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The Spirit of the Socratic Method: How Do You Train New Administrators When “it depends?”

PRIM&R invited members of our Emerging Professionals Working Group (EPWG) to write about topics of relevance to their work and to the research ethics community. We hope these posts open conversations among research ethics oversight professionals at all points in their careers. In this post, Tonya Ferraro shares how the Socratic Method of instruction—interactive dialogue and questioning—can be a helpful tool when training new administrators.

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