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Office of Research Compliance and Integrity

Student Outcomes

Assessment of Student Outcomes

Outcome A Responsible Conduct of Research

Students engaged in research will demonstrate the use of accepted responsible conduct of research strategies commonly used by researchers in challenging research scenarios.
Objective 1 Students taking the responsible conduct of research (RCR) training via Epigeum will be able to complete the 5-hour module and obtain a passing score (80% or higher) on the quiz at the end of the module.

Measure 1

2019 Status
Achieved
760 unique students (combined graduate and undergraduate) scored at least 80% on the full CITI RCR Basic course in calendar year 2019.

2018 Status
Achieved
1225 unique students (combined graduate and undergraduate) scored at least 80% on the full 5-hour Epigeum RCR in 2018. Data is through 12/19/18.

2017 Status
Achieved
1316 unique students (combined graduate and undergraduate) scored at least 80% on the full 5-hour Epigeum RCR courses in 2017.

Outcome B Human Subjects Research

Students engaged in human subjects research will demonstrate the use of accepted research principles used in conducting human subjects research.
Objective 2 Students taking the human subject research training via Epigeum will be able to complete the 2.5-hour module and obtain a passing score (80% or higher) on the quiz at the end of the module.

Measure 1

2019 Status
Achieved
1363 unique students (combined graduate and undergraduate) scored at least 80% on the full Human Subjects Research CITI course in calendar year 2019.

2018 Status
Achieved
564 unique students (combined graduate and undergraduate) scored at least 80% on the full 2.5-hour human subjects research course in 2018. Data reported through 12/19/18.

2017 Status
Achieved
384 unique students (combined graduate and undergraduate) scored at least 80% on the full 2.5-hour human subjects research course in 2017.

Outcome C Animal Research

Students engaged in animal research will demonstrate the use of accepted research principles used in conducting animal research.
Objective 3 Students taking the animal research training via Blackboard will be able to complete the required modules and obtain a cumulative passing score (80% or higher) on the quizzes at the end of the modules.

Measure 1

2019 Status
Achieved
70 students (combined graduate and undergraduate) scored at least a cumulative 80% on the animal care and use Blackboard/CITI training modules in calendar year 2019.

2018 Status
Achieved
65 students (combined graduate and undergraduate) scored at least a cumulative 80% on the animal care and use Blackboard training modules in 2018. Data is through 12/19/18.

2017 Status
Achieved
45 students (combined graduate and undergraduate) scored at least a cumulative 80% on the animal care and use Blackboard training modules in 2017.