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The Process

Notes

No applications will be processed in June, July or December
This is a process and the Board is made up of faculty. This is not their only responsibility.

All questions and all documents should be sent to irb@asburyseminary.edu.

 

Prior to applying

  • Do not schedule dates to begin your research interviews etc. The IRB process takes at a minimum 30-60 days for exempt or expedited reviews and a minimum of 90 days for a full Board review.

  • Gather all your documents to be used in your research to help you complete your application.

    • Detailed Project Description (Question number 39)

    • Informed Consent Form

    • Questionnaires, surveys, interview or focus group questions

    • Permission Letters

    • Note additional documentation needed as you go along

  • Be sure you have all the approvals and process for your program and the approval of your mentor/advisor before applying.

  • Take the human subjects research training and download your certificate of completion as a PDF.

 

Application Process

  • Fill out application - there is a video to assist you.

    • Be sure to follow the stated directions.

  • Have all supporting documentation ready to submit electronically:

    • Detailed Project Description (Question number 39)

    • Informed Consent Form

    • Questionnaires, surveys, interview or focus group questions

    • Permission Letters

    • Note additional documentation needed as you go along

  • Note if info doesn’t fit, enter “see attached ______” and then send as a separate document to irb@asburyseminary.edu

  • Save a copy by printing to PDF and then submit

  • Submit documentation via email irb@asburyseminary.edu

 

After Application

  • You will receive an acknowledgement email that may include any missing items or other suggestions upon receipt of your supporting documentation.

  • The Board will review your application and supporting documents. If there are questions, clarifications, or changes, these will be emailed to you. Responses should be emailed in a separate word document.

  • After changes, clarifications and questions are answered the Board will review these.

  • The previous two (2) steps may be repeated as many times as necessary.

  • After all changes, clarifications and questions are completed, the Board will vote and the applicant notified of the vote.

After Approval

  • Approved application with signature and approval date returned to applicant via email.

  • Applicant may begin research as directed by their program

  • There will be periodic report required (every six months)  as required by law that will be emailed to you  for completion and return to irb@asburyseminary.edu.

Human Subjects Training

In order for your IRB application to be approved, you will need to complete Human Subjects Research Training using the link below. This training is an important part of the research process. It has been created to help researchers to have an awareness and knowledge regarding ethics in the research process and provides a foundation for appropriate conduct during field research.

This course is free, but can take a substantial amount of time. You are able to save your work part way through. Be sure to remember the required user name and password. 

You will receive a Certificate of Completion that includes the date completed and an assigned number. Please save this in pdf format for submission.

Human Subjects Research Training

Application

What you need to complete the application:

  • Certificate of Completion for human subjects research training (in pdf format)
  • Completed Informed Consents
  • Questionnaire, survey, and/or interview questions
  • Permission letters
  • Dissertation chapters/draft for reference
  • Any supporting documents you may be submitting with your application

You cannot save your application to finish at a later time. Please plan to complete it in one sitting. It is recommended that you print the empty application first and answer questions in a word or text document prior to filling out the web form. This will allow you time to formulate and proofread your responses.

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The Process

Notes

No applications will be processed in June, July or December
This is a process and the Board is made up of faculty. This is not their only responsibility.

All questions and all documents should be sent to irb@asburyseminary.edu.

 

Prior to applying

  • Do not schedule dates to begin your research interviews etc. The IRB process takes at a minimum 30-60 days for exempt or expedited reviews and a minimum of 90 days for a full Board review.

  • Gather all your documents to be used in your research to help you complete your application.

    • Detailed Project Description (Question number 39)

    • Informed Consent Form

    • Questionnaires, surveys, interview or focus group questions

    • Permission Letters

    • Note additional documentation needed as you go along

  • Be sure you have all the approvals and process for your program and the approval of your mentor/advisor before applying.

  • Take the human subjects research training and download your certificate of completion as a PDF.

 

Application Process

  • Fill out application - there is a video to assist you.

    • Be sure to follow the stated directions.

  • Have all supporting documentation ready to submit electronically:

    • Detailed Project Description (Question number 39)

    • Informed Consent Form

    • Questionnaires, surveys, interview or focus group questions

    • Permission Letters

    • Note additional documentation needed as you go along

  • Note if info doesn’t fit, enter “see attached ______” and then send as a separate document to irb@asburyseminary.edu

  • Save a copy by printing to PDF and then submit

  • Submit documentation via email irb@asburyseminary.edu

 

After Application

  • You will receive an acknowledgement email that may include any missing items or other suggestions upon receipt of your supporting documentation.

  • The Board will review your application and supporting documents. If there are questions, clarifications, or changes, these will be emailed to you. Responses should be emailed in a separate word document.

  • After changes, clarifications and questions are answered the Board will review these.

  • The previous two (2) steps may be repeated as many times as necessary.

  • After all changes, clarifications and questions are completed, the Board will vote and the applicant notified of the vote.

After Approval

  • Approved application with signature and approval date returned to applicant via email.

  • Applicant may begin research as directed by their program

  • There will be periodic report required (every six months)  as required by law that will be emailed to you  for completion and return to irb@asburyseminary.edu.

Human Subjects Training

In order for your IRB application to be approved, you will need to complete Human Subjects Research Training using the link below. This training is an important part of the research process. It has been created to help researchers to have an awareness and knowledge regarding ethics in the research process and provides a foundation for appropriate conduct during field research.

This course is free, but can take a substantial amount of time. You are able to save your work part way through. Be sure to remember the required user name and password. 

You will receive a Certificate of Completion that includes the date completed and an assigned number. Please save this in pdf format for submission.

Human Subjects Research Training

Application

What you need to complete the application:

  • Certificate of Completion for human subjects research training (in pdf format)
  • Completed Informed Consents
  • Questionnaire, survey, and/or interview questions
  • Permission letters
  • Dissertation chapters/draft for reference
  • Any supporting documents you may be submitting with your application

You cannot save your application to finish at a later time. Please plan to complete it in one sitting. It is recommended that you print the empty application first and answer questions in a word or text document prior to filling out the web form. This will allow you time to formulate and proofread your responses.

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