According to Subpart D, research with children may be eligible for exemption under Category 2 when:
A: The children will be asked to complete a survey.
B: The research with children will involve participant observation with researcher interaction.
C: The research involves the use of educational tests.
D: The researcher will interview the children.
The correct option is C. “The research involves the use of educational tests”.
According to Subpart D, when the research involves the use of educational tests, may be eligible for exemption under Category 2 besides having children is research study.
Subpart D is additional protection for those children who are part of the research activities. It applies to all researcher who involves children as subjects.
Subpart D can be a part of rules conducted by the government to protect the youngsters from research-related activities.
Mostly, willing adults are allowed for most of the researchers as a locality of check subjects. However, the youngsters are also entitled to used in some cases if it involves component D.
It means that the participation of the youngsters in the analysis is perceived of low-risk results. Also, it can benefit young students in long terms.
Exemption CATEGORY 2:
Category 2 says that research will be exempted if it involves the use of
- education tests (cognitive, diagnostic, aptitude, achievement)
- survey procedures,
- interview procedures,
- observations of public behaviour,
However, the information obtained and recorded should not include direct or indirect identifiers that are linked to human subjects. Because the discloser of such identifiers outside research circle can harm the subjects. It can damage their financial standings, reputation or employability.