Ethical dilemmas in shadow education research: lessons from a qualitative study of learners’ experiences in lecture-type tutoring in Hong Kong

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Abstract

Ethical considerations arise at every stage in the research process − planning the study, recruiting and engaging participants in data collection, analysing the data, and publishing. The principal ethical considerations are causing no harm to participants and a commitment to moral integrity and participants’ rights, consent and confidentiality. Copyright © 2016 Springer International Publishing Switzerland.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationResearching private supplementary tutoring: Methodological lessons from diverse cultures
EditorsMark BRAY, Ora KWO, Boris JOKIĆ
Place of PublicationCham
PublisherSpringer
Pages97-115
ISBN (Electronic)9783319300429
ISBN (Print)9783319300412
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2016

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Hong Kong
education
experience
research process
integrity
commitment
planning

Citation

Yung, K. W. H. (2016). Ethical dilemmas in shadow education research: lessons from a qualitative study of learners’ experiences in lecture-type tutoring in Hong Kong. In M. Bray, O. Kwo, & B. Jokić (Eds.), Researching private supplementary tutoring: Methodological lessons from diverse cultures (pp. 97-115). Cham: Springer.

Keywords

  • Ethical dilemma
  • Classroom observation
  • Private tutoring
  • English learning
  • Reflective writing