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Ethical Considerations

Ethical Considerations

Write a 700 word paper on ethical considerations in communication research.

Include the following in your paper:

  • Write a research question or develop a hypothesis (one-tail or two-tail) for a research study within the field of communication research. You may use one of the questions or hypotheses written for your Getting Started in Communication Research Week One assignment.

Identify ethical implications of your study that may occur in order to answer the research question or test the hypothesis. Respond to the following as you identify the ethical implications of your study:

  • Will participation be confidential or anonymous? What would you prefer if you were a participant of your own study? Why?
  • How might the nature of the questions asked by your study affect your research?
  • Will your research require deception? On what basis might you justify this deception?
  • Might any research participants be harmed by your research study?

Identify any research project in which you have been a participant. Did you experience any anxiety as a participant? Why or why not?

Format your paper consistent with APA guidelines.






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Research hypothesis

There is a direct relationship between responsive listening behaviors and greater communication satisfaction in the workplace. The research hypothesis will seek to answer the question whether responsive listening behaviors have an impact on the communication satisfaction in the workplace.

Ethical implications of communication research

Communication researchers face ethical dilemmas in the course of their work. The ethical concerns form part of the informed consent, deception……………


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