts: Gateways to World-Wide Web power; 1996; Kieley, J. M.
- Polls, Surveys, and Choice Processor Technology on the World Wide Web; 1996; Urken, A. B.
- Evaluation of a computer-assisted self-interview component in a computer-assisted personal interview...; 1996; Couper, M. P., Rowe B.
- Changes in Interview Setting Under CAPI; 1996; Couper, M. P.
- The Internet: A New Opportunity for Marketing Research Firms; 1996; Iyer, R.
- The Methodological Issues in WWW Surveys; 1996; Vehovar, V., Batagelj, Z.
- A Web-Based Intelligent Survey Tool; 1996; Chen-Chi, S., Chen-Chi, C.
- Survey Research on the Internet: Trends and Practices among Major Companies Operating in the United...; 1996; Anonymous
- Using the Internet for travel and tourism survey research: Experiences from the net traveler survey; 1996; Schonland, A., Williams, P.
- Survey Said for the Web; 1996; Anonymous
- A Discussion of Data Collection Via the Internet; 1996; Sweet, E., Russell, C. E.
- Comparative Results between Computer Aided Data Collection Methods; 1996; MacElroy, W.
- How do You Know if Your Advertising is In Line On-line; 1996; Hollis, N.
- The Use of Internet as a Data Collection Method; 1996; Comley, P.
- Model-Based Inference for Complete-Data Statistics: From Voluntary Responses to Internet Surveys; 1996; Danes, J. E.
- Electronic Surveys: Methodological Implications for Using the World Wide Web to Collect Survey Data; 1996; Bertot, J. C., McClure, C. R.
- E-mail survey response rates: targeting increases response; 1996; Jackson, L. A., DeCormier, R.
- Emerging trends in the WWW user population; 1996; Pitkow, J. E., Kehoe, C. M.
- On-Line Research: Applications and Opportunities; 1996; Rounds, B., O'Donnell, A.
- Psychological Surveys on the Web; 1996; Bosnjak, M.
- TDE and Beyond: Data Collection on the World Wide Web; 1996; Clayton, R. L., Werking, G. S., Harrell, L. J.
- Surveying the Internet: Democratic Theory and Civic Life in Cyberspace; 1996; Fisher, B., Margolis, M., Resnik, D.
- The Transition to CAPI: Issues and Lessons Learned; 1996; Hillmer, T., Young, S.
- What a tangled Web: Conducting research on client WWW Sites; 1996; Hughes, D. W. W.
- Virtual Reality and Consumer Research: The Future is Here Today; 1996; Needel, S.P.
- WWW Site Measurement: A Collective Interview; 1996; Hurwitz, R.
- Looking for data in all the right places; 1996; Crowley, A.
- Is May Research Ethical?; 1996; Duncan, G.T.
- Virtual research exists, but how real is it; 1996; Roller, M.R.
- Online research costs about half that of traditional methods; 1996; Cleland, K.
- Cost and demand analysis of excimer laser use: First World Wide Web Internet survey of the interest...; 1996; Borer, M. J., Hebert, T. E., Breshears, D.
- Doing the right thing: Ethical cyberspace research; 1996; Boehlefeld, S.P.
- What's wrong with the "Golden Rule"? Conundrums of conducting ethical research in cyberspace; 1996; Allen, C.
- When cyberresearch goes awry: The ethics of the Rimm "Cyberporn" study; 1996; Thomas, J.
- Informed consent in the study of on-line communities: A reflection on the effects of computer-mediated...; 1996; Reid, E.
- Researching Internet Communities: Proposed Ethical Guidelines for the Reporting of Results; 1996; King, S. A.