Marywood University's Office of Research and Sponsored Programs has updated its policy concerning professional review of researcher-developed instruments, interview questions or other tools.
The Institutional Review Board (IRB) and Exempt Review Committee (ERC) had previously required review of instruments by three and two professionals in the field of study, respectively. Both boards will now require review by one professional only. The professional:
The same Professional Review of Researcher Developed Instrument or Interview Questions template must be used for this purpose. This change is effective immediately.