Scholarship and Research Integrity Requirement (UP)

Lifelong Learning and Adult Education (LLAED), in the College of Education, submits this plan.

Part 1.  Online RCR Training Program

All students must complete an online course offered by collaborative Institutional Training Initiative (CITI). The course selections can be found at the following website citi.psu.edu. Select the course that applies to the type of research you will be conducting. Complete the course and email the completion certificate to the LLAED program staff assistant within the first two semesters.  

Part 2.  Five hours of discussion-based RCR Education

For doctoral students, five hours of discussion will be provided in the 3-credit graduate course, ADTED 550, Qualitative Research in ADTED.

RCR topics to be discussed

 All topics listed on the SARI guidelines sheet, with the exception of the animal welfare topic, are covered in ADTED 550.